The library offers free, introductory computer classes. All computer classes are held in the Gallery Room, located on the lower level of the Library. Registration is required.

To register, or if you have any questions, click on the button below or call  (812) 949-3523.

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Upcoming Classes

Web Design/HTML 101
Tuesday, September 24, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Come learn the basics of a webpage and how to make one. In this class you will learn how to create and modify an HTML file, some basic HTML code, how to compile multiple HTML pages into a website, and what a CSS is and how to use it.

Internet Basics/Safety
Tuesday, October 1, 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Take the first steps onto the Internet. Topics include: the difference between the Internet and the Web; searching for things; narrowing searches; and interesting places on the Internet. After learning how to navigate it, we will ensure that when you use the Web, you are practicing safe skills. Learn about some common misconceptions that are tied to the Internet as well as what you can do to protect your computer.

Beginner Excel*
Tuesday, October 8, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
In this class you will learn the basics of Microsoft Excel, including an overview of the beginning functions of Excel. You will learn how to open, create and save an Excel document, get a layout of the different tools, and find out the basic spreadsheet concepts and how to do some beginning data entry and formatting.

Intermediate Excel*
Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
This class will build on what you learned in Beginner Excel, delving deeper into the concepts of Excel and its formatting. In addition, you will focus more on finishing your worksheet and how to utilize cell references between worksheets. To finish, the instructor will cover conditional formatting and formulas that use cell references and basic mathematical calculations.

Beginner Word*
Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Come learn the very basics of Microsoft Word! Our instructor will cover how to open Word, create, edit and save a document, and enter and format your text, as well as changing your margins and paragraph settings and making lists. Once you have created your document, you will learn the steps to print it out.

Advanced Excel*
Tuesday, October 22, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Continuing on the basis of Beginner and Intermediate Excel, this class will introduce Excel Charts. We will also cover creating a clean, attractive printout of your spreadsheets. At the end, we will go over any questions you may have from this and/or previous Excel classes.

Intermediate Word*
Thursday, October 24, 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Build on what you learned in Beginner Word in this informative class. You will learn how to use different design templates that Word has available, how to use various formatting tools, and pick up some tips and tricks to make creating your document easier.

File Management 101
Monday, October 28, 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
In this class, we will cover file types, save vs. save as functions, creating folders/folder hierarchies, and naming folders, as well as how to accurately name your file. To finish, we will cover how to save your file in different ways for ease of access.

 

* Note: Before taking classes marked with an (*), if you feel you aren’t comfortable with computers, we recommend taking Computer/Typing 101 of Internet Basics/Safety first.

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