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Dorchester Road Regional

No classes offered in July or August.

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John's Island Regional  

PowerPoint 2013 Basics (adults and young adults) 
Learn how to create an electronic slide show, apply themes and styles, edit and format text, work with images and placeholders, and view your presentation. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Tuesday, July 22 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Registration begins July 8

Publisher 2013 Basics (adults and young adults) 
Learn how to create personalized flyers, cards, newsletters and more. Customize a template by adding text and shapes, changing colors, inserting images and formatting text. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Tuesday, July 29 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Registration begins July 15

Computer Fundamentals: Introduction to Computers (adults and young adults) 
Unravel the mystery of how a computer works, the difference between hardware and software and how files are stored. Practice using the mouse and keyboard, too. No previous computer experience needed.

Tuesday, August 5 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration begins July 22

Digital Photos Basics (adults and young adults) 
Explore some common features shared by digital cameras, like pixel and zoom settings. Learn how to transfer, organize, and print photos. Practice inserting images into a document and using some simple editing tools. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or some experience with the Internet will be helpful.

Tuesday, August 26 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration begins August 12

Internet Basics (adults and young adults) 
Dive into the World Wide Web with Internet Explorer! Learn how to find a website, navigate through web pages, evaluate web sites, and use the Search and Favorites tools. Prerequisite: Some experience using a mouse will be helpful.

Tuesday, August 19 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration begins August 5

Keyboard Basics (adults and young adults) 
Practice typing and editing text, numbers, and symbols with the keyboard. No previous computer experience expected.

Tuesday, August 12 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration begins July 29

All computer classes are free. For more information please call 559-1945 and ask for the Reference Department. Class space is available for 8 participants per session.

*Class space is limited to eight participants per session. For more information please call 559-1945 and ask for the Reference Department. 

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St. Andrews Regional 

No classes offered in July. 

Office 2010 Basics
Word 2010 Basics 
Learn how to create and format a basic table. Then turn it into an electronic form by adding text fields, check boxes, drop-down menus, and protection. Others will be able to add data without changing the table. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Thursday, August 7 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 31

Resume Tips and Tools 
Learn how to use a resume template in Microsoft Word to effectively represent your skills and experience. Discover how to add and delete fields, format text professionally and create a cover letter to accompany your resume. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Thursday, August 14 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 7

Excel 2010 Basics 
Explore the parts of a workbook and learn how to enter, edit and duplicate data. Practice inserting formulas, formatting text, resizing columns, creating charts, renaming and deleting sheets and printing. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Thursday, August 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 14

PowerPoint 2010 Basics 
Learn how to create an electronic slide show, apply themes and styles, edit and format text, work with images and placeholders and view your presentation. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Thursday, August 28 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 21

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Otranto Road Regional  

No classes offered in July. 

Computer Fundamentals
Introduction to Computers 

Unravel the mystery of how a computer works, the difference between hardware and software and how files are stored. Practice using the mouse and keyboard, too. No previous computer experience needed.

Tuesday, August 5 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 29

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

Tuesday, August 12 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 5

Working with Windows 
Explore the typical menus, toolbars and dialog boxes for Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010. Learn how to resize windows, open files and make selections from the toolbars. Experience using the mouse and keyboard needed.

Tuesday, August 19 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 12

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 by subject and delete unwanted files. Experience using the mouse and keyboard needed.

Tuesday, August 26 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 19

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Mt. Pleasant Regional

No classes offered in July or August. 

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Edisto Branch

No classes offered in July or August.

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Main Library, 2nd floor
Technology Learning Center Schedule of Classes
Please call (843) 805-6885 to register for classes. 


Computer Fundamentals 
Introduction to Computers 
Unravel the mystery of how a computer works, the difference between hardware and software and how files are stored. Practice using the mouse and keyboard, too. No previous computer experience needed.

Thursday, August 7 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 31

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

Saturday, July 19 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins July 12 

Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 7

Working with Windows 
Explore the typical menus, toolbars and dialog boxes for Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010. Learn how to resize windows, open files and make selections from the toolbars. Experience using the mouse and keyboard needed.

Saturday, July 26 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins July 19 

Thursday, August 21 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 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 by subject and delete unwanted files. Experience using the mouse and keyboard needed.

Saturday, August 2 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Registration begins July 26

Thursday, August 28 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 21

Internet Explorer 
Internet Basics 
Dive into the World Wide Web with Internet Explorer. Learn how to find a web site, navigate through web pages, evaluate web sites and use the Search and Favorites tools. Completion of the Computer Fundamentals series, or related experience, needed.

Tuesday, July 15 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 8

Friday, August 15 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 8

Internet: Beyond the Basics 
Practice using Google and evaluating search results. Learn some advanced search strategies and how to interact effectively with web sites. Look at some social networking sites, including blogs, Facebook and YouTube. Completion of Internet Basics, or related experience, needed.

Tuesday, July 22 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 15

Friday, August 22 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 15

Google Drive 
Learn how to use Google's free, web-based software to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations, edit existing Microsoft Office files, share your work with others in real time and save your work securely online. Completion of Internet Basics and Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Friday, July 25 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins July 18

Email Essentials 
Learn how to send, receive, reply and forward email messages. Practice opening and saving attachments, organizing messages into folders and creating contacts. Completion of Internet Basics, or related experience, needed.

Tuesday, July 29 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 22

Friday, August 29 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 22

Online Job Searching 
Explore some of the most popular national and local job search sites and practice searching for position openings. Discover helpful tips for beginning a job search and take a look at some online resume resources. Completion of Internet Basics, or related experience, needed.

Tuesday, August 5 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 29

Computer Maintenance Tips
Want to learn how to handle virus threats, suspicious emails, and out-of-date programs? Not sure how to control your computer's settings? Come take a look at some helpful tips and websites for maintaining a happy computer. Completion of Internet Basics, or related experience, needed.

Tuesday, August 12 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 5

Web Page Design 
Explore the fundamentals of hypertext markup language (HTML), the coding used to design web pages. Practice entering source code for a web page that includes hyperlinks, a table, and a photograph. Completion of Internet Basics, or related experience, needed.

Wednesday, August 13 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 6

Microsoft Word 2010
Word 2010 Basics 
Learn how to enter, edit and format text in a document. Practice copying and pasting text, explore common features like spell-check and ClipArt and get tips on saving and printing files. Completion of the Computer Fundamentals series, or related experience, needed.

Saturday, August 9 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Registration begins August 2

Word 2010: Beyond the Basics 
Practice some of Word's advanced features, such as inserting photos and text boxes, working with tables, adding headers and footers, setting tabs and creating columns in a simple newsletter. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Saturday, August 16 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 9

Resume Tips and Tools 
Learn how to use a resume template in Microsoft Word to effectively represent your skills and experience. Discover how to add and delete fields, format text professionally and create a cover letter to accompany your resume. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Wednesday, July 16 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins July 9 

Tables and Forms 
Learn how to create and format a basic table. Then turn it into an electronic form by adding text fields, check boxes, drop-down menus, and protection. Others will be able to add data without changing the table. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Wednesday, August 6 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins July 30

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
PowerPoint 2010 Basics 
Learn how to create an electronic slide show, apply themes and styles, edit and format text, work with images and placeholders and view your presentation. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Wednesday, July 23 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins July 16

PowerPoint 2010: Beyond the Basics
Discover how to insert slides and modify placeholders to display digital photos. Learn how to link toother slides and websites, format text as WordArt and apply custom animation. Completion of PowerPoint Basics, or related experience, needed.

Wednesday, July 30 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins July 23 

Tuesday, August 19 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 12

Microsoft Publisher 2010
Publisher 2010 Basics 
Create personalized flyers, cards, newsletters and more. Learn how to customize a template by adding text and shapes, changing colors, inserting images and formatting text. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Thursday, July 24 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 17

Publisher 2010: Beyond the Basics
Add design elements like sidebars, tables, photo captions and calendars to customize a blank publication. Learn how to add pages, insert text, change images and link text frames. Completion of Publisher Basics, or related experience, needed.

Thursday, July 31 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 24 

Tuesday, August 26 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 19

Microsoft Excel 2010
Excel 2010 Basics 
Explore the parts of a workbook and learn how to enter, edit and duplicate data. Practice inserting formulas, formatting text, resizing columns, creating charts, renaming and deleting sheets and printing. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Saturday, August 23 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 16

Excel 2010: Beyond the Basics 
Learn how to customize a worksheet by inserting and formatting rows and columns, sorting and filtering data, applying additional formulas and functions and selecting print options. Completion of Excel Basics, or related experience, needed.

Friday, July 18 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins July 11 

Saturday, August 30 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 23

Microsoft Access 2010
Access 2010 Basics 

Databases store large amounts of related data, like inventory and address lists. Discover the basic tools used to create and modify related tables, forms, queries, and reports in a database. Completion of Excel Basics, or related experience, needed.

Friday, August 1 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Registration begins July 25

Access 2010: Beyond the Basics 
Learn how to import and export data, establish advanced relationships among tables, design complex queries, and modify database objects in design view. Completion of Access Basics, or related experience, needed.

Friday, August 8 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 1

Digital Photos
Digital Photos 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, like crop and red-eye removal. Completion of Internet Basics, or related experience, needed.

Wednesday, August 20 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 13

Digital Photos: Beyond the Basics 
Discover some helpful tools for working with digital photos. Learn how to import, organize and edit photos with Picasa 3 and PicMonkey. Create a web album with Flickr and explore printed photo projects with Shutterfly. Completion of Digital Photos Basics, or related experience, needed.

Thursday, July 17 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins July 10

Wednesday, August 27 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 20

Tech Talks
A Look at Windows 8.1
Have you seen the latest Windows computers and tablets? The Start menu's customized tiles give you automatic updates and quick access to the files and sites you use most. Come preview Windows' new look, and find out if it's the right upgrade for you. Demonstration only. No registration required.

Monday, August 11 from 10 - 11:30 a.m. 
Main Library, Meeting Room B

20 iPad Tips
Bring your iPad (or come and watch), and practice 20 tips every iPad owner should know. Learn basics like zooming in and out, and move on to more advanced options, like organizing apps into folders. Stick around to have some of your questions answered, too. No registration required.

Friday, August 22 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. 
Main Library, Meeting Room B

Cable-Free TV
It may be time to ditch that antenna, cable, or satellite. Learn about devices like Roku and services like Netflix, and discuss some popular options for viewing shows and movies via the Web, including watching on your PC and connecting Web-enabled devices to your TV. Demonstration only. No registration required.

Tuesday, July 15 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
John's Island Regional Library

Buying a Computer or Tablet
Are you ready to buy a new computer or tablet, but unsure where to start? Learn about various types of computers, how to identify your price point, and which questions you should ask. Demonstration only. No registration required.

Wednesday, July 23 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. 
Main Library, Meeting Room B

OverDrive eBooks and Audio Books
Get an overview of CCPL's OverDrive catalog, and practice finding eBooks and Audiobooks. Learn how to download books to traditional e-readers, app-enabled tablets, Kindle-supported devices and mp3 players. Lending policies and account management also will be discussed. Demonstration only. No registration required.

Tuesday, July 29 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Dorchester Road Regional Library

Tech Toy Box:
Come spend a little time with the latest gadgets before you make a big purchase. Drop in, and take a look at some popular eReaders and tablets. Just play and explore. Staff will be available to answer questions and offer assistance. Demonstration only. No registration required.

Wednesday, August 6 from 3 - 4 p.m. 
Main Library, 2nd Floor

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