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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, May 3 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins April 26

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

Registration begins April 26

Main Library
Wednesday, May 18 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins May 11

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

Registration begins May 31

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, May 10 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins May 3

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, May 10 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 3

Main Library
Wednesday, May 25 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins May 18

Main Library
Tuesday, June 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 7

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, May 17 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins May 10

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, May 17 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 10

Main Library
Wednesday, June 1 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins May 25

Main Library
Tuesday, June 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 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.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Thursday, May 5 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins April 28

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, May 24 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins May 17

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, May 24 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 17

Main Library
Wednesday, June 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins June 1

Main Library
Tuesday, June 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 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.
 
John's Island Regional Library
Monday, May 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins April 25

Main Library
Saturday, May 7 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins April 30

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, May 31 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 24

Main Library
Thursday, June 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 26

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, June 7 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins May 31
 

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, May 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 2

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, June 7 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 31

Main Library
Thursday, June 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 2

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, May 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 9

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, June 14 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins June 7

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, June 14 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 7

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

Registration begins June 16

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, May 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 16

John's Island Regional Library
Tuesday, June 21 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration begins June 14

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

Registration begins June 23

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.

Main Library
Saturday, May 14 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins May 7

Otranto Road Regional Library
Tuesday, June 21 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 14

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, June 4 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins May 28

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

Registration begins June 21

Virtual Traveler
Be your own travel agent. Come take a look at some popular ticket-finding websites, translation and currency-conversion tools, and map finders. Find some tips for traveling by air, land, or sea. Completion of Internet: The Basics or previous experience is expected.

Main Library
Thursday, June 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 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
Wednesday, May 4 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins April 27

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.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Thursday, May 12 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 5

Main Library
Saturday, May 21 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins May 14

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, June 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 31

Main Library
Wednesday, June 15 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins June 8

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
Thursday, May 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 12

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Thursday, May 26 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 19

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, June 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 6

Main Library
Wednesday, June 22 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins June 15

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.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Thursday, May 19 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 12

John's Island Regional Library
Monday, June 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins June 13

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

Registration begins June 22

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
Thursday, May 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins April 28

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

Registration begins June 20

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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.

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
Wednesday, May 11 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins May 4

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, May 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 19

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

Registration begins June 17

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, May 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 5

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.

Main Library
Saturday, May 28 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins May 21

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
Friday, June 17 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins June 10

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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.

John's Island Regional Library
Wednesday, May 4 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins April 27

Main Library
Tuesday, May 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 17

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

Registration begins June 4

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.

John's Island Regional Library
Wednesday, May 11 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 4

Main Library
Tuesday, May 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration begins May 24

Main Library
Saturday, June 18 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Registration begins June 11

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Programs and Demonstrations

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
Tuesday, May 3 from 6-7:30 p.m.

John's Island Regional Library
Wednesday, June 8 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! Registration not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Tuesday, May 10 from 6-7:30 p.m.

John's Island Regional Library
Wednesday, June 15 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! Registration not required.

Main Library, Second Floor Classroom
Tuesday, May 17 from 6-7:30 p.m.

John's Island Regional Library
Wednesday, June 22 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.

St. Andrews Regional Library
Wednesday, May 25 from 10:30 a.m.-12 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
Thursday, June 2 from 2:30-4 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, Second Floor Classroom
Thursday, June 9 from 2:30-4 p.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
Thursday, June 16 from 2:30-4 p.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
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.

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