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Adult Computer Classes @ RT Library

2014 Class Schedule (Reservation Required)

Click here to see class descriptions.

April
Wed, April 2

Microsoft Word Basics

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Thurs, April 3 Open Lab (Bring Your Own Device)* 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Wed, April 9 E-mail Basics

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Thurs, April 10 Open Lab (Bring Your Own Device)* 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Wed, April 16 Microsoft Word Basics 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Thurs, April 17 No Open Lab This Week

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Wed, April 23 Microsoft Excel Basics 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Thurs, April 24 Open Lab (Bring Your Own Device)*

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Wed, April 30 Social Media Basics 10:00 - 11:30 AM
*Registration suggested, not required. Otherwise, first come first served.


May
Thurs, May 1 Open Lab (Bring Your Own Device)*

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Wed, May 7 LinkedIn for Networkers & Job Hunters 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Thurs, May 8 Open Lab (Bring Your Own Device)*

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Wed, May 14 Internet Shopping Basics 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Thurs, May 15 Open Lab (Bring Your Own Device)*

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Wed, May 21 Overflow Class (Topic TBA based on number of waitlisted students) 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Thurs, May 22 Open Lab (Bring Your Own Device)*

10:00 - 11:30 AM

*Registration suggested, not required. Otherwise, first come first served.

Free online Computer Tutorials

Job and CareerIf you can't attend a class in person, you can access free online computer tutorials for Microsoft Office programs by clicking on the icon on the right for Job & Career Accelerator. When registering, please use your library card number as your username and the last six digits of your library card number as your password.

You can also try some of these free websites for excellent tutorials as well:

PBC Library Mouse Practice Mouse Practice Mouse Practice For Fun
Learn How to Type Typing Lessons Teach Parents Technology
Computer Basics     
Internet Basics Intro to Word 2007
Intermediate Word 2003 Intro to OpenOffice Intro to Excel 2007
Intermediate Excel 2003 Clean Up Your PC Intro to Digital Photo Editing
More Cool Internet Tools Microsoft Office Tutorials eBook Tutorial
Word Class Exercise File    

Class Descriptions

Computer Classes and Labs Start @ 10:00 am

Keyboarding
TBA

Would you like to type faster and with more confidence? Make the time you spend on the computer more enjoyable and productive by learning the keyboard.

Computer Basics 1
TBA

Never know when to single or double click? Want to learn how to fill out forms or learn how to launch an app? This introductory course is perfect for both brand new computer users and those who need a refresher course.

Computer Basics 2
TBA

What are the parts of the computer? What’s the difference between hardware and software? Learn the basics of how computers work and how to operate a computer. Prerequisite: Mousing or permission of the instructor.

Internet Basics
TBA

Just what is the Internet? Learn about the world wide web and some neat places to get started online. We will cover web browsers and web surfing basics, including simple searches, internet safety and etiquette. Prereq: Mousing and Keyboarding or permission of the instructor.

E-Mail Basics
Wednesday, April 9

New to e-mail? Learn how to send e-mail to friends and family using Gmail, including how to attach photos and resumes. Prereq: A Gmail or Google account (for help signing up, please see reference before class or click here); Mousing and Keyboarding, or permission of the instructor.

Microsoft Word Basics
Wednesday, April 2 & 16

Learn how to use Word 2013 to create a professional looking letter or a resume. Prereq: Mousing and Keyboarding or permission of the instructor.

Microsoft Excel Basics
Wednesday, April 23

Microsoft Excel Basics Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2013. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, & formatting worksheets. Prereq: Mousing and Keyboarding or permission of the instructor. Knowledge of High School algebra is helpful, but not required.

Social Media Basics
Wednesday, April 30

Why should I be on Facebook? Who cares about Twitter? Should I share my photos on Facebook or Pinterest? Learn how to be informed in the 21st Century. Prereq: Mousing and Keyboarding or permission of the instructor.

LinkedIn for Neworkers & Job Hunters
Wednesday, May 7

Why is it essential to have a Linked-in profile? Can I use Linked-in to get a job? What is the best way to fill out my profile? Prereq: Mousing & Keyboarding or permission of the instructor.

Internet Shopping Basics
Wednesday, May 14

Too scared to shop online? This class is for you. Let us take you on a tour of popular e-commerce sites and learn how to shop safely and cheaply on the internet. Prereq: Mousing & Keyboarding or permission of the instructor.

Open Lab, Bring Your Own Device
Every Thursday in April and May

Let us help you troubleshoot your mobile device! Learn how to download e-books. Schedule your half hour one-on-one session today!

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