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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Email 202 - Computer Class ***Cancelled***
Main Street Library
Thursday, Jul. 30, 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.

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
Register Online or call 757-369-6810.

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
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.

Aug 6th: An American in Paris
Aug 13th: Rear Window
Aug 27th: Without Reservations
Sept 3rd: The group choses this one!
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Aug. 7, 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, Aug. 11, 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)

Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 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)

Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Aug. 13, 10a.m.-12p.m.
Register Online 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

Thursday Matinee
Thursday Matinee
Grissom Library
Thursday, Aug. 13, 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.

Aug 6th: An American in Paris
Aug 13th: Rear Window
Aug 27th: Without Reservations
Sept 3rd: The group choses this one!
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Aug. 14, 10a.m.-12p.m
Registration required, begins Jul 31.

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

Gimp 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 10a.m.-12p.m.
Registration required, begins Aug 4.

A one session two hour course introduces users to the photo editing program Gimp and explains the basic features required to edit images. Prerequisites: Computer Basics. Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Cropping, Demonstrate creating gif, creating special texted and incorporation of text and images

Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10a.m.-12p.m
Registration required, begins Aug 5.

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
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10a.m.-12p.m
Registration required, begins Aug 5.

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)

iPads for Newbies -
iPads for Newbies - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Monday, Aug. 24, 4p.m. - 5:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Aug 10.

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.

PowerPoint 201 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Aug 11.
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
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 10a.m.-12p.m
Registration required, begins Aug 12.

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

Gimp 202 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 10a.m. - 12p.m.
Registration required, begins Aug 12.

A one session two hour course, students will learn the basic image manipulation features with Gimp. Prerequisites: Computer Basics and Gimp 201.  Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Redeye removal, Photo Enhancements, Digital Retouching, and Background Removal

Thursday Matinee
Thursday Matinee
Grissom Library
Thursday, Aug. 27, 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.

Aug 6th: An American in Paris
Aug 13th: Rear Window
Aug 27th: Without Reservations
Sept 3rd: The group choses this one!
Publisher 201 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Aug. 27, 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Aug 13.

A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to desktop publishing using Publisher. Prerequisites: Computer Basic101 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

Thursday Matinee
Thursday Matinee
Grissom Library
Thursday, Sep. 3, 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.

Aug 6th: An American in Paris
Aug 13th: Rear Window
Aug 27th: Without Reservations
Sept 3rd: The group choses this one!
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration required, begins Aug 25.
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)
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