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Friends of the Library
574-936-2324 - Voice
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The Plymouth Public Library offers basic
computer training classes to the public. Each two hour class
is led by a member of the computer department
and costs $5.00. If interested in a class, please call Rob at 936-2324
ext 122, for dates and times or check our events calendar
for times and dates (Listings will have a yellow background).
Never touched a computer before? Join us for an informal class where you will
learn basic vocabulary, parts and functions of your computer, using a mouse and
keyboard, the desktop and simple tasks. This class will include instructor-led
presentations and some hands-on time with a Windows 7 computer. No prior
Using Microsoft Word 2010
Picking up where Basic Computers left off, participants will learn additional
terminology and features while using the most popular word-processing program,
Microsoft Word. Participants should be comfortable using the computer, mouse,
keyboard and basic vocabulary. Basic Computers is strongly recommended.
Join us as we explore what the Internet is, where it came from, how you can get
on it, and what you will find when you get there. Topics covered will include:
Internet Service Providers, speed and types of connections, sites of special
interest, facts and fallacies, and search engines. Basic knowledge of Windows
and computers is strongly recommended.
Malware No More
Are you constantly closing pop-up messages when on the Internet? Is your
computer considerably slower than it used to be or acting just downright flaky?
You might be a victim of Malware. Learn how to identify and steer clear of
viruses, spyware and other computer nasties using FREE programs available on the
Participants will learn the basics of e-mail and set up their own G-mail
account. Knowledge of Windows, the Internet, keyboarding and mouse skills is
Using Your G-mail
Now that you have a G-mail account, let’s examine all the things you can do with
it in this hands-on class. Sending, saving, replying, adding contacts and
attachments will all be covered in detail. A G-mail account is required.
Designed for the intermediate computer user, participants will learn basic PC
housekeeping tasks including: downloading and installing programs from the
Internet, defragging the hard drive, using Windows Explorer, installing
Microsoft updates, and Adding/Removing Programs. Also covered will be necessary
utilities such as Adobe Reader and Flash Player, in addition to tips and tricks
for the savvy computer user.
Picturing the Digital Camera Revolution
Are you ready to purchase your first or upgrade a current digital camera? Then
join us for a “how it all works” lecture including terminology, features, buying
tips, and cool Web sites that help you become a better photographer. Also
covered will be the use of free photo software to spruce up those “less than
stellar” shots. Please feel free to bring your camera and questions.
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