Winter Computer Classes
The Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
that meet the need of most of
our library patrons. Whether you
are a beginner
of basic computer or internet skills or desire to gain
skills for the job
market we have you the patron in mind.
Registration is required and will begin January 18th
Classes are 6:30-8:30 p.m
File Management Made Simple
Have you ever tried downloading a file and couldn't find
you finding it difficult to manage your own data?
will provide basic knowledge in common file
as: working with folders, creating a new
file, editing an
file and saving it, opening a pre-
existing file, backing up
using a ROM burner and
other external devices.
Date offered: March 18
Introduction to Computers using Microsoft Vista
This course will introduce the student to many of the
new and improved features of the Microsoft Windows
operating system. The student will learn about navigation
and search capabilities, start menu features, tabbed
browsing, Windows Media Center, Windows sidebar, and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.
Date offered: February 25
Introduction to the Internet
This class will provide training to successfully access
navigate the Internet. Topics that will be covered
are: browsers, internet security, connection types, what
look for in an internet service provider, and search
Date offered: March 4
Basic skills for Microsoft Excel 2010
This class introduces basic spread sheet skills using Microsoft Excel 2010. Students will learn to navigate through the program to create simple spread sheets.
Gain skills necessary to create and format basic spreadsheets.
Calculate data using basic formulas and functions.
Other topics include cut, copy, and pasting cells
Using Microsoft Help.
Date offered: March 14
Intermediate Skills for Microsoft Excel 2010
This class exposes students to Excel’s table features. This feature is easy to use, and can make data retrieval very easy for things such as:
Call lists, personal inventory lists, group memberships, mailing labels.
Students will learn how to create, maintain, sort, and filter Excel tables, and more!
Students will learn how to insert, edit, and format a chart which is useful to track everything from budgets to blood pressures.
Date offered: March 21
Basic Skills for Microsoft Word 2010
This class introduces basic word-processing skills using Microsoft Word 2010.
Students will learn to navigate through the program to create professional-looking documents.
Gain skills necessary to open, close, save, print, format, and edit documents.
Learn how to cut, copy, and paste, as well as use the office clipboard.
Use Microsoft Help.
Date offered: February 21
Intermediate Skills for Microsoft Word 2010:
This class introduces the next level of skills using Microsoft Word 2010. In this course, students will learn how to:
Create and format tables, a dynamic feature used to create documents such as registrations forms, personal address labels, inventory lists, etc.
Students will learn simple techniques for enhancing brochures, flyers, etc., such as:
Inserting clip art,
Readability statistics and more!
Dates offered: February 28
Introduction to Facebook
Explore the social networking phenomenon that is Facebook.
Participants will be shown how to set up their page, add a
picture, find friends and family, control their content and
ensure the security of their information.
Date offered: March 7
Facebook Beyond the Basics
Take a deeper look at the social networking phenomenon that is Facebook. Building on the Intro to Facebook class participants will be shown how to create groups, add
pictures,videos and links, create tags, create lists and more!
Date offered: March 11
- $5.00 per session
- One-time, two hour
- Register in advance by
- Register only for classes
they meet the prerequisites.
- Call to cancel as
if unable to attend
- Arrive on time.