This workshop is intended for people with little or no computing experience. With hands-on practice, participants will become familiar with how to use the basic components of a computer, as well as how to open files and programs in Windows, the world's most popular operating system.
This workshop is intended for people with little or no exposure to the Internet or the World Wide Web. Participants will be introduced to the Internet and search engines using Microsoft Internet Explorer.
If you're already comfortable with the web browser, our intermediate web class will help you perfect your searching techniques. We will look closer at the major search engines and discuss Boolean search techniques and search syntax.
This basic word processing class is a good starting point. We will provide an overview of the Word environment and look at basics such as margins, changing typefaces and type size; how to cut, copy, and paste text; how to use the spell check and grammar check; and how to save documents. Then we will look at ways to insert pictures and tables to enhance documents of any type.
In this second level of Microsoft Word class participants will become familiar with creating macros along with other shortcuts; working with the header and footer; page numbers; tabs and tables. We will also look at ways to enhance a document using text boxes and word art.
Participants will be introduced to the computer spreadsheet in this class. After a discussion of the elements that make up an Excel workbook, we will look at spreadsheet formulas, and by the end of the class we will create a very basic income/expense spreadsheet for an imaginary business.
In this intermediate class we will take a look at a few intermediate functions of a spreadsheet including shortcuts and extras to make using Excel easier. We will look at features like protecting worksheets and workbooks; copying and moving formulas; and sorting data.
Publisher is Microsoft's desktop publishing program. Participants will learn how to customize Publisher's pre-set publications. From flyers to business cards. Publisher is a fun program with many capabilities.
PowerPoint is Microsoft's popular presentation program.. Participants will create a presentation, apply formatting, insert clip art, and use transition effects.
Meet P.E.A.R.L. and find out how "she" can help you do so much more than just browse. Learn the basics for requesting items, renewing current check-outs, viewing your reading history, checking the status of your holds, suggesting items the library should acquire, changing your PIN and leaving comments for the library staff all from your computer.