Computer Skill Building

Do you need to build your overall computer skills? Courses listed focus on beginner to intermediate computer proficiency.

  • Basic Help with Smartphones and Tablets

    Learn how to download e-books on your smartphone or tablet. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/10/2019
  • Business Information To Go

    Are you interested in learning how to find resources for business research? In this class, we will teach you how to use tools to: Identify sales prospects, research competition, target your market, create custom lists, find sources of supplies and research competition.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/9/2019
  • Canva 101

    Learn how to create professional-looking flyers, certificates, social media posts, and more.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/25/2019
  • Canva 101 (NETT)

    Learn how to create professional-looking flyers, certificates, social media posts, and more.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/3/2019
    2. 4/26/2019
  • Downloadables--Open Help Lab

    Bring your devices, cables, library card, and account information. Library staff will help you troubleshoot difficulties you may be having with the North Carolina Digital Library.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/8/2019
  • Email/Gmail 101

    Learn how to set up an email/gmail account, send and receive messages, send attachments and more!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/21/2019
    2. 4/25/2019
  • Email/Gmail 101 (NETT)

    This class teaches you how to create and edit a spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel. Participants must be comfortable with working in the Microsoft environment, and a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is helpful.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/5/2019
  • Excel 202 (NETT)

    Ready to take your Microsoft Excel skills to the next level? This class picks up where Excel 101 leaves off and covers many more features of this powerful spreadsheet program including Auto-Fill, formulas, sorting data, charts and graphs!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/10/2019
  • Excel 303

    Learn the basics of using charts & graphs in Excel.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/20/2019
    2. 3/21/2019
    3. 4/17/2019
    4. 4/26/2019
  • Facebook 101

    Have you wondered what all the hype is over Facebook? Come to this workshop-style class and see for yourself!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/21/2019
    2. 4/11/2019
  • GarageBand 101

    Interested in creating music, recording a podcast, and editing your recorded sounds? GarageBand (for Mac) is the tool for you. Join us for a one-hour session to get started on the basics of GarageBand and discover how to record and edit your own sound. Beginners welcome.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/22/2019
    2. 4/12/2019
  • Genealogy 101

    Use the Library's Ancestry.com and other exciting databases to explore your roots, investigate family ties or just learn a little bit more about your heritage. All classes will cover Ancestry, African American Heritage, Heritage Quest and Family Search.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/16/2019
  • Genealogy 202

    Tips and tricks offered for online genealogy searches. Learn about different types of genealogical records.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/23/2019
  • Google Forms 101

    Learn how to use this free tool from Google that allows you to create forms, surveys, quizzes. This tool lets you share the forms with others, allow others to complete the forms online, collect all the responses in a spreadsheet and provide you with helpful summaries of the collected data with charts and graphs.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/4/2019
  • Google Forms 101 (NETT)

    Learn how to use this free tool from Google that allows you to create forms, surveys, quizzes. This tool lets you share the forms with others, allow others to complete the forms online, collect all the responses in a spreadsheet and provide you with helpful summaries of the collected data with charts and graphs.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/27/2019
    2. 4/10/2019
  • Google Slides (NETT)

    Learn to build a presentations right in your web browser—-no special software is required. Even better, multiple people can work on slides at the same time, you can see people’s changes as they make them, and every change is automatically saved.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/20/2019
    2. 4/10/2019
  • Internet 101

    If you need help exploring the world wide web & figuring out how to get online this is the class for you!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/28/2019
    2. 4/2/2019
    3. 4/26/2019
  • Libreoffice Writer 101 (NETT)

    If you have completed the series of classes and received a computer through the Neighborhood Empowerment Through Technology (NETT) Program and you would like to continue learning more about LibreOffice come and join as to learn more about these classes.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/3/2019
  • LinkedIn 101(NETT)

    This class will teach you the ins and outs of LinkedIn - an online resource where you can post a professional profile & resume to help you network with people in your field.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/27/2019
    2. 4/24/2019
  • Open Help Lab

    Do you need time to work on your computer and online skills on your own with a knowledgeable Computer Coach nearby if you need help? Open Help Labs are for the general public who may need additional support in using the computer, finding specific information, and/or using online tutoring programs. Whether you have a quick question about email, resumes, job applications or any questions about Microsoft Office. Drop-in and ask one of our computer Gurus!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/20/2019
    2. 3/25/2019
    3. 3/26/2019
    4. 3/27/2019
    5. 4/1/2019
    6. 4/3/2019
    7. 4/8/2019
    8. 4/10/2019
    9. 4/15/2019
    10. 4/17/2019
    11. 4/22/2019
    12. 4/23/2019
    13. 4/24/2019
    14. 4/25/2019
    15. 4/29/2019
    16. 12/13/2019
  • Open Help Lab (NETT)

    Do you need time to work on your computer and online skills with a knowledgeable Computer Coach? Open Help Labs are for the general public who may need additional support in using the computer, finding specific information, and/or using online tutoring programs. Whether you have a quick question about email or many questions about Microsoft Office. Call to schedule an appointment.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/22/2019
    2. 4/12/2019
    3. 4/26/2019
  • Pinterest 101 (NETT)

    Learn the basics of one of the most exciting and fastest growing social media sites. Capture links to recipes and destinations on an east to view virtual corkboard.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/26/2019
  • Publisher 101

    Use Microsoft Publisher to create newsletters, brochures, flyers, business cards, and more.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/28/2019
  • Resume 101

    Learn about the different types of resumes and find out which one is a right fit for you. Each participant will develop or update a resume.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/30/2019
  • Resume 101 (NETT)

    Learn about the different types of resumes and find out which one is a right fit for you. Each participant will develop or update a resume.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/3/2019
  • Word 101

    This class covers Microsoft's word processing application, Word. This informative class teaches you how to format text, indent, align text, create lists, cut/copy and paste, and more. Create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/19/2019
    2. 4/11/2019
  • Word 202

    Learn about the various page setup options. For example, how to set up margins, headers, footers and borders.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/26/2019
    2. 4/25/2019
  • Word 202 (NETT)

    Learn about the various page setup options. For example, how to set up margins, headers, footers and borders.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/3/2019
    2. 4/10/2019
  • Word 303--Mail Merge

    Learn how to use mail merge to make office life easier.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/19/2019
    2. 3/22/2019
    3. 4/22/2019
  • Word 404--Mailing Labels

    Learn how to create mailing labels in Word.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/29/2019