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Technology Classes

Signup for classes begins 30 days before the class date. To sign up, click "Register" and enter your library card number without spaces.

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.

  • Digital Photography
    Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • Investment Resources
    Monday, February 9, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Sharpen your investing skills by learning to use the online resources Morningstar, Value Line, and Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage. This class does not offer advice on investing.

  • Apps with Class
    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn about some great apps and how to download them to your iPad. Bring your Apple ID and password to class.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers the fundamentals of using Microsoft's spreadsheet program: how to create a spreadsheet and enter and format data and formulas, print, save and retrieve spreadsheets.

  • Introduction to Files & Folders
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn about organizing files and folders saved on your computer and external storage devices. NOTE: Basic computer and mouse skills required.

  • Learn Mozilla Firefox, IE and Chrome Browsers
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    This class explains the basics of the different browsers and how to organize and navigate your favorite websites on your computer. Experience with the Internet is essential.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried 3D modeling or CAD software. We'll show you how to use free CAD software to design a very small, simple object. Class size is limited and registration required. No walk-ins. AGES 16 AND OLDER.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried 3D modeling or CAD software. We'll show you how to use free CAD software to design a very small, simple object. Class size is limited and registration required. No walk-ins. Ages 16 and older.

  • Google Ins & Outs
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of the world’s top search engine and tips for finding information smarter and faster. Prerequisites: basic computer, Internet and browser skills.

Unable to attend our classes?  The Jewish Vocational Service and the Goodwill Community Foundation offer free computer training programs.  For more information, follow these links:

Free Computer Training from JVS

Free Online Learning from Goodwill

  

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