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eSkills Library & Job Center Classes

Classes are held each month at the eSkills Library & Job Center and are conducted by library staff and other partner organizations. Classes are free to the public. Unless otherwise noted, the classes do not require advanced registration.

Computer Basics

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

  • Wednesday, May 8: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 22: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 29: 2:30 p.m.

Conversational E. S. L.

These classes are free and open to the general public. For more information about class details, please call 817-392-5470.

  • Monday, April 29: 6 p.m.
  • Monday, May 6: 6 p.m.
  • Monday, May 13: 6 p.m.
  • Monday, May 20: 6 p.m.
  • Monday, May 27: 6 p.m.

E. S. L. Classes

Learn to speak English. These classes free and open to the general public.

  • Saturday, April 27: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 30: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 4: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 7: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 11: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 14: 6 - 8 p.m..
  • Saturday, May 18: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 21: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 25: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 28: 6 - 8 p.m.

For more information about class details, please call 817-392-6621.

Gaming

Wii Gaming, Retropie, PC Gaming and more; all game skills levels welcome, come and enjoy the fun.

  • Saturday, April 27: noon
  • Saturday, May 4: noon
  • Saturday, May 11: noon
  • Saturday, May 18: noon
  • Saturday, May 25: noon

GED Classes (taught in English)

Prepare to take the GED. Classes are taught by Tarrant County College District. Registration is required. For additional information and to register, call 817-392-6621.

  • Monday, April 29: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 1: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Monday, May 6: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 8: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Monday, May 13: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 15: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Monday, May 20: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 22: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Monday, May 27: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 29: 6 - 8 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, April 30: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, May 2: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Tuesday, May 7: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, May 9: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Tuesday, May 14: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, May 16: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Tuesday, May 21: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, May 23: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Tuesday, May 28: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, May 30: 10 a.m. - noon

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code was founded with a single mission: to close the gender gap in technology. The Girls Who Code curriculum is designed for students with a wide range of computer science experience. There will be activities for girls with zero computer science experience all the way up to activities that introduce college-level concepts.

  • Thursday, May 2: 6 - 8 p.m.

Registration is required at 817-392-7745. Students must join the series in the first 3 classes. After the that, no new students are accepted. Each program in the series is 120 minutes, for ages 11 - 17 and limited to 20 girls.

Intermediate IT Computer

Students learn advanced computer skills necessary to prepare for a career in IT and related fields. Anyone interested in learning these skills are welcome regardless of your career path.

  • Tuesday, May 7: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 14: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 21: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 28: 4 - 6 p.m.

This is an 10-week series and each class builds on the previous lesson. Pre-registration is required To get information about registration or class details, call 817-392-6621.

Intermediate IT Computer Orientation

Get information about the upcoming session of classes. The classes will teach advanced computer skills necessary to prepare for a career in IT and related fields. Class is open to anyone interested in learning these skills regardless of their career path.

  • Saturday, April 27: 10 a.m. - noon

Pre-registration is required To get information about registration or class details, call 817-392-6621.

Keyboarding Basics

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.

  • Wednesday, May 1: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 15: 2:30 p.m.

Microsoft Excel

Learn to navigate and perform essential functions in Microsoft Excel 2016.

  • Thursday, May 2: 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 9: 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 16: 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 23: 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 30: 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

This is an 12-week series and each class builds on the previous lesson. To get information about the topics covered on a specific date, call 817-392-6621.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft PowerPoint.

  • Monday, May 6: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, May 20: 2:30 p.m.

Microsoft Word

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft Word.

  • Monday, April 29: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, May 13: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, May 27: 2:30 p.m.

Resume Building

These classes are free and open to the general public. For more information about class details, please call 817-392-5470.

  • Friday, April 26: 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 10: 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 17: 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 24: 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 31: 2:30 p.m.

Spanish Class

These classes are free and open to the general public. The class covers basic grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, commonly used verbs, and everyday concepts. For more information about class details, please call 817-392-5470.

  • Wednesday, May 1: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 4: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 8: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 11: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 15: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 18: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 22: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 25: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 29: 6 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.

eMail Basics I

This class covers covers the basic functions of email such as creating an email, introducing the email commands and sending an email.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2

eMail Basics II

This class covers covers the basic functions of email such as forwarding, replying and attaching files to an email.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9

Freegal Music

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

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29

Google Docs

This class covers covers the basic functions such as creating, editing, saving and sending a document using Google Docs.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16

Google Drive

This class covers covers the basic functions such as saving and sending documents using Google Drive.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15

Google Sheets

This class covers covers the basic functions such as creating, editing, saving and sending a document using Google Sheets.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 1
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23

Google Slides

This class covers covers the basic functions such as creating, editing, saving and sending a document using Google Slides.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30

Multimedia

This class covers playing and streaming videos online such as YouTube, basic functions of Windows Media Player and iTunes.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22

Last updated: April 26, 2019