Computer Classes

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Winter 2021 Computer Classes

The Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
offers computer classes that meet the need of most of
our library patrons. Whether you are a beginner in need
of basic computer or internet skills or desire to gain
skills for the job market we have you the patron in mind.




Registration is required. To register fill out this form. Please call 356-6188 Ext #20 for more information.
Classes begin at 6 p.m. A Zoom link will be emailed to each student prior to class. Classes are free to attend.

The Basics

Introduction to Windows 10

This course will introduce the student to many of the features of the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.  The student  will explore and navigate the Windows 10 platform functions & features, including the new Start Menu, Windows 10’s digital assistant, Cortana, the new Quick Access feature in File Explorer; selected features of the Settings menu, and much more.
Date offered: February 1, 6 p.m. using Zoom


Internet Safety Basics

This class will provide training to successfully access and navigate the Internet. Learn how to protect yourself from scams and misinformation in the online environment. Basic computer and online safety measures will be addressed to recognize and protect against threats.
Date offered: February 8, 6 p.m. using Zoom

Google Apps

You must have a Google Account (i.e. Gmail) to attend this series of courses

Using the Cloud

Learn all about "The Cloud", what it is and how it is used. In this course, we will be exploring Google Drive and seeing how it can help in your everyday life. Google Drive is a free service from Google that allows you to store files online and access them anywhere using the cloud. Because of this you can access your files from any computer that has internet service.
Date offered: February 22, 6 p.m. using Zoom


Google Docs Basics

Learn how to use Google Docs. Google Docs is a free and simple online word processor, similar to Microsoft Word. We'll learn how to: create a document with a variety of formatting, photos, and links; save and manage your documents; understand all the changes made to a document over time; and work collaboratively on a document.
Date offered: March 1, 6 p.m. using Zoom


Google Sheets Basics

Learn how to use Google Sheets. Google Sheets is a free and simple online spreadsheet creator, similar to Microsoft Excel. We'll learn how to: organize data in a spreadsheet, calculate numbers automatically in a spreadsheet using formulas, create graphs from data in a spreadsheet, and work collaboratively on a spreadsheet.
Date offered: March 8, 6 p.m. using Zoom


Google Slides Basics

Need to create a slide presentation for your job or class? Google Slides is a free online presentation software. The student will learn how to create, edit and save a basic slide presentation.
Date offered: March 15, 6 p.m. using Zoom