Computer Classes in August

August 5, 2016
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library offers free computer classes every month. The computer classes to be held at the Library in August include:


• Computer Basics on Monday, August 8th at 11:00 am

This class covers the basic elements of the Windows PC operating system, including using a mouse and keyboard; highlighting, copying, and pasting text; common menus, toolbars, and shortcuts; overview of software and storage media. 


 • Digital Photos on Monday, August 8th at 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of using your smartphone to take, store, and print photos. Participants will receive a tutorial on how to safely save images to their computer as well as everyday uses for their phone’s camera.


• Android Tablets & Smartphones on Tuesday, August 9th at 2:00 pm

This class will cover a basic introduction to tablets and phones with the Android operating system (NOT iPad/iPhone). Topics covered will include touch gestures, settings menus, and how to download apps. Bring your own device for the best experience!


• Email Basics on Wednesday, August 10th at 11:00 am

This class will provide new computer users with some basic skills to set up and use an email account, including sending email and adding attachments.  (Internet Basics recommended.)

 

• Job Seeking and Applications on Tuesday, August 16th at 2:00 pm

An overview of resources available to job seekers through the library, and tips for the job search and application process.  (Computer and Internet Basics recommended.)

 

• Finding Information Online on Wednesday, August 17th at 11:00 am

You know how to search Google, but are you really getting the information you need?  This class will cover the basics on how to perform effective searches and use the best resources available to you, whatever your need may be.  (Computer and Internet Basics recommended.) 

 

• iPad & iPhone on Wednesday, August 17th at 4:00 pm

Bring your iPad or iPhone to class to learn the basics or some new tips. Considering purchasing one? Come to class to see if they are right for you!


Those interested in attending any of the computer classes may register online or by calling the Library at 859.238.7323.