Computer Classes

Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

In this 2 hour session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order 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.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

In this 1 hour and 45 minute session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order 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.
Genealogy

Genealogy Database Workshop

Want to know  your family history?  Come out, discover and learn tips on how to access Heritage Quest, Historic Washington Post and The Baltimore Afro on researching your family’s roots. Basic computer knowledge and internet skills are required for this workshop.   This workshop will take place in the Main Meeting Room, 2nd floor.
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One-on-One Computer Help

By appointment only, get personalized computer help. Library staff are available for hour-long sessions to help teach computer skills. We can help with:
PCs for Dummies by Dan Gookin

Computer Classes at Southwest Library

You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday computer classes at Southwest Library from 10 a.m. until 12 noon.  Each session is devoted to a different computer related topic.  The March schedule includes:    Internet Basics (March 1) DC Public Library website (March 15) Email basics (March 22) Microsoft Word (March 29) Please note that class will not be held March 8.
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Espresso Book Machine II: Preparing the Book Block

The class will introduce you to the requirements for preparing the book block (interior pages) on Microsoft Word for EBM publishing. Register for the class at: bit.ly/mlkfablab.
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OverDrive ...How Do You Do It?!

Do you need help navigating OverDrive on your desktop? This is the class for you! Whether it is searching for an e-book or downloading an audio book to your account, we can help.  A brief 20 - 30 minute tutorial will be provided on OverDrive. After the tutorial, we can troubleshoot individual issues on your devices.  What do you need to bring? Your device and yourself!    

Social Media Awareness: Instagram Edition

New to social media? Unsure of what you should and should not post on your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? This class is for you! This month's edition tackles Instagram.   We will go over best safety practices, policies, and more!   There are different editions to each Social Media Awareness class, such as: Facebook Instagram Twitter LinkedIn If you miss a certain edition, don't worry, they rotate throughout the year.
Overdrive

Overdrive Drop-In Clinic

Do you own a KindleNook or iPad?
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Craigslist 101

Looking for an apartment to rent or a place to get rid of old furniture? Craigslist, a classified advertisements website, is a good place to start but can be tricky if you’re a first-time user. Learn how to navigate the site, post effective ads, contact sellers, and stay safe.

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