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Upcoming Tech Classes Online Genealogy Resource Class button Open Tech Lab

Classes are held on Monday evenings at 6pm, 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.

Classes are free and open to the public.

Class topics vary through out the year. Have a suggestion for a class that's not offered? Email us!

Click here for April 2015 classes


Drop-in Tech Lab, Tuesdays 10am-noon
Have a question about computing? Want a lesson in a particular program - or just a place to practice? Drop in to our drop-in tech lab. Staff is available to help and give guideance. It’s free & no appointment is needed!

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Computer Basics
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 is necessary.

Internet Basics
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!

Internet Search Tips
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.

Email Basics 1
An 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 Basics 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 emailing easier.

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 practice.

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.

Photo Sharing
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.

Online Health Resources
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

Investing? Growing your business? Learn to use the Gale Business and Company Resource Center to get detailed industry news, investment reports, company histories and more.

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 scratch.

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 read.

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.

Excel I
Start managing your financial and budget information on Microsoft Excel 2007 spreadsheets. Learn to use program essentials and view, navigate, and enter data.

Excel II
Learn more 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 electronic scrapbooks.

PowerPoint Multimedia and Animations 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 engaged.

Powerpoint Tips & Tricks Learn shortcuts and best practices to work more easily and quickly.

Allegany County Newspapers Online
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 the globe!

This page was last updated April 02, 2015.

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