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Free Basic Computer Classes at Pack Library


Pack Library has resumed our popular series of basic computer classes on Tuesdays in October. Free computer classes for beginners will be offered in the computer lab on the lower level of the library. You can take all the classes in the series or just the ones you need.

Space is limited, so registration is required for all classes. To register, contact Cheryl Middleton at 250-4754 or email cheryl.middleton@buncombecounty.org.

The schedule for our October classes is:

MOUSING AROUND & COMPUTER BASICS
Tuesday, October 9                         2pm – 4:30pm
Get comfortable with the computer; learn to use the mouse; become familiar with Windows. This class is for anyone with little or NO computer experience. Note: This is not a keyboarding/typing class.

INTERNET FOR BEGINNERS, PART 1
Tuesday, October 16                       2pm-4:30pm
Basic introduction to the Internet; get online using web addresses; become familiar with Internet Explorer.  Prerequisites: Mousing/Computer Basics class – or familiarity with keyboard and mouse.

INTERNET FOR BEGINNERS, PART 2
Tuesday, October 23                       2pm-4:30pm
Expand on the information from Internet Part 1; learn to use search engines to find the information you need (Google); learn to evaluate websites and online information. Prerequisites:  Internet for Beginners, Part 1

MICROSOFT WORD – THE BASICS
Tuesday, October 30                       2pm-4:30pm
Learn how to create, save and print a word processing document; includes using spelling and grammar check and the word toolbar. Prerequisites:  Completion of preceding classes in this series – or familiarity with mouse/keyboard and basic elements of Windows.