Parsippany-Troy Hills Main Library, located at 449 Halsey Road, has free classes on Word, Excel, using Consumer Reports online, buying on eBay, and more! Don’t know a thing about computers? Register for “Very Basics of Computers” and “Introduction to the Internet” to get started!
Register for these free classes by calling (973) 887-5150 ext. 209 or emailing email@example.com. Registration is mandatory.
Very Basics of Computers
Tuesday, March 5 at 2:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, March 27 at 2:30 p.m.
This class is for computer novices only. Learn about the elements of a computer, and get comfortable using a computer mouse. You will get hands-on practice in using a mouse to navigate the computer.
Introduction to the Internet
Thursday, March 7 at 2:30 p.m.
Tailored to the new user, this program covers the basics of the Internet.
Word 2010 Basics
Tuesday, March 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Class covers the basics of creating a document, changing fonts, font sizes, margins, inserting pictures, and saving documents. Please bring a flash drive with you. If you do not own a flash drive, you may purchase one before class at the Information Services desk for $5.00.
Excel 2010 Basics
Wednesday, March 20 at 2:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of creating spreadsheet and other functions of Excel. Class covers the basics of setting up a spread sheet, creating formulas, printing, and saving. Please bring a flash drive with you. If you do not own a flash drive, you may purchase one before class at the Information Services desk for $5.00.
Job Search Tools at Your Library
Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m.
Learn about online databases and tools, such as Reference USA and Career Transitions, that can take your job searching to the next level. Time will be allotted for students to visit sites after the class.
Monday, March 25 at 2:30 p.m.
Learn to protect your computer, your online identity, and your data, using free and low-cost programs. Items that will be covered include: malware, backup, basic wireless security, Microsoft Security Essentials, software updates, MalwareBytes, Spyware Blaster, safe surfing, and email tips.
Buying on eBay
Saturday, March 23 at 2:30 p.m.
Curious about eBay? Are you interested in searching for and bidding on eBay items? Then this class is for you. Learn tips for effective searching on eBay and see how to bid on and purchase items. This class will NOT cover selling on eBay.
Social Media and You
Monday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Learn about social media tools and how you can use them to connect with friends and family.