Registration for free computer classes will be conducted on a week by week basis. A valid JGRLS library card is required at class time. Registration will open on Monday each week at 9:00 a.m. for the following week classes (unless it is a holiday). Customers who wish to take a course may register in person at the Branch where the class will be held or by calling the phone number listed for each branch.
See below for the monthly class schedule. For any questions, please call the branch.
CLASSES FOR MARCH 2014
Introduction to Microsoft Word
To include getting started on the computer, using Windows, mouse and keyboard basics, using Word, creating documents, editing, printing, saving.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
To include creating and editing an Excel spreadsheet, entering formulas, creating charts, printing and saving a worksheet.
Introduction to the Internet
Beginner Class – To include searching the internet, Internet security, and getting connected. Learn to find pictures, people, information, videos, shop and lots more!
You can easily create professional looking presentations using PowerPoint. Come learn the basics of creating and showing a presentation. It is fun and easy to look like a pro!
eBay & PayPal
eBay is the world’s online marketplace; a place for buyers and sellers to come together and trade almost anything. We will cover what is out there, how to register and get started, how to bid and buy, how to list an item and sell, and managing and protecting your account. PayPal is used to make and receive payments on eBay and other sites. A valid e-mail account is necessary to use eBay and PayPal.
For a Facebook Profile: You must have an email account (bring your username and password). This class is for Internet users who wish to learn more about the phenomena of online social networking. We’ll help you set up a personal Facebook profile. We will discuss security settings, privacy issues and different features of Facebook such as finding friends, uploading pictures, posting on a wall, private messaging and chatting.
Google it! Google is more than a search engine! Need a map? Want to see a satellite image from anywhere in the world? What time is it in South Africa? Connect with friends! Images and videos, books, translations, Google Docs and more! Where is traffic backed up and why? Comparison shopping – where is it and who has the best deal? Get beyond Google’s main page and learn what this powerful search tool has to offer!
Demonstration to include the essentials of email. Are you interested in communicating online with friends, family and colleagues? Come learn how to sign up for and use free email accounts to communicate, reply, forward, send with attachments, etc.