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Technology Training

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Tech Team Quarterly Catalog

Please call (843) 805-6885 to register for classes. 

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Computer Fundamentals
Explore the basics of PC usage, learn the parts of the computer and how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate windows. Discover how to save and organize files, too. Perfect for beginners or those seeking review.

Getting Started with Computers
Unravel the mystery of the computer as you learn the parts of the computer, the difference between hardware and software, what an operating system is, and how files are stored. Practice using the mouse and keyboard, too. No previous computer experience expected.

Main Library
Saturday, December 3 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins November 26

Using the Mouse and Keyboard
The mouse and keyboard are your computer’s communication tools. Learn how to click, double-click, click and drag, and scroll with the mouse. Then practice typing and editing text, numbers and symbols with the keyboard. No previous computer experience expected.

Main Library
Saturday, December 10 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins December 3

Working with Windows
Explore the typical menus, toolbars and dialog boxes you’ll see when working with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016. Learn how to resize windows, open files and make selections from the toolbars. Experience using the mouse and keyboard is expected.

Main Library
Saturday, December 17 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins December 10

Creating and Organizing Files
Discover how to save and organize your computer files more efficiently. Learn how to rename files, move and copy files, create folders to save files by subject, and delete unwanted files. Experience using the mouse and keyboard is expected.

Main Library
Saturday, December 31 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins December 17

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Web Essentials
The Internet is a fascinating resource. Learn some effective search strategies and how to stay safe online. Specific topics like email and job searching also will be covered. Completion of Computer Fundamentals is suggested.

Searching the Web
Dive into the World Wide Web with Google Chrome. Learn how to find a website, understand URLs, navigate web pages, evaluate sites and set bookmarks. Completion of Computer Fundamentals or previous experience is expected.

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, December 6 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins November 29

Exploring Email and Contacts 
Practice sending and receiving messages, adding file attachments, organizing with folders, and creating contacts. Completion of Searching the Web or previous experience is expected.

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, December 13 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins December 6

Staying Safe Online 
Learn about the most common online threats and how to stay protected while you search the Web and work with email. Completion of Searching the Web or previous experience is expected.

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, December 20 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins December 13

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Job Prep Tools
Programs will resume in 2017.
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Cloud Storage Solutions
Introducing Microsoft OneDrive
Use Microsoft's apps to create and share documents. Learn about cloud storage and online collaboration. Searching the Web and Basic Word 2016 or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Tuesday, December 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins November 29

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Basic Office 2016
Get to know the most popular Microsoft Office programs. Learn how to create, format and print attractive documents, spreadsheets, slide shows and publications. Completion of Computer Fundamentals is suggested.  

Basic Word 2016
Type, edit, and format text in a document. Practice copying and pasting, adding an image, saving and printing the document. Completion of Computer Fundamentals or previous experience is expected.

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, December 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins November 28

Main Library
Tuesday, December 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins December 6

Basic Excel 2016
Create a workbook with formatted text, simple formulas and multiple sheets. Practice creating a chart and printing, too. Completion of Word: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, December 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins December 5

Main Library
Tuesday, December 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins December 13

Basic Publisher 2016
Create a flyer by customizing a built-in template. Add shapes and images, choose color and font schemes, and explore layers. Completion of Basic Word 2016 or previous experience is expected.

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, December 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins December 12

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More with Office 2016
Word: Managing Mailings with Mail Merge
Merge an Excel contacts list with Word documents to create custom letters, envelopes and labels. Completion of Basic Word 2016 and Basic Excel 2016 or previous experience with both is expected.

Main Library
Thursday, December 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins November 23

Excel: Analyzing with Formulas and Charts
Learn how to apply advanced formatting options, add and edit charts, and link worksheets in a workbook. Review some popular functions and how to move and rename sheets. Completion of Advanced Excel 2016 or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Thursday, December 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins December 1

Excel: Building Better Workbooks
Make your spreadsheets work for you by incorporating drop-down lists, conditional formatting to color-code data, and cell comments. Discuss the benefits of protecting your workbook. Completion of Advanced Excel 2016 or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Thursday, December 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins December 8

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Advanced Office 2016

Advanced Office programming will resume in 2017.

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Picture Pointers  

Picture Pointers programming will resume in 2017.

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Programs and Demonstrations
Open Computer Lab
Join an open computer lab in the auditorium with reference staff on hand to answer questions.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Tuesday, December 6 from 2-4 p.m.

20 Tips for Your Windows 10 Computer
Bring your laptop (or come and watch), and take a look at Windows' newest upgrade. Learn how to customize your settings, explore some of the latest features, and discover some helpful shortcuts. Registration is not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Monday, December 5 from 6-7:30 p.m.

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