Need Beginning Computer Skills? Classes Resume Thursday, September 8th

computerComputer Class Schedule at North Platte Public Library Set for September and October

The library offers beginning level skills taught in a series of three 2-hour classes as described below.  The introductory classes are held on Thursday mornings and then Microsoft Word will move to Monday evenings.  Class fee of $10 a person per series includes a take-home handout.  Classes are taught in the first floor meeting room using Windows 7 laptop computers but will relate to Windows 8 and Windows 10.  Pre-registration is required.  Call 308-535-8036, ext 3320 or come to the library for more information.

Introductory Computer Skills Series

Computer Fundamentals:  Thursday, September 8 at 9:30 AM   

This introductory class will get you familiar with computers, using the mouse and keyboard, basic terminology, shutting down your computer correctly and more.

Working in Windows:  Thursday, September 15 at 9:30 AM        

Learning to use the Windows operating system, understanding its basic features, opening programs, and creating a simple document with WordPad and saving it on the computer are the focus of this class.

Beginning Internet:  Thursday, September 22 at 9:30 AM             

Exploring the World Wide Web, basic searching and learning the features of Internet browsers will be addressed in this class.

Microsoft Word Series

Microsoft Word 2013 Step by Step Beginning Skills 1 on Monday, September 26 at 6:30 PM       

Microsoft Word is a powerful word processing program.  This class will introduce word processing and its terminology. You will learn how to enter text, correct typing errors, change font, and other word processing skills.

Microsoft Word 2013 Step by Step Beginning Skills 2 on Monday, October 3 at 6:30 PM

This class builds on the skills learned in Beginning Microsoft Word, giving you more hands-on practice.   You will learn to use the Office Clipboard, adjust line spacing and margins, make other editing changes to documents before printing, and to print envelopes and labels.

Saving and Organizing Computer Files on Monday, October 10 at 6:30 PM          

This class will teach saving files such as documents created on a computer and how to organize files in folders.  Learn how to rename files, create folders, move files, and use removable media to save copies of files or folders.

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