Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Technology Classes at WPL - Winter 2013-2014



WPL Main Library Free Computer Classes   
       
———–—— Level 1 ——————
Computer Basics (4 Sessions)
Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., 3rd Floor, Computer Lab
Audience: For anyone who has no computer skills. Familiarize yourself with the computer. Gain mouse and keyboarding skills. Learn how to use the Internet. 
Register at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk or call us at 508-799-1655 x3.

Internet for Beginners (4 Sessions)
Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 3rd Floor, Computer Lab
Audience: For people who have taken the Computer Basics class or have basic computer skills. Instruction on how to surf the Internet effectively, use Google, and access your library account online. Also, view recommended websites, learn to navigate online databases, and retrieve full-text documents. 
Register at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk or call us at 508-799-1655 x3.
————————–——–————  Level 2  ——————————–—————
Microsoft Word for Beginners (4 Sessions)
Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m., 3rd Floor, Computer Lab
Audience: Students, Adult Learners
Learn how to create and edit documents, format text, proofread, upload documents to email, and add tables and graphics.
Pre-requisite: You must have an established email account or should have taken both the level 1 classes.
Register at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk or call us at 508-799-1655 x3.

New!  Facebook for Beginners
Saturdays, December 7, January 18, or February 15,1-2:30 p.m., 3rd Floor, Computer Lab
Audience: For people who have taken the Computer Basics class or have basic computer skillsExplore the uses of Facebook, set up account, find “friends”, and understand privacy settings.
Pre-requisite: You must have an established email account and basic computer and internet skills
Register on the Events Calendar on the library’s website or call 508-799-1655 ext. 3.
 ———————–——–————–— Level 3  ——————————–——

New!  Open Lab with Staff Assistance (Drop-in)
Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m., 3rd Floor, Computer Lab
Audience: Students, Job Seekers and Adult Learners with basic computer skills
Drop-in lab designed for people who need extra computer time to work on job applications, Microsoft word documents, or those who need assistance setting up a library account, email, downloading ebooks or audiobooks. No registration required.

New! Drop-In eBook Help
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 1st Floor Welcome Desk
Audience: Anyone interested in downloading ebooks to their personal computer or devices
Drop by the first floor desk to ask questions and get help downloading eBooks to your eReader or Smartphone. Please bring your device! No registration required.

College Admission Essays, Resume, Job Applications, Research Help
Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 2nd Floor Reference Desk
Audience: Students, Job Seekers, Adult Learners
Assistance with writing resumes and cover letters, finding information on a topic, editing, content organization and 
citations. 
Register on the Events Calendar on the library’s website or call 508-799-1655 ext. 3.


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