Computer Classes

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Fall 2017 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 and will begin August 21st.
Classes are 6:00-8:00 p.m unless otherwise noted.

The Basics

File Management Made Simple

Have you ever tried downloading a file and couldn't find it? Are you finding it difficult to manage your own data?  This class will provide basic knowledge in common file operations such as: working with folders, creating a new file, editing an existing file and saving it, opening a pre-existing file, backing up files using a ROM burner and other external devices.
Date offered: September 25

 

Introduction to Computers using Windows 10

This course will introduce the student to many of the features of the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.  The student will learn about what’s new about Windows 10. 
Date offered: September 11

 

Introduction to the Internet

This class will provide training to successfully access and navigate the Internet. Topics that will be covered are: browsers, internet security, connection types, what to look for in an internet service provider, and search engines.
Date offered: September 14


Library Services

Accessing Great Lakes Digital Library Using Libby

Note: This class is free admission.

Did you know the library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? Learn how you can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.
Date offered:

Zinio

Note: This class is free admission.

Zinio is the world's largest newsstand. Now, readers can read 136 different magazines on any screen. If you are interested in learning how to access free magazines on your computer or mobile device using your library card, this class is for you.
Dates offered: 


Mobile Technology

Connecting to the Cloud

Learn all about "The Cloud", what it is and how it is used.
Date offered: September 28

Ipad Basics

This course will cover some basic features of the iPad.  Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Date offered:  October 2

 

Introduction to the Android Tablet

This course will cover some of the basic features of the Android operating system including Google Play Store, app basics, settings and navigation.
Date offered:  October 5

  

Social Networking

Introduction to Facebook

Explore the social networking phenomenon that is Facebook. Participants will be shown how to set up their page, add a profile picture, find friends and family, control their content and ensure the security of their information.
Date offered: October 9

 

Facebook Beyond the Basics

Take a deeper look at the social networking phenomenon that is Facebook. Building on the Intro to Facebook class participants will be shown how to create groups, add pictures,videos and links, create tags, create lists and more!
Date offered: October 12