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Free Computer Classes

July 2018 Computer Classes at Floyd County Library

Featuring Selected Daytime Classes 

Monthly computer classes at the Floyd County Library are taught by knowledgeable Library staff members. Since our staff instructors all have different areas of expertise, students get to enjoy not only a variety of topics, but a variety of fun and friendly instructors as well. In addition to classes on Microsoft Word and Excel, we are pleased this month to offer a class on email basics, and our Bring Your Own Device class is back by popular request. Registration is required, and class size is currently 10 students. To register for any of the following free classes, please visit the Customer Service Desk or call 812-949-3522. Computer classes are held in the Gallery Room, located on the lower level of the Library across from the elevator.

Beginner Word

Tuesday, July 10, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Come learn the very basics of Microsoft Word! Our instructor will cover how to open Word, create, edit and save a document, and enter and change your text, as well as changing your margins and paragraphs and making lists. Once you have created your document, you will learn the steps to print it out.

Email Basics

Thursday, July 12, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Learn the basics of email. Topics include: creating email messages; creating contacts; sending an attachment; and organizing email.

Beginner Excel

Tuesday, July 17, 6:00-7:30 PM

In this class you will learn the basics of Excel, including an overview of the beginning functions of Excel. You will learn how to open, create and save an Excel document, get a layout of the different tools, and find out the basic spreadsheet concepts and how to do some beginning data entry and formatting.

Intermediate Word

Thursday, July 19, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Build on what you learned in Beginner Word in this informative class. You will learn how to make and manipulate a table, how to create documents that use photos and graphics, and how to use some of the different templates that Word has available. Lastly, you will learn various formatting tools. 

Intermediate Excel

Tuesday, July 24, 6:00-7:30 PM

This class will build on what you learned in Beginner Excel, delving deeper into the concepts of Excel and its formatting. In addition, you will focus more on finishing your worksheet and how to utilize cell references between worksheets. Lastly, the instructor will cover conditional formatting and formulas that use cell references and basic mathematical calculations.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Thursday, July 26, 3:00-4:30 PM

Have you recently received a new tablet and don’t know how to set up your email? Or maybe a new smartphone and need help installing apps? BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Class gives patrons an opportunity to discuss, in an informal setting, any questions regarding their devices. When signing up, please provide as much detail about your device and questions you have as possible (example, what kind of device is it, the brand, the operating system, etc.) so we can help as quickly as possible.

Event Properties

Event Date 07-26-2018 3:00 pm
Event End Date 07-26-2018 4:30 pm