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Technology Training

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Tech Team Quarterly Catalog

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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, February 2 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins January 26

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

Registration begins February 3

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, February 9 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins February 2

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

Registration begins February 10

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, February 16 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins February 9

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

Registration begins February 17

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.

Dorchester Road Regional Library
Thursday, February 4 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins January 28

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

Registration begins February 16

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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, February 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins January 25

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

Registration begins February 4

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, February 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins February 1

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

Registration begins February 11

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.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
Tuesday, February 2 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins January 26

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

Registration begins February 16

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

Registration begins February 18

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.

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

Registration begins February 2

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, February 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Registration begins February 22

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.

Main Library
Saturday, February 27 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins February 20

Online Job Searching
Discover helpful tips for conducting a job search and applying for jobs. Practice using popular sites and resources. Completion of Internet: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

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

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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.

Access 2016: The Basics
Discover the basic tools used to create and modify related tables, forms, queries and reports in a database. Completion of Excel: The Basics or previous experience is expected. 

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

Registration begins January 26

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
Saturday, February 6 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Registration begins January 30

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

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
Saturday, February 13 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins February 6

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
Saturday, February 20 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins February 13

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More with Office 2016
Expand your knowledge of Microsoft Office 2013. Learn new formatting options and helpful shortcuts as you create documents, spreadsheets, slide shows and publications. Completion of Office 2013: The Basics is suggested.

Access 2016: Beyond the Basics
Import and export data, establish advanced relationships, design complex queries and modify objects in design view. Completion of Access: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Tuesday, February 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Registration begins February 2

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, February 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins January 28

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

Registration begins February 10

Excel 2016: Beyond the Basics
Learn how to customize a worksheet by inserting and formatting rows and columns, sorting and filtering data, applying additional formulas and selecting print options. Completion of Excel: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

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

Registration begins February 11

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

Registration begins February 4

Resume Tips and Tools 
Use a Word resume template to effectively represent your experiences. Adjust the layout and format text professionally. Completion of Word: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

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

Registration begins February 16

Mail Merge Magic
Merge an Excel contacts list with Word to create custom letters, envelopes and labels. Completion of Word: The Basics and Excel: The Basics or previous experience with both is expected.

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

Registration begins February 18

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Fun with Photos
Explore some common features of digital cameras, and learn how to transfer, organize, edit and share photos effectively. Completion of Computer Fundamentals and Exploring the Web is suggested.

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

Registration begins February 9

Digital Photos: Beyond the Basics
Learn how to import, organize, and edit photos with Picasa 3 and PicMonkey. 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
Tuesday, February 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins February 16

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Programs and Demonstrations
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.

Otranto Road Regional Library
Wednesday, February 3 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Main Library, Meeting Room B
Monday, February 22 from 5:30-7 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 not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Friday, February 5 from 2-3:30 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. No registration required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Friday, February 12 from 2-3:30 p.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. No registration required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Friday, February 19 from 2-3:30 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
Friday, February 26 from 2-3:30 p.m.

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

Main Library, Meeting Room B
Monday, February 29 from 5:30-7 p.m.

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