Free Computer Classes
@ Lake Blackshear Regional Library
307 East Lamar Street, Americus, GA 31709
229-924-8091 •
www.lbrls.org

Free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Each class meets for about an hour. Space at each class is limited. Arrive early and pick up a number at the desk. Students may be asked for current photo ID proving he/she is 16 years or older to participate.

  February & March 2014 

 

Class

Audience 

Date

Time

Personal Computer (PC) Basics Adult 2/1/14 11am
Microsoft Excel for Beginners Adult 2/8/14 11am
Internet for Beginners Adult 2/15/14 11am
Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
Adult 2/22/14 11am

Personal Computer (PC) Basics

Adult

3/1/14

11am

Internet for Beginners

Adult

3/8/14

11am

Microsoft Word for Beginners

Adult

3/15/14

11am

Microsoft Excel for Beginners Adult 3/22/14 11am
Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
Adult 3/29/14 11am

 

Personal Computer (PC) Basics

This fundamental class, or equivalent experience on PCs, is recommended before enrolling in our other classes. This introductory class covers the most basic personal computing principles: the parts of the PC, the desktop display, customizing the screen, and using the mouse.


Internet for Beginners

Mastery of PC Basics is recommended before taking this course. Ideal for those who want to begin using the internet, this class will cover the basics of accessing the World Wide Web and using an internet browser to find information.


Microsoft Word for Beginners

Knowledge of PC basics is recommended prior to this class. This class explains the basics of word processing: creating a document, adjusting its format, saving, and printing.


Microsoft Excel for Beginners

Knowledge of PC basics and general knowledge of a Windows operating system is recommended prior to this class. The class will create and work with Excel spreadsheets, the computer equivalent of paper ledger sheets. A spreadsheet’s grid of columns and rows makes number manipulation easy. Entering data, formatting, cell alignment, fonts, mathematical calculations, and functions will be discussed.

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners

Knowledge of PC Basics, or equivalent experience on PCs, is recommended before taking this course. Learn how to make simple presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.  This class will teach the basics of creating slide shows, the standard for informational, business and classroom presentations.

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The Lake Blackshear Regional Library (Americus) holds a subscription to BookPage, courtesy of the Sumter County Friends of the Public Library, and keeps current copies at the front desk. These are free to the public. Click here to go to the online BookPage.

Our Mission

The Lake Blackshear Regional Library System's mission is to provide organized access to information through various formats and meet educational, informational, recreational and cultural needs of the citizens of Crisp, Dooly, Schley and Sumter Counties, and to improve efficiency in operations.

The Sumter County Library Board meets at 6:00 PM on the first Tuesday of January, April, July and October at the Lake Blackshear Regional Library.

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