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 - January 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.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room 3

This class is designed for those new to word processing. Learn how to create, format, save/open and cut/copy and paste documents. Basic keyboard knowledge is desirable. Prior use of mouse is required.
Drop-in, no registration.

Intro to Computers I

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 10:30 am
Meeting Room 3.

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, navigate the desktop, go to a website, and check e-mail.

Registration is suggested: please call the Information Services desk at 860-347-2520 or sign up in person. For ages 18+ only; maximum of 8 students.

Using Word to Format Your Resume and Cover Letter

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 2:00 - 3:30pm

Using a sample resume and cover letter, patrons will learn how to format "paper" documents and prepare an electronic version to post on the Web.  The workshop will also explore job sites, such as Career Builder and Monster.  Prerequisites are: how to use the Web and Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013.

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