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eSkills Library & Job Center Classes

Classes are held each month at the eSkills Library & Job Center and are conducted by Workforce Solutions, Tarrant County Community College and library staff. Classes are free to the public. Unless otherwise noted, the classes do not require advanced registration.

Basic Keyboarding

Learn how to operate the keyboard, mouse, & monitor. You will learn what fingers to use with what keys, increase your typing speed and learn the in’s and out’s of the keyboard.

  • Thursday, May 5: 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 19: 2:30 p.m.

Computer Basics

Basic computer class teaches participants how to operate a computer, how to use Microsoft Word and tests typing skills.

  • Thursday, May 12: 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 26: 2:30 p.m.

Cyber Seniors

Cyber Seniors is a class specially designed for senior adults who want to learn more about using computers. This class will help senior adults navigate the Internet, create a free email account and use social media.

  • Monday, May 2: noon
  • Monday, May 9: noon
  • Monday, May 16: noon
  • Monday, May 23: noon

GED Classes (taught in English)

Prepare to take the GED. Classes are taught by Tarrant County College District. Registration is required. Please contact the branch at 817-392-6621 for more information or to register. (The GED Information and Orientation classes are required prior to enrollment in GED English or Spanish classes)

  • Monday, May 2: 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 4: 3 p.m.
  • Monday, May 9: 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 11 3 p.m.
  • Monday, May 16: 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 18: 3 p.m.
  • Monday, May 23: 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 25: 3 p.m.

GED Classes (taught in Spanish)

Prepare for the high-school equivalency examination (GED) with the help of Tarrant County College District educators. Registration is required. For additional information and to register, call 817 392-6621.

  • Tuesday, May 3: 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 5: 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 10: 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 12: 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 17: 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 19: 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 24: 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 26: 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 31: 10 a.m.

GED Information and Registration

The GED Information class is required for students interested in registering for the GED class. Students attend this initial information session to register for the GED Class. All GED classes are free to the public.

  • Monday, May 16: 2 p.m.

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Learn to create and edit professional-quality graphics using the industry standard: Photoshop. This course introduces students to the software’s design tools, color palettes and effects. Turn a commonplace image into an advertisement by scaling, adding text and saturating.

  • 6 - 8 p.m. • Tuesdays • April 19 - May 24

Enrollment and Policy Guidelines

  • Classes are free of charge but space is limited; therefore, prospective students must complete an application and a brief computer-skills assessment. To submit an application and complete the assessment, visit the eSkills Library & Job Center (2800 Stark St., 76112) or the Central Library (500 W. 3rd St., 76102).
  • Each course series meets once per week for six weeks at the eSkills Library & Job Center.
  • Prospective students should be comfortable working in an MS Windows environment and familiar with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

For more information, call 817-392-7733.

Introduction to Web Development

Learn the basics of building Web pages. This course introduces the essential elements of design and development, including HTML, style sheets, information architecture and usability.

  • 6 - 8 p.m. • Thursdays • April 21 - May 26

Enrollment and Policy Guidelines

  • Classes are free of charge but space is limited; therefore, prospective students must complete an application and a brief computer-skills assessment. To submit an application and complete the assessment, visit the eSkills Library & Job Center (2800 Stark St., 76112) or the Central Library (500 W. 3rd St., 76102).
  • Each course series meets once per week for six weeks at the eSkills Library & Job Center.
  • Prospective students should be comfortable working in an MS Windows environment and familiar with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

For more information, call 817-392-7733.

Microsoft Power Point

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft Power Point.

  • Tuesday, May 10: 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 24: 2:30 p.m.

Microsoft Word

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft Word.

  • Tuesday, May 3: 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 17: 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 31: 2:30 p.m.

Computer Classes (taught in Spanish)

Learn and improve your computer skills. In these free classes, you will learn basic computer concepts, how to use email, the fundamentals of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and strategies for browsing the Internet.

Freegal Music

The Freegal Music class covers: explaining the Freegal Music Service provided by the Fort Worth Library, searching the catalog and downloading music.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 2

Microsoft Office & Vocabulary

This class covers the basic description of the Microsoft Office Programs and computer vocabulary.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 4
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 9

Microsoft Word I

The Microsoft Word class covers the basic functions of the program: creating, editing, saving and printing documents.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 11
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 16

Microsoft Word II

The Microsoft Word class covers the basic functions of the program: cutting/pasting; formatting text appearance; creating numbered and bulleted lists.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 18
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 23

Microsoft Word III

The Microsoft Word class covers the basic functions of the program: using the different templates and creating a Resume.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 25

Last updated: May 2, 2016

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