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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Budget Savvy: Make Y
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Mar. 26, 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Registration required, begins Mar 12.
Sean and Robin Roark will explain the importance of becoming debt free and how money really works as well as give a few pointers on making it work for you! Registration is required and begins March 12, 2015.
For more information call South Morrison Library 757-369-6810
Pearl Bailey Library
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Register Online or call 757-247-8677.
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

***This is a rescheduled class from February 24th***
 
Grissom Library
Thursday, Mar. 5, 10AM - 12PM
Register Online or call 757-369-3190.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will be introduced to concepts beyond Excel 201, using 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.
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 10AM - 12PM
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.

***This is a rescheduled class from February 17th***
***Registration is full for this class*** 
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Register Online or call 757-369-3190.
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
Register Online or call 757-369-6810.
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
Register Online or call 757-369-6810.
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 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
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 1:30PM-3:30PM
Registration required, begins Mar 10.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn hot to reply to email messages, forward email messages and send attachments with email. Prerequisites or skill level of: Computer Basics 102 and Email 201. Must have and 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.
Registration is required and begins March 10, 2015
Main Street Library
Wednesday, Mar. 25, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Registration required, begins Mar 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 March 11, 2015
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Apr. 7, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Registration required, begins Mar 24.
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 24, 2015
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Registration required, begins Mar 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 March 25, 2015
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Apr. 9, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Mar 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 March 26, 2015
 
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Apr. 14, 6:30PM -8:30PM
Registration required, begins Mar 31.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn hot to reply to email messages, forward email messages and send attachments with email. Prerequisites or skill level of: Computer Basics 102 and Email 201. Must have and 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.
Registration is required and begins March 31, 2015
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2:00PM - 4:30PM
Registration required, begins Apr 1.
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 April 1 , 2015
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Apr. 16, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Apr 2.
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 April 2, 2015
Grissom Library
Thursday, Apr. 23, 7:00 pm
Registration required, begins Apr 9.
Ages 13 and up are invited to tour Station 9 next to Grissom Library and get infomation from our city's firefighters about what it is like and how to become one! Registration is required as space is limited!
Main Street Library
Wednesday, Apr. 29, 10a.m.-12p.m.
Registration required, begins Apr 15.
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

 
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