The Computer Services Department teaches the following classes: Introduction to Computers, Intermediate Computer Instruction, Introduction to Email, Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Basic Internet, and Microsoft Excel (when instructors available).

Introduction to Computers 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.

Introductino to Microsoft Word 2010 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.

Introduction to Email Discusses composing messages; get an account, and other topics relating to email.

Intermediate Computer Instruction shows the student how to cut, copy, and paste. It also covers how to create folders, search for missing files, transfer data, and many more tips and tricks.

Introduction to the Internet 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 labs at the Main library and North branch, and are filled on a first come -first serve basis. They are in high demand and have a limited number of spaces available. Please call the Main library at 985-876-5861, option 2, with any questions. Please check the library’s calendar for the latest schedule.