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    Description

     

    Build Your Own Website

    Hands-on introduction to building a website using Weebly.com. Learn the basics of creating a webpage of your own. 

    Computer Basics

    Hands-on introduction to computers.  Learn how to use a mouse and keyboard, work with Windows and basic computer terms. 

    Email Basics

    Learn what email is, and practice composing and sending email messages. Sign-up for a free email account.

    Email Basics: Attachments

    Learn how to attach and send documents, images, and more using email.

    Excel I (MS Office 2010)

    This introductory class will cover how to format cells and manipulate data to create simple spreadsheets.

    Excel II (MS Office 2010)

    Go beyond the basics. Create advanced formulas, multi-level data sorts, work with several worksheets, and more.

    Excel III (MS Office 2010)

    Continue practicing with Excel to create custom worksheets with formulas, charts, and more.

    Files & Folders

    Introduction to files & folders: store, organize, move, and backup you work more efficiently.

    Introduction to Finding Funders (for Nonprofits)

    Introduction to this updated Foundation Center directory to foundations and non-profit grant recipients.

    Introduction to Finding Funders (for Individuals)

    Introduction to the Foundation Center directory which provides detailed descriptions of foundations that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.

    Google Drive

    Easily create, share, and edit documents online.

    Internet Basics

    Learn how to navigate a web browser, locate information, evaluate online sources and print web pages.  Experience using Windows recommended.

    Internet Security   

    Learn how to best protect yourself and your computer from threats such as: viruses, spyware, and scams.

    Smartphone & Tablet Apps 

    Learn about apps you can add to that give you access to library resources.

    More Internet Searching

    Continue building your information literacy skills in learning advanced search methods and how to access the quality and credibility of websites.

    Online Image Editing

    Learn to upload and edit your digital images. This is a great way to share your images with friends and family.

    Travel Resources

    Learn about travel websites and other resources to help plan your next vacation!

    Power Google

    Tips and strategies to find the best information from your Internet searches.

    PowerPoint I (MS Office 2010)

    Create professional looking multimedia presentations with special effects & graphics.

    PowerPoint II (MS Office 2010)

    Practice using more advanced features to create stunning multimedia presentations.

    Introduction to Social Networking   

    Review of currently popular websites in addition to information on how social networking works.

    Word I (MS Office 2010)

    Learn how to edit, save and print documents.  Creating simple documents, editing and formatting text, spell checking and setting margins will be covered.

    Word II (MS Office 2010)

    Explore some of the advanced features of Word including: how to customize page setup, use templates, insert symbols, images and more.

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