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We have two adult computer classes scheduled for November. The first class will focus on iPad basics and the second class will cover computer file organization for beginners.
Sign up for one or both of these workshops today! Space is limited. To reserve your place, contact the library at (518) 828-1792.
iPad Basics Saturday, November 7, 10am-11:30am Learn the functions of various icons, how to add an app to an iPad, how to change the iPad settings, how to copy/paste/print, and how to access the Internet. All participants must bring their own iPad to the class.
Beginners – Basic Computer File Organization Friday, November 13, 12:30-2pm Learn where files can be stored for easy access, how to find programs and documents, and how to bookmark a page and save a page as a Favorite for future review.
The workshop series is made possible with funding from the Friends of the Hudson Area Library.
Check 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.