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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

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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.

September 2012 Schedule of Classes


Culinary Arts

Canning Basics
Monday, September 17th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Christeena Haynes from the University of Missouri Extension Office will present the basics of canning. Learn to safely and effectively preserve fresh foods now so you can eat well all year. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE to register.


Computers and Technology

Digital Photo Sharing Basics
Saturday, September 8th, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: James Room, The Center, Nixa
Do you have digital pictures that you want to share with family and friends online? Learn how to get your pictures from your computer hard drive onto Facebook or sent through e-mail. We'll also cover other free photo editing and photo sharing options available online. Basic computer, e-mail, and Facebook skills recommended before taking this class. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE to register.

Introduction to Computers Part I
Monday, September 10th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Can't tell your mother board from your USB drive? This class is for you! Learn the basic terms and use of computers. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE to register.

Downloading E-Books from the Library
Saturday, September 22nd, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: James Room, The Center, Nixa
Get the most out of your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-reader. Learn how to check out and download e-books with your Christian County Library card, then read them on your computer and e-reader. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE to register.

Microsoft Word Basics
Monday, September 24th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Learn basic word processing tasks in Microsoft Word, 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.

Microsoft Excel Basics
Saturday, September 29th, 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. In this Library Community Course you will learn the basics of using the Excel spreadsheet program. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE to register.


Money and Personal Finance

Alternative Investing 101
Tuesday, September 11th, 6:00-7:00 p.m. OR Thursday, September 27th 12:00-1:00 p.m
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Have you been concerned about the stock market? Many traditional investments tied to the stock and bond market have performed poorly for investors over the last decade. Find out how to use alternative investments not tied to the stock or bond market to lower the volatility and increase the overall return in your portfolio. Presented by Andrew Denney and Justin Purvis from Lawing Financial. Food will be provided. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE to register.

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