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Virtual class guidelines:
  • These classes will be held virtually using Screenleap, which requires a web browser and an internet connection. There is no additional software to download. Google Chrome is the recommended browser.
  • A valid email address is required for registration. Registrants will receive an email with a link to join the class at least an hour before the start time.
  • Registration opens 30 days before the start of the class and closes prior to the start of the class.*

Computer Essentials

Internet Basics

Learn how to use web browsers and search engines to navigate the internet. This class will also discuss how to stay secure while searching for and submitting information online.
Thursday, August 5 / 1 – 2 PM

Email Basics

Learn how to complete basic email tasks, including sending messages, uploading attachments and organizing your inbox. We'll also discuss security tips and email etiquette.
Thursday, August 19 / 10 – 11 AM


Introduction to Word

Learn how to enter and format text and images, change line spacing, and copy and paste in Microsoft Word. This class will also discuss saving and printing tips.
Wednesday, August 4 / 7 – 8 PM


Introduction to Excel, Part 1

Learn the basics of the popular spreadsheet software Excel. In this class, we will tour the Excel interface; learn how to enter, autofill and format data; and review saving and printing tips.
Wednesday, August 11 / 1 – 2 PM

Introduction to Excel, Part 2

Continue learning some of the basic features in Excel. Topics covered will include formatting numbers, sorting and filtering, moving and copying worksheets, and freezing panes.
Tuesday, August 17 / 10 – 11 AM

Excel: Formulas & Functions

Learn how to calculate and summarize spreadsheet data using formulas and functions in Excel. This class will review basic mathematical formulas as well as introduce a variety of popular functions, including text and summary functions.
Monday, August 9 / 7 – 8 PM

Excel: Advanced Functions

Learn how to evaluate and retrieve data using some of the logical and lookup functions available in Excel. This class will also discuss defining and using named ranges in a spreadsheet.
Wednesday, August 18 / 1 – 2 PM

Excel: Pivot Tables, Part 1

Learn how to use Pivot Tables to quickly analyze and summarize large amounts of information. In this introduction to Pivot Tables, we will discuss how to design and manage Pivot Tables, explore tips for setting up source data and learn how to summarize numerical, date and time data.
Saturday, August 7 / 10 – 11 AM

Google Apps

Introduction to Google Apps

Explore Google’s popular web-based applications. We’ll discuss how to use Google Drive to store and organize files in the cloud, as well as how to create and share documents in Google Docs.
Tuesday, August 31 / 1 – 2 PM


Introduction to Access

Explore database fundamentals in this introduction to Microsoft Access. Learn how to build a simple database, create tables and import existing data from Excel. We’ll also discuss how to establish relationships and create a simple query.
Tuesday, August 3 / 10 – 11 AM

Access: Queries

Learn how to calculate, retrieve and manage data in Access using queries. We’ll review how to build a simple query, explore different query types and learn how to create calculated fields.
Monday, August 23 / 1 – 2 PM


Publisher Basics

Learn the basics of Microsoft Publisher by using objects to create flyers, newsletters and other types of documents.
Tuesday, August 10 / 10 – 11 AM

*Registration opens 30 days before the class date and closes prior to the start of the class: 

  • For classes beginning at 10 AM, registration closes at 4 PM the day before the class. 
  • For classes beginning at 1 PM, registration closes at 7 PM the day before the class. 
  • For classes beginning at 7 PM, registration closes at 9 AM on the day of the class.