If you have never used a computer and would like help learning, Massillon Public Library is offering a mini-series of free computer classes during the month of July.
The first class is Computer Basics, on Monday, July 20, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This course focuses on identifying the different parts of the computer as well as the various functions of an operating system. Those attending will learn how to perform tasks within the Windows 7 system. Also on July 20, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m., a Microsoft Excel class will teach participants how to create spreadsheets and perform some basic functions in Microsoft Excel 2007.
On Monday, July 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., participants in the Internet Basics will go over internet terminology, visit some popular websites, and learn how to perform a variety of different internet searches. Later on July 27, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m., a Power Point class will show participants how to create a slide presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2007.
Laptop computers will be available for use during these classes, or attendees may bring their own. Because space and the number of available laptops is limited, registration is required. For more information or to register, contact the Computer Center at 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
These classes are made possible by a grant from Guiding Ohio Online, an AmeriCorps program granted by ServeOhio, the Ohio Commission on Service and Volunteerism, and administered through the State Library of Ohio.
FREE one-on-one technology help is also offered in the main library Computer Center. Stop by and ask for Americorp trainer-Peter Klein. Or, call 330-832-9831, ext. 327 to schedule an appointment.
The Massillon Public Library is located at 208 Lincoln Way East. The Second Street entrance is handicap accessible.