Computer Classes are free and are offered on a first come, first served basis.
Please be on time! Classes are held in Meeting Room 3 unless otherwise noted.
All classes are open to everyone but advanced classes may have prerequisites.
By appointment. Information desk, Russell Library, 123 Broad St., Middletown. The topics for these personalized one-hour classes will be diverse and patron-driven including:
Please contact the Information Department for more details or to set up an appointment. 860-347-2520.
Tuesday, Nov. 15th
Capped at 8 patrons.
Tuesday, Dec. 14th
Capped at 8 patrons
For ages 18+ only
Learn the basics of how to use a computer! This class is for those who ask themselves, “What do I do with this thing?” or “How do I turn it on?” whenever they see a computer. By the end of the class, participants will be able to turn on a computer, go to a website, and create an e-mail.
Registration Requested. Stop in at the Information desk on second floor or call 860-347-2520.
Tuesday, November 22, 2:00 - 3:30pm
This class is for first-time users of Excel and covers all
the basics including: review of menus and ribbons, file
management, page set up, data input and navigating
spreadsheets. Those attending this class should be
comfortable putting information into a computer
using the keyboard, navigating and selecting on
the screen with a mouse, as well as using Microsoft
Windows and navigating from window to window.
We highly recommend that you take Introduction to
Computers first. After completion of this class students will have a good understanding of the basics to continue to the next class: Basic Excel 2013 - Part 2
Tuesday, November 29 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Before taking this class, you should have a general understanding of Microsoft Windows and Excel spreadsheet and tools, as well as comfort navigating cells and entering numeric and alphabetic information. We highly recommend that you take Basics Excel 2013 - Part 1 first. This class will take the unformatted Excel file created in Excel 1 (you will be supplied this file) and add formatting including: using rules and cell boarders, shading, changing fonts, and using basic formulas. Also explored are simple sorting and filtering of names and numbers and other worksheet operations. Also covered are formatting data with styles along with a quick review of menus, ribbons, save and print functions.
Adobe Reader is required to view, print and download pdf documents.
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