Free Computer Classes
Free Computer Classes at the Tazewell County Public Library
Do you or someone you love need assistance using a computer? Do you know nothing about computers? Do you not have an email address or even know how to browse the internet? Are you ready and willing to learn? Then, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Tazewell County Public Library is offering six classes in Fall 2013 to help you more learn about computers. Classes will last approximately an hour and a half. Spacing is limited for each class so register today by calling your nearest branch.
If you’ve never used a computer before, this is the class for you! This is a hands-on class using laptops. Learn how to hold, move, and click a mouse. Learn how to scroll. You will understand computer vocabulary and how to save your first Microsoft Word document.
Bluefield: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 1 & 3pm
Richlands: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 1 & 3pm
Tazewell: Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 1 & 3pm
Learn what the internet is and how to navigate it. Browse the World Wide Web, visit websites, navigate links, and search for information using a browser. Learn how to find a picture and get directions. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills
Bluefield: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 1 & 3pm
Richlands: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 1 & 3pmTazewell: Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 1 & 3pm
Sign up for a free Yahoo! e-mail account. Learn how to compose and send your first email message. Read, forward, and delete e-mails. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills
Tazewell: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 1 & 3pm
Microsoft Word Basics:
Learn to create, edit, and print simple documents. Learn how to highlight text, change font, align text, conduct spell check, and more. Learn how to save and retrieve your documents. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills
Bluefield: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 1 & 3pm
Richlands: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 1 & 3pm
Tazewell: Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 1 & 3pm
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. Prerequisite: Use computers on a regular basis, but have no Microsoft Excel experience.
Bluefield: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at 1pm
Learn how to organize your files on a PC, including how to create and rename folders. It will show you how to move and delete files and folders. In addition, we will uncover how to empty the recycle bin and move files to a flash drive. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills
Tazewell: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 1pm