We’re hosting seven free computer classes at our Main Branch, including basic introductions to computers, the Internet and Facebook.
The classes include:
- an introduction to computers—MPL’s most basic class—at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30. People will learn the basic skills they need to use a computer—no previous experience required.
- Microsoft Word I at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30, and Microsoft Word II at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31. Learn basic and then progressively more advanced techniques for Microsoft Word.
- introduction to Facebook at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31. The hands-on class will demonstrate basic Facebook features and tips. Please come to class with your Facebook login information and password.
- basic Internet skills at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31. Learn how to navigate the Internet. Participants will need to know how to use a keyboard and a mouse for this class.
- basic email skills at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26. Learn how to send emails and attachments, as well as reply to other people’s emails.
- introduction to PowerPoint at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26. Learn how to create, format and save PowerPoint presentations.
All of the classes are free. However, registration is required; and, because space is limited, people will want to sign up as soon as possible. Registration begins Jan. 15. Anyone can register by calling (440) 255-8811 ext. 247.
Additionally, your Mentor Public Library gives you free access to dozens of free online computer classes via Gale Courses. Learn everything from computer basics to advanced techniques for Microsoft, Adobe, Photoshop, and other applications from the convenience of your own computer.