Computer Class

August Computer Classes

InternetIn August, we are offering the following computer classes:

Computer Basics—August 3
Beginner Internet—August 10
Beginner Excel—August 17
Intermediate Excel—August 24
Mobile Devices One-on-One—August 31

All classes are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.  One-on-one sessions are 30 minutes each.  You are welcome to bring your own device.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

Technology Topics for August

To register for a technology class at the Northwest Branch Library, please visit the calendar here. Technology education classes and topics for the Month of August include:

How to Make Business Cards with Microsoft Publisher

Whether you need to replenish your stock of business cards in an hour, not a week, you need look no further than Microsoft Publisher to easily make quality business cards. Use Publisher's templates to ensure you’ll get the measurements and positioning correct and that you’ll always have a saved version to reprint or adjust for new employees. August 1st at 10:30am.

Learning Express Graduate School Edition

Adult Services & Technology Training Courses in August!

 

Adults - Check out what all Adult & Technology Services has planned next month at your library! Click on the following link to download your own copy:

https://tinyurl.com/y865yruz

The Friends of Freeman Library make these free events & services possible.

Adults - Friday, 7/28 @ 3:30 PM - FamilySearch Genealogy Classes - Final Class of the Session!

Learning about our ancestors helps us better understand who we are-creating a family bond, linking the present to the past, and building a bridge to the future.

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. It's all about family!

Adult Programs in August

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All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked Registration Required.

Computer Class: eMail: Spam, Attachments: Thursday, August 3, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Meditation for Stress Reduction and Relaxation (For Ages 18+): Saturday, August 5, 10:30 am. Rosalinda Segovia-Robertson, National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers, will teach a class about relaxing and easing stress through meditation. Dress comfortably. No registration required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, August 8, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the Month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework. No registration required.

Computer Class: Custom Greeting Cards: Thursday, August 10, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Computer Class: One on One Computer Help: Thursday, August 17, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Sign up for a 30-minute time slot for one-on-one computer help. Registration Required.

Book Discussion- ‘Leaving Time: A Novel’ by Jodi Picoult. Monday, August 21, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife, and an accomplished scientist who studied grief among elephants. Yet it has been a decade since she disappeared under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind her small daughter, husband, and the animals to which she devoted her life. All signs point to abandonment . . . or worse. Still Jenna--now thirteen years old and truly orphaned by a father maddened by grief--steadfastly refuses to believe in her mother's desertion. Deeply moving and suspenseful, Leaving Time is a radiant exploration of the enduring love between mothers and daughters. Ages 18+. No registration required. Call 281-471-4022 to reserve a copy.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, August 22, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the Month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

Computer Class: Transfer Photos From Phone to USB: Thursday, August 24, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Crafting for Adults: Gift Bag Ideas. Saturday, August 26, 10:30 am. Learn to make gift bags for various occasions! Registration Required.

Computer Class: Excel-Formulas, Sort & Header: Thursday, August 31, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

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Fantasy Football 101

There are still openings for our #FantasyFootball101 class happening on July 31st at 7pm.

To succeed in fantasy football, you will need the business shrewdness of a general manager, the knowledge of a pro scout, and the strategy of a head coach. Fantasy football allows you to compose and control your own team of NFL players. Learn the fundamentals of the game and discover where you can play different types of fantasy football to compete against friends and/or strangers.

Adults - Thursday, 7/27 @ 6:30 - YouTube Basics for Content Creators!

Have you ever wanted to use your webcamera to create videos and promote them through YouTube? Many people are creating engaging, fun content on YouTube, some of whom have even launched careers through it! Basics of account creation and management will be discussed, as well as a quick tutorial on how to create a trailer reaction video.

This Summer Reading Program event assumes a basic mastery of computers, internet usage, and email usage from its attendees. The Friends of Freeman Library support this program.

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

Do you need help with online searching and online job applications?  The Katy Branch Library is offering a class on Monday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m. to help you with your job search.  The class will cover conducting job searches online as well as practice applying on a job search engine, such as Indeed.com and Monster.com.  No registration is necessary.

Microsoft Publisher for flyers, postcards, invitations and more

Do you need to make flyers, brochures, invitations, postcards, newsletters, or other kinds of publications for your small business, church group or other organization? A good option is Microsoft Publisher, which enables you to easily place text and pictures on the page in whatever sizes or configurations look best, and it is available on library computers (easily save as PDF to open up on any other computer). Come to a free introductory session on Thursday, July 20 at 3 p.m. to learn the basics. Then get started on your project -- the librarians are here to help and you can also attend a follow up session. Register by calling 281-484-2036 or by clicking on our events calendar.

Technology Topics for July

To register for a technology class at the Northwest Branch Library, please visit the calendar here. Technology education classes and topics for the Month of June include:

Website design with WIX

In the online age that we live in, having a professional website is an absolute necessity for nearly all career choices and business ventures. A great website can simultaneously operate as a marketing tool, a store platform, a display of works and skills, a communication channel and as an engine for branding. Ability Level: Intermediate. Requirements: Must be able to type, use mouse, have an email address and have some familiarity with social media. Dates: July 8th and July 22nd at 10:00am. 

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