Have you never used a computer? Do you need help learning how? Your library is offering a series of FREE computer classes on Mondays in November:
Monday, November 10
Patrons will be taught how to use a computer mouse in order to properly navigate through the computer interface. The left- and right-click functions, the click and drag function, and the double click will be covered. Patrons will learn about the different cursor types as well as what they mean. In order to enhance the experience of this class, patrons have the opportunity to get a hands-on experience by taking an online mouse tutorial.
Monday, November 17
This course focuses on identifying the different parts of the computer as well as the many functions of an operating system. Patrons will learn about the relationship between hardware and software, what an operating system is, and how to perform tasks within the Windows 7 operating system. In order to enhance the experience of this class, patrons have the opportunity to get a hands-on experience with Windows 7.
Monday, November 24
The growth of the internet and the World Wide Web will be a wider focus of this class, with a specific emphasis on the social aspects of it. Topics to be discussed include internet searches, email, common website types, and popular modern social media websites including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit.
Each class has two available times: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OR 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Laptop computers will be available for use during these classes, allowing participants to follow along. Classes will be held in the main library's auditorium on the ground floor of the library. Because of the limited number of laptops available,registration is required.
For more information or to register, contact the library at 330-832-9831, ext. 327 or stop by the Computer Center and ask for Peter Klein or Karen Koher.
The Massillon Public Library is located at 208 Lincoln Way East. The Second Street entrance is handicap accessible.