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Genealogy Classes

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Heritage Quest

Find Revolutionary War records and other records of genealogical interest. You should already have mastered basic Internet skills.

New England Ancestors

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

Using the 1940 Census

Learn how to use the newly-released 1940 census on the Internet for genealogical research. You should have already mastered the skills in Internet 1.

Health Information Classes

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Health Sites for Seniors

This class explores websites dedicated to senior health, drug interaction sites, and more. You should already have mastered basic PC and Internet skills.

Job-Specific Classes

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Online Job Application Skills

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. This is not a class about job sites, but about the parts of an online job application. Keyboarding, Internet, and PC skills are helpful for the personalized lab portion of the class.

Researching Employers

Learn to use Internet and library resources such as ReferenceUSA to locate and research companies. A great start for finding new jobs or researching a company for an interview! You should already know: Basic Internet.

Library Classes

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Free Stuff @ Your Library

Great for those unemployed or on a low budget, find out the wide range of free things you can do and learn and read at the Library! Learn a new language, get free music that's yours to keep, find information for your report, all for free and from home through your Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. You should already know: Basic PC Skills and Basic Internet.

Learning Express

Get better at taking tests for important school and career milestones. This free database helps you prepare with more than 300 interactive online practice. You should already have mastered basic Internet skills.

Microsoft 2010

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Access 1

Students must have completed Excel 1, 2, and 3 at HMCPL and preferably completed Word 1, 2, 3, and 4 at HMCPL OR have the permission of the TTC Coordinator to take this class. This class will be an overview of Access in
which we will discuss the basics of Tables, Forms, Queries, and Reports.

Access 2: Tables

This class will be a closer examination of Tables in Access. Students must have already completed Access 1 at HMCPL within the 18 months previous to this class.