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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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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.

January Schedule of Classes

Introduction to Computers Part I:  Meet the computer
Saturday, January 4th, 10:00 a.m.-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 11th, 10:00 a.m.-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 difference
between hardware and software? What is software and what job does it perform? We will talk about operating systems and 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.

You Have a DSLR Camera; Now What?
Saturday, January 11th, 2:00 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
In this hour-long workshop we will begin to unravel the complexities of DSLR Cameras when used in something other than a point-and-shoot mode. Topics will include shutter speed, aperture, depth of field, image stabilization, automatic focus, choosing a lens, and shooting movies with a DSLR.  Bring your camera and your questions.  You may also meet some fellow travelers going up the learning curve of DSLR technology. Registration required. Call (417)581-2432 or CLICK HERE.

Downloading E-Books from Your Library
Monday, January 13th, 5:30-6:30 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 Part III:  Settings
Saturday, January 18th, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
This course, the third part in our series, is all about settings. Learn how to go into the Control Panel on your
computer and some of the functions that in 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.

Calm the Mind
Saturday, January 18th, 2:00 p.m.
Location: Netzer Room, Christian County Library
Introduction to basic concentration and breathing techniques followed by
20-30 minutes of meditation.  No prior experience required.  We’ll have chairs available,
so flexibility is also not required.  Registration required. Call (417)581-2432.
  
Introduction to Computers Part IV:  Shortcuts
Saturday, January 25th, 10:00 a.m.-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 or CLICK HERE.




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