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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.

Anime Club

Join us to discuss and read new anime series and watch the latest anime episodes.

  • Thursday, August 22: 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 29: 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 5: 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 12: 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 19: 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 26: 4 p.m.

Computer Basics

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

  • Wednesday, August 21: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 28: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 4: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 11: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 18: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 25: 2:30 p.m.

Computer Troubleshooting

Students will learn troubleshooting tips for their computers and other devices.

  • Friday, September 6: 4 p.m.
  • Friday, September 13: 4 p.m.
  • Friday, September 20: 4 p.m.
  • Friday, September 27: 4 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, August 19: 6 p.m.
  • Monday, August 26: 6 p.m.
  • Monday, September 9: 6 p.m.
  • Monday, September 16: 6 p.m.
  • Monday, September 23: 6 p.m.
  • Monday, September 30: 6 p.m.

E. S. L. Classes

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

  • Saturday, August 17: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 20: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 24: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 27: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 31: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 3: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 7: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 10: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 14: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 17: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 21: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 24: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 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, August 17: noon
  • Saturday, August 24: noon
  • Saturday, August 31: noon

G Suites

Students well learn the fundamentals of Google applications, including G-Suites, Google Drive, Gmail, Google Chrome, Google Translate, Google Maps and YouTube.

  • Thursday, August 22: 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 29: 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 5: 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 12: 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 19: 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 26: 2 p.m.

After taking this course students will have all the fundamental skills needed to be able to access these applications and utilize in day to day computer environment.

Guitar Basics

Learn how to play guitar in a class designed for beginners.

  • Friday, August 23: 2 p.m.
  • Friday, August 23: 4 p.m.
  • Friday, August 30: 2 p.m.
  • Friday, August 30: 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 7: noon
  • Saturday, September 14: noon
  • Saturday, September 28: noon

Guitar Concert

Enjoy this recital performed by students from the library’s guitar classes. Students will show off the skills they have learned in class.

  • Saturday, September 21: noon

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, August 20: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 27: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 3: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 10: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 17: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 24: 4 - 6 p.m.

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

GED Classes (taught in Spanish)

Prepare for the high-school equivalency examination (GED) with the help of Tarrant County College District educators.

  • Friday, August 16: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 20: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Wednesday, August 21: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 22: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Friday, August 23: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 27: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Wednesday, August 28: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 29: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Friday, August 30: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 3: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, September 5: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Tuesday, September 10: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, September 12: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Tuesday, September 17: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, September 19: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Tuesday, September 24: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, September 26: 10 a.m. - noon

Registration is required. For additional information and to register, call 817-392-6621.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft PowerPoint.

  • Monday, August 19: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, September 16: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, September 30: 2:30 p.m.

Microsoft Word

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft Word.

  • Monday, August 26: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, September 9: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, September 23: 2:30 p.m.

Piñata Class

Learn the art of making piñatas.

  • Friday, September 6: 10 a.m.
  • Friday, September 13: 10 a.m.
  • Friday, September 20: 10 a.m.
  • Friday, September 27: 10 a.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.

  • Saturday, August 17: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, August 21: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 24: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, August 28: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 31: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, September 4: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 7: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, September 11: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 14: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, September 18: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 21: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, September 25: 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 28: 10 a.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.

Microsoft Excel I

This class class covers the basic functions of the program including entering and editing text and numbers.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 22

Microsoft Excel II

This class class covers the basic functions of the program including adding/deleting columns and rows, and creating a spreadsheet.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 29

Microsoft Excel III

This class class covers the basic functions of the program including inserting formulas, and formatting and charts and graphs.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 5

Microsoft PowerPoint I

This class class covers creating a presentation.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 21
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12

Microsoft PowerPoint II

This class class covers creating and editing slides, inserting clipart, applying designs, running the slide show.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 28
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 19

Microsoft PowerPoint III

This class class covers applying designs, running the slide show, saving, printing, and opening presentations.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 4
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26

Microsoft Publisher I

This class class covers creating a publication, designing a project such as flyer saving and printing the publication.

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

Microsoft Publisher II

This class class covers creating a publication, designing a project such as invitation saving and printing the publication.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 18

Microsoft Publisher III

This class class covers creating a publication, designing a project such as calendar saving and printing the publication.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 25

Last updated: Aug. 16, 2019