Upcoming Events at the Newport News Public Library System

Join us for the following events, classes, and programs at your local Newport News library. All events are free and some events require registration (where listed).
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Main Street Library
Saturday, May. 7, 10:30am-1:30pm
Join us at Main Street Library for a Grant Writing Workshop presented by Christopher Newport University professor, Dr. Jean Filetti.  This three-hour course will go over how to write a grant proposal, along with helpful tips, and recommended resources.  The event is free, though registration is required, and limited to 20 participants.
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Wednesday, May. 4, 6:30pm-8:30pm
A one session two hour course, students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring Windows 7. Basic part of the computer will be explained and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Prerequisites: None Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using the mouse to click on Icons and open programs, Identify computer components (This is not a typing class)
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, May. 5, 10:30am-12:30pm
or call 757-247-8677.
A one session two hour course, students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring Windows 7. Basic part of the computer will be explained and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Prerequisites: None Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using the mouse to click on Icons and open programs, Identify computer components (This is not a typing class)
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, May. 5, 3pm - 5pm
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course, students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring Windows 7. Basic part of the computer will be explained and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Prerequisites: None Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using the mouse to click on Icons and open programs, Identify computer components (This is not a typing class)
iPad for Newbies Workshop- Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Monday, May. 9, 3pm-5pm
or call 757-369-6810.
Have an iPad and not sure how to use it? Join us for the iPad for Newbies Workshop. Learn the basic uses of your iPad.
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Tuesday, May. 10, 10:30am-12:30pm
or call 757-247-8677.
A one session two hour course, students will build upon skills learned in the Computer Basics 101 class. Upon completion students will be able to use the mouse and perform Computer Basics functions such as open/close windows, type simple text on a document, print, save, and organize documents. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Moving Windows, Printing and Saving, and Basic Desktop functions.
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, May. 10, 3pm - 5pm
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course, students will build upon skills learned in the Computer Basics 101 class. Upon completion students will be able to use the mouse and perform Computer Basics functions such as open/close windows, type simple text on a document, print, save, and organize documents. prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Moving Windows, Printing and Saving, and Basic Desktop functions.
Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, May. 11, 3:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.
or call 757-369-6810.

Network with others while obtaining some needed skills for entering the workforce. The workshop is geared toward providing assistance with online job search, creating an email account, designing a resume, or completing an online application.

Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Wednesday, May. 11, 6:30pm-8:30pm
or call 757-591-4858.
A one session two hour course, students will build upon skills learned in the Computer Basics 101 class. Upon completion students will be able to use the mouse and perform Computer Basics functions such as open/close windows, type simple text on a document, print, save, and organize documents. prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Moving Windows, Printing and Saving, and Basic Desktop functions.
Word 201 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, May. 12, 10a.m. - 12p.m.
or call 757-247-8677.
A one session two hour course introduces users to the Microsoft Word program and explains the basic features required to create a document.  Prerequisites: Computer Basics   Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using ribbon tabs and Creating a simple document
 
Word 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, May. 12, 3p.m. - 5p.m.
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course introduces users to the Microsoft Word program and explains the basic features required to create a document.  Prerequisites: Computer Basics   Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using ribbon tabs and Creating a simple document
 
Word 202 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Tuesday, May. 17, 10a.m. - 12p.m.

A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Word 201 using templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and inserting graphics in the Microsoft Word program.  Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Customized fonts on a document, Inserting graphics, and Adjustment of the page layout

 
Word 202 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, May. 17, 3p.m. - 5p.m.

A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Word 201 using templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and inserting graphics in the Microsoft Word program.  Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Customized fonts on a document, Inserting graphics, and Adjustment of the page layout
 
Workforce Series - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, May. 18, 3:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.
or call 757-247-8677.
Network with others while obtaining some needed skills for entering the workforce. The workshop is geared toward providing assistance with online job search, creating an email   account, designing a resume, or completing an online application.  
PowerPoint 201 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, May. 19, 10:30am-12:30pm

A one session two hour course, students will learn create a slide show presentation. Prerequisites: Computer Basic 101 and Word 201. Specific Skills Taught/ students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Create a basic slideshow presentation, Insert pictures, Design slides, and use of slide transitions
PowerPoint 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, May. 19, 3pm-5pm

A one session two hour course, students will learn create a slide show presentation. Prerequisites: Computer Basic 101 and Word 201. Specific Skills Taught/ students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Create a basic slideshow presentation, Insert pictures, Design slides, and use of slide transitions
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Saturday, May. 21, 10:30am-12:30pm

A one session two hour course, students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring Windows 7. Basic part of the computer will be explained and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Prerequisites: None Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using the mouse to click on Icons and open programs, Identify computer components (This is not a typing class)
Email 201: Sending & Receiving- Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Monday, May. 23, 3pm-5pm

A one session two hour course, students will establish an email account and learn to generate email messages. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 & 102 Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of classs: Sign up for an account and Send and receive email
Workforce Series
Grissom Library
Monday, May. 23, 3:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.

Network with others while obtaining some needed skills for entering the workforce. The workshop is geared toward providing assistance with online job search, creating an email account, designing a resume, or completing an online application.

Excel 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, May. 24, 10:30am-12:30pm

A one session two hour course, students will learn the basic features of Microsoft Excel workbook and how to create a spreadsheet. Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of basic features for Microsoft Word. Specific skills Taught/ students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Creation of a spreadsheet, Inserting data, Renaming a spreadsheet, Insert/Delete Columns, Insert/Delete Rows, Selecting Text, and Saving a workbook.
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