This class will give participants an overview of how they can use Microsoft PowerPoint to prepare professional looking presentations. We will cover the dos and don'ts for preparing PowerPoint presentations, as well as cover helpful tips and tricks to make creating presentations a breeze. Registrants for this class should have basic computer skills or have taken the computer basics class at the library.
Whether you're a first-time job seeker or a veteran reentering the job market, this is the class for you. The class will provide some tips and tricks for job seekers, including a basic overview of the ways you can use the Web to enhance your resume-writing skills and create a resume that won't be easily overlooked. We'll look at available resume-building tools and templates, as well as some resources for job seekers. There will be time for you to ask questions specific to your job search. Attendees must have taken the computer basics class or have equivalent skills.
This class will introduce participants to Twitter. We will cover the basics of Twitter: from setting up an account, to following people, to tweeting, to retweeting, etc. Registrants must have an email account and have basic computer skills.
In this class patrons will learn how to open Microsoft Word, how to create and save a new document, how to setup formatting (font/paragraph/alignment), how to make lists, how to make tables, and much more. Just the basic functions of Word will be explored so this class is intended for patrons with minimal or no experience with Microsoft Word. There will also be time for patrons to ask specific questions about Word. Patrons registering for this course should have basic computer skills or have taken the computer basics class offered by the library.
This class will introduce participants to Facebook. We will cover the basics of Facebook: from setting up an account, to adding friends, to liking pages, and uploading pictures. In addition, participants will be shown how to use Facebook's timeline, and how to sort the news feed. Registrants must have an email account and have basic computer skills.
These one hour sessions are designed for you to ask any technology related questions you wish. You may ask questions regarding e-reading devices, library databases, specific software such as Microsoft Word or Excel, or anything else of interest to you. Two library staff members will be on hand to assist you with your technical questions.
How do you know if you're getting reliable health information online? In this class, we will cover how to find and evaluate various online health resources. This class will include hands-on activities and requires basic computer and internet searching skills.
What can your social network do for you? This class explores the different uses of social networking sites such as FaceBook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Participants will learn about privacy management as well as advantages and issues surrounding the use of social networking in job searches and the workplace. Attendees must have an e-mail account and basic computer skills.
In this course participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of HTML (hypertext markup language) that lays the foundation for creating a basic website. Participants will also be shown how to create a free website and blog online without having to know any HTML or coding. Registrants for this class should have basic computer skills or have taken the computer basics class at the library.