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, August 23 (part 1) and Friday, August 26 (part 2), 1:00-3:00 pm: Introduction to Windows 10
Learn about the Windows 10 interface, how to create and use Microsoft accounts, connect to Wi-Fi, enable and personalize Cortana, navigate and customize the desktop and the new Windows 10 Start menu, download, install and use apps from the Store and utilize OneDrive to save files to the cloud.
Wednesday, September 14 (part 1), Monday, September 19 (part 2), and Wednesday, September 21 (part 3) 5:15-6:45pm: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013
In this free 3 part class, you’ll learn the basics of using Excel 2013, including using menus and toolbars, formatting text and numbers, creating charts and graphs and creating formulas. We will have Windows 10 computers for students to use, but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer.
Thursday, September 22 (part 1) & Friday, September 23 (part 2), 1:00-3:00 pm: 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 some iPad Airs that you can use for the class.
Tuesday, September 27 (part 1) and Friday, September 30 (part 2), 1:00-3:00 pm: Introduction to Windows 10
Learn about the Windows 10 interface, how to create and use Microsoft accounts, connect to Wi-Fi, enable and personalize Cortana, navigate and customize the desktop and the new Windows 10 Start menu, download, install and use apps from the Store and utilize OneDrive to save files to the cloud.