All Things Apple

We are proud to present our second series of All Things Apple, a class about using Mac computers, iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches. This class is a four-week series meeting on Mondays, October 30, November 6, 13, 20, from 6-7pm.

In the class, instructor James Pendergrast will cover the use of iPhone, iPad, Mac computer, Apple Watch, and other Apple hardware and software products. Students will learn the basics of iPhone, iPad and Mac computer use as well as how to customize the device to work best for them; taking, editing and sharing photos on your device; utilizing iCloud services including backup and restoring data; using the Apple office products Pages, Numbers and Keynote; using the Photos program on the Mac to store, organize, and edit your photos.

It is recommended that attendees bring their devices and there will be Macbooks and iMacs available for use in the class. All levels, including beginners, are welcome.
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Register Today for May and June Computer Classes

computerCheck out our upcoming computer class offerings. The classes in May are geared towards English as a Second Language learners, but all are welcome. The classes in June are geared for beginners looking to build some new skills using computers and technology. Space is limited! Sign up today by calling 518-828-1792 or drop by the library office.

ESL Emailing
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 10am–11:30am

After a brief introduction to computer and Internet basics, we’ll learn about how to use email. How can I use it? How do I choose what email to sign-up with? These classes are paced at a speed that is comfortable for new learners. We’ll be learning and having fun doing it!

ESL Microsoft Word
Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Time: 10am–11:30am

Microsoft Word – Is it just for letters? What can I do with it? How can I use it for business or personal? Have you ever wanted to create a resume or cover letter? This program does a fantastic job. This class will get you started!

Computer classes for beginners

Computer Basics
Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Time: 10am–11:30am

This class is a Beginner Level Class. It will include: Introduction to the parts of the computer – including software & hardware – How do I use this? What is the best fit for me? We will also review how to choose a computer for purchase – What is the best fit for me? Lastly we will review Internet Connections – How to get on and where to go? (Time Permitting – Emailing/Printing)

Microsoft Word
Date: Saturday, June 20, 2015
Time: 10am–11:30am

This course will focus primarily on the creation of a cover letter and resume. All participants should bring the following items to the class: resume (job history – with dates/locations), flash drive (if available). You’ll learn how to set-up a resume, what choices you have within the templates that Microsoft Word provides and how to manipulate the look of them for your own needs.

Facebook for Beginners
Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015
Time: 10am–11:30am

Why all the fuss about Facebook? Facebook is one of the leading social media connections. In this course we will learn how to set-up an account and how to manage the settings in the account for privacy/use. You will also learn how to locate long-lost family/friends/etc.

Free Computer Classes at the Hudson Area Library

computer classThe Friends of the Hudson Area Library announce a new series of free computer classes for adults starting later this month.

Beginning Saturday, October 25th, three classes will be held at the Library from 10-11:30am on Saturdays in the Computer Room on the main floor. The classes include an introduction to computer basics (October 25th), instruction for Internet and email communications (November 1st), and an introduction to Microsoft Word (November 15th). Class size is limited, and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees may register now at the Library or by phone at 518.828.1792.
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Register Now for Basic Computer Classes, November 21 and December 5


The Library will be holding two free basic computer classes on Thursday, November 21 and Thursday, December 5  from 11am-12:30pm in the Hudson Area Library public computer lab. Come learn how to set up an email address, search the web, use Facebook and more. Space is limited so reserve your space today by calling 518-828-1792 or stopping by the Hudson Area Library staff office.