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Pinterest Basics

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

This is a lecture-based session focused on the basics of using Pinterest followed by an open Pinterest Lab.

Windows 10 New Features

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

This class is lecture-based only. Learn about the core new features and improvements in Microsoft's newest operating system.

Excel 2013 Charts and Pivot Tables

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to create and modify a column chart, pie chart, line chart, and bar chart. Practice with chart tools. Learn how to print a chart. Review basic elements of a chart. Learn how and hwy to use a pivot table in your Excel worksheet. Create basic pivot tables and practice using pivot table tools, pivot charts, and filters.

Internet Basics

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn the characteristics of web browsers and search engines. Find out how to modify basic settings on a browser and learn basic Internet terms. Practice doing basic searches using a search engine.

Advanced Searching with Google

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Searching is not a secret art. It's all about the search techniques. Learn what Google can do for you.

Digital Basics

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

This is a lecture-based session. Hear tips on what to consider when purchasing your own computer or mobile device. Learn about library apps available for use.

Excel 2013 Basic Formulas and Functions

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Review SUM function. Practice using basic functions: SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, IF, COUNT, COUNTA and COUNTIF.

PowerPoint 2013 Introduction

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Create a basic PowerPoint presentation with text, pictures, and sound. Insert and modify designs, transitions, and custom animations. Learn about different PowerPoint views and printing options. Practice saving the presentation. Review PowerPoint sound tools.

iPad Skills Lab

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

If you need help with basic iPad skills, stop by the Computer Lab any time between 10:00 - 12:00 PM with your questions and your iPad. No registration required.

Maker Monday: Play with Linux

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Monday, May 09, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

What's Linux? You've heard of computers running Windows or Mac OS X, but Linux is another operating system that your computer can run (for free!), and it's easier than you may think.

(Unlike Windows, you don't really have to worry about viruses, either!) Come try Linux Mint Cinnamon out on our computers to see if it's something you might like!

Maker Mondays meet once a month for hands-on technology exploration. Open to all ages.

Excel 2013 Introduction

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice entering text and numbers into cells. Change formatting and alignment of text and numbers inside cells. Learn how to insert, delete, and modify columns and rows. Begin working with formulas using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Introduction to the SUM function.

Google Drive Basics

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to use Google Drive to create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Prerequisite: Gmail account.

Publisher 2013 Introduction

13 min 30 sec ago
When: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn about the parts of the Publisher 2013 window. Insert and work with WordArt, pictures, text boxes, and designs in your publication. Apply borders, accents, and backgrounds. Learn about drawing guides and baselines.