FREE Computer Classes at Loveland Public Library
COMPUTER BASICS 101
Computer Basics 101 is a course that’s designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before they can feel confident to move forward in their learning. Instruction covers Parts of the Computer, How to use a Mouse, How to Access Programs, Window Components, and Keyboard Shortcuts.
COMPUTER BASICS 201
This class builds on skills learned in Computer Basics 101. Topics include understanding drives including flash drives, creating folders to organize your files, learn to use Windows Explorer to navigate to your files and create files to understand how to save them.
Learn the fundamental tools for navigating and editing spreadsheets! Patrons will explore the powerful features of the ribbon and learn the best ways to navigate workbooks. You’ll learn time saving secrets of formatting and text editing for creating reports as well as the basics of creating formulas and charts.
You have sent and received your first email in Gmail 101. Now it is time to learn some more features of using email to communicate online by formatting, creating folders, and managing sent and received emails. Activate e-mail options, e.g. signature, vacation responses. Gmail account needed for this class.
GETTING STARTED WITH A WORDPRESS WEBSITE
In this Beginners WordPress class, you will start by learning the step by step basics of creating a WordPress website.
GETTING STARTED WITH SOCIAL MEDIA FOR YOUR BUSINESS
You will learn which social media platforms are best for your business and how to create a strategy for effectively using them. Social media platforms covered in depth include LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
Have a Gmail account? Now learn what you can do other than sending emails. This class is an introduction to exploring, sharing and searching the calendar. Create and share documents and presentations using the features in Google Drive. Collect information from anyone using Forms. Gmail account needed for this class.
INTRO TO TYPING
Introduction to Typing is ideal for anyone who is looking to improve their typing speeds or those who have not learned the proper way to type in the first place.
IPHONE FOR BEGINNERS
You will learn the basics of how to use the iPhone, including navigation techniques, working with apps, setting up email, managing contacts, and more.
Learn the fundamental skills for creating dynamic, professional presentations. After exploring the powerful features of the ribbon, patrons will create a customized slide show. You will be introduced to inserting pictures, transitions and animations as well as using the slide master and choosing styles to personalize your reports.
Learn the fundamental tools for one of the most popular programs used for creating resumes and letters! After exploring the powerful features of the ribbon, patrons will learn how to format and edit text. You will also learn how to customize spacing and create bulleted and numbered lists.
Build on the skills learned in WORD 101 to create professional reports and print material! Patrons will build on their text editing and formatting skills to create customized tables. This class will also help you use the tools for inserting pictures, art and shapes to design your own invitations or newsletters.