Shasta Library Computer Class June/July Schedule

Geared for seniors and beginners with little or no prior computer experience.

BEGINNING COMPUTERS - Through hands-on experience, learn about the components of a computer, terminology, and the mouse and keyboard.  This class provides a basic overview of all the exciting things you can do with your computer.  For beginning computer users with no computer experience.  Due to restrictions, “My Computer” will not be covered in the class.  Class meets for two sessions.
Instructor: Jack Matalon               Assistants: Fred
Beginning Computers - Tuesday, June 7 and 14, 10:30-12:30 (class meets for two sessions)
Beginning Computers - Tuesday, July 5 and 12, 10:30-12:30 (class meets for two sessions)

BEGINNING WORD I (Word 2007)- Learn basic word processing skills, such as editing text, opening and saving files, cut and paste, save/save as, spell-check, bullet or numbered lists, columns, clip art, Word templates, and printing.  Must be able to type and use a mouse.  Class meets for two sessions.
Instructor: Barbara Timone            Assistant: Sue
Thursday, June 2 and 9, 10:30-12:30 (class meets for two sessions)
Thursday, July 7 and 14, 10:30-12:30 (class meets for two sessions)

BEGINNING INTERNET- This class explains what the World Wide Web (www) is.  Learn Internet jargon and how to perform basic searches using a search engine or a known address.  No computer experience is required, however, it is helpful to have attended Beginning Computers first, or have some experience using the mouse and keyboard.
Instructor: Marsha Andersen            Assistant:  Emily & Tanya
Friday, June 10, 10:30-12:30
Friday, July 8, 10:30-12:30

Before taking these classes, we recommend that you attend all of the beginning classes or have equivalent experience.

INTERNET TIPS AND TRICKS (INTERNET II) - A continuation of Beginning Internet.  Learn to use all features of your browser to get anywhere on the Web!  Topics include how to get the most out of your menu bar, address bar, and button bar, how to organize “favorites,” and how to understand URL addresses.
Instructor: Marsha Andersen            Assistant: Tanya
Tuesday, June 28, 10:30-12:30
Tuesday, July 26, 10:30-12:30

BEGINNING FACEBOOK – A beginning introduction to Facebook.  Learn how to manage your Facebook account.
Class Requirements: You must have an email account and a Facebook account to attend this class and be comfortable using a computer.  You must come prepared for class with your email and Facebook user ID and password.
If you do not have these accounts, please come from 12:30-1:00 to meet with the instructors and sign up for your free accounts.
Instructors: Tanya Hearn and Marsha Andersen
Thursday, June 30, 1:00-3:00    (12:30-1:00 p.m. come and set up your email or Facebook account)
Thursday, July 28, 1:00-3:00    (12:30-1:00 p.m. come and set up your email or Facebook account)

INTERMEDIATE WORD (Word 2007) - A continuation of Beginning Word.  Expands and reviews skills introduced in Beginning Word.  Topics covered include mail merge, envelopes and labels, text boxes, and tables.  Beginning Word required, or the equivalent.  Must have had some experience using Word before attending the class.
Instructor: Barbara Timone            Assistant: Martha and Jordan
Thursday, July 21, 10:30-12:30    Topics: mail merge, envelopes, and labels
Thursday, July 28, 10:30-12:30    Topics: text boxes and tables

BEGINNING EXCEL-Learn what a spreadsheet is (the common use for this format is to display data), how to use Excel 2007, and basic functions to create a simple spreadsheet.  Must be able to type, use a mouse, and feel comfortable working in a Windows environment.  Word experience is helpful, but not required.
Instructor: Fred Skill                Assistant: Jack
Tuesday, June 21, 10:30-12:30
Monday, July 18, 10:30-12:30

COMPUTER Q & A-Bring your questions and come to discuss any problem on any computer program, such as “how do I…,” or “what should I do….”  Your questions will be answered using simple, non-technical language.  By asking questions you are helping others and each class will vary depending on the questions of the students.
Instructor: Fred Skill                Assistant: Jack
Monday, June 27, 10:30-12:30
Monday, July 25, 10:30-12:30

RESUME AND JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP – Learn how to make a resume, build job skills, and search for jobs.  You can do it all for free, 24/7, from home using Job and Career Accelerator.
Instructor: Tiffany Felicienne            Assistant: Kathy
Wednesday, June 15, 10:30-12:30
Sunday, June 12, 2:00-4:00            Wednesday, June 22, 10:30-12:30
Sunday, June 19, 2:00-4:00            Wednesday, June 29, 10:30-12:30
POWERPOINT, EXCEL, WORD, ACCESS –Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced Online Classes
Learn at your own pace.  Access free, self-paced, online computer classes.
Go to www.shastalibraries.org.  Select “Library Services.” Select Job and Career Accelerator.

Do you need help with your eReader (Kindle, Nook, etc)?
Attend the Computer Q&A class!