Hammond Public Library Offers Free Computer Classes

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Mon., Feb. 2: The Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., offers a free Intro to Excel class at 11 a.m. Advance registration is required by calling Carol Williams at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 345. Learn to store and organize your information. We’ll review worksheets, cells, data entry, fill options, formulas, functions, and more. Participants must be familiar with the keyboard and mouse, and possess basic word processing skills.

Tues., Feb. 3: A free Mouse Basics computer class is offered at 2 p.m. and is repeated at 6 p.m. at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St. Advance registration is required by calling Carol Williams at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 345. Learn about using the mouse, common computer terms, how to work with menus and forms, how to copy and paste, and more. Familiarity with the computer is not required.

Mon., Feb. 9: The Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., offers a free PowerPoint class at 11 a.m. Advance registration is required by calling Carol Williams at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 345. Create photo slide shows and presentations. Learn about design themes, slide layouts, inserting graphics and media clips, and tips when making presentations. Participants must be familiar with the keyboard and mouse, and possess basic word processing skills.

Tues., Feb. 10: A free Internet Basics computer class is offered at 2 p.m. and is repeated at 6 p.m. at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St. Advance registration is required by calling Carol Williams at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 345. Learn beginning word processing techniques to get you started on a variety of possible projects. We’ll review how to navigate the program, choosing your settings, making changes as you go along or after you’ve typed your material, inserting a simple graphic and more. A practice project gives you hands-on experience with the program. Participants must be familiar with the mouse and have basic keyboarding skills.

Tues., Feb. 17: A free Email Basics computer class is offered at 2 p.m. at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St. Advance registration is required by calling Carol Williams at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 345. Review the layout of web-based e-mail, how e-mail programs are structured and how you can customize your mail storage. We’ll cover reading, organizing and sending mail in a hands-on session. E-mail accounts for class use will be provided, so don’t worry if you don’t yet have your own. Participants must have beginner keyboarding skills, and be familiar with the computer mouse.

Mon., Feb. 23: The Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., offers a free Letters and Resumes computer class at 11 a.m. Advance registration is required by calling Carol Williams at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 345. Learn the professional way to format a letter, how to create a great cover letter, and how to build the best resume for you. Participants must be familiar with the keyboard and mouse, and possess basic word processing skills.

Tues., Feb. 24: A free Word Basics computer class is offered at 2 p.m. and is repeated at 6 p.m. at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St. Advance registration is required by calling Carol Williams at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 345. Learn beginning word processing techniques to get you started on a variety of possible projects. We’ll review how to navigate the program, choosing your settings, making changes as you go along or after you’ve typed your material, inserting a simple graphic and more. A practice project gives you hands-on experience with the program. Familiarity with the mouse and beginner keyboarding skills are required.