Computer classes

Computer classes

Thanks to generous grants from The Carl & Verna Schmidt Foundation of Rochester and The Jones Family Foundation of Red Wing, the library is able to offer a variety of technology classes. All classes require registration and unless otherwise noted, please call 651-385-3645 to register.

Tuesday, September 15, 1:00-3:00pm: Buying and Selling on eBay
In this course you will learn how to create personal and
business accounts to buy and sell on eBay; how to place bids and judge seller quality; how to create effective ads; and about the various methods of paying for purchases on eBay.
Tuesday, September 22 (part 1) & Friday, September 25 (part 2), 1:00-3:00pm: iPad for Beginners
In this class designed for people new to the iPad, you’ll learn the physical layout of buttons and features, how to navigate Home screens and apps using finger gestures, how to connect to the Internet, how to charge and care for your iPad and how to use some of the basic apps that come with the iPad We’ll also explore the App Store and take a look at important settings you need to know. Don’t have an iPad? No problem! We have 10 iPad Airs that you can use for the class.
Monday, September 28 (part 1), Wednesday, September 30 (part 2), Monday, October 5 (part 3) and Wednesday, October 7 (part 4) 5:15-7:00pm: Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2013
In this free 4 part class, you’ll learn the basics of using Publisher 2013, including how to insert and manipulate graphics, how to use templates and master pages, and much more!
Tuesday, October 13, 1:00-3:00pm: Exploring Google Hangouts
Learn the basics of Google Hangouts and its features, including instant messaging, video chat, texting and VOIP.
Tuesday, October 20 (part 1) & Friday, October 23 (part 2), 1:00-3:00pm: iPad for Beginners
In this class designed for people new to the iPad, you’ll learn the physical layout of buttons and features, how to navigate Home screens and apps using finger gestures, how to connect to the Internet, how to charge and care for your iPad and how to use some of the basic apps that come with the iPad We’ll also explore the App Store and take a look at important settings you need to know. Don’t have an iPad? No problem! We have 10 iPad Airs that you can use for the class.