The library offers free, introductory computer classes. All computer classes are held in the Gallery Room, located on the lower level of the Library. Due to limited space, advanced registration is required. You will also need a flash drive for the classes, although you can use the same drive for all classes.

To register, or if you have any questions, please call Customer Services at (812) 949-3523.

Upcoming Classes

Computer 101

Wednesday, September 5

10:30 AM – 12 PM

In this class, you will learn the basics of computers. We will briefly cover the terms ‘hardware’ and ‘software’. You will get an understanding of the different types and parts of computers and how to perform essential functions.

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Beginner Excel

Thursday, September 6

6 PM – 7:30 PM

Learn the basics of 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.

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Beginner Word

Tuesday, September 11

10:30 AM – 12 PM

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 change your text, as well as changing your margins and paragraphs, and making lists. Once you have created your document, you will learn the steps to print it out.

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Intermediate Excel

Thursday, September 13

6 PM – 7:30 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 as well as how to utilize cell references between worksheets. Lastly, the instructor will cover conditional formatting and formulas that use cell references and basic mathematical calculations.

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Intermediate Word

Tuesday, September 18

10:30 AM – 12 PM

Build on what you learned in Beginner Word. You will learn how to make and manipulate a table, how to create documents that use photos and graphics, and how to use some of the different templates that Word has available. Lastly, you will learn various formatting tools.

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Career Transitions

Thursday, September 20

6 PM – 7:30 PM

Use Career Transitions, provided by your library, to get job-seeking tips, create resumes and cover letters, and practice interviewing with online simulations. Be sure to bring your email address and email password to class in order to get the most out of the Career Transitions website. If you don’t have an email address, see one of our librarians to get one set up.

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Intro to Publisher

Monday, September 24

6 PM – 7:30 PM

Learn the basics of Microsoft Publisher in this informative class. You will be taught picture and text formatting, how to add backgrounds, and how to make and add a page as well as other basic elements of this helpful program.

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Intro to PowerPoint

Tuesday, September 25

6 PM – 7:30 PM

Come learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint and how to use it to make a professional presentation. In this class you will learn how to create a PowerPoint document, how to choose a style, how to import media, and also receive some tips on how to make your presentation the best it can be!

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