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 OFFERED FOR SEPTEMBER
Free Computer Class Schedule
A valid JGRLS library card is required to take classes. A minimum of three registered participants will be required to hold each class.
Branch, Class, Date & Time:
Lucedale - Intro to Word; Friday, Oct. 3, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Lucedale - Intro to Excel; Friday, Oct 3, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Gautier - Internet Basics; Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
St. Martin - Internet Basics; Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ocean Springs - Internet Basics; Wednesday, Oct. 8, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Vancleave - Internet Basics; Thursday, Oct. 9, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Pascagoula - G-Mail; Friday, Oct. 10, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Pascagoula - YouTube; Friday, Oct. 10, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Moss Point - Computer Basics, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Pascagoula - Grammar 101, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
East Central - Internet Basics; Friday, Oct. 17, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Pascagoula - Digital Photography, Monday, Oct. 20, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Pascagoula - Google 101; Monday, Oct. 20, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gautier - Intro to Word; Wednesday, Oct. 22, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
St. Martin - Computer Basics, Friday, Oct. 24, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Pascagoula - IPhone/IPad; Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Pascagoula - E-Reader Drop-In; Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Moss Point - Intro to Word; Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
East Central - Intro to Word, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Get hands-on practice with the very basics of computer use: computer parts, the mouse, and keyboard. This class is best for those who are brand new to computers. No prior experience required.
Do you have a digital camera? Would you like to know more about how to use? In this class, you will learn about the different shooting modes, photography techniques, and photography tips. You will also learn how to download pictures and do basic editing with a free web-based photo editing program. A digital camera is required.
Gmail is a powerful email service. This class will introduce you to the basics of using Gmail, including composing and sending emails, labeling emails, and more!
E-Reader Drop-In Session
Would you like to learn how to download free eBooks to your new Nook, Kindle, i-Pad, Smartphone, tablet, or other device using the library’s downloadable service? During the Drop-In Session, you will learn how to download the necessary app or software, how to browse, checkout, and download to your device, and how to navigate to the eBook once it is downloaded
"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! Go beyond Google’s main page and learn what this powerful search tool has to offer!
Whether you are rusty on grammar or just want to become a better writer, Grammar 101 will remind you of those little rules you may have forgotten .This refresher class will cover the most common grammatical mistakes people make in writing.
Introduction to Excel
This class is an introduction to Microsoft Excel, a program used to create spreadsheets. Topics include entering data, simple formatting, and basic formulas
Introduction to Word
This class is an introduction to Microsoft Word, a program used to create documents such as papers, letters, reports, resumes, and more. Topics include how to get started, edit, format, and save your work.
This is an introductory class on the internet. Topics include web browsers, web addresses, navigating websites, search engines, and safety
Did you just download the latest update? Do you own an iPad? Have an iPhone? Thinking about getting one? Bring your iPad or iPhone and join the hands-on fun, or just come to watch and learn! Learn what an iPad and iPhone can do and manage and use apps.
Do you want to get more out of your YouTube experience, or maybe you just want to see what all the fuss is about? This class will cover setting up an account, subscribing, playlists, channels, uploading videos, and embedding. Basic internet skills are required.