COMPUTER CLASSES AT NEWPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Newport Public Library will offer the following free classes during the month of October.
· “Google Docs” will be taught on Friday, October 9 at 9:00 a.m. This class is an overview on how to create an account with Google and use their word processing and spreadsheet programs. At 10:00 a.m., “Digital Library Resources” will be offered, pointing out programs and databases available through the library’s website.
· “Beginning Word” (2013) will be taught on Friday, October 16 at 9:00 a.m. This class introduces people to the basic commands to create a word processing document. “Intermediate Word” will be taught at 10:00 a.m. This class builds on the previous one, and teaches how to insert photographs, create lists using bullets and numbers, and set margins, tabs, and line spacing.
· “Beginning Excel” (2013) will be taught on Friday, October 23 at 9:00 a.m. This class teaches the basics of creating a spreadsheet and adding rows and columns. “Intermediate Excel” will be offered at 10:00 a.m. This class teaches how to balance a checkbook, use multiple worksheets, and create charts.
· “Beginning Publisher” (2013) will be taught on Friday, October 30 at 9:00 a.m. This class teaches the basics of creating posters and cards. “Intermediate Publisher” will be offered at 10:00 a.m.
All classes are free, but registration is required.
Library staff also offer one-on-one tutorials, for up to 60 minutes. You can call the library to “Book a Librarian” if you have questions about Microsoft software, library resources, or general computer or tablet use.
For more information, please call (541) 265-2153 or check the library website, www.newportlibrary.org.