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

Basic PC Skills 2

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

More skills for those just starting to use computers, including USB ports and drives, operating systems, My Computer, networks, the Recycle Bin. You should already have mastered the skills in Basic PC Skills 1.

Basic PC Skills 1

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

For those just starting to use computers. You’ll learn about the parts of a computer, how to turn one on and off, how to use a mouse, the WordPad program, the Paint program, and how to save. No prior knowledge needed.

Excel 3

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Functions and charts in Microsoft Excel 2010. You must already have completed Excel 1 and 2.

Excel 2

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010, including formatting, freezing, and formulas. You must have already completed Excel 1.

Excel 1

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Microsoft Excel 2010 for beginners, including opening and closing documents; navigation; and selecting and manipulating colums, rows and cells. You should already have mastered the skills in Basic PC Skills 2.

PowerPoint 3

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Themes, charts, animations, linking/embedding, screenshots, slideshow features, sharing, design, and compatbility. You must already have completed PowerPoint 1 and PowerPoint 2.
 

PowerPoint 2

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Intermediate skills in presentation preparation with PowerPoint 2010. You must already have completed PowerPoint 1.

PowerPoint 1

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, February 3, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Examine popular presentation software and create and modify a basic presentation in class with PowerPoint. You should already have mastered basic PC skills. Word skills are helpful.
 

New England Ancestry

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Learn more about the AmericanAncestors.org website, which offers a listing of over 110 million names to research your ancestors online. You should already have mastered basic Internet skills.

Genealogy Online

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Looking for your ancestors? Learn how to use some great websites for your genealogy research. You should already have mastered basic PC and  Internet skills.

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