Computer Classes

Online Job Application Skills

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

A class to help those who must apply for jobs online to learn more about what is required and how to apply. Participants will receive a sample job application with information that may be required, and once they've gathered it, they can sign up for personalized assistance from a librarian to complete an actual job application online. Keyboarding, Internet, and PC skills are helpful for the personalized lab portion of the class.

Tech Topic -- Power Searching

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, July 1, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Have you ever wished you could search a little more effectively? Tired of trying to plow through 15 million results on Google? We'll be talking about Power Searching -- reducing the number of results to things that might actually be useful for you. Handouts on search techniques will be provided, and we'll talk as a group about search methods that work for us.

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.

Alabama Virtual Library

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, July 1, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

A description of each AVL resource and how to use it. You should already know: Basic Internet

Intermediate Word 2

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

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.

Library Website

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

The library is more than you think! Learn how to use our online catalog to look up material, use databases, find programs and events and more, in the library or at home. You should already know: Basic PC Skills and Basic Internet.

Basic Excel

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

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

New England Ancestors

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Learn more about NewEnglandAncestors.org website, which offers a listing of over 110 million names to research your ancestors online. You should already know: Basic Internet.

Basic PC Skills 2

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

For those just starting to use computers. You should already know: Basic PC Skills 1.

Publisher

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Learn Microsoft's desktop publishing program and design newsletters, create greeting cards, signs, letterheads, business cards, flyers and more. You should already know: Basic PC Skills. Basic Word is helpful.

Keyboarding 1

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Letter Chase Typing Tutor introduces you to basic keyboarding skills. You should already know: Basic PC Skills.

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