Computer Classes

September 2014 Computer Classes at Southwest Library

You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library.  Session begin at 10 a.m. and end at 12 noon.  September sessions include Email Basics (Sept. 9), Introduction to Microsoft Word (Sept. 16), Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Sept. 23) and Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint (Sept. 30).  Please note that class will not be held on Sept. 2.

MLK Zine & InDesign Workshop

The library is starting a ZINE and wants you to be a part of it!Join us in the Dream Lab starting at 4 p.m. to learn what a zine is and how you can help us create it.We'll also show you how to use Adobe InDesign CS6 to create a zine and begin our plans for this new publication, including picking out what we'll call it!

Heritage Quest Database Demonstration

Come learn about one of the most unique databases: Heritage Quest. We will explore census records, special search functions for books and articles, Revolutionary War  and Freedman’s Bank records, and U.S. Serial Sets.

Better Living Through Email: Getting Your Message Across with Mailchimp

Are you a small business that needs a polished professional way to send important messages to your customers? Are you an artist looking to bring your next project to a wider audience? Or maybe you just want impress guests with your next dinner party invite.

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Need help with your job search? Come to the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic where you will receive individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:     Creating an email account;     Establishing a job board account;     Building your résumé;     Conducting online job searches; and     Completing online job applications.The clinic will run from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Computer Lab, Room 311.Questions? Call 202-727-1471.

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.Computer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.You will learn to:

Self-Paced Online Training (SPOT) Lab

Enhance your computer software and webpage development skills with self-paced online training that offer video presentations and step-by-step instructions.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and basic mouse and keyboarding skills.

Self-Paced Online Training (SPOT) Lab

Enhance your computer software and webpage development skills with self-paced online training that offer video presentations and step-by-step instructions.Instructor: D. GreenComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and basic mouse and keyboarding skills.

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. GreenComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.Class Objectives:

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.Class Objectives:

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