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Our Computer and Technology Classes are Free!
It's easy to register for them.
Click on the computer class you are interested in from the listing above and click to register for the class or call the library to get registered. 765-966-8291.


Basic Core Classes:

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET
Three-day course designed for the non-computer user or for those with limited computer experience; we will identify the parts of the computer system, storage media, and software available in our computer lab at the library. Instructions will include the start-up and shut-down of a computer, using a mouse, fundamentals of the Microsoft Windows Operating System, and the basics of using the internet.

INTERNET BASICS
2.5-hour course that covers basic browser usage with examples and fun exercises, including typing web addresses and visiting websites. This session will also show you how to manage your favorite websites and how to use keywords to search on the web.
Prerequisite Class: Intro to Computers

EMAIL BASICS
2.5-hour course about learning how to use email. We will set-up Gmail accounts, send and receive email, and work with attachments (send pictures and documents). You will also learn the differences between CC and BCC.

FACEBOOK & SOCIAL NETWORKS
Two-hour course discussing current social network sites, emphasizing the most popular one: Facebook. We will set-up Facebook accounts and then use them to learn about posting notices and images, in addition to sending private messages.
Prerequisite Class: Basics or Equivelant

MICROSOFT WORD
Three-day course that covers the basics of document creation, editing, and formatting. This class will also cover outlining, and creating professional business letters and résumés. Prerequisite Class: Intro to Computers

Downloading eBooks and Audiobooks
One-hour class focusing on downloading eBooks and audiobooks for your Kindle, Tablet, or other e-reader device using Indiana Digital Media. We will cover the basics of eReader apps including Kindle, Overdrive, Libby, and others. In addition to Indiana Digital Media, we will discuss other websites to access digital materials including Project Gutenberg, Amazon, and RBDigital. Bring your library card, library PIN #, and Amazon.com account login information (for Kindle users).. Prerequisite Class: Intro to Computers


Advanced Classes:

GOOGLE EARTH AND GOOGLE MAPS (NEW!!)
A fun 1.5-hour class where we will learn the features of Google Earth including placemarks, polygons, paths, and street views. We will work with coordinates and addresses to help you plan your summer vacation or future travels and determine distances between locations. We can even take a virtual trip to Bora Bora.
Prerequisite Class: Intro to Computers

ADVANCED MICROSOFT WORD
Three-day course covering how to insert and work with pictures, images, clip art, charts, and text boxes. We will also learn how to work with tables, hyperlinks, and mail merge.
Prerequisite Class: Microsoft Word

MICROSOFT EXCEL
Two-day course that covers how to create, edit, format, and print basic spreadsheets. You will also create formulas, use “AutoFill”, make charts/graphs, and transfer information from one spreadsheet to another.
Prerequisite Class: Microsoft Word

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT
One-day course that covers creating slide show presentations on the computer screen that can be projected for a presentation. Learn to enter text, ClipArt, sounds, and music to make a presentation that is enhanced with formatting and transitions. Prerequisite Class: Microsoft Word

MICROSOFT PUBLISHER
Two-hour course focusing on design and layering of custom documents such as greeting cards, business cards, certificates and calendars with Microsoft Publisher. We are now using Microsoft Office 2016. Prerequisite Class: Microsoft Word

IMAGES AND SCANNER BASICS
Two-hour course introducing pictures, images, and the many different image formats. You will learn how to scan images using a portable scanner and practice scanning images. Learn how to place scanned pictures on a portable data storage device to have access later on.
Prerequisite Class: Intro to Computers

CREATING SIMPLE WEBSITES
2.5-hour course utilizing an existing Gmail account to create a simple but effective personal website utilizing Google Sites. Prerequisite Class: eMail Basics or comparable knowledge and a Gmail account.


REGISTRATION POLICY

Please read before registering for classes!

Seating is limited in the computer lab. To take any of our computer training classes, you must register at a Service Desk, in person or by phone at 765-966-8291 or through our website.

If you call the Library or drop by to register for a training session and the session is already full, you may be placed on a waiting list for that particular session.

CANCEL RESERVATION
For the sake of others wanting to take computer training and are not able to register for classes due to full registration, please notify our A-V Desk as soon as you know that you will not be able to attend a session for which you are registered so that your slot is made available to someone else.

A student will lose his or her seat if not arriving within the first 15 minutes of class.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


Morrisson-Reeves Library
80 North 6th Street
Richmond, IN 47374-3079
U.S.A.
Phone (765) 966-8291
Fax (765) 962-1318

e-mail us library@mrlinfo.org

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Friday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
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