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
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Register Online or call 757-591-4858.
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 the page layout.
Registration is required and begins January 13, 2015
iPad for Newbies Wor
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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 January 14, 2015
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Jan. 29, 10AM - 12PM
Register Online or call 757-369-6810.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn the social interaction basic features with their already created Facebook accounts. Prerequisites: computer Basics. Must have an email and Facebook account established prior to class. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Sending receiving messages, using the wall, adding friends, adjusting settings, applications/games.
Registration is required and begins January 15,  2015
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Jan 27.
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. 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.
Registration is required and begins January 27, 2015
 
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2:00PM -4:30PM
Registration required, begins Jan 28.
Network with others while obtaining 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 January 28, 2015
 
Grissom Library
Thursday, Feb. 12, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Jan 29.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn the basic features of Microsoft Excel workbook and how to create a spreadsheet. Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Creation of a spreadsheet, inserting text, and saving a workbook.
Registration is required and begins January 29, 2015
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Feb 3.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will build upon skills learned in the Computer Basics 101 class. Upon comppletion, students woll be able to use the mouse and perform computer basics functions susch as open/close windows, type imple text on a document, print, save, and organize documents. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 101. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate as conclustion of class: Moving Windows, printing, saving, basic desktop functions.
Registration is required and begins February 3, 2015
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Registration required, begins Feb 4.
Network with others while obtaining needed skills for entering the workforce. The workshop is geared toward providing assistance with online job search, creating and email account, designing  a resume, or completing an online application.
Main Street Library
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 6:00 pm
Register Online or call 757-591-4858.
Join us for an exciting exchange of knowledge, fun and prizes.     Teens (12 and older) and adults are invited to test their knowledge of people and events in Black History.
Grissom Library
Thursday, Feb. 19, 10AM -12PM
Registration required, begins Feb 5.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will be introduced to concepts beyond Excel 201, using a templete, adjusting fonts, page layouts and creating /editing formulas in the Mocrosoft Excel program. Prerequisites: Excel 201 or prior know ledge of the basic features of Micorsoft Excel. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class:  Adjusting fongs, page layouts, creating formulas, editing formulas, and printing.
Registration is required and begins February 5, 2015
Grissom Library
Thursday, Feb. 19, 4:30 pm
Registration required, begins Feb 5.
2015 is the year of the Sheep/Goat.  Families please join us for festivities, crafts, and sample a Tray of Togetherness! Registration is required!
Pearl Bailey Library
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Registration required, begins Feb 10.
A one-session, two-hour course in which student will learn the essentials for cut, copy, paste with text using Microsoft Office Word. Prerequisites or skill level of: Computer Basics 101 and Word 201. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Selecting text, copy/cut text, and paste text.
Registration is requires and begins February 10, 2015
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Registration required, begins Feb 11.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn to create a slide show presentation. Prerequisites or skill levels of: Computer Basics 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.
Registration is required and begins February 11, 2015
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Registration required, begins Feb 24.
A one-session, two-hour course that introduces users to the Internet and focuses on basic internet functions and security. Prerequisite or skill level of: Computer Basics 102. Specific skills taught/students should at conclusion of class: Identify parts of the internet address, browse websites, internet searching, and internet safety.
Registration is required and begins February 24, 2015
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Registration required, begins Feb 25.
Network with others while obtaining needed skills for entering the workforce. The workshop is geared toward providing assistance with online job search, creating and email account, designing a resume, or completing an online application.
Registration is required and begins February 25, 2015
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Mar. 12, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Feb 26.
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. 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.
Registration is required and begins February 26, 2015
 
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Registration required, begins Mar 3.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will establish and email account and learn to generate email messages. Prerequisites or skill level of : Computer Basics 102. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Sign up for an account and send and receive emails.
Registration is required and begins March 3, 2015
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2:00PM-4:30PM
Registration required, begins Mar 4.
Network with others while obtaining needed skills for entering the workforce. The workshop is geared toward providing assistance with online job search, creating and email account, designing a resume, or completing an online application.
Registration is required and begins March 4, 2015
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10AM-12PM
Registration required, begins Mar 5.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will build upon skills learned in the Computer Basics 101 class. Upon comppletion, students woll be able to use the mouse and perform computer basics functions susch as open/close windows, type imple text on a document, print, save, and organize documents. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 101. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate as conclustion of class: Moving Windows, printing, saving, basic desktop functions.
Registration is required and begins March 5, 2015
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Mar. 19, 10AM-12PM
Registration required, begins Mar 5.
A one-session, two-hour course in which 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. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 101. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate as conclusion of class: Moving Windows, printing, saving, basic desktop functions.
Registration is required and begins March 5, 2015
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