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CANCELLED Intro to Audio Recording: 2-part series Next class TBA

Audio Recording Basics on May 31 and Intro to Audacity on June 7 have been cancelled.

 

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 Intro to Mac Part 1: Basics Next class TBA

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Become an effective Mac user. Apple's new operating system, OS X Sierra, can be confusing without a bit of guidance. Come learn some tips and tricks as well as way-finding information.

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 Intro to iPad Next class TBA

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As tablet computers go, the iPad and iPad mini are market leaders. This presentation reviews the basics of using an iPad tablet computer. Included is an overview of settings, touch navigation options, apps and a couple of cool tools.

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 Intro to Windows, Part 1 Next class TBA

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This class is designed to help you get started with Microsoft Windows. Using Windows 10, we’ll go over basic layout and navigation, show you some tips and tricks for personalizing your device, and introduce a few important privacy and security settings.

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 Intro to Windows, Part 2 Next class TBA

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Learn how to manage apps in Windows, and get to know a few of the most common ones in Windows 10. We’ll cover the Edge Internet Browser, the Mail app, and the Photos app, where you can organize, edit, and share your photos.

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 Intro to Cloud Computing Next class TBA

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Learn what cloud computing means in practical terms and how it can be really useful. We'll look at some of the cloud services you may already be using and we'll take some of the fog out of your understanding of the cloud. No registration required – Drop-in.

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 Computer Basics Next class TBA

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Don't know the difference between a browser and an operating system? Software and hardware? Come to this introductory class where no questions are too basic.

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 Intro to MS Word Next class TBA

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Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include creating and managing folders, entering and editing text, inserting images, saving files, formatting and setting up for printing. Drop in to this hands-on workshop; bring your own computer or use one of ours (limit of 12 computers).

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 Intro to MS Excel Next class TBA

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Spreadsheets are a powerful tool for managing data. After Word, Excel is the most popular application in the Microsoft Office suite, and Excel know-how is essential in many employment situations. We’ll look at the various ways spreadsheets are used, and show you how using this program can make you more efficient. Drop in to this hands-on workshop; bring your own computer or use one of ours (limit of 12 computers)..

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 Intro to the Google and the Internet Next class TBA

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This session provides an overview of the Internet, browsers, search engines (featuring Google), and a tour of the Library's website. Search strategies and tips will be a focus along with advice for protecting yourself online.

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 Intermediate MS Word  Next class TBA

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This class goes beyond the basics of finding your way around in Microsoft Word. Learn about using tables to organize text, find and use templates, explore styles and themes, and even try some review options for editing. Drop in to this hands-on workshop; bring your own computer or use one of ours (limit of 12 computers).

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 Intermediate MS Excel  Next class TBA

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This class goes beyond the basics of Microsoft Excel. What is “conditional formatting”? What options are there for graphically displaying information? We’ll create some simple formulas and try out some charting options. Drop in to this hands-on workshop; bring your own computer or use one of ours (limit of 12 computers).

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 Intro to Social Media Next class TBA.

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Confused about why you’d join LinkedIn when you already have a Facebook account? Learn the basics of five popular social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Pinterest, so you can choose which ones are best for you, and know why you would want to use them! This class is for those seeking a basic introduction to social media.

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