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(Sept-May)

 

Computer Classes

Listed below are descriptions of the computer classes offered by CLPL staff.

Computers 101     Microsoft Office     Digital Media      Current Schedule


Computers 101

Become an Online Learner
Need to learn more about software like Access, Excel, Flash, Outlook, and Word?  We will introduce LearningExpress Library where you can learn at your own pace and at your own convenience.

Email Clinics
Improve your use of email in this hands-on workshop.  Learn how to send group e-mail messages while preserving the privacy of the recipients, create folders, or attach a photo or document.  Must have valid email account with either Gmail or Yahoo! (includes sbcglobal.net/att.net users).

Google This!
Explore some of the many features of Google, including advanced search, alerts, and more.

Intro to Google Docs and Drive
This introductory class will cover how to access Google Docs and Google Drive, the difference between them, how to use Google Docs and how to organize your Google Drive.  Presentation

Internet Basics
Understand the basics of exploring the Internet in this introductory course.

Internet Skills Workshop
Hands-on, supported exploration of popular Internet sites.  Mouse skills recommended.

Windows 7 Computer Basics
Learn basic computer skills in this introductory class for using a Windows 7 computer.  Presentation

Microsoft Office

Beginning Excel® 2007
Being able to enter and manipulate data is an essential job skill.  Learn the basics of working with the Microsoft Excel® 2007 spreadsheet program during this class for beginners.  Mouse and keyboarding skills required.  Presentation

Beginning PowerPoint® 2007
Learn the basics of developing a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint® 2007. Mouse skills required.
Presentation

Beginning Word® 2007
This beginning class will introduce the most popular features of Microsoft Word® 2007. Mouse skills required.  Presentation

Excel® 2007 – Next Steps
A continuation of the skills learned in Beginning Excel® 2007.  Presentation  Exercise

PowerPoint 2007® - Next Steps
Learn some features of Microsoft PowerPoint® 2007 that will liven up your presentations, such as slide transitions and animations. Previous PowerPoint experience required.  Presentation  Exercise

Word® 2007 – Next Steps
A continuation of the skills learned in Beginning Word® 2007.  Presentation

Popular Software Tutorials - available through Learning Express Library

Digital Media

Digital Downloads
Learn the basic ins and outs of downloading various electronic formats: e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-videos.  We’ll show you where to find them and how to get started.  A Crystal Lake Library card is required for this class.