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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Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online 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 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)
Facebook 101 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course, students will create a Facebook account and will learn the social interaction basic features. Prerequisites: Computer Basics. Must have an email account established prior to class. Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at
conclusion of class: Logging in and out of account, Creation of a Profile Picture, Sending
and Receiving Messages, and Using the Wall/Timeline
Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Register Online 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.
Excel 201 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Jul. 9, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course, students will learn the basic features of a 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 data, Renaming a spreadsheet, Insert/Delete Columns, Insert/Delete Rows, Selecting Text, and Saving a workbook
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Jul. 9, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online 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 101 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online or call 757-591-4858.

A one session two hour course, 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)

Facebook 102 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course, 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 and Receiving Messages, Using the Wall, Adding
friends, Adjusting Settings, Applications/Games
Workforce Series - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m. (Wednesdays, May 20, June 17, July 15, 2p.m. - 4:30p.m.)
Register Online 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.  
Excel 202 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Jul. 16, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Excel201 using a templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and creating/editing formulas in the Microsoft Excel program. Prerequisites: Excel 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft
Excel Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Adjusting
fonts, Page layouts, Creating Formulas, Editing Formulas, and Printing
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Thursday, Jul. 16, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online 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
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Jul. 17, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online 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 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)
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course, 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)
PowerPoint 201 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10a.m.-12p.m
Register Online or call 757-591-4858.
A one session two hour course, students will learn create a slide show presentation. Prerequisites: Computer Basic101 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 102 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Jul. 23, 10a.m.-12p.m
Registration required, begins Jul 9.
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
Cut, Copy & Paste - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Jul. 23, 10a.m.-12p.m
Registration required, begins Jul 9.
A one session two hour course, students will learn the essentials for cut, copy and paste with text using Microsoft Office Word. Prerequisite: Basic Computers 101 & Word 201 Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Selecting text, Copy/Cut
text, and Paste text
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Jul. 24, 10a.m.-12p.m
Registration required, begins Jul 10.
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
Email 201 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Jul. 28, 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Jul 14.

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 class: Sign up for an account and Send and receive email

Email 202 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Thursday, Jul. 30, 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Jul 16.

A one session two hour course, students will learn how to reply to email messages, forward email and send attachments with email. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 & 102. Must have an email account established and accessible prior to class. Specific Skills Taught/ students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Reply to email messages, Forward email messages, and Send and receive attachments

Internet 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Aug. 6, 10a.m.-12p.m
Registration required, begins Jul 23.

A one session two hour course introduces users to the Internet and focuses on basic Internet functions and security. Prerequisites: Computer Basics Specific Skills Taught/ students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Identify parts of the internet address, Browse Websites, Internet Searching, and Internet Safety

Thursday Matinee
Grissom Library
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2:00 pm (Thursdays, August 6, 13, 27 & September 3, 2:00pm)
Adults, we have movie matinees just for you!  Sit, relax, and view favorite films this summer.
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