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Technology Training

Download the technology training schedule as a .pdf: 

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.

Introduction to 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
Thursday, July 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 30

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, July 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 5

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
Thursday, July 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 7

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, July 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 11

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
Thursday, July 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 14

File Storage and Organization
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
Tuesday, June 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 21

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, July 25 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 18

Main Library
Thursday, July 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 21

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Exploring the Web
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.

Internet: The Basics
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.

Main Library
Tuesday, July 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 5

Internet: Beyond the Basics
Learn how to conduct specific searches with Google. Take a look at some common video, shopping and social media sites, and discuss online safety. Completion of Internet: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Tuesday, July 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 12

Email Essentials
Practice sending email messages with a Yahoo training account. Explore attachments, folders and contacts, too. Completion of Internet: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Thursday, June 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 16

Main Library
Tuesday, July 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 19

Internet Security Tips and Tactics
Learn about the most common online threats and how to stay protected while you search the Web and work with email. Completion of Internet: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

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

Registration begins June 23

Google Drive
Use Google's apps to create and share documents. Learn about cloud storage and online collaboration. Completion of Internet: The Basics and Word: The Basics (or previous experience) is expected.

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, June 28 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins June 21

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Microsoft Office 2016: The Basics
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. 

Word 2016: The Basics
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
Tuesday, July 5 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins June 28

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

Registration begins July 2

Excel 2016: The Basics
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
Tuesday, July 12 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins July 5

Main Library
Saturday, July 23 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins July 16

PowerPoint 2016: The Basics
Design a slide show with formatted text, images and a design theme. Explore the various views and show settings. Completion of Word: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Wednesday, June 29 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins June 22

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, July 19 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins July 12

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

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, June 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 20

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, July 26 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins July 19

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More with Office 2016
Expand your knowledge of Microsoft Office 2016. Learn new formatting options and helpful shortcuts as you create documents, spreadsheets, slide shows and publications. Completion of Office 2016: The Basics is suggested.

Excel 2016: Beyond the Basics
Learn how to customize a worksheet. Insert and format rows and columns, sort and filter data, apply additional formulas and select print options. Completion of Excel: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Friday, June 24 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins June 17

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

Registration begins July 23

Word 2016: Beyond the Basics
Practice some of Word's more advanced features like inserting photos and text boxes, working with tabs and tables, and adding shapes and page borders. Completion of Word: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Saturday, July 16 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins July 9

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Fun with Photos  
Digital Photos: The Basics
Explore some common features shared by digital cameras, like pixel and zoom settings. Learn how to transfer, organize, and print photos. Practice using some simple editing tools. Completion of Internet: The Basics (or previous experience) is expected.

This course is not offered in July.

Digital Photos: Beyond the Basics
Learn how to use software and websites to import, organize, and edit photos. Create a web album with Flickr and explore photo project ideas with Shutterfly. Completion of Digital Photos: The Basics (or previous experience) is expected.

This course is not offered in July.

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Programs and Demonstrations

Instagram and Snapchat 101
Explore these popular mobile photo sites and learn how to share pics and messages with your friends and followers. Demonstration only. Registration not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Thursday, June 23 from 2:30-4 p.m.

A Guide to Digital Parenting
Learn how to guard your teen against online threats and risky behaviors on their computers, smartphones and gaming devices. Examine the dangers and take a look at some possible security measures. Demonstration only. No registration required.

Main Library, Meeting Room B
Thursday, June 30 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Digital Drop-In
Do you need help with your new laptop, phone or tablet? Would you like to see some popular laptop and tablet options before making a purchase? Drop in and play with our "tech toy box," or see a Tech Team member for some assistance. Registration not required. First come, first served. Additional appointments may be necessary.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Wednesday, July 6 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

20 Tips for Windows 10
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 not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Monday, July 11 from 2-3:30 p.m.

OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks
Get an overview of CCPL's OverDrive catalog, and practice finding and downloading eBooks and audiobooks. Demonstration only. Registration not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Wednesday, July 13 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Digital Music Demo
Learn how to stream the music you like for free and how to download tracks from Amazon, iTunes and CCPL's Freegal. Discover how to convert CDs and how to sync to mp3 players, too. Demonstration only. Registration not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Wednesday, July 20 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Cable-Free TV
Learn about some popular options for viewing shows and movies via the Web, including watching on your PC and connecting Web-enabled devices like Roku and Chromecast to your TV. Demonstration only. Registration not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Wednesday, July 27 from 10-11:30 a.m.

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