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September Computer Training at the Library

September Computer Training at the Library

Posted August 11, 2011 B By Joanne Mullowney

Get the computer training you need at the Library and update your Microsoft Office skills. September features our brand new class - Excel IV and Introduction to QuickBooks Level I! Register today!

Register now for the East Brunswick Public Library’s latest computer class offerings.  In September we will concentrate on the Microsoft Office Suite with three levels of Microsoft Word, four levels of Excel, and PowerPoint  II. People who are new to Office 2010 or 2007 can register for the Introduction to the New Microsoft Office and master the new navigation and discover all of its new features. Setpember also offers another opportunity to register for our popular class on downloading eBooks and audiobooks - Search, Checkout and Download: Downloading Audiobooks and eBooks. We are also beginning with a new round of introductory QuickBooks training which will be offered through early November.  In September we will be offering Introduction to QuickBooks Level I.

Excel IV
Continue your mastery of Excel in this new class offering. Learn how to create and modify pivot tables,to protect cells and worksheets, to use the payment function, to create and use forms for data entry, to use the VLookup function, learn the advantages for defining data as a table, and how to use Excel as an architectural design tool. In addition, the class will offer an overview of best practices for spreadsheet design.

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. Please note that the Kindle ereader is not compatible with library ebooks due to the manufacturer’s restrictions.

Introduction to QuickBooks Level I
A new three part introductory series to the popular small business financial software begins with this course offered on Saturday, September 24th. [Dates for Levels II and III are Saturdays, October 15th and November 5th respectively.] These classes are designed for individuals who are just starting out with QuickBooks and have a working knowledge of the Windows environment. QuickBooks, Level I will introduce users to the interface, show how to set up a company’s QuickBooks, and how to begin to add and work with customers, vendors, accounts and inventory. QuickBooks, Level II will include working with your accounts, recording sales information, handling payments, and, time permitting, entering and paying bills. QuickBooks, Level III, the final course in the series, will cover payroll basics, handling sales tax, customizing QuickBook forms, and using reports in QuickBooks. The fee for each course is $50. Advance registration and prepayment is required. See the event in the calendar for the specifics on registration and cancellation.

Classes for September include:

All courses are offered using the latest Microsoft software - Windows 7 and Office 2010. Registration is required. All registrants should look at the class offerings carefully to insure that they have the necessary skills for each class. Most classes are two hours long and limited to 12 students per class. Fees There is a $5 fee for cardholders and a $10 fee for non-cardholders (excepting the QuickBooks classes). Fees will be added to a cardholder’s account and paid for at the Circulation desk. Register at the Library, by phone or by going to the event in the website Calendar and clicking on the Sign Me Up link. Your library card and PIN numbers will be required. Non-cardholders must pay at the time of registration, i.e. registrations must be in person. For more information, please call 732-390-6767.