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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

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.

August and September 2015 Schedule of Courses

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

Part I: Meet the Computer 
AUGUST 10, 2015 5:30 - 6:30PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 7/20/15

Learn how to turn on the computer and discover its various parts and their purpose. Learn how to use a mouse and a laptop computer touchpad to navigate, brush up on the keyboard, and find ways improve your typing skills. CLICK HERE to register.

Part II: Software 
AUGUST 17, 2015 5:30 - 6:30PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 8/3/15

Learn about software: how is it related to hardware and what job does it perform? Discover the most common operating systems and the differences between them, and learn to manipulate “windows” to make your computer time more productive and less frustrating.  CLICK HERE to register.

Part III: Settings
AUGUST 24, 2015 5:30 - 6:30PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 8/10/15

Learn the tasks you can perform from your computer’s control panel, including changing your desktop settings to give your computer a more customized look. Add and remove programs, and learn how to enable power-saving and accessibility features.  CLICK HERE to register.

Part IV: Shortcuts
AUGUST 31, 2015 5:30 - 6:30PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 8/10/15

Learn to use copy and paste functions to copy text and photos, and save, move or share them. Learn how to keep your files organized neatly so you can recover information on your computer easily, including creating, renaming, and deleting folders. Discover how to search for files that you have saved on your computer, and learn what keyboard shortcuts and how to use them to more quickly perform common functions.  CLICK HERE to register.


INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNET

Part I: Get Connected 
AUGUST 29, 2015 10:00-11:00AM
Pre-Registration: Opens 8/10/2015

Find out what equipment you need to connect to the internet, and how to choose an Internet browser.
Learn basic internet navigation within your browser, such as going directly to a page by entering the URL and, moving back and forth between pages.  CLICK HERE to register.

Part II: Searching
SEPTEMBER 12, 2015 10:00-11:00AM
Pre-Registration: Opens 8/22/2015

Find what you need on the Internet. Learn the best searching techniques, discover the most popular search engines and learn how how they work, and discuss how best to phrase your search strings to get better results.  CLICK HERE to register.

Part III: Online Communications 
SEPTEMBER 19, 2015  ** 1:00-2:00PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 8/22/2015
Why all the fuss surrounding Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube? Find out how people communicate on the internet , and learn how you can use these tools to keep in touch with family and friends, learn more about your interests, and engage with the world using social media, email, chat, blogs, and more. ** NOTE THE TIME CHANGE
CLICK HERE to register.


Part IV: Cyber Security
SEPTEMBER 26, 2015 10:00-11:00AM
Pre-Registration: Opens 8/22/2015
Avoid and prevent computer viruses, malware, and spyware. Pay bills or shop online while protecting your information. Learn how to protect yourself online by being aware of common scams in this class addressing online security techniques and tools.  CLICK HERE to register.

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