Computer Training Center

After walking through the external doors, you will pass through a second set of internal doors. The stairs are to your left, and the elevator to your right. The Computer Training Center is located on the second floor. If coming from the elevator, turn right; if coming from the stairs, walk straight ahead. Walk past the Reference Desk and look to the right for several rows of computers at the back of the room. Learn more at hmcpl.org/computers/training

Gadget Your Google

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Create and customize your own iGoogle page with fun and interesting gadgets such as games, news sites, sports news, recipes, jokes, gas prices, and many more. If you don't have one already, we'll show you how to set up a Gmail account. You should already know: Basic PC Skills and Basic Internet.

Spyware, Plugins & Pop-Ups

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

An introduction to the software you need to survive on the Internet. You should already have basic internet experience.

Keyboarding for Beginners 1

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

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

Tech Topics -- RSS

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Really Simple Syndication -- Is it "really" that "simple"? How can it help me at work, school, and personal life?

 

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.
 

NoveList Plus

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Learn how to find your next book, research an author, or find your place in a series with this great tool for all kinds of fiction and nonfiction books for all ages. You should have basic Internet experience.

Intermediate Word 1

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Increase your knowledge of Microsoft Word 2003 with tables, columns, tabs and other tools. You should already know: Basic PC Skills and Basic Word.

Open Lab

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Patrons will be able to sign up for 30 to 60 minute personalized tutoring sessions on a particular project in a software program we teach. You must have some knowledge and understanding of the program you want to work in. Examples of projects might include: formatting a report in Microsoft Word, developing a formula in Microsoft Excel, or designing a flyer in Microsoft Publisher. Please make appointments in advance; no walk-ins permitted.

Basic Excel

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Email

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Learn the basics of sending and receiving messages and attachments, using an account you already have or one you can get for free. You should already know: Basic PC Skills and Basic Internet.

Keyboarding for Beginners 2

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Use intermediate exercises on Letter Chase Typing Tutor to increase accuracy. You should already know: Keyboarding for Beginners 1.

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