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Tazewell County Public Library offers a variety of computer classes at our libraries. Each class can hold up to 5 students. All classes are free! To register for a class, visit or call your local library.

Bluefield: (276) 326-1577

Richlands: (276) 964-5282

Tazewell: (276) 988-2541

Classes for Beginners

We encourage individuals who have never used a computer or have very little experience to take the three classes offered in our Computer Basics Track. Look for the beginners_icon.png icon under Level to tell you that it is a beginners class.

  1. Mousing Around
  2. Introduction to Computers
  3. Internet Basics

For individuals who have some computer experience, we encourage you to take classes on File Management and Microsoft Office products to gain or improve your skills.

 

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Computer Class Schedule - Fall 2014

August | September | October | November


August Computer Classes
Class Level Date Time Library
Mousing Around beginners_icon.png Tues., Aug. 5 1pm Bluefield
Microsoft Word Basics - Part 1 Tues., Aug. 5 3pm Bluefield
Mousing Around beginners_icon.png Fri., Aug. 8 1pm Tazewell
Microsoft Word Basics - Part 1 Fri., Aug. 8 3pm Tazewell
Introduction to Computers beginners_icon.png Tues., Aug. 12 1pm Bluefield
Microsoft Word Basics - Part 2 Tues., Aug. 12 3pm Bluefield
Introduction to Computers beginners_icon.png Fri., Aug. 15 1pm Tazewell
Microsoft Word Basics - Part 2 Fri., Aug. 15 3pm Tazewell
Internet Basics beginners_icon.png Tues., Aug. 19 1pm Bluefield
Microsoft Excel Basics - Part 1 Tues., Aug. 19 3pm Bluefield
Internet Basics beginners_icon.png Fri., Aug. 22 1pm Tazewell
Mousing Around beginners_icon.png Fri., Aug. 22 3pm Tazewell
File Management Basics Tues., Aug. 26 1pm Bluefield
Microsoft Excel Basics - Part 2 Tues., Aug. 26 3pm Bluefield
File Management Basics Fri., Aug. 29 1pm Tazewell
Introduction to Computers beginners_icon.png Fri., Aug. 29 3pm Tazewell


September Computer Classes
Class Level Date Time Library
Mousing Around beginners_icon.png Fri., Sept. 5 1pm Tazewell
Internet Basics beginners_icon.png Fri., Sept. 5 3pm Tazewell
Mousing Around beginners_icon.png Tues., Sept. 9 1pm Bluefield
Microsoft PowerPoint Basics Tues., Sept. 9 3pm Bluefield
Introduction to Computers beginners_icon.png Fri., Sept. 12 1pm Tazewell
Microsoft Excel Basics - Part 1 Fri., Sept. 12 3pm Tazewell
Introduction to Computers beginners_icon.png Tues., Sept. 16 1pm Bluefield
Mousing Around beginners_icon.png Tues., Sept. 16 3pm Bluefield
Internet Basics beginners_icon.png Fri., Sept. 19 1pm Tazewell
Microsoft Excel Basics - Part 2 Fri., Sept. 19 3pm Tazewell
Internet Basics beginners_icon.png Tues., Sept. 23 1pm Bluefield
Introduction to Computers beginners_icon.png Tues., Sept. 23 3pm Bluefield
File Management Basics Tues., Sept. 30 1pm Bluefield
Internet Basics beginners_icon.png Tues., Sept. 30 3pm Bluefield


October Computer Classes
Class Level Date Time Library
Mousing Around beginners_icon.png Fri., Oct. 3 1pm Tazewell
Microsoft Word Basics - Part 1 Fri., Oct. 3 3pm Tazewell
Microsoft Word Basics - Part 1 Tues., Oct. 7 1pm Bluefield
Introduction to Computers beginners_icon.png Fri., Oct. 10 1pm Tazewell
Microsoft Word Basics - Part 2 Fri., Oct. 10 3pm Tazewell
Microsoft Word Basics - Part 2 Tues., Oct. 14 1pm Bluefield
Internet Basics beginners_icon.png Fri., Oct. 17 1pm Tazewell
Microsoft Word - Intermediate Fri., Oct. 17 3pm Tazewell
File Managment Basics Fri., Oct. 31 1pm Tazewell
Introduction to Computers beginners_icon.png Fri., Oct. 31 3pm Tazewell


November Computer Classes
Class Level Date Time Library
Microsoft PowerPoint Basics Fri., Nov. 7 1pm Tazewell
Internet Basics beginners_icon.png Fri., Nov. 7 3pm Tazewell

 

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Computer Class Descriptions

Mousing Around beginners_icon.png

If you have never touched a computer before, this is the class for you! Learn how to hold, move, and click a mouse through a series of exercises.

Time: 1.5 hours.


Introdution to Computers beginners_icon.png

In this introductory class to computers, you will learn basic computer vocabulary as well as the parts of a computer. You will learn how to hold, move, and click a mouse. Finally, you will save your first Microsoft World Document.

Time: 1.5 hours


Internet Basics beginners_icon.png

Learn what the internet is and how to navigate it. Browse the World Wide Web, navigate links, and search for information using a browser.

Time: 1.5 hours.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills.


File Management Basics

Learn how to organize your files on a PC, including how to create and rename folders. Learn how to move and delete file. In addition, we will uncover how to empty the recycle bin and move files to a flash drive.

Time: 1.5 hours.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills.


Microsoft Word Basics: Part 1

Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word. Learn to create, edit, and print simple documents. Learn how to highlight text, change font, align text, and more. Learn how to save and retrieve your documents. This is the first week of a two week class.

Time: 1.5 hours.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills


Microsoft Word Basics: Part 2

Learn how to create bulleted and numbered list, change line spacing, and perform spell check. Learn how to open and manipulate a template.This is the second week of a two week class.

Time: 1.5 hours

Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Basics: Part 1


Microsoft Word Intermediate

Learn to add clip art, images, word art, and tables to your documents. You will be able to manipulate the orientation and margins and create columns. Learn basic Hotkeys to make using Microsoft Word easier and faster.

Time: 1.5 hours.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Basics or equivalent experience.


Microsoft Excel Basics: Part 1

Learn how to create and edit a simple spreadsheet. You will learn how to alphabetize data as well as how to construct simple formulas, such as sum and average. This is the first week of a two week class.

Time: 1.5 hours.

Prerequisite: Use computers on a regular basis.


Microsoft Excel Basics: Part 2

Learn how to create graph and charts from your spreadsheet. Learn how to change the font and font size as well as create border and change styles. Time: approx. This is the second week of a two week class.

Time: 1.5 hours.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Basics: Part 1


Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Learn how to create a basic presentation for school or work. You will learn how to add text, shapes, and images to presentation as well as spice up your presentation with an interesting theme.

Time: 1.5 hours.

Prerequisite: Experience using other Microsoft Office products.

 

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