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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.

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, October 3 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins September 26

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, October 4 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins September 27

Main Library
Tuesday, October 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 11

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
Monday, October 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 3

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, October 11 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 4

Main Library
Tuesday, October 25 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 18

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
Monday, October 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 10

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, October 18 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 11

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.

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, October 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 17

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, October 25 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 18

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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.

Main Library
Saturday, October 1 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins September 24

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Thursday, October 6 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins September 29

Finding Popular Sites and Apps 
Conduct efficient searches, and take a look at some common video, shopping and social media sites and their related apps. Discuss online threats and virus protection. Completion of Searching the Web or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Saturday, October 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins October 1

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Thursday, October 13 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 6

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.

Main Library
Saturday, October 15 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins October 8

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Thursday, October 20 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 13

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.

Main Library
Saturday, October 22 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins October 15

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Thursday, October 27 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 20

10 Keys to Coding
Explore the fundamentals of HTML. Practice typing code that includes formatted text, a hyperlink, a table, and a photograph. Completion of Internet: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Thursday, September 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins September 22

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Job Prep Tools
Writing a Resume
Use a Word resume template to effectively represent your experiences. Adjust the layout, and format text professionally. Completion of Basic Word 2016 or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Wednesday, October 19 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins October 12

Applying for Jobs Online
Discover helpful tips for conducting a job search and applying for jobs. Practice using popular sites and resources. Completion of Searching the Web or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Wednesday, October 26 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins October 19

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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
Saturday, October 29 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins October 22

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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
Tuesday, October 4 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins September 27

Main Library
Thursday, October 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins September 29

Dorchester Road Regional Library
Monday, October 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 3

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
Tuesday, October 11 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins October 4

Dorchester Road Regional Library
Monday, October 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 10

Main Library
Thursday, October 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 20

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

Main Library
Thursday, October 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 6

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, October 18 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins October 11

Dorchester Road Regional Library
Monday, October 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 17

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.

Main Library
Thursday, October 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 13

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, October 25 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins October 18

Tables and Forms 
Learn how to design and format a table, and then add text fields, check boxes and drop-down menus to create a fillable form. Completion of Word: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

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

Registration begins September 23

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Picture Pointers  
Managing Your Photos
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 Creating and Organizing Files or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Tuesday, October 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins September 27

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, October 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 24

Editing and Sharing Photos
Learn how to use software and websites to import, organize and edit photos. Create a web album for sharing photos, and look at some photo gift ideas, too. Completion of Managing Your Photos and Searching the Web or previous experience is expected.

Dorchester Road Regional Library
Thursday, September 29 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins September 22

Main Library
Tuesday, October 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins October 4

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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.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Wednesday, October 12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

20 Tips for Your Android Phone or Tablet
Bring your Android tablet or smartphone (or come and watch), and practice 20 tips every Android owner should know. Registration not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Friday, October 14 from 10-11:30 a.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.

Dorchester Road Library
Wednesday, October 5 from 10:30 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
Friday, October 7 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Open Computer Lab 
Join an open computer lab with reference staff on hand to answer questions.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library, Auditorium
Tuesday, October 11 from 2-4 p.m.

20 Tips for Your iPhone or iPad

Bring your iPhone or iPad (or come and watch), and practice 20 tips every iOS owner should know. Registration not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Friday, October 21 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Music, Movies and TV Online 
Learn about websites such as Hulu and Netflix, how to stream movies using InstantFlix and hoopla, and how the Netflix and Pandora apps work, as well as information about iTunes, Amazon, Freegal and Redbox. All ages are welcome.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Tuesday, October 25 from 2-3:30 p.m.

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