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Summer Computer Classes @ MPL

By MPL Staff on May 12, 2014 3:04 PM



MPL will be offering its next round of FREE Computer Classes starting the week of June 2nd. These classes cover a wide range of computer skills, from the very basics to in-depth instruction on using Microsoft Office applications. Below are descriptions of the classes offered:

Computer Basics - Learn the basics including using a mouse and a keyboard, working with windows and basic computer terminology.

Internet Basics - Learn about the Internet and the World Wide Web, how to navigate a web browser and explore the library's Web site.

Internet Search Tools -  Learn how to search the web using a variety of tools such as directories and search engines.

Email Basics -  Learn how to sign up for a free e-mail account and how to compose, send, reply to and forward messages.

Intro to Word - Create a simple document, edit and format text, correct spelling, adjust margins, save, print and open files in Microsoft Word.

Intro to Excel - Learn to create, edit and format a simple spreadsheet, perform calculations, save, print and open files in Microsoft Excel.

Intro to PowerPoint - Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides, insert clipart, apply designs, work with views, and run a slide show in Microsoft PowerPoint.

Intermediate Word - Learn how to use editing tools like find and replace text, insert a table, insert clip art and work with drawing tools.

Intermediate Excel - Learn how to create a simple database. Work more in-depth with data: create charts, find and replace data, as well as sort and perform more complex calculations.

You can view the full schedule, including times, dates and locations here. Spots in the classes are limited and advance registration is required. Signup begins on May 19th and classes fill quickly, so do not delay! Visit your local branch library or call Ready Reference at 286-3011 to register.



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