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You can schedule a 30 minute one-on-one session with our library technology trainers up to 3 times per month!


Want one on one help with your computer? CLICK HERE

Need help with Word, Excel, or Powerpoint? CLICK HERE

Need help with Email or Facebook? CLICK HERE

Need help with Kindle, Nook, or other downloadable books? CLICK HERE

Need help with downloading or uploading pictures? CLICK HERE

Library Community Courses provide free or low cost lifelong learning opportunities for the citizens of Christian County. We offer classes on computers and technology, arts and crafts, genealogy, books and publishing and more! Check back often for upcoming schedules.

December 2014 and January 2015 Schedule of Courses

Genealogy

Start Your Family Tree

Saturday, December 13th, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Begin at the beginning. This class covers the basics of tracing your family history for anyone who would like to start working on their genealogy, and for those who would like to get the work that they have already done organized in order to continue their research. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432.

Downloading E-Books

Downloading E-Books from Your Library

Saturday, January 10, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Did you get an e-reader as a holiday gift? Get the most out of your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-reader or tablet. Learn how to check out and download e-books with your Christian County Library card, then read them on your computer, e-reader, or tablet. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432.

Introduction to Computers Series

Recommended for those who are new to computers or want to brush up on basic computer use.

Introduction to Computers Part I: Meet the Computer

Saturday, January 10, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
When learning to use a computer it is best to begin at the beginning. Learn how to turn on the computer. Learn what the basic computer parts are and what they do. Learn how to use a mouse and a touchpad. Learn what the keyboard does how to increase your typing skills. Learn about storage devices. What are they and what do they do? Learn what safe shutdown is and why it is a good thing. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432.

Introduction to Computers Part II: Software

Saturday, January 17, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
In the second part of our introduction to computer series we will learn about software. What is the differ- ence between hardware and software? What is software and what job does it perform? We will be talking about operating systems and then discuss the differences between them. Finally, we will talk about what windows are and learn how to manipulate them. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432.

Introduction Computers Part III: Settings

Saturday, January 24, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
This course, the third part in our series, is all about settings. Learn that it is okay to go into the Control Panel on your computer and some of the functions that it can perform. Learn how to change your desktop settings and give your computer a more customized look. Learn about some built-in features that make your comput- er more accessible. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432.

Introduction to Computers Part IV: Shortcuts

Saturday, January 31, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Learn to use copy and paste to save information on the internet in your email or in other places on your hard drive. Learn how to keep your files organized neatly so you can recover information on your computer easily. Learn to create new folders and how to rename old ones. Learn how to search and find files that you have saved on your computer. Learn what keyboard shortcuts are and how to use them. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432.

Introduction to the Internet Series

Recommended for those with basic computer skills or who have completed the Introduction to Computers series.

Introduction to the Internet Part I: Get Connected

Monday, January 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
In this class we will discuss where the internet came from. We will discuss what equipment that you need to connect to the internet and what types of software are available. You will find out what a URL is and why it is important. We will also talk about some basic navigation tips. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432.

Look for our February/March newsletter in  January for the rest of the Introduction to the Internet series.

August and September 2014 Schedule of Courses

Introduction to the Internet Series
Recommended for those with basic computer skills or who have completed the Introduction to Computers series .

Introduction to the Internet Part I: Get Connected
Saturday, August 23rd, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
In this class we will discuss where the internet came from. We will discuss what equipment that you need to connect to the internet and what types of software are available. You will find out what a URL is and why it is important. We will also talk about some basic navigation tips. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE.

Introduction to the Internet Part II: Searching
Saturday, September 13th, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Can't find what you are looking for on the internet? This is the course for you! We cover searching
techniques, discuss various search engines and how they work, and we talk about how best to phrase your search strings to get better results. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE.

Introduction to the Internet Part III: Online Communications
Saturday, September 27th,  10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
This course, the third part in our series, is all about settings. Learn that it is okay to go into the Control Panel on your computer and some of the functions that it can perform. Learn how to change your desktop settings and give your computer a more customized look. Learn about some built-in features that make your computer more accessible. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE.

Introduction to the Internet Part IV: Cyber Security
Saturday, October 11th, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Would you like to get online but are afraid to catch a virus? Would you like to begin paying bills or shopping online but are afraid that a cyber-criminal will steal your credit card or other personal information? Join us at the Christian County Library for our Library Community Course, Cyber Security, and learn how to be more careful and aware while online and in your e-mail box. This class will address computer and online security techniques. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE.


 Introduction to Computers Series
Recommended for those who are new to computers or want to brush up on basic computer use.

Introduction to Computers Part I: Meet the Computer
Monday, September 8th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
When learning to use a computer it is best to begin at the beginning. Learn how to turn on the computer. Learn what the basic computer parts are and what they do. Learn how to use a mouse and a touchpad. Learn what the keyboard does how to increase your typing skills. Learn about storage devices. What are they and what do they do? Learn what safe shutdown is and why it is a good thing. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE.

Introduction to Computers Part II: Software
Monday, September 15th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
In the second part of our introduction to computer series we will learn about software. What is the difference between hardware and software? What is software and what job does it perform? We will be talking about operating systems and then discuss the differences between them. Finally, we will talk about what windows are and learn how to manipulate them. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE.

Introduction to Computers Part III
Monday, September 22nd, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
This course, the third part in our series, is all about settings. Learn that it is okay to go into the Control Panel on your computer and some of the functions that it can perform. Learn how to change your desktop settings and give your computer a more customized look. Learn about some built-in features that make your computer more accessible. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE.

Introduction to Computers Part IV
Monday, September 29th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Learn to use copy and paste to save information on the internet in your email or in other places on your hard drive. Learn how to keep your files organized neatly so you can recover information on your computer easily. Learn to create new folders and how to rename old ones. Learn how to search and find files that you have saved on your computer. Learn what keyboard shortcuts are and how to use them. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE.