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Dorchester Road Regional

No classes offered in August or September.

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John's Island Regional  

Word 2013 Basics (teens and adults)
Learn how to enter, edit, and format text in a document. Practice copying and pasting text and explore common features like spell-check and ClipArt. Saving and printing tips will also be discussed. Completion of the Computer Fundamentals series, or related experience, needed.

Tuesday, September 9 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration begins August 26

Word 2013: Beyond the Basics (teens and adults)
Practice some of Word's more advanced features like inserting photos and textboxes, working with tables, adding headers and footers, setting tabs, and creating columns. Completion of Word Basics, or related experience, needed.

Tuesday, September 16 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration begins September 2

Excel 2013 Basics (teens and adults)
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.

Tuesday, September 23 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration begins September 9

Excel 2013: Beyond the Basics (teens and adults)
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.

Tuesday, September 30 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Registration begins September 16

*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 

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, September 4 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 28

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.

Thursday, September 11 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins September 4

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.

Thursday, September 18 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m
Registration begins September 11

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.

Thursday, September 25 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins September 18

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Otranto Road Regional  

Web Basics
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, September 2 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 26

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, September 9 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Registration begins September 2

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, September 16 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Registration begins September 9

Online Job Searching 
Explore 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, September 23 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Registration begins September 16

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Mt. Pleasant Regional

No classes offered in August or September.

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Edisto Branch

No classes offered in August or September.

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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.

Wednesday, September 3 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 27

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.

Wednesday, September 10 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins September 3

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.

Wednesday, September 17 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins September 10

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.

Wednesday, September 24 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins September 17

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.

Saturday, September 6 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins August 30

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.

Saturday, September 13 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins September 6

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.

Saturday, September 20 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins September 13

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.

Saturday, September 27 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration begins September 20

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.

Thursday, September 4 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins August 28

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.

Thursday, September 11 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins September 4

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.

Thursday, September 18 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins September 11

Mail Merge Magic
Create an address list in Excel and then merge it with Word to generate personalized letters, envelopes and labels. Learn how to filter and format the addresses, too. Completion of Word Basics and Excel Basics, or related experience, needed.

Thursday, September 25 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins September 18

Microsoft Publisher 2010
Publisher 2010 Basics
Publisher can be used to 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.

Tuesday, September 2 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Registration begins August 26

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.

Tuesday, September 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins September 2

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.

Tuesday, September 16 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins September 9

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.

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

Tuesday, September 23 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Registration begins September 16

Tech Talks
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.

Friday, September 12 from 10 - 11:30 a.m. 
Main Library, Meeting Room B

Facebook 101
Explore the major features of Facebook, like Timelines and the News Feed, and discover how to connect with old friends and make new ones. Learn how to send messages, share photos and comment on posts. Privacy options also will be discussed. Demonstration only. No registration required.

Wednesday, September 17 from 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Main Library, Meeting Room A

Downloading and Streaming Music 
Learn how to stream the music you like for free from sites like Pandora and how to purchase tracks from online music stores like iTunes. Learn how to convert CDs and sync to mp3 players, too. Demonstration only. No registration required.

Tuesday, September 30 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. 
Main Library, Meeting Room B

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