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

Computer ABC’s

Tuesday, July 11th
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

Thursday, July 13th
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

Tuesday, July 18th
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Learn how to create and save documents, editing saved documents, how to change your font and text size, and basic formatting.

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Beginner Excel

Thursday, July 20th
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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

Tuesday, July 25th
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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Managing Digital Photos

Thursday, July 27th
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

For those who would like to learn basic photo editing; this class shows you a free alternative to Photoshop. You will learn basic photo editing skills.

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Beginner Word

Tuesday, August 1st
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Learn how to create and save documents, editing saved documents, how to change your font and text size, and basic formatting.

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Beginner Excel

Thursday, August 3rd
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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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Intermediate Word

Tuesday, August 8th
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Building on the skills learned in Beginner Word, participants will delve a little deeper into the functions of Word. Learn how to find and replace text, use the thesaurus, and organize toolbars.

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Intermediate Excel

Thursday, August 10th
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Build on the skills you learned in Beginner Excel. Learn how to do calculations, execute row and column management, format, as well as use graphs and charts.

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Bring Your Own Device: Windows 10

Saturday, August 12th

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Windows 10 is the newest operating system for Microsoft. Learn about all the new features of this long anticipated new system.

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Email Level 2

Tuesday, August 15th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Continue building your skills using email. Learn how to forward emails, how to use a cc, and how to manipulate attachments.

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Digital Scrapbooking

Thursday, August 17th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Get in on the excitement of keeping up with your digital photos by learning how to use digital scrapbooking! Learn which resources you can use to make a digital version of a scrapbook.

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Intro to Blogging

Tuesday, August 22nd

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Interested in sharing your stories and thoughts through blogging? Come to this class and learn about this popular trend, some free websites for blogging, and tips for maintaining your blog.

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Staying Safe on the Internet

Thursday, August 24th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Build on the skills you learned in Internet Basics by ensuring 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.

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