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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.

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.

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, August 2 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins July 26

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
Tuesday, August 9 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 2

Main Library
Friday, August 19 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins August 12

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.

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, August 9 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins August 2

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
Tuesday, August 16 from 1:30-3:30 p.m
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Registration begins August 9

Main Library
Friday, August 26 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins August 19

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.

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, August 16 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins August 9

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
Tuesday, August 23 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 16

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.

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, August 23 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins August 16

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
Tuesday, August 30 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 23

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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.

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, August 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 25

Main Library
Wednesday, August 3 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins July 27

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.

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, August 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 1

Main Library
Wednesday, August 10 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins August 3

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.

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, August 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 8

Main Library
Wednesday, August 17 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins August 10

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.

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, August 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 15

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
Monday, August 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 22

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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.

Main Library
Tuesday, August 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 26

John's Island Regional Library
Wednesday, August 10 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 3

Dorchester Road Regional Library
Thursday, August 11 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 4

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.

Main Library
Tuesday, August 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 2

Dorchester Road Regional Library
Thursday, August 25 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 18

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
Tuesday, August 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 9

Dorchester Road Regional Library
Thursday, August 18 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 11

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.

Main Library
Tuesday, August 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 16

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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
Thursday, August 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 4

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
Thursday, August 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins July 28

John's Island Regional Library
Wednesday, August 17 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 10

PowerPoint 2016: Beyond the Basics

Insert slides and modify text boxes to display digital photos. Learn how to link to other slides and sites, format text with special effects, and apply custom animation. Completion of PowerPoint: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Thursday, August 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 11

Publisher 2016: Beyond the Basics
Add design elements like sidebars, tables, photo captions, and calendars to create a newsletter from a blank publication. Insert pages, text, and images and link text boxes. Completion of Publisher: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Thursday, August 25 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins August 18

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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.

Main Library
Wednesday, August 24 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins August 17

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, August 30 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins August 23

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.

Main Library
Wednesday, August 31 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Registration begins August 24

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Programs and Demonstrations

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.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Wednesday, August 3 from 4-6 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.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Wednesday, August 3 from 2-3:30 p.m.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Tuesday, August 30 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Facebook 101
Explore the major features of Facebook, like Timelines and the News Feed, as you discover how to connect with old friends and make new ones. Review security settings and learn how to manage your friends lists, too. Demonstration only. No registration required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Saturday, August 6 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Twitter 101
Learn the ins and outs of Twitter, one of the fastest growing social networking sites. Learn how to read and post tweets, and discover how to follow friends, celebrities and businesses. Demonstration only. No registration required.

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

Pinterest 101
You can use Pinterest to plan a garden, bookmark recipes to try, gather decorating ideas and more. Learn how to search the site, "pin" and "repin," create inspiration boards and follow your friends. Demonstration only. Registration not required.

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

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
Saturday, August 27 from 10-11:30 a.m.

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