South Park Township Library's
Computer Class Descriptions (in Alphabetical Order)


The South Park Library selects a handful of computer classes that are taught by our computer instructor, each month.
This page contains a description of each computer class that is currently taught.

All Classes are held in the Computer Area by the Glass Windows Unless Otherwise Noted!
All Classes are Free! Please Register at the Front Desk or Call: (412) 833-5585

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Advanced Computer Skills:

Class Description:
Learn some of the more advanced features within Windows 7 including the task manager, uninstalling programs, and using anti-virus programs.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that are familiar with using computers or have taken either the Basic Computer Skills and/or Intermediate Computer Skills classes.

Advanced Internet:

Class Description:
This class is a continuation of what was discussed in the Introduction to the Internet class. This time we will be taking a closer look at how specific websites work including MapQuest and Monster.com.

Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that are familiar with navigating the Internet or have taken the Introduction to the Internet class.

Advanced PowerPoint 2016:

Class Description:
Learn how to use custom animations, slide transitions, etc. in Microsoft PowerPoint.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that would like to know how to put "special effects" into a PowerPoint presentation.

Advanced Word 2016:

Class Description:
Learn how to add lists as well as how to use features such as Mail Merge, hyperlinks, and how to format your documents in Microsoft Word.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that are familiar with the Word program and would like to know more.

Basic Computer Skills:

Class Description:
Learn the basic parts of a computer as well as a basic overview of the Windows 7 operating system.


Skill Level:

This class is our most basic computer class and is designed for people that are not familiar with computers.

Basics of E-Mail:

Class Description:
We will be going over the basics of e-mail. We will discuss how to set up an account, how to send and receive email, and how to attach files to an email message.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that would like to know how e-mail works.

Basics of Excel 2016:

Class Description:
Learn the basics of setting up a spreadsheet in Excel 2016.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that are not familiar with the Excel program

Buying a New Computer:
(**This class is held by the Fireplace**)

Class Description:
Learn what to look for when buying a computer. Topics include where to buy a computer, whether or not to buy the extended warranty, and also how to hook up your brand new computer.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that would like to know what to look for when buying a brand new computer.

CD Burning:

Class Description:
Learn how to burn a variety of files to a CD.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that would like to know how to burn audio and data CDs.

Digital Picture Editing:

Class Description:
Learn how to save pictures to your computer. We will also examine how you can edit these pictures to make them look better.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that would like to know how to digitally edit pictures.

e-Books and e-Readers:

Class Description:

We will discuss how to electronically borrow E-Books from the library using an E-Reader device and the Overdrive program. Patrons, attending this class, are welcome to bring in their own E-Reader devices.

The maximum capacity for this class is seven people.

Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that have used computers and the Internet before. Experience with using an E-Reader device is helpful, but not a requirement.

Freegal and Hoopla:

Class Description:

We will discuss how our two new library services (Freegal and Hoopla) work, which will allow patrons to download music and to stream video content. The maximum capacity for this class is seven people.

Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that have used computers and the Internet before.

Intermediate Computer Skills:

Class Description:
We will be going over some of the portable parts of a computer and some additional features about Windows 7.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that are familiar with computers or have taken the Basic Computer Skills class.

Introducing Zinio:

Class Description:
We will discuss our new library service, Zinio, which can be used to download FREE Magazines to your Computer or Tablet device.

The maximum capacity for this class is seven people.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that have used computers and the Internet before. Experience with using tablet devices can also be helpful.

Introduction to the Internet:

Class Description:
Learn how to get connected to the Internet as well as how to search for things online.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that are not familiar with the Internet and would like to know how to use it.

Introduction to PowerPoint 2016:

Class Description:
Learn the basics of creating a PowerPoint presentation.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that have not used PowerPoint before and would like to learn more about it.

Introduction to Word 2016:

Class Description:
Learn how to create documents in Microsoft Word 2016.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that are not familiar with the Word program..

Library's Website & Online Catalog:

Class Description:
Learn how to navigate the Library's Website and how to use our Online Catalog.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that would like to know how to search for things on the library's website and on the Online Catalog.

Online Shopping with e-Bay:

Class Description:
Learn how online shopping works. We will be focusing on eBay, but we will also discuss how Amazon.com works.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that would like to know how to buy and sell things with online shopping.

Social Networking (Facebook):

Class Description:
Learn what social networking is all about and how you can sign up for a Facebook account.


Skill Level:

This class is designed for people that would like to know more about social networking.

 



All Classes are held in the Computer Area by the Glass Windows Unless Otherwise Noted!
All Classes are Free! Please Register at the Front Desk or Call: (412) 833-5585

Click here to go back to the South Park Township Library Homepage!