The Computer Services Department teaches the following classes: Basic Computing, Beyond the Basics, CD Burning and Email, Microsoft Word, Surf’s Up (Basic Internet), Microsoft Excel, and Advanced Internet Searching. With the exception of Advanced Internet Searching, all of these classes are designed for the novice computer user.
Basic Computing instructs the patron in the use of the mouse, the fundamental components of the computer and how they work, how to make a folder and move data to the folder, the basic concepts of the operating system and how to effect fundamental changes in the operating system. This is a class for the novice.
Microsoft Word is a class designed for the absolute beginner who wishes to learn about word processing. The Word class demonstrates how to navigate in Word, use the tool bars, and how to type a simple document.
Email & CD Burning Basics Introduction to email. Discusses composing messages; get an account, and other topics relating to email.
Beyond the Basics This class teaches the student how to cut, copy, and past. It also covers how to create folders, search for missing files, transfer data, and many more tips and tricks.
Surf’s Up is a class about the Internet and how to use Microsoft Internet Explorer. This class also demonstrates how to use search engines and how to save documents from the Internet to the PC.
Classes are held in the computer lab at the Main library and are filled on a first come -first serve basis. They are in high demand and have a limited number of spaces available. The schedule is released on the 15th of every month for the following month. (ex: on July 15th the schedule for August is released) Please call the Main branch at 985-876-1733 for more information.