Classes are held on Monday
evenings at 7pm, and last for about an hour and a half. Each class is taught by
library staff. Classes are "hands-on," designed for one
student per computer.
Space is limited,
so pre-registration is required. Participants need to have basic mouse and
keyboard skills unless otherwise noted.
Call, email, or stop in for more
information or to reserve your spot.
are free and open to the public.
Ready to get
started with computers? Learn how to turn the computer on and off, use the
mouse, get online and basic keyboarding. New users welcome! No experience
Internet Search Tips
Learn how to
get online and start using the Internet. Practice your Windows skills &
use Internet Explorer to see different websites and surf the World Wide
Web. No experience needed. New users welcome!
Learn simple strategies to find
what you need quickly and easily on the Internet. Go beyond the basics of
Internet Explorer and Google to get the most out of your time online.
Have a question about computing? Want a lesson in a particular program -
or just a place to practice? Drop in to our open laptop lab. Staff is
available to help and give guideance. It’s free & no appointment is
Looking for computer skills for job hunting? Try
Email Basics 1
email account unlocks the online world. We’ll help you set up a free email
account and teach you how to send and receive email so you can start
connecting with friends, family, businesses and more online.
Email Plus 2
Want to make your email easier to use? Learn how to deal with attachments,
set up contacts, send to more than one person and get tips to make
Facebook and Social Networking
Facebook is everywhere – learn why and how to share safely and securely
with friends, promote your business, connect with supporters.
Create a Website
More and more people find products and services online. Learn to use free
software to build a simple website for your business or personal use
What if you could make phone calls – even with video – for free? Skype is
an Internet service that lets you do just that. See a demonstration, set
up an account, and learn how to get connected to faraway friends.
Digital Photo 1
Learn tips for using your digital camera, how
to transfer and save your photos to your computer as well as the basics of
editing. Bring a camera and cable and/or saved pictures to class for
Digital Photo 2
Learn how to save and organize your photos so you can find them later - to
print, email, or upload them to the Web. edit Bring a camera and cable
and/or saved pictures for practice.
Want to share photos with family and friends? Learn
to email photos in a flash. A valid email address is required for this
class. Bring camera and cable and/or saved pictures to class.
There’s lots of health information online, but how much of
it can you trust? This class focuses on finding web resources from
well-established, authoritative sources and teaches users how to “check
up” on their health information.
Online Business Resources
your business? Learn to use the Gale Business and Company Resource Center
to get detailed industry news, investment reports, company histories and
Microsoft Word 2010 1
Step up to Microsoft Word
2010. Learn how it’s different from previous versions and which features
you’ll use most. Learn how to personalize Word and create documents from
Microsoft Word 2010 2
Learn how to edit and format
your documents and add images to them so they’re eye-catching and easy to
Microsoft Word 3
Find out how easy it is to
create mailing labels and lists in Word. This class will take you from
printing envelopes to creating letters and mailing lists to use for a
variety of purposes.
managing your financial and budget information on Microsoft Excel 2007
spreadsheets. Learn to use program essentials and view, navigate, and
about Excel spreadsheets: how to enter formulas; manage rows and columns;
and set up spreadsheets for printing.
Microsoft Powerpoint 2010
Create professional looking multimedia presentations with special effects
and graphics for work presentations, community group displays, or
PowerPoint Multimedia and
Learn to add video, audio, Web links, and animations to your presentations
to get your points across, help you pace your slide shows and keep people
Powerpoint Tips & Tricks
Learn shortcuts and best practices to work more easily and quickly.
Allegany County Newspapers
The library has digitized its microfilm - what does that mean for you?
More access! In this class, learn how to access pre-1923 records and
newspapers at the library and from anywhere on the web 27/7!
Online Genealogy Resources
Interested in family history? Learn about resources
that will help you trace your ancestors from Allegany County and across
This page was last updated
January 27, 2014.