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September 3, 2012

Anderson library offers new computer classes

ANDERSON, Ind. — The Anderson Public Library will offer computer classes in September. Classes will be taught using the library’s new mobile instruction lab.

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Indiana State Library.

Registration is required. Register online at www.andersonlibrary.net or call 641-2456.

Classes are listed by date, title and description.

  •  Wednesday, Sept. 5, Introduction to Computers, 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 11, Introduction to Computers, 6 p.m.

This session is designed for people with little or no computing experience. Staff will introduce basic computer concepts that include mouse and keyboard skills, basic navigation, terminology, powering up, and properly shutting down the computer.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 12, Windows Basics, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 14, Windows Basics, 3 p.m.

This introductory guided tour of Windows has been updated for Windows Vista and Windows 7 and is designed with the beginner in mind. Attendees will have hands-on access and learn to perform basic tasks such as navigating through Windows, changing settings, creating shortcuts, opening applications, and saving files.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 18, Basic Internet Skills, 6 p.m.
  •  Wednesday, Sept. 19, Basic Internet Skills, 3 p.m.

This introductory course is designed for people with little or no experience using the Internet. Learn how to use search engines to find the information you want, shortcuts to find answers quickly, and address bars to go directly to desired websites. Use new skills to sample some of the offerings of the Internet.

  •  Wednesday, Sept. 26, Beginning E-Mail, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 29, Beginning E-Mail, 3 p.m.

Learn how to sign up for a free email account, write and send messages, set up an address book, and use options to personalize an account.

 

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