Computer Classes

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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.
Jobseekers Legal Clinic

Breaking Barriers to Employment: Know Your Rights in the Workplace

Are you a jobseeker with questions about your rights in the workplace?  Do you believe that your rights are being violated on the job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, Andrew Haas from the D.C. Employment Justice Center, will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (6:30-7:45 p.m.) presentation on your legal rights in the workplace, how to protect them and how to detect if your rights are being violated.  For more information, please contact Daniel Choi at 202-269-5111.
Jobseekers Legal Clinic

Breaking Barriers to Employment: Credit Reports

Are you a jobseeker with questions about your credit reports?  Do you believe that your credit report is preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, NLSP attorney Robert Green will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (6:30-7:45 p.m.) presentation on how jobseekers can deal with their credit reports, so that they are not a hindrance to employment opportunities For more information, please contact Daniel Choi at 202-269-5111.  
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Downloadable Media Drop-In Hour

Bring your Kindle* and your questions for help with downloadable media. *Other e-readers welcome!
Book cover for "Absolute beginner's guide to computer basics" by Michael Miller.

PC Basics: Beginner

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. This class will be your introduction to basic terminology of the computer, and to acquire basic navigational skills in the Windows environment. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: J. Johnson         Venue: Meeting Room Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.
Book cover for "The complete idiot's guide to PC basics : Windows 7 edition" by Joe Kraynak.

PC Basics: Intermediate

This class will expand your basic knowledge and navigation of the computer by exploring the Windows 7 platform's functions & features. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: J. Johnson         Venue: Meeting Room Required Skills: Skills learned in PC Basics - Beginner class.  You will learn to: Open Windows Explorer & navigate its default libraries. Pinning and Unpinning Icons.
pc basics course

PC Basics: Beginner

For those who need to learn the basics of computers, this is the class for you! Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. You will learn to identify basic computer components and operating system features. There are no prerequisites, but you must be able to read and comprehend English well.  Seats are extremely limited, please pre-register by calling 202-282-0021.  Instructor: S. Black  Chevy Chase Meeting Room  2-3:30 p.m.

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