Computer Classes in November
The Boyle County Public Library offers free computer classes every month. The computer classes to be held at the Library in November include:
• Internet Basics on Monday, Nov. 7th at 2:00 pm
This class provides a basic introduction to the internet. It includes accessing websites; using different browsers; and using common buttons and menus.
• Introduction to Microsoft Word on Monday, Nov. 7th at 6:00 pm
This class offers a basic introduction to word processing using MS Word including using the ribbon; creating, saving, and printing documents; copying and pasting text; formatting lists; and checking spelling and grammar. (Computer Basics recommended.)
• Skype on Wednesday, Nov. 9th at 11:00 am
Connect with friends and family online, via a live voice or video call. If you have a computer with a webcam, microphone or headset, and an internet connection, you can reach anyone, anywhere in the world. Learn how to set up an account, log in, add contacts, and send or receive calls! (Registration is required. Maximum of 8 participants.)
• Introduction to Microsoft Excel on Monday, Nov. 14th at 6:00 pm
This class offers a basic introduction to the spreadsheet productivity software from Microsoft. Topics to be discussed include: using the ribbon; creating, saving, and printing worksheets; entering and modifying data; and basic functions/formulas. (Introduction to Microsoft Word helpful.)
• Job Seeking and Applications on Saturday, Nov. 19th at 11:00 am
This class provides an overview of some of the resources available to job seekers in finding employment, and some tips for getting started on your application. (Internet Basics recommended.)
• Windows 10 on Monday, Nov. 21st at 11:00 am
This lecture offers an introduction to the new Windows 10 operating system. It provides an overview of some of the changes to the start menu, pinning apps, task view, file explorer, and new Edge internet browser. (Computer Basics recommended.) *Practice computers not available at this time.
• Android Tablets/Smartphones on Tuesday, Nov. 29th at 11:00 am
Topics covered in this introduction to Android will include touch gestures, settings menus, and how to download apps. Feel free to bring your own device, for the best experience! *Bring any account login information required for your device. (This class is NOT for iPad/iPhone devices.)
• eBooks: Overdrive Online Library on Wednesday, Nov. 30th at 11:00 am
Learn how to check out and download thousands of eBooks and Audio Books from the Library’s collection to your mobile device or computer for free. Bring your device, library card, Google Play or Appstore username/password with you for check out.
Those interested in attending any of the computer classes may register online or by calling the Library at 859.238.7323. In addition to these classes, one-on-one computer support is also available by appointment.