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

DMZ: Digital Media Zone

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, July 11, 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Learn how to borrow items from our collection of digital books, music, and videos. You'll learn how to download your selections to your computer at home or transfer them to a compatible portable device for use on the go. This is not a troubleshooting class. You should already know: Basic PC Skills.

Learning Express

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

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.

Keyboarding for Beginners

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

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

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.

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.

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