Computer Classes

Buying a Computer

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Information on purchasing and caring for a new computer and computer equipment. No prior knowledge needed.

PowerPoint

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Examine popular presentation software and create and modify a basic presentation in class with PowerPoint Wizards. You should already have: Basic PC Skills. Basic Word Skills are helpful.

Tech Topic -- Cloud Computing

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Have you ever watched those commercials on TV and wondered what "the cloud" is that everyone keeps going to?

This free one-hour discussion will introduce you to "the cloud", what it is, and what impact it is having on computing. There will be no hands-on computer instruction, so you are welcome to attend as long as you have some basic understanding of the Internet.

Please contact us at (256) 532-2356 with any questions.

 

Basic Word 1

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Microsoft Word 2003 for beginners. You should already know: Basic PC Skills.

Basic Excel

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Working with spreadsheets. You should already know: Basic PC Skills.

Ancestry.com

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Learn how to use the Internet's #1 database for genealogy. You should already know: Basic Internet.

Intermediate Word 2

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

More on Microsoft Word 2003, working with cross references, drop caps, headers, footers, and other tools. You should already know: Basic PC Skills and Basic Word.

Learning Express

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

This database sponsored by the Alabama Public Library Service has more than 300 interactive online practice tests for school and career goals. You should already have basic Internet experience.

Tech Topics -- QR Codes

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Discover ways to generate free QR codes and how to use them for marketing, informing, advertising, and fundraising.

 

Tech Topics are a regular series of discussions about computing topics. There will be no hands-on work, but you should have basic Internet experience. Class will be held in the second floor Events Room.
 

Prescription for Success: Consumer Health on the Web

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

More about consumer health information available on the Internet. You should already know: Basic Internet.

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