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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Computer Classes to Continue at Newark Library


Newark, New Jersey: The Main Branch of the Newark Public Library will continue to hold computer classes in June. Classes will be available in both English and Spanish, and all classes are free. 

The schedule is as follows:

English:

Excel 1 
Microsoft Excel uses formulas to calculate numbers in spreadsheets (computerized business ledgers), graphs, and tables. This class introduces you to the program, beginning with the spreadsheet and elementary formatting.
Prerequisites: basic typing, Mouse, and Word 1 skills (see Word 1 description below). 
Saturday, June 6, 10:00am-12:00noon 

PowerPoint 1 Create a basic slideshow presentation (for sales work, teaching, etc.) with PowerPoint. 
Prerequisites: experience using Microsoft Word and the Internet. Saturday, June 13, 10:00am-12:00noon 
Tuesday, June 30, 2:00pm-4:00pm 

Resume Creation 
An introduction to resume preparation. Bring a list of the schools you attended with dates of attendance and of the jobs you have held with the dates you held them and notes about your responsibilities in those jobs. So that you can save your work, bring a flash drive (sold for $7.50 at the VTC desk). 
Prerequisities: typing and Mouse skills, experience using Microsoft Word features covered in the Word 1 class (see description below). 
Tuesday, June 2, 6:00pm-8:00pm 
Tuesday, June 16, 6:00pm-8:00pm 
Saturday, June 20, 11:30am-1:30pm 

Word 1 
Learn the basics: the Microsoft Word screen, adjusting lettering (fonts) and margins, undoing decisions, printing, and saving what you write. 
Prerequisites: basic typing and Mouse skills. 
Tuesday, June 9, 6:00pm-8:00pm 

Word 2 
Font styles, symbols, graphics, margins, page numbers, and developing a cover page are among the subjects of this class. 
Prerequisites: basic typing and Mouse skills, and experience using Microsoft Word features covered in Word 1 (see description above). 
Tuesday, June 23, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Spanish:

PowerPoint 1 
Aprenda a crear una presentación básica (para uso en trabajos de ventas, entrenamientos, etc.) usando PowerPoint. 
Requisito: experiencia usando Microsoft Word y navegando el Internet. 
Sábado, 6 de junio, 12:30pm-2:30pm 

Excel 1 
Microsoft Excel utiliza fórmulas para calcular números en hojas de cálculo (libros de contabilidad computarizados), gráficas y tablas. Esta clase ofrece una introducción al programa, comenzando con la hoja de cálculo y cómo crear formatos básicos. 
Requisito: mecanografía básica, saber usar el ratón, y conocimiento de Word 1. 
Sábado, 13 de junio, 12:30pm-2:30pm 

Resumé (Curriculum Vitae) 
Introducción a la preparación de resumés. Traiga una lista de las escuelas a las que asistió, con fechas de asistencia, y de los empleos que ha tenido, con las fechas en las que los sostuvo, y notas sobre sus responsabilidades en los puestos de trabajo. Traiga una memoria USB (flash drive) para que pueda guardar su trabajo (en venta por $7.50 en el mostrador del VTC). 
Requisito: conocimiento de mecanografía y del uso del ratón, experiencia en los conceptos aprendidos en Word 1.
Sábado, 27 de junio, 11:30am-1:30pm

The Newark Public Library's Main Branch is located at 5 Washington Street, opposite Washington Park. Transportation is available by using the Newark Light Rail or New Jersey Transit buses.

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-Event Submitted by the Newark Public Library-