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Computer Training at the Library

Computer Training at the Library

Posted September 15, 2010 B By Joanne Mullowney


Get the computer training you need at the East Brunswick Public Library, then put your skills to use using the latest and greatest in software. Register today!

Register now for the East Brunswick Public Library’s latest computer class offerings. The Library's public computers now feature the latest and greatest Microsoft software - Windows 7 and Office 2010.  October features training classes in both with the Introduction to Windows 7 and Introduction to the New Office.  These are now both hands-on classes.

Introduction to Windows 7 :

Registrants for this class will take a tour of the Windows 7 operating system and learn about some of its most exciting new features. You will explore the interface and learn about the great new tools available for managing your workspace. You will learn how to get better organized with Libraries, an exciting new Windows 7 feature and discover how to find anything faster with Windows Search.  You will also see how to use the Library Staff favorite - Sticky Notes!  Discover Jump Lists, Pinning, Snap, Aero Shake and more...

Introduction to the New Office:

Registrants for this class will learn about the changes introduced in Office 2007 and refined in 2010. This includes how to navigate, use the Ribbon, the Quick Access Toolbar, the new File tab, more about the file formats introduced with Office 2007 during this course and more as time permits.

Search, Checkout and Download: Downloading Audiobooks and eBooks:

People who like to read on the go might want to check out our class on how to download eBooks and Audiobooks. Learn how to download free books from The Library’s growing collection and other free resources to your Barnes & Noble Nook, Sony Reader, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Droid phone.

Other classes for October cover individual Microsoft Office applications with three classes in Word, two classes in Excel and one class using PowerPoint.  An advanced Internet class will also be offered, the Interactive Web,  where students will explore some of the best of the fabulous and free tools on the Web . This class will introduce you to sites that offer file sharing, image editing, online shopping, social networking, organization aids and more. Learn and enjoy some of the newest and most useful tools that will put you on the cutting edge of technology. All registrants should look at the class offerings carefully to insure that they have the necessary skills for each class.  Classes are two hours long and limited to 12 students per class.

Classes for October include:

Registration is required. There is a $5 fee for cardholders and a $10 fee for non-cardholders. Fees will be added to a cardholder’s account and paid for at the Circulation desk. Non-cardholders must pay at the time of registration. Register at the Library or by visiting www.ebpl.org and clicking the Calendar.  For more information, please call 732-390-6767.