Upcoming Events at the Newport News Public Library System
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iPad for Newbies Workshop
South Morrison Family Education Center
Monday, Aug. 11, 4PM - 5PM
Register Online 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.
Registration is required and begins July 28, 2014



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Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Jul 30.
Workforce Series
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.
 


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Workforce Series
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Aug 6.
Workforce Series
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.
Registration is required and begins August 6, 2014

 


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Workforce Series
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Aug 20.
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.



Word 201: An Introduction to Word - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 9AM - 11AM
Register Online or call 757-369-6810.
A one-session, two-hour course that introduces users to the Microsoft Word program and explains the basic features required to create a document. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 & 102. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using ribbon tabs and creating a simple document.
Registration is required and begins July 15, 2014
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Word 201: An Introduction to Word - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Jul. 31, 10AM - Noon
Register Online or call 757-247-8677.
A one-session, two-hour course that introduces users to the Microsoft Word progam and explains the bsic features required to ceate a document. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 & 102. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conxlusion of class: Using ribbon tabs and creating a simple document.
Registration is required and begin July 17, 2014
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One-on-One Assistance - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Friday, Aug. 8, 9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. (Fridays, June 13 & 27; July 11 & 25; Aug. 8 & 22, 9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m.)

One-on-one assistance for user specific questions on the following device: E-Readers, Tablets, Cell Phones, Kindles, and Laptops

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One-on-One Assistance - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Friday, Aug. 8, 11a.m. - 12p.m. (Fridays, June 13 & 27; July 11 & 25; Aug. 8 & 22, 11a.m. -12p.m.)

One-on-one assistance for user specific questions on the following device: E-Readers, Tablets, Cell Phones, Kindles, and Laptops

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Word 202: Templates, Fonts & Graphics - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 10AM - Noon
Registration required, begins Jul 29.
A one-session, two-hour course in which 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 page layout.
Registration is required and begins July 29, 2014
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Word 201: An Introduction to Word - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Aug. 14, 6:30PM -8:30PM
Registration required, begins Jul 31.
A one-session, two-hour course that introduces users to the Microsoft Word program and explains the basic features required to create a document. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 & 102. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using ribbon tabs and creating a simple document.
Registration is required and begins July 31, 2014
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Email 202: Reply, Forward and Attachments - ***CANCELLED*** Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Aug. 21, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn how to reply to email messages, forward and send attachements with email. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 & 102. Must have an email account established and accessible prior to class. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate and conclusion of class: Reply to email messages, forward email messages, and send and receive attachements.
Registration is required and begins August 7, 2014
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One-on-One Assistance - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Friday, Aug. 22, 9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. (Fridays, June 13 & 27; July 11 & 25; Aug. 8 & 22, 9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m.)

One-on-one assistance for user specific questions on the following device: E-Readers, Tablets, Cell Phones, Kindles, and Laptops

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One-on-One Assistance - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Friday, Aug. 22, 11a.m. - 12p.m. (Fridays, June 13 & 27; July 11 & 25; Aug. 8 & 22, 11a.m. -12p.m.)

One-on-one assistance for user specific questions on the following device: E-Readers, Tablets, Cell Phones, Kindles, and Laptops

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Cut, Copy and Paste - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Registration required, begins Aug 12.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn the essentials for cut, copy and paste with text using Microsoft Office Word. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 & 102. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Selecting text, copy/cut text, and paste text.
Registration is required and begins August 12, 2014
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Email 201: Sending and Receiving -***CANCELLED*** Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
A one-session, two-hour course in which 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 class: Sign up for an account and send and receive email.
Registration is required and begins August 5, 2014
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Internet 201 - ***Rescheduled from Aug. 19*** Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 9AM - 11AM
Registration required, begins Aug 5.
A one-session, two-hour course that introduces users to the Internet and focuses on basic internet functions and security. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 & 102. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Identify parts of the internet address, browse websites, internet searching, and internet safety.
Registration is required and begins August 5, 2014
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Word 202: Templates, Fonts & Graphics - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Aug. 28, 6:30PM -8:30PM
Registration required, begins Aug 14.
A one-session, two-hour course in which 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 page layout.
Registration is required and begins August 14, 2014
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PowerPoint 201 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Aug 25.

A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn how to create a slide show presentation.  Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Create a basic slideshow presentation, insert pictures, design slides, and use of slide transitions.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 and Word 201.

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Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Sep. 11, 10AM -12PM
Registration required, begins Aug 28.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring windows 7. Basic parts of the computer will be explained and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class:Using the mouse to click on icons and open programs, identify computer components.
Prerequisites or skill level: None
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Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Sep. 18, 10AM -12PM
Registration required, begins Sep 4.
A one-session, two-hour course in which student will build upon skills learned in the Computer Bsics 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 document, print, save, and organize documents. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Moving eindows, printing, saving, badic desktop functions.
Prerequisites or skill level of: Computer Basics 101
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