Adams Library plans computer classes

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The Adams Memorial Library is having a series of computer classes to help our patrons and citizens of Cannon County learn more about the necessary evil in our lives - computers.

Even if you don't own a computer, knowing how to work with computerized devices is becoming a must in our society. Unless you always pay with cash, you are now having to use a variety of different credit card machines to make even the simplest purchase. Being familiar with how computers work is becoming as necessary as knowing how to drive a car. During the next few weeks computer classes on introductory topics will be given in the Jennings Community Room at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Please sign up at the Circulation Desk if you want to participate.

Friday, March 18: Introduction to MS Word and Graphics. 11:30 a.m.

MS Word has become a standard in word processing and has powerful tools to create beautiful documents such as: invitations, advertising, letters, business cards, menus and anything else you can think of. Marsha Petty, Library Director, is well versed in all the tricks of making beautiful documents easily and quickly.]

Tuesday, March 22: Introduction to MS Word and Line Spacing & Paragraph Spacing. 11:30 a.m.

This class will explain how to modify the line and paragraph spacing in MS Word. Learn how to make your document more readable and understandable by changing from the standard spacing formats.

Tuesday, March 22: Introduction to Keyboarding/Home Row. 12:30 p.m.

Learn the basics and practice those keyboarding skills.

Thursday, March 24: Introduction to MS Word/Creating a Letter. 11:30 a.m.

MS Word had many standard templates for creating a letter. Learn how to find these and use them as they are or modify them to suit your specific needs.

Thursday, March 24: Computer Maintenance. 11:30 a.m.

Come learn the basics in keeping your computer up-to-date and safe.

Thursday, March 24: Introduction to Keyboarding/Extended Letters (ETRVBNMYUI). 12:30 p.m.

Spend some time with the extended letters from the home row. Enhance your typing skills with another lesson on computer keyboards.

Tuesday, March 29: Introduction to MS Word/Common Tasks/Copy-Paste, New, Saving, Creating PDFs. 11:30 a.m.

This class will explain various tasks common to MS Word that make document creating easier. It will explain how to create Portable Document Formats or PDFs which will translate your Word document in a format that can be read by all most any computer or device.

Tuesday, March 29: Introduction to Keyboarding/Third Row (Hard to reach QWZXOP,./?). 12:30 p.m.

Continue learning about the keyboard as you explore the more difficult to reach letters.

Thursday, March 31: Introduction to MS Word/Creating a Flyer. 11:30 a.m.

Come to this class to learn how to set up and create a flyer to advertise or announce an event important to your life. Learn how to create an eye catching flyer with simple tricks of the trade. These skills can also be used in a variety of other ways as well, so if creating a flyer isn't something you'll be doing, you will be able to create other documents that will be of interest.

Thursday, March 31: Introduction to Keyboarding/Numbers and Review. 12:30 p.m.

Finish the keyboarding class series with the final class in numbers and review previous class information.

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