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Computer Classes



New to computers and the Internet?
Show up for free classes with Tigard Public Library staff.

Computer classes are held in the Technology Room on the second floor of the library. Open Computer Lab time is available each week. All classes are free. Registration is not required. Classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Just stop by the Reference Desk to pick up a ticket. For more information, call the reference desk at 503-718-2517.


E-book Clinics
  • Friday, October 24 (2-3:30 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, November 4 (7-8:30 p.m.)
  • Do you need help setting up your e-reader or mobile device to download free e-books and e-audiobooks successfully? Come learn about Library2Go and the new 3M Cloud e-book library! Make an appointment and bring in your device for one-on-one help. Call the Reference Desk at 503-718-2517 for more information and to make your appointment.
       
    Open Learning Labs
    Sundays and Tuesdays from 2–4 p.m.
    Wednesdays from 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Friendly lab assistants are available to help you practice computer skills and work on projects such as typing, web searching and setting up email accounts. Drop by for hands-on practice or ask for help finding free online classes where you can learn at your own pace. Have a laptop? We have wireless internet and can help you practice the basics on your own computer.

    Assistance is limited to practicing basic skills and does not include computer maintenance or repair.


    FREE Computer Classes @ the Tigard Public Library

    Classes are held in the Technology Room on the 2nd Floor and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Getting Started with Excel - Level 3
    Friday, October 31, 1:30-3 p.m.
    Build on skills covered in Excel 1 & 2. Learn how to set printing options, about building pivot tables and how to design basic charts and pivot charts so you can create professional looking reports.

    Getting Started with PowerPoint
    Saturday, November 1, 12:-1:30 p.m.
    An introduction to presentation software. Learn how to set up a design template, create slides, add clip art and view a slide show. This class uses Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

    Getting Started with Computers
    Friday, November 14, 3-4:30 p.m.
    General introduction to computers, including an overview of computer components, use of the mouse and locating programs and files that can be found on the Desktop and in the Start menu. Learn how to shut down a computer properly.

    Getting Started with Word Processing - Level 1
    Tuesday, November 18, 12-1:30 p.m.
    Learn basic word processing skills, including creating a document, cutting, pasting and changing the format of text. This class uses Microsoft Word 2010.

    Introduction to Google Drive
    Wednesday, November 19, 4-5:30 p.m.
    Learn about Google Drive and how to create, edit and share your work online and access your files from anywhere. Explore how "cloud computing" tools like Google Drive can help you collaborate on projects and organize your life. You can manage documents, spreadsheets, presentations, surveys and more all in one conveniently accessible location.

    Getting Started with Word Processing - Level 2
    Sunday, November 23, 12-1:30 p.m.
    Build on basic word processing skills from our Level 1 class. Learn more about changing the "look" of your document, changing font styles, using bullets and numbered lists, adding borders and inserting clipart or photos. This class uses Microsoft Word 2010.



     
    Want to take self-directed classes online or practice your skills? Try the following:

    GCF LearnFree.org
     (Computer Tutorials)
    GCFAprendeLibre.org
    (Computer Tutorials in Spanish/Entrenamiento en Tecnología)
    LearningExpress Library
     (Computer Courses)
    Mousing Around
     (Learn how to use the mouse)
     

    Library Resource: May Require a Library card and password
    Suggested Website

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    CONTACT US
    City of Tigard, 13125 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR 97223
    Automated Phone Attendant: 503-639-4171
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