News & Events - Computer Classes

One-on-one computer lessons

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:

  • Overviews and special topics for Microsoft Office, Publisher and other applications
  • Database help for student’s homework, grant-seeking, genealogy, self-improvement, investment and small business development
  • Social Media, Email and ways to control your inbox 
  • Introduction to Digital Photography and/or photo editing
  • Patrons may bring laptops and other portable devices or use our computers for an introduction to the operating system, downloading music, magazines or books and streaming video. 

Please contact the Information Department for more details or to set up an appointment.  860-347-2520.

Computer Classes - February Flyer

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.

Intro to Social Media

Tuesday, February 14, 10:30 am-noon
Meeting Room 3

Want to get active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or SnapChat? Are you interested in making new friends, or do you just want to know how to take, send, or receive photos, videos or texts from friends and family? Join us for a class on how to use social media. Bring along your smart phone, tablet, or digital camera, too! Space is limited to 8 people.
Registration suggested, please call (860) 347-2520; drop-ins accepted if there's room.

Introduction to Power Point for Office 2013

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room 3

This class is for first time users of PowerPoint.  This 90 minute training session covers the basics of PowerPoint 2013, including review of the menus and ribbons, and creating a simple PowerPoint presentation that contains symbols, pictures, text, and more.  Before taking this class, you should have a good understanding of Microsoft Windows or have taken Introduction to Computers and Word Basics.  

Basic Excel for Office 2013

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room 3

This class is for first-time users of Excel. This 90 minute training session 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.

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