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Computer Classes • May 2014 Northland Library offers these classes free of charge. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. You may register in person at the Computer Center on the upper level, or by calling (412) 366-8100 extension 131. Please notify the Computer Center if you are registered for a class and are unable to attend.


Introduction to Computers For beginning computer users.

Wednesday, May 7 Wednesday, May 21

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Introduction to the Internet

Wednesday, May 14 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. In this combination of lecture and hands-on experience, participants will learn the basic layout of the Internet Explorer web browser. Participants will also work with browser Tabs and conduct searches using Search Engines and web addresses. Must have computer competence - mouse skills and some typing.


Word 2010 Part 1 (of 2) For students with no previous Word experience. Must have mouse skills.

Thursday, May 8 Thursday, May 22

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Word 2010 Part 2 (of 2) Prerequisite: participation in the Word Part 1 class.

Thursday, May 15 Thursday, May 29

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Introduction to Excel 2010 Part 1 (of 2)

Wednesday, May 7

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Introduction to Excel Part 2 (of 2)

Wednesday, May 14

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Must have Word competence.

Prerequisite: participation in the Excel 2010 Part 1 class.

OTHER CLASSES (Basic Computer and/or Internet Competence Required) Online Scams and Hoaxes

Tuesday, May 6 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. To click or not to click?--Learn how to recognize hoaxes, frauds, and urban legends on the internet in this lecture-based program. Computer Maintenance For Windows 7 computer owners.

Thursday, May 8

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Selling Online

Tuesday, May 20 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Learn about various auctions and ecommerce sites beyond eBay, and the pros and cons of using those sites. Must have computer & Internet competence. Hoopla and Freegal

Tuesday, May 20

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Getting Started with Windows 8.1

Friday, May 23

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Learn how to access two new free online resources from Northland’s website. Come to this class to learn how to download free music albums, movies & TV shows using Hoopla. Participants will also learn how to download free music tracks & music videos using Freegal. This is a lecture based class. You have a new Windows 8 computer… now what? This lecture-based class (not a hands-on class) will provide an overview of some of the basic features of Windows 8.1.

CLASSES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (Please call the Computer Center to set-up a help session. Each session will be upstairs in the Computer Center.)

Downloading Library e-Books to your e-Reader or Mobile Device Register for a help session to get one-on-one instruction and assistance. Partici- pants must have a valid county library card and an e-mail address. Please bring your device. iPad Basics

Register for a help session to get one-on-one instruction and assistance. Staff members will be available to answer your specific questions.

Mouse Practice WordPad

Beginning computer users will practice their mouse skills by completing online tutorials and games

A basic word processor – first step to Internet and e-mail use. Must have mouse skills. Each class size will be limited to two people.

YouTube for Beginners

Searching for videos, when & how to create an account, subscribing, creating a playlist and more.Must have Internet experience. Bring ear buds! Each class size will be limited to two people.


Visit the Computer Center section of the new website for the most up-to-date Computer Center information. You can access the following information in our new area:

• Class descriptions of classes taught throughout the year • Current month of computer classes, including dates, times and class pre-requisites • Instructions for printing from your laptop while on the library grounds • Test proctor policy and instructions Mission• Handouts Northland Library encourages lifelong learning and discovery. for step -by- stepenables, instructions empowers on downloadingand e-Books and e-Audiobooks using OverDrive Media Console Statement • Links to free online training resources such as Atomic Training

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