||Take a Computer Class at the Library!
Classes last approximately two hours and require pre-registration.
There will be a $5 non-refundable fee due at time of sign-up.
You must be a Lower Macungie Library cardholder to participate in the classes.
Please stop by at the circulation desk to check for availability and to sign up for classes.
September 2014 Classes
Intro to Computer Basics: Level 1 -- Friday, September 5th @ 10am
Learn the basics of using a computer, both its external and internal parts, using a mouse, and basic windows operation.
Intro to Computer Basics: Level 2 -- Tuesday, September 9th @ 5pm
Topics will include how to cut and paste, file management, webpage toolbar functions, control panel functions, and simple web searches.
Intro to the Web -- Saturday, September 13th @ 10am
An introductory course on learning to navigate web pages, basic searches, downloading files, and printing.
Ancestry Library Edition -- Part 1: Tuesday, September 16th @ 5pm
Learn genealogy basis while researching your family tree history using these international databases and other online resources.
Part 1: Getting Started With Hands-on Training ; Part 2: Fine Tuning Information Retrieval
Intro to Microsoft Word 2010 -- Friday, September 19th @ 1pm
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word which makes documents easier to create, share, and read.
Heritage Quest -- Tuesday, September 23rd @ 5pm
This class will explore search techniques to access unique American genealogical databases dating back to the 1700’s which can be accessed from home computers. It will include US Census records, Revolutionary War records, book and periodical indexes of local and family histories from around the world, post-Civil War southern and African American family records, and US House and Senate documents.
Social Networking -- Wednesday, September 24th @ 5pm
We’ll cover the fundamentals of the most popular sites, explain how to create a new account, discuss the more commonly used functions, and make sure you’re taking the steps needed to protect you and your information.
Intro to PowerPoint 2010 -- Thursday, September 25th @ 5pm
We’ll cover how to create and present professional-looking slide presentations. Students will be introduced to navigating basics that will enable them to insert text, themes, images, SmartArt graphics, sound, and video in a presentation.
Intro to Excel 2010 -- Friday, September 26th @ 10am
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. Topics covered include: uses of Excel, formatting of spreadsheets, & simple formulas.
Job Searching and Resume Basics -- Tuesday, September 30th @ 1pm
This class will explore a variety of online employment resources (from skill assessments to popular job search sites), introduce the print career resources available at the library, and cover resume and cover letter writing basics.