All classes begin at 6pm on Thursdays in the Memorial Book Room. There’s no need to reserve your spot, all skill levels are welcome.
Jan. 4 Social Media Overview- What is the difference between Facebook and Twitter? Never heard of Pinterest? This class reviews some of the most popular social media websites out there reviewing what they do and how you can use them to socialize.
Jan. 11 Buy/ Sell Online- You can buy and sell things online, but not all websites are created equal. This class gives an overview of some of the most popular websites (like eBay, Craigslist and Amazon) for buying and selling items online.
Jan. 18 Library Digital Services- The library is online too! Did you know that you can rent eBooks and Movies for free online using your library card? You heard right! This class will review all of our digital services and get you started using them like a pro.
Jan. 25 Basic Computers 1- You have never touched a computer before? Never fear, we’re here to help. In this session you’ll learn basic terminology, computer parts and how to use the computer’s mouse.
Feb. 1 Basic Computers 2- This class is great for those who have a little computer experience but want to know more. It’s useful to know how to use the mouse before taking this class. Learn how to open programs on the computer, basic typing skills, and how to save files.
Feb. 8 Basic Internet 1- The Internet is like visiting a foreign city? We’ll be your tour guide! You’ll learn basic terminology and we’ll help you move from one website to another.
Feb. 15 Basic Internet 2- In this class you’ll learn to use a search engine to help you find the websites you want to visit. We’ll also give you some tips on protecting yourself while online.
Feb. 22 MS Word 1- Need to type a letter? Microsoft Word is the program for you. This class will help you get familiar with the basics so that you can set up the page just the way you like.
March 1 MS Word 2- This more advanced Microsoft Word class adds a few fun things you can do using this program. This class is particularly useful if you will need to use Microsoft Word frequently for school or work. It is best if you have the basics down before taking this class.
March 8 Resume Writing- So, now you’re a pro at using Microsoft Word. Want to build your resume? We’ll help you format and build your document to help you score that dream job. This class is best if you are already somewhat comfortable using Microsoft Word.
March 15 Online Job Searching- Job posting boards are a unique kind of website and they can be difficult to navigate. We’ll give you some tips on searching for jobs you actually want to apply for, and how to start your application. You must have access to your email account for this class. You can also bring an electronic copy of your resume to this class to use on your applications.
March 22 Helpful Tax Websites- More often than not the tax documents you need are only to be found online. We’ll introduce you to the most useful tax resource websites and give you a tour. Please note that we cannot advise you on which tax forms you need, or help you complete your taxes.
March 29 MS Excel 1- Microsoft Excel is a great program for keeping data (particularly financials) organized. This class will give you an overview of how to use Excel, make changes to the format and have the program perform basic equations for you.