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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.

April and May 2015 Schedule of Courses

Introduction to Computers Part IV: Shortcuts
Saturday, April 4, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Finishing out the series begun in March, this session teaches students to use copy and paste to save
information on the internet to their email or other places on the hard drive. Learn how to keep files
organized neatly so information is easily located on the computer. Learn to create new folders and 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 to register.

Microsoft Word Basics
Monday, May 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Learn the basic word processing tasks in Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, and 2013, including creating,
printing, and saving documents, formatting text, plus an overview of some of the more advanced features available in the program. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE to register.

Start Your Family Tree
Saturday, May 23, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Begin at the beginning. This Library Community Course covers the basics of tracing your family history. It's for anyone who would like to start working on their genealogy, and 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 or CLICK HERE to register.

Microsoft Excel Basics
Saturday, May 30, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Does adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing long lists of numbers sound terrifying? Relax and let Excel do the work for you. Crunch those numbers, add charts and graphs, calculate your monthly budget, or keep a tidy address book. Learn the basics of using the Excel spreadsheet program. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE to register.

February and March 2015 Schedule of Courses


Genealogy

Internet Research for Genealogists
Saturday, February 7, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
This class covers many resources available for genealogy enthusiasts online, not just for Christian County but anyone interested in researching their past. There are many great websites for you to use no matter where your family comes from. This class takes you into the realm of records searching on the internet. 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
Monday, February 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 7, 10:00-11:00
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Learn how to turn a computer on and shut it down safely. Learn about 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 and memory. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432.

Introduction to Computers Part II: Software
Monday, February 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 14, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
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)5812432.

Introduction Computers Part III: Settings
Monday, February 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 28, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Discover how to change settings on your computer. Learn how 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.

Introduction to Computers Part IV: Shortcuts
Monday, March 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
*Check the April/May 2015 Newsletter for more sessions.
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.
Monday, March 9, 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.

Introduction to the Internet Part II: Searching
Saturday, February 14, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Monday, March 16, 5:30-6:30
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.

Introduction to the Internet Part III: Online Communications
Saturday, February 21,  10:00-11:00 a.m.
Monday, March 23, 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.

Introduction to the Internet Part IV: Cyber Security
Saturday, February 28, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Monday, March 30, 5:30-6:30 p.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.