Beyond the Basics Computer Classes

Take the following classes when you feel ready for more challenging projects. These are presented at a faster pace than beginning classes.

Google Docs

Get started with Google Docs. We will learn how to access Google Docs, use basic editing features and save to Google Drive. Handouts: Google Docs

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Introduction to Mac

Take a tour of the desktop and dock. Learn about standard apps, how to browse files with Finder and use menus. Macs are not provided for this overview class. Attendees are welcome to bring their own Macs to work along with the instructor.  Handouts: Mac Basics

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Word I: Introduction to Word Processing & Word II: Intermediate Word Processing

Get started with the basics of Microsoft Word. Learn to use fonts, language tools and some basic editing techniques. Edit text, form a header and footer, create a Word table to organize information and insert clipart, photos or WordArt into your document. Handouts: Word I  Word II   Tables Tabs Columns | Cut Copy Paste

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Word: Mail Merge & Mailing Labels

Create mailing labels, envelopes, personalized letters, and directories by combining a Word form and a data table created in Word or Excel. Handouts: Word Mail Merge

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Excel:

Introduction to Spreadsheets

Learn about cells, columns, rows, AutoSum, simple formulas, number formats, and page setup features.
Handouts: Excel Intro

Lists

Familiarity with basic Excel is required for this class. Learn to create field names, sort lists, and link worksheets. Find out how to create lists that can be used in our Word: Mail Merge and Mailing Labels class.
Handouts: Excel Lists

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PowerPoint

Create a dynamic presentation from start to finish. Learn to insert slides, add text, graphics, transitions and animations.
Handouts: PowerPoint 2013

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Facebook for Beginners

Sign up for a Facebook account and learn the basics of this popular social networking site. Be sure to bring your email address and email password. If you already have an account, please bring your Facebook password.
Handouts: Facebook

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Pinterest for Beginners

Come learn about Pinterest, a simple, online way to organize images, projects, ideas and favorites. Open an account, create boards and begin pinning! Learn to install the “Pin It” button and how to find pins in particular categories or follow other pinners. Be sure to bring your Pinterest password if you have an account or bring your email address and email password if you don’t.

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Handouts: Pinterest

Ebooks for Your Kindle or Android Tablet

Bring your Kindle or Android tablet and your library card. Learn to download free library ebooks to your device. Come prepared to to share your favorite tablet features with the group.
Related: Ebooks Handouts

iPad Workshop

Bring your iPad and your library card and learn to download free library ebooks. Staff and participants share their favorite apps or iPad features with each other.
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