Computer and Technology Classes


Tech Setup Fair

Saturday, January 9 

10:00 AM – NoonTechSetup

Get some new technology over the holidays? Our Tech Librarians will be on hand for 30 minute one-on-one sessions between 10:00 and noon on Saturday, January 9 to help you get started with it! Bring your tablets, fitness trackers, smartphones, and more! Call 330-343-6123 for more information and to register.


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Don’t see what your looking for, or can’t make it to, the scheduled classes below? Call 330-343-6123 to setup a one-on-one appointment with a Tech Librarian! Call 330-343-6123 to schedule your one-on-one tech session today!

 


Winter/Spring Computer classes

All classes meet from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM in the Tech Room unless otherwise indicated.

Call 330-343-6123 to register for classes.

February Classes:

Computer Basics Series: Desktop

Back by popular demand and updated to cover Windows 10, the computer basics series covers everything from turning on your computer to using a mouse to email and more. Know someone with little to no computer experience? With two opportunities to participate this fall, these free classes are a great place to start!

Computer Basics #1 – February 2

Have little to no computer experience? This class will cover computer basics including using the mouse and keyboard, basic Windows navigation, and some common applications. No computer experience is required. Registration required.

Computer Basics #2 – February 9

This follow-up class will cover surfing the Web, basic Internet safety, and setting up and using an email account. You must know how to use a keyboard and mouse before the class begins. Registration required

Computer Basics #3 – February 16

Move beyond the basics in this class, which will cover using a flash drive, emailing an attachment, and filling out forms online. You must know how to use a keyboard and mouse and have an email account before the class begins. Registration Required

Computer Basics Q & A – February 23 (Community Room)

Bring your questions to this informal session, where we’ll cover a variety of topics based on YOUR needs and interests. Topics covered may include copy & paste, organizing files and folders, and more. No registration required.


March Classes:

Social Media Q & A – March 1

Do you have questions about using social media? Bring them, along with your devices, to this Q & A round table session. From Facebook to Pinterest to Snapchat, we’ll answer your questions regarding a variety of social media platforms and issues

Microsoft Excel Series:

Microsoft Excel 101 – March 10

Get started making and using spreadsheets and learn the basics of Microsoft Excel in this hands-on class. Participants should have a basic knowledge of computers before the class begins. Registration Required

Microsoft Excel Q & A – March 17 (Community Room)

Bring all your Excel and spreadsheet questions to this informal session, and our instructor will help you find answers. No registration required.

Computer Security Basics – March 31 (Community Room)

Learn basic concepts and best practices for computer and Internet security in this introductory session, presented by Jeremy Bailey from Kent State Tuscarawas. A Q & A session will follow the short presentation on computer and internet security.


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May Classes:

Windows 10 Series:

Windows 10 Part 1 – May 12

Curious about the new operating system? This class, presented by Jeremy Bailey from Kent State Tuscarawas, will provide an interactive introduction to Windows 10, including basic navigation and Cortana. You must know how to use a mouse and keyboard before the class begins. Registration required.

Windows 10 Part 2 – May 19

This follow-up class, presented by Jeremy Bailey from Kent State Tuscarawas, will cover customizing your Windows 10 experience and some advanced navigation. You must know how to use a mouse and keyboard before the class begins. Registration required.


Special Events:

Minecraft Lock-in

Saturday, February 6, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Ages 8 – 18 are invited to come to the library for some fun playing Minecraft! Pizza and pop will be provided. Space is limited at this special after-hours event!  Registration with parental permission is required.


Children’s Traveling Tech Lab

Friday, April 15 at 2:30 PM

Kids and their parents are invited to stop by the Traveling Tech Lab, presented by NEO-RLS Emerging Technology Librarian Holly Klingler. After a short presentation, kids will be encouraged to go hands-on with fun technology designed to teach children how to code, create, and thing critically. Call 330-343-6123 to register for this fun, hands-on event.


What Would You Like To Learn?

Have a tech question or need some advice? We can help you with your computers, eReaders, and more! From getting you signed up with one of our digital collections like the Ohio Digital Library to learning how to make your own pamphlets with Microsoft Publisher to updating your profile on Facebook, our friendly Tech Librarians are here to help! What would you like to learn? Give us a call at 330-343-6123 to talk to a Tech Librarian or fill out the form below to suggest a class or request one-on-one tech training!

 

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