Library To Hold Free Technology Classes

Published 3:05 pm Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library is offering free classes on computer basics and tablet basics throughout the winter. The computer basics series covers five topics (basics, Internet, email, Microsoft Word, and file management) and will be held twice a week on Mondays at 11:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. beginning January 5. The tablet basics will be held on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. beginning January 6. The topics to be covered include iPads (Jan. 6), Androids (Jan. 13), Kindles (Jan. 20), and downloading e-books (Jan. 27).

Are you a Microsoft Word user interested in learning more? Intermediate Microsoft Word will be held on Thursday, January 8 at 6 p.m. and Advanced Microsoft Word will be held on Thursday, January 15 at 6 p.m. These classes require previous experience with Microsoft Word and experience with the mouse (including right-clicking and highlighting or selecting text).

Looking for help with your new tablet? Every Thursday at 11 a.m. the library offers free assistance with tablets and e-books. No appointments are necessary and help is on a first-come-first serve basis.

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If you need more personalized help, one-on-one computer assistance is available. Call 434-392-6924 and ask for Ruth Erdman.