Book A Trainer

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.

Technology Classes to Return in January 2017

Due to the October Book Sale occupying the meeting room, and low attendance during the November and December holiday season, Christian County Library Technology Courses will resume in January 2017.

Need help now? Click to request a Book-a-Trainer appointment, a 30-minute one-on-one training session with a library technology trainer on any tech topic with which you need instruction or assistance. or even resume, research, or genealogy help. Once you've requested an appointment, you will receive a call in 7-10 days to set up your appointment. We can help you choose an appointment time that is convenient for you.

June and July 2016 Schedule of Courses

JUNE

COMPUTER SKILLS

Part I: Meet the Computer
JUNE 13, 2016  5:30 - 6:30 PM
Pre-Registration Opens 5/23/16

Begin at the beginning!  Learn how to turn on the computer.  Discover the basic computer parts and what they do.  Learn how to use a mouse and a touchpad, and what the keyboard does and how you can improve your typing skills.  Learn how digital information is stored and how portable storage devices can help you.  Finally, learn how to safely shutdown your computer.

CLICK HERE to register.

Part II: Software
JUNE 20, 2016  5:30 - 6:30 PM
Pre-Registration Opens 5/23/16

What is the difference between hardware and software? What is software and what job does it perform? We'll discuss different operating systems and the differences between them, and what "windows" are and how to manipulate them.

CLICK HERE to register.

Part III: Settings
JUNE 27, 2016  5:30 - 6:30 PM
Pre-Registration Opens 5/23/16

Learn how to go into the Control Panel on your computer and discover the tasks you can perform from there.  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 for those with disabilities.

CLICK HERE to register.

GENEALOGY

Start Your Family Tree
JUNE 4,2016  10:00 - 11:00 AM
Pre-Registration Opens 5/23/16

Ready to start researching your ancestry?  We'll teach the basics of tracing your family history.  This class is for genealogy beginners and those who would like to get the work they have already done organized in order to continue their research.

CLICK HERE to register.



JULY

Part IV: File Management
JULY 11, 2016  5:30 - 6:30 PM
Pre-Registration Opens 5/23/16

Learn how to keep your files organized neatly so you can recover information on your computer easily.  Learn to create new folders, to rename old ones, and to locate files that you have saved on your computer.

CLICK HERE to register.

Part IV: Copy and Paste
JULY 18, 2016  5:30 - 6:30 PM
Pre-Registration Opens 5/23/16

Learn to use copy and paste to save information on the internet, in email, or on your hard drive, and to move information around on your computer.  Plus, learn what keyboard shortcuts are and how to use them.

CLICK HERE to register.


E-BOOKS

Downloading E-Books (and More!) From the Library
JULY 16, 2016  10:00 - 11:00 AM
Pre-Registration Opens 6/25/16

Get the most out of your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-reader, tablet, or smartphone.  We'll teach you how to check out and download e-books for free with your Christian County Library card, then read them on your computer or device.  Plus, get a rundown of some of the other great digital content you can access with your library.

CLICK HERE to register.