Classes meet Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:30 pm. All classes are free and open to the public though registration is required for each class. To sign up, call (919) 968-2777, stop by any one of our service desks, or fill out this online form. We meet in the computer classroom on the lower level.

  • Computer Basics
    January 22, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - This class is for anyone just beginning to learn how to use a computer. We will briefly go over the physical computer parts, how to turn the computer on and off, the desktop, Start menu, and how 'Windows' works. We will also spend time learning how to use the mouse. No previous experience with computers necessary.
  • Internet Basics
    January 29, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - This class is for new computer users who would like to learn how to use the Internet. We will learn how to open a web browser, how to navigate to different sites, and how to search the web using a search engine. If you are still uncomfortable using a mouse, it is recommended that you take the Computer Basics class first.
  • Search Engine Smarts
    February 5, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - This class will teach you how to use search engines like a pro. We will cover tips to help make your Internet searching smarter and more efficient. *If you do not have prior experience using the Internet, it is suggested that you attend the Internet Basics class first.
  • Gmail Basics
    February 12, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - This class will help you set up a Gmail email account and learn how to use it. By the end of the class, you will know how to login, create and send emails, attach files to an email, and add people to your contacts list. *If you do not have prior experience using the Internet, it is suggested that you attend the Internet Basics class first.
  • Smart Phone Basics
    February 19, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - There is a lot of health information available online. This class will show you reliable websites for researching health information. *If you do not have prior experience using the Internet, it is suggested that you attend the Internet Basics class first.​
  • Microsoft Word Basics
    February 26, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - This class is intended for new users of Microsoft Word, a word processing program. In this class, you will learn how to do basic formatting, how to copy and paste, how to insert images, how to check your document for spelling and grammar errors, and how to save and print.
  • Doing More With Word
    March 4, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - This class picks up where Word Basics left off. In this class, you will learn how to modify toolbars, how to apply advanced formatting options including bulleted lists, how to create tables, columns and adjust margins, and how to insert text boxes and symbols. *If you are new to Microsoft Word it is suggested you take the Basics class first.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Basics
    March 18, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - This class covers the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint, a presentation program. In this class you will learn how to create slides and edit text, layout and design, insert pictures, graphs and tables, and show your presentation. *We will be using PowerPoint version 2013.
  • Microsoft Excel Basics
    March 25, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - This class is intended for new users of Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet program. In this class, we will briefly cover the different parts of a spreadsheet and accompanying toolbars. You will learn how to insert and format text in cells, how to insert and format columns and rows, how to sort data, how to perform basic math functions, and how to save and print.
  • Doing More With Excel
    April 1, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - This class picks up where Excel Basics left off. In this class you will learn how to copy, paste and fill data across cells, how to apply advanced formatting options, how to use additional formulas and functions, how to create charts and graphs, and how to use multiple sheets within Excel. *If you are new to Microsoft Excel it is suggested you take the Basics class first.
  • Finding Good Health Information Online
    April 22, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - There is a lot of health information available online. This class will show you reliable websites for researching health information. *If you do not have prior experience using the Internet, it is suggested that you attend the Internet Basics class first.​
  • Online Job Searching
    May 6, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    - Learn about online job searching techniques, job search resources and websites, how to create a professional presence online, and how to manage all of your job search information. In addition, you will learn how to use Microsoft Word to format your resume using margins, bullet points, and “power verbs.”

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