NEW April Computer Classes at the EP Library

Register for classes at the Library Welcome Desk or email dhobday.epl@gmail.com

Internet and Computer Basics- Learn the proper operation of your computer and the techniques and tricks to make your web surfing more successful and more fun!

Part I Wednesday 9th, 5:30-7 PM
Part II Wednesday 16th, 5:30-7 PM

Docs with Google Drive- Learn how to use the free Gmail word processing tools to create great letters, reports, resumes, and more. Save them, print them, attach them to emails- anything is possible!

Part I Wednesday 4/23 5:30- 7 PM
Part II Wednesday 4/30 5:30-7 PM

Resume Writing Workshop- Learn to use the free Google Tools to create a new resume or to add pizzazz to your current resume.

Tuesday 4/8 4:30-5:30 PM
Monday 4/14 4:30-5:30 PM
Tuesday 4/22 6:00-7:00 PM (at Riverside Library)

Email Basics- Learn to compose, read, and organize email. Practice attaching files and sharing documents with potential employers, teachers, and friends.

Wednesday, 4/2 6-7 PM
Thursday 4/24 10-11:00 AM (at Riverside Library)

Google Photos- Learn to upload, store, edit and present your photographs. Share them with friends, use them for school, or add them to your personal website.

Saturday 4/12 10-11:30 AM

Google Websites- Introduction- Learn to make your own free website.

Saturday 4/12 12-1:30 PM

Google Websites- Advanced – Learn to add Gadgets and HTML code to your websites to make them even more unique and exciting!

Saturday 4/19 12-1:30 PM

Getting the most from your Google Drive- Learn all of the options available on your Google drive (Get a free Google drive with your Gmail email account.) Organize images, learn how to share your files, and more.

Thursday 4/10 4:30- 5:30 PM (at Riverside Library)
Sunday 4/27 1:30-2:30 PM

Introduction to Blogging- Learn how to find an follow blogs on any topic and start creating your own blog

Monday 4/21 4:30-5:30 PM
Monday 4/28 4:30-5:30 PM

Drop In sessions- no registration required

Computer and Tablet Basics- stop by to ask questions, get assistance, or to see demos of some new apps available on your devices

Thursday 4/10 6-7 PM (at the Riverside Library)
Saturday 4/19 10-11:30 AM

Get a Gmail Account or a Library EZone account- stop by to get help setting up an account and getting started with the account. Choose one account or both. Tons of FREE options available!

Monday April 1 4:30-5:30 PM
Saturday April 26 3:30-5:00 PM

Computer Course Signup

For more information about classes or to register you can call the library at 401 434-2453.  You can also email dhobday.epl@gmail.com to register for classes.

Basic Internet Computer Skills

Students will learn basic computer skills.  They will learn:

  1. The names of parts of the computer;
  2. Basic terms related to use;
  3. How to access the internet.

They will then be instructed in basic internet navigation.

  1. Basic control buttons for the internet;
  2. Location of the search and address bar;
  3. Tips on conducting a basic Google search.

Wednesday, February 26th  5:30-7:00 PM- Part 1

Wednesday, March 5th         5:30-7:00 PM- Part 2

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 Google Drive is a free and easy to use internet-based program for word processing,  presentations, spreadsheets, and more.  

Intro to Word Processing  with Google Drive

This two part course will introduce students to word processing with Google Drive. (This is similar to using Microsoft Word- but FREE!)

In the first class students will:

  1. Get a Google account and understand how to access the “Google Drive.”

  2. Creating a document and saving it.

  3. Attaching the document to email or share it on your drive.

The second class will involve:

  1. Changing the font and formatting of document.

  2. Inserting images in a document.

  3. Finding and using templates to create documents like resumes, cover letters, and brochures.

Saturday, March 1st    3:00-4:30 PM- Part 1

Saturday, March 8      3:00- 4:30 PM- Part 2

Intro to Spreadsheets with Google Drive

This two part course will introduce students to creating spreadsheets with Google Drive. (This is similar to using Microsoft Excel- but FREE!)

An overview on the applications of databases will be provided. Spreadsheets are commonly used in businesses and other organizations.  Many employers require a familiarity with databases.

The first class will introduce:

  1. Get a Google account and understand how to access the “Google Drive.”

  2. Uses of databases

  3. Associated terminology

During the second class, students will be instructed in:

  1. Entering data.

  2. Creating simple calculations.

  3. Sorting data.

Wednesday, March 19th   5:30-7:00 PM- Part 1

Wednesday, March 26th     5:30-7:00 PM- Part 2

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