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Computer Class Schedule


Computer classes are free and open to the public. No registration or sign up is required. When attendance is high, computers may not be available for all participants, but classroom exercises and demonstrations are projected for easy viewing. During classes lab computers are unavailable for general use.

Please click here for a printable class schedule



Organizing Files & Folders

Tuesday, April 8th
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Have you ever saved a document and then can’t find it again? Participants will learn to organize computer files by creating, moving, and copying documents, files and folders.
 
Removable Media
 
Thursday, April 10th
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
 
Flash drives, DVDs, CDs, and more. This class will show you some options for saving and transporting computer files. The class will also cover storage and backup options, including external hard drives.

 
Microsoft Windows 8

Tuesday, April 15th
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

This hands-on course will teach you the skills necessary to navigate and use the Windows 8 Operating System. Bring your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.


Tablets & Mobile Devices

Thursday, April 17th
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
 
Learn all about the everyday use of your eReader, tablet, iPad, smartphone, or other device. We’ll also show you how to checkout free books and magazines from the library.


Pinterest

Tuesday, April 22nd
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
 
Pinterest is a website that helps users collect ideas for different projects and interests. People create and share collections, called boards, of visual bookmarks, called Pins, that they use to plan trips and projects, organize events, or save articles and recipes. We’ll show you how it works and why it’s so much fun (some say addictive!)


Facebook

Thursday, April 24th
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
 
This class provides an overview of Facebook, today’s most popular social networking site. We can help you set up a new account or make the most of an existing account. We’ll also cover using photos on Facebook.




New to Computers? Try an Online Tutorial


Stop by the PPL Computer Lab any time. The lab assistant on-duty will help you get started on a fun and easy online tutorial. You can work at your own pace to learn computer skills and mouse basics. Plus, there will always be someone who can help and answer your questions. The PPL Computer Lab is open during library hours.

Computers for Beginners Part I


Computers for Beginners Part II