Kimberly Harvey, staff development and training coordinator, was hired in 2014. She will also be leading computer training classes for the public offered each month at area libraries.
Early Literacy Station™ (ELS) computer stations with over 55 educational software titles for children are available at every branch.
A valid JGRLS library card is required to take classes. A minimum of three registered participants will be required to hold each class. **Classes marked will not require the computers and/or computer lab.
CLASS TOPIC GUIDES:
Computer Basics for Beginners
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.
Getting Started on E-Bay
In this class, you will get started by signing up for an account. You will also learn the basics on how to buy and sell on E-bay. Basic computer and internet experience preferred.
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Internet Basics for Beginners
Take a crash course in internet basics – so you can become more comfortable browsing the internet. No prior experience required.
Intro to Microsoft Excel
This class is an introduction to Microsoft Excel, a program used to create spreadsheets. Topics include entering data, simple formatting, and basic formulas. Basic computer experience is required.
Intro to Microsoft Word
Discover how to add pizazz to everyday documents while learning Microsoft Word 2013 basic skills. Learn how to change fonts, bullets/numbering and formatting, as well as the basics of the Ribbon, including Tabs, Groups, and Dialog Boxes. Basic computer experience is required.
Mail Merge – Microsoft Word
Learn how to create a data source and use mail merge to create letters, labels, and envelopes with just a few clicks.
Open Learning Labs
No appointment necessary. The trainer will be available to help you practice computer skills and work on projects such as typing, web searching and setting up email accounts. Drop by for hands-on practice or ask for help finding free online tutorials where you can learn at your own pace.
Assistance is limited to practicing basic skills and does not include computer maintenance or repair.
Any time during the hours listed, you can bring your laptop, tablet, or list of questions for the computer trainer to answer. Use this time to learn how your computer or device works. Also, ask the trainer about Mango and some of the library’s other online services.
Thank you in advance for your support. If you would like to request a specific class, email firstname.lastname@example.org.