The library offers free, introductory computer classes to the public on Tuesday and Thursday evening, and one Saturday according to the following schedule.

All computer classes are held in the Computer Lab located on the lower level foyer by the back door. 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 Reference Services at (812) 949-3523.

Upcoming Classes

LibreOffice Calc Level 2 (a FREE Microsoft Excel alternative)

Thursday, September 21st

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Build on the skills you learned in LibreOffice Calc Level 1. Topics include: range names vs. absolute cell addressing; using a lookup table; and using the IF function.

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Open Source Alternatives to Commercial Software

Tuesday, September 26th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Looking for free alternatives to commercial software? Find out what is available in this class.

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Portable Applications: Take Your Software With You

Thursday, September 28th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Come to class and learn about the suite available through LibreOffice that allows you to take your applications with you! This includes a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database.

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Computer ABC’s

Tuesday, October 3rd

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Learn the very basics of computers, from what everything is, to how to turn it on, restart it, and shut it down.

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Internet Basics

Tuesday, October 17th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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.

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Beginner Word

Thursday, October 19th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

This is a class for those with little to no experience with Word. You will learn how to create and save documents, edit saved documents, change your font and text size, and basic formatting.

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Beginner Excel

Tuesday, October 24th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

This is a class for those who have little to no experience with Excel. You will learn how excel works, how to enter data, some easy functions, the difference between numbers and text, and some terms related to Excel.

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Managing Documents

Thursday, October 26th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Do you need help managing your files? Come learn how to make your life easier with a little organization on your computer.

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