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Computer Classes for October

The following computer classes will be offered in October:

*MS Word I - presented on 10/08/12 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*MS Word II - presented on 10/10/12 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*MS Word III - presented on 10/22/12 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*MS Word IV - presented on 10/24/12 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

You must attend Part I in order to register for Part II, III, IV respectively.

Ask at the reference desk or call the library at 281-484-2036 for registration details.  Class size is limited to 8 students, so please sign-up as soon as possible.

*These are not classes for beginners.  Some basic computer knowledge is required.

 

Book "Bag" Sale!

The Friends of the Parker Williams Branch Library will be having a book sale on Saturday, September 29th, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This will be a book “bag” sale. Come and fill up a plastic bag with books for just $3.00, or fill up a paper bag with books for just $6.00. There will be hundreds of paperbacks and hardbacks to choose from. Bags will be furnished by the Friends.
Other items for sale include CD’s, DVD’s, cassettes, and VHS.
 

Winner of Parker Williams Adult Summer Reading Drawing

 

 

 

Congratulations to Velia Tudon, winner of a $30.00 Amazon gift card at the Parker Williams Branch. Ms. Tudon’s name was chosen randomly in the Adult Summer Reading prize drawing.  “Since I’m a recent retiree this was my first time to join and I was excited to finally have the time to do this.  I’m looking forward to next summer.”  When asked about her plans for the gift card, Ms. Tudon said she will be applying the funds toward the purchase of a Kindle Fire.  

Computer Classes for September

The following computer classes will be offered in September.
 

Internet Security I and II - September 10th and 12th, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Come to your library and learn about online safety as well as some tips and tricks to keep your PC/Laptop running smoothly and virus-free.
You may bring your laptop and try some of the suggestions on your own system.

E-mail Basic I and II - September 24th and 26th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  Come to your library and learn all about email. We'll show you how to get an account, use it, attach files, create contacts, etc.
**Some computer and internet basic skills required**


Please call or visit the library to register
 

Computer Class Schedule for August

The following computer classes will be offered in August.
 

Computer Classes for July

The following computer classes will be offered in July.

MS PowerPoint I and II - presented on July 9 and July 11, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.    You must attend Part I in order to register for Part II.  These are not computer classes for beginners.  Some basic computer knowledge is required. 

Computer Basics I and II - presented on July 23 and July 25, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  This class introduces a first time user to the desktop computer.  Participants will be familiarized with terms used and with different components and features of the computer.

To register for classes you may either stop by the reference desk or phone the library at 281-484-2036 and one of the librarians will sign you up for the classes, or you can register yourself by going to the events calendar.

Computer Classes for June

The following computer classes will be offered in June.

Microsoft Word I and Microsoft Word II, presented on June 4 and June 6, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  You must attend Part I in order to register for Part II.

Microsoft Excel I and Microsoft Excel II, presented on June 18 and June 20, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  You must attend Part I in order to register for Part II.


To register for classes you may either stop by the reference desk or phone the library at 281-484-2036 and one of the librarians will sign you up for the classes, or you can register yourself by going to the events calendar.
 

Free Computer Classes

The following computer classes will be offered beginning April 25th.

Internet Basics I and II, presented on Wednesday, April 25 and May 2, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  This class will cover how the Internet works, how to use a search engine, and how to perform various tasks using Internet software.    

Internet Security, presented on Wednesday, May 9, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  You must take Internet Basics I and II before taking this class. You will be shown tips and tricks about using and finding software to help you improve your PC's internet security.

eBooks for the Nook

Got a Nook?  The library has thousands of ebooks available to check out.  Join us on Monday, March 5th, at 2:00 p.m. to learn how to use your eReader  with our digital media catalog.

Computer Classes for March 2012

The following computer classes will be offered in March.

Internet Safety Essentials – Wednesday, March 7, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Windows Files & Folders I – Wednesday, March 14, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Windows Files & Folders II – Wednesday, March 21, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Contact the library at 281-484-2036 or stop by the reference desk to register for classes.  Space is limited.

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