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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.

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Explains autofill, absolute addressing, NOW and IF functions, conditional formatting and data bars. Also explores pivot tables.

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, April 27, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage software that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An email account, as well as general working knowledge of computers and the internet are required.

  • Intermediate iPad
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    We'll go over some intermediate topics: the iCloud, using Find Your iPad, creating bookmarks in Safari, and taking screenshots and attaching photos to emails. Your iPad must be set up with iOS8. Bring your Apple ID and password.

  • Basic Word 2013
    Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Reviews the basics of word processing: how to type, spell check and correct text, highlight and change a document's appearance, print, save and re-open a document.

  • Investment Resources
    Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Sharpen your investing skills by learning to use the online resources Morningstar, Value Line, and S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantage. This class does not offer advice on investing.

  • Meet the Computer
    Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn to operate the essential tools for using the computer: the mouse and the keyboard. This class also introduces basic navigation functions such as opening and closing windows. No prerequisite skills required.

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, May 11, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage software that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An email account, as well as general working knowledge of computers and the internet are required.

  • Introduction to Craigslist
    Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Craigslist, a popular website where you can view or post classified ads for free. Basic computer, Internet and email skills are required.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Wednesday, May 13, 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.

  • Basic Internet
    Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of navigating and searching on the Internet.

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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