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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Excel 201 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:30am-12:30pm
or call 757-591-4858.
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.
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 10:30am-12:30pm
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 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
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 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)
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Jul. 7, 10:30am-12:30pm
or call 757-369-3190.
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
Thursday, Jul. 7, 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.
War in Film
Grissom Library
Thursday, Jul. 7, 6:30 (August 4 6:30 p.m., September 1 6:30 p.m., October 6 6:30 p.m., November 3 6:30 p.m., December 3 6:30 p.m.)
At a time when so few Americans serve, movies often comprise the only exposure many get to combat, and shape the way we see who fights the nation’s battles. - Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
 
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Monday, Jul. 11, 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 102 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 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/c;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
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 10:30a.m.-12:30p.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
 
Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 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.

Word 202 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Jul. 14, 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
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
Grissom Library
Monday, Jul. 18, 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.

Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 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)
Word 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 3p.m.-5p.m.

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
 
Excel 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 3pm-5pm

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.
Workforce Series - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 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.  
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Thursday, Jul. 21, 10:30am-12:30pm

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.
Excel 202: Formulas and Editing - computer Class
Main Street Library
Monday, Jul. 25, 10:30am-12:30pm

A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Excel 201; using templates, adujusting 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
Word 202 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Monday, Jul. 25, 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
 
Email 201: Sending & Receiving- Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 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
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