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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!


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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.

August-September 2013 Schedule of Classes

August Classes

Searching the Internet
Saturday, August  3rd, 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 Library Community 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. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Downloading E-Books from Your Library
Saturday, August  10th, 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 or tablet. In this Library Community Course, you'll 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. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Introduction to Computers Part I
Monday, August 12th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Can't tell your motherboard from your USB drive? This Library Community Course is for you. Learn the basic terms and use of computers. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Cyber Security
Saturday, August  17th, 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. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Digital Photo Sharing Basics
Saturday, August  24th, 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 opens 7/24/13. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.



Introduction to Computers Part II
Monday, August 26th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Learn to create and manage folders, organize your computer desktop, change your settings, and discover some nifty programs your computer offers. Registration opens 7/26/13. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

September Classes

Start Your Family Tree
Saturday, September 7th, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Begin at the beginning. This Library Community Course covers the basics on tracing your family history. It's made 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 opens 8/7/13. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Introduction to the Internet
Monday, September 9th, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
In this basic internet class, you will learn terms you need to know to use the internet such as browser, URL, search engines, and link. After this class you will be able to open a browser, perform a search, navigate to a website, and navigate within a website. Registration opens 8/9/13. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Facebook Basics
Saturday, September 14th, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: James Room, The Center, Nixa
This class teaches the basics of Facebook. Learn to set up your profile, find your friends, control your privacy settings, share pictures, timeline posts, status updates and more. Registration opens 8/14/13.  Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Downloading E-Books from Your Library
Monday, September 23rd, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Get the most out of your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other e-reader or tablet. In this Library Community Course, you'll 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 opens 8/23/13. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Microsoft Word Basics
Saturday, September 28th, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: James Room, The Center, Nixa
This Library Community Course teaches students basic word processing tasks in Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010, including creating, printing, and saving documents, formatting text, plus an overview of some of the more advanced features available in the program. Registration opens 8/28/13. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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