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August 19, 2013

In the Know: Featured Computer and Technology Classes at CML

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computerEMAIL FOR BEGINNERS – Do have trouble adding to your email contacts or organizing your inbox?  This email class starts at the beginning and covers many basic email concepts.  Topics also include: composing emails, etiquette, attachments, and pitfalls such as spam and fraud. Students must already know how to use a mouse or touchpad to move around in a program. Information on creating an account is not covered in this class.

The three-part hands-on class will be held October 7, 8 and 10 (Mon, Tues & Thurs) from 1 – 2:30 p.m.  Registration is required.

WORD PROCESSING SKILLS FOR BEGINNERS – This class helps students build word processing skills such as: saving, changing fonts, cut/copy/paste, and inserting photos and graphics into documents. (This class does not cover typing or keyboarding skills.) Students must already know how to use a mouse or touchpad to move around in a program.

The three-part hands-on class will be held October 14, 16 & 17 (Mon, Wed & Thurs) from 1-2:30 p.m. Registration is required.

INTRO TO YOUR IPAD – This class offers hands-on help for iPad owners. Class topics include: buttons and basics, connecting to Wi-Fi, setting up email, photos and music on your iPad, and checking out e-books from the library.

The two-part iPad class will be held September 25 & 27 (Wed & Fri) from 1 – 2:30 p.m. Registration is required.  Students will need to bring their own iPad, fully charged, for hands-on time in class.

Exploring Excel for Beginners – Cedar Mill’s Excel class will take you through the basics of Excel including: cells, worksheets, formulas, and charts. Plus tips and tricks to make your work go faster. Students must already know how to use the mouse (both left and right buttons), how to use toolbars and menus, how to cut, paste, and move text in an application such as Word.

The three-part hands-on class will be held September 30, October 2 & October 4 (Mon, Wed, Fri) from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Other classes offered this fall also include: Computer Comfort, Internet for Beginners and Digital Photography classes on photo editing and sharing. 

Computer Classes are filling fast for the fall, registration is required for all classes and availability is limited.  To register please visit the Adult reference desk or call 503-644-0043 X114.

You will find a complete list and description of Cedar Mill Library’s computer classes at: http://library.cedarmill.org/news-events/programs-cedar-mill/computer-classes.html

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