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Online Shopping, Mapping & More Class

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: 
Library Meeting Room

This class will focus on advanced searching options available through Google.

Topics covered:

  • Shopping and price comparisons
  • Mapping
  • News

Students are encouraged to bring laptops or tablet devices to class.

Registration is required for this class.

Online Shopping, Mapping & More Class

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: 
Library Meeting Room

This class will focus on advanced searching options available through Google.

Topics covered:

  • Shopping and price comparisons
  • Mapping
  • News

Students are encouraged to bring laptops or tablet devices to class.

Registration is required for this class.

E-Books@OBPL

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: 
Library Meeting Room

The class will introduce CamelliaNet, the library's downloadable audio and electronic book catalog. We will practice selecting and downloading books, installing software necessary to manage the library's e-books, authorizing electronic devices and transferring books to device.

Participants should bring their laptop computers, electronic readers and the cables necessary to connect the two.

Registration is required for this class.

Email Class

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: 
Library Meeting Room

This class is divided into 2 parts: an email overview and an orientation to Windows Live Mail, a pre-installed program in computers running the Windows 7 operating system. (Live Mail is the new replacement for Outlook Express.)

Topics covered:

  • Email programs
  • Organizing your email
  • Attachments
  • Setting-up Windows Live Mail with any email account
  • Using the Calendar
  • Contacts
  • Newsgroups
  • Feeds

Students are encouraged to bring laptops.

Email Class

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: 
Library Meeting Room

This class is divided into 2 parts: an email overview and an orientation to Windows Live Mail, a pre-installed program in computers running the Windows 7 operating system. (Live Mail is the new replacement for Outlook Express.)

Topics covered:

  • Email programs
  • Organizing your email
  • Attachments
  • Setting-up Windows Live Mail with any email account
  • Using the Calendar
  • Contacts
  • Newsgroups
  • Feeds

Students are encouraged to bring laptops.

Computer Basics, part 2 Class

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: 
Library Meeting Room

Topics covered:

  • Common keyboard shortcuts
  • Organizing documents with folders
  • Connecting to a network
  • Screen captures
  • PDF files

Students are encouraged to bring laptops.

Registration is required for this class.

Computer Basics, part 2 Class

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: 
Library Meeting Room

Topics covered:

  • Common keyboard shortcuts
  • Organizing documents with folders
  • Connecting to a network
  • Screen captures
  • PDF files

Students are encouraged to bring laptops.

Registration is required for this class.

Skype & Web Cameras Class

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: 
Library Meeting Room

Topic covered:

  • using a webcam and Skype software to video conference with friends and family

Students are encouraged to bring laptops, web camera (if one was not built-in to your laptop), and microphone (if one was not built-in).
Please download the free Skype software before class.

Registration is required for this class.

Facebook Class

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: 
Library Meeting Room

Topics covered:

  • Facebook
  • Creating an account
  • Locating and adding friends
  • Uploading pictures & video

Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops.
Registration is required.

Technology Classes

Our Technology classes are designed for beginning to intermediate computer users. Because these classes are held in our Meeting Room (not the computer lab), you are encouraged to bring your own laptop if you would like to practice during class.

No registration is necessary for fall classes, but winter classes (January, February & March) require registration.

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