Thursday, April 30, 2015

Computer Classes Coming to Newark Library

Newark, New Jersey: The Newark Public Library will continue to hold computer classes in English and Spanish at the main branch. 

The schedule for May classes is as follows:

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. 
Saturday, May 2, 10:00am-12:00noon 
Tuesday, May 19, 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). 
Saturday, May 30, 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. 
Tuesday, May 5, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Email 2 

Formats, “netiquette,” signatures, and attachments will be explained. 
Prerequisites: basic typing and mouse skills, Internet familiarity, and experience using skills covered in Email 1 (composing, sending, replying to, and deleting messages).
Saturday, May 9, 10:00am-12:00noon

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). 
Saturday, May 9, 12:30pm-2:30pm 
Tuesday, May 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm 
Saturday, May 16, 10:00am-12noon

The main branch of the Newark Public Library is located at 5 Washington Street opposite Washington Park.

Submitted to by the Newark Public Library.

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