Upcoming Computer Classes

June Computer Classes
June Computer Classes at the East Providence Public Libraries. All classes are free and are held at the Weaver Library, unless otherwise indicated.

To register, call 434-2453 or email dhobday.epl@gmail.com.

Tue Jun 3, 5:30pm – 7pm Microsoft Word and Excel, Part 1,
Tue Jun 10, 5:30pm – 7pm Microsoft Word and Excel, Part 2
Thu Jun 12, 4:30pm – 5:30pm Keyboarding: Improve your Typing Skills
Thu Jun 12, 5:30pm – 7pm Photo Editing with Pixlr (a free Google App)
Sat Jun 14, 2pm – 3:30pm Creating Presentations with Google or PowerPoint
Mon Jun 16, 3pm – 4:30pm Introduction to Computers, Laptops, Tablets, and Chromebooks
Mon Jun 16, 4:30pm – 5:30pm Keyboarding: Improve your Typing Skills
Tue Jun 17, 5:30pm – 7pm Microsoft Word and Excel, Part 3
Wed Jun 18, 5:30 pm – 7pm Get Organized Using the Google Calendar (Riverside)
Sat Jun 21, 9:30am – 11:30am Making your own Website with Google sites (Riverside Library)
Mon Jun 23, 10:30am – 12pm Introduction to Blogging
Mon Jun 23, 4:30pm – 5:30pm Keyboarding: Improve your Typing Skills
Tue Jun 24, 5pm – 6:30pm Free Fun Apps for your Google account Get Organized Using the Google Calendar
Fri Jun 27, 1pm – 3pm How to create Newsletters and Brochures with Google Tools (Riverside Library)
Sat Jun 28, 9:30am – 11:30am Surfing the Net: Learn the Basics

Technology Drop In sessions- stop by to get help with your device, the ezone, to set up an
email or to ask questions. No registration required.
Mon Jun 9, from 6:30pm – 8pm (Weaver Library)
Sat Jun 14, from 3:30pm – 5pm (Weaver Library)
Wed Jun 18, from 11:30am – 1pm (Riverside Library)

Tue Jun 24, from 2pm – 4pm (Weaver Library)
Fri Jun 27, from 11am – 12:30pm (Riverside Library)

All classes are FREE and are held at the Weaver Library.

Register at the Weaver Library or the Riverside Library,
by phone at 434-2453, or by email to dhobday.epl@gmail.com

Sat May 3, 2014 – 10:30-11:30- Resume Writing
Mon May 5, 2014- 4pm – 5pm Getting started with blogging
Wed May 7, 2014 – 5:30pm – 7pm – Presentations I- Dazzle
them with Powerpoint, Prezi, and Google
Sat May 10, 2014 – 2pm – 3pm GMail- getting started with email
3pm – 4:30pm Spreadsheets I- Excel and Google
Mon May 12, 2014 – 4pm – 6pm Photo Editing- Enhance your
digital pictures with Pixlr Express
Wed May 14, 2014 – 5:30pm – 7pm -Presentations II- Dazzle
them with Powerpoint, Prezi, and Google
Sat May 17, 2014 – 3pm – 4:30pm Spreadsheets II- Excel
and Google
Mon May 19, 2014 – 4pm-5pm -Surfing the Net- Tips to help
you find what you need; 5pm – 6pm Keyboarding
Tue May 20, 2014 – 5pm – 7pm Microsoft Office Tools I-
Using Word and Excel (Riverside Library)
Tue May 27, 2014 -5pm – 7pm -Microsoft Office Tools II-
Using Word and Excel (Riverside Library)
Wed May 28, 2014 – 5pm – 6pm Keyboarding;
6:30pm – 7:30pm Google Apps- What can you
do with an App? Lots!
Sat May 31, 2014 – 9:30am – 10:30am- Google Calendar:
Get Organized and Stay Organized! (Riverside Library);
2:30pm – 4pm Digital Scrapbooking

Technology Drop In- Ezone, tablet questions,
help with email, etc. (No registration required)
Thur May 1, 2014- 6pm – 7:30pm
Fri May 9, 2014 – 3:30- 5pm – (Riverside Library)
Thu May 22,2014 – 6pm-7:30pm


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


 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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