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 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.
or call 757-369-6810.
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
or call 757-369-6810.
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
Email 202: Reply, Forward & Attachements - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 3pm-5pm
or call 757-369-6810.
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
PowerPoint 201 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 6:30pm-8:30pm
or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course, students will learn create a slide show presentation. Prerequisites: Computer Basic 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
Excel 202: Formulas and Editing - computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Jul. 28, 3pm-5pm
or call 757-369-6810.
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
Publisher 201 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Jul. 28, 6:30pm-8:30pm
or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to desktop publishing using Publisher. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 and Word 201. Specific Skills Taught/ students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Create a simple flyer or card with Microsoft Office Templates, Insert Pictures, and change color schemes
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Thursday, Aug. 4, 10:30am-12:30pm
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 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
Thursday, Aug. 4, 3pm-5pm

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)
War in Film
War in Film
Grissom Library
Thursday, Aug. 4, 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 2-4 p.m.)
From the American Revolution to the ongoing U.S. involvement in the Middle East, Hollywood has played a vital role in bringing the battlefields to the American homefront. "War in Film" offers Newport News Public Library patrons a monthly variety of some of Hollywood's classic movies, including "All Quiet on the Western Front," "Mash" and "Black Hawk Down." The series culminates on Dec. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. with a panel discussion on Hollywood's role in shaping public perception of U.S. military actions.  

"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, Aug. 8, 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)
Internet 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Monday, Aug. 8, 3pm-5pm

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 addres, Browse Websites, Internet Searching, and Internet Safety
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 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, Aug. 9, 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
 
Word 201 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.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
 
Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 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.

Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Thursday, Aug. 11, 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.
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Aug. 11, 3pm-5pm

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 202 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Monday, Aug. 15, 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.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
 
Workforce Series
Grissom Library
Monday, Aug. 15, 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.

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