Last Updated on Monday, 10 September 2012 10:22
The Shawnee Public Library will host a three-day basic computer class series from Sept. 4 through 6 as well as classes throughout the month.
Classes include hands-on opportunities for students to use the computers and learn or improve at different skills.
The schedule includes:
Introduction to Computers, 10 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 – the class takes a basic look at computers, including key terms and functions to know and how to use a mouse.
Introduction to the Internet, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 – the class will provide a basic introduction to the Internet with instruction on searching for more information, security concerns, and more.
Getting Started with Email, 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 – the class introduces students to email and gives them a chance to create their own email account.
In addition to this three-day series, classes are offered throughout the month on several topics, including:
Introduction to the Internet, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 – same as the Sept. 5 class.
Brain Games for Seniors, 10 a.m. Sept. 12 – Seniors will spend an hour building brain cells while playing computer games. The class will explore the various sites for interactive brain boosting games such as AARP, Yahoo!, and more.
Shawnee Library 101, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 – a look at the databases and download services offered by the library.
Introduction to GED Resources, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 or 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 – the class looks at the resources online to help a student prepare to take the GED test.
Getting Started with Email, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 – same as the Sept. 6 class.
Using Market Research to Grow Your Business, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19 – the class looks at the online databases BusinessDecisions and Reference USA and how they can help businesses of any size.
Prepare for the ACT with Learn-A-Test, 6 p.m. Sept. 20 – the class gives students a look at one of the library’s online databases for learning and specifically ACT preparation.
Windows 7 Basics, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 – the class looks at the operating system Windows 7 and gives some tips for navigating it.
Homework Help with Brainfuse, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 –learn about the online database Brainfuse, which features many resources for school-age students.
Registration is required separately for each class.
For more information, or to register, visit the library, call 275-6353 or the online calendar.
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