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Computer Security
Excel
PowerPoint
Word

The library is pleased to offer FREE introductory computer classes on popular topics.  Although there is no fee, registration is required (see below) and classes are limited to 9 students per session.  Classes are held in the library’s second floor conference room on laptops provided by us – no need to bring your own computer.

To register, please fill out the online form (or pick up a paper form the next time you're in the library).  We will email you to confirm your registration.  If you have questions, please email Assistant Director Mike Boedicker at mboedicker@danvillepubliclibrary.org.


 MAY 2017 CLASSES
(our Basic Computer Skills class will return in June)

Exploring Excel: The Basics
May 13, 2-4 pm
or
May 23, 10 am-noon

In this 2-hour class, we will cover the basics of Microsoft Excel: how to move around in Excel; create,modify, and manage worksheets and workbooks; work with basic calculations; and insert graphs and charts.

Prerequisites: Participants should be familiar with how to use a computer and Microsoft Word.


Basic Computer Security
May 10, 10-11:30 am
or
May 27, 10-11:30 am

In this 1½ hour class, we will learn about the basics of computer security.  Some topics that will be covered are: What is malware and how can I prevent it?  What exactly is hacking and how do they do it?  How can I protect my identity online?

Prerequisites: Participants should have basic to intermediate knowledge of computers, the Internet, and mobile devices.


Introduction to Microsoft Word
May 2, 10-11:30 am
or
May 20, 3-4:30 pm 

In this 1½ hour class, we will cover the basics of word processing in MS Word: creating, editing, and saving documents; changing layouts, fonts, and margins; adding headers and footers; using templates to quickly create resumes and other documents; and printing options.

Prerequisites: Participants should be familiar with how to use a computer and mouse.


Exploring PowerPoint: The Basics
May 2, 6-8 pm 
or
May 27, 2-4 pm

In this 2-hour class, we will cover the basics of creating a PowerPoint presentation from start to finish: how to move around in PowerPoint; create a new presentation; add a theme, text, pictures, sounds, and videos; include easy animations and transitions; and run the presentation.

Prerequisites: Participants should be familiar with how to use a computer and Microsoft Word.

Register for a Class