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Computer Basics with Windows 10

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Computer Lab

Join us for a Computer Basics with Microsoft Windows 10.  This operating system for Windows offers a array of enhancements and functionality in an easy to use interface.  The training teaches the most basic skills needed to operate a Library computer:

  • Using a mouse
  • Knowing certain terminology like Desktop, Icons, Menu, Taskbar, Toolbar, etc.
  • Opening a program
  • Saving a document

This class is intended for beginners and assumes no prior knowledge of computer use. It is a good introduction to other computer classes offered by the Library.

For in-person attendance please register by clicking View More and completing the registration or calling 901-415-2723.  

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Electronics & Electricity Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whitehaven Library
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of electronics and electricity. Whether your goal is to complete home repairs or to be prepared for entry into electrical or electronic jobs this free program will give you the knowledge you need. These programs are presented by master electricians and electronics experts both retired and still active in businesses. Recently we have begun to study solar power, the basics and what would be involved for your home. 
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Getting Started with Microsoft Word

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Computer Lab

This class is designed to introduce the basic functions of  Microsoft Word for Office 365 in order to create professional documents, resumes, and any other text documents.  The following skills will be covered:

§ Learn to navigate using Ribbons, command groups, dialog boxes, and backstage view.

§ Format text

§ Format paragraphs

§ set up pages and margins

§ Insert and format pictures

§ Insert and format tables

§ Save and retrieve documents with OneDrive and your computer


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Basic Computer Class for Beginners

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hollywood Library
Meeting Room
Basic Computer Class for adults sponsored by LSR Services. 
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Creating Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Computer Lab

This class is designed for students and professionals who would like to learn how to develop strong, visual PowerPoint slides to enhance any presentation. Participants will learn:

  • The basic functions and tools available in PowerPoint
  • How to employ slide layouts and design templates in a meaningful way
  • How to utilize high quality images to enhance the message
  •  How to utilize custom animation to achieve a professional look
  • How to use the Design feature to generate automated slide designs
  • How to incorporate strong design principles
For in-person attendance please register by clicking View More and completing the registration or calling 901-415-2723.  If you wish to participate virtually, simply click the link below to join the meeting a few minutes before start time. 

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Electronics & Electricity Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whitehaven Library
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of electronics and electricity. Whether your goal is to complete home repairs or to be prepared for entry into electrical or electronic jobs this free program will give you the knowledge you need. These programs are presented by master electricians and electronics experts both retired and still active in businesses. Recently we have begun to study solar power, the basics and what would be involved for your home. 
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Gadget Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Lobby

Bring your tablet, laptop, or smart device and receive one-on-one assistance in accessing the Library’s digital services.

  • Located in the main lobby near the entrance to the Children’s department
  • Ensure device is charged
  • Have you account usernames and passwords with you
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One on One Computer Help at Raleigh

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Raleigh Library
Stop in for any hands-on computer help you may need. Learn computer basics, internet and email, and use of mobile devices.  Customers can choose to bring their own laptop, tablet, or phone.
Please register online or call to get your scheduled time. 
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Registration begins 12/7/2022 at 9:00 AM

Tech For Two

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Randolph Library
Main Floor

Do you need help using a computer? Do you have questions about email or staying safe online? Interested in ebooks or accessing MPL's electronic resources? Get one-on-one assistance with many technology issues and Library services. We can help you get started with email, learn basic computer and internet skills, or start exploring Microsoft Office or Google Apps. Please note: While we can help you set up your own devices, staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. By appointment only. Please register in person, online or call (901) 415-2779.

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Designing with Canva.com

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Computer Lab
We apologize for the cancellation.
Canva.com, a free, easy to use online graphic design program, is an excellent tool for creating professional, vibrant digital content, including résumés.  It features hundreds of templates for all kinds of job seekers. The ease of drag and drop features, as well as simple editing and layout tools, make this an excellent choice for anyone wishing to create or update their résumé. 

For in-person attendance please register by clicking View More and completing the registration or calling 901-415-2723.  If you wish to participate virtually, simply click the link below to join the meeting a few minutes before start time. 
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Electronics & Electricity Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whitehaven Library
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of electronics and electricity. Whether your goal is to complete home repairs or to be prepared for entry into electrical or electronic jobs this free program will give you the knowledge you need. These programs are presented by master electricians and electronics experts both retired and still active in businesses. Recently we have begun to study solar power, the basics and what would be involved for your home. 
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Registration is open

Creating Resumes with Canva.com

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Computer Lab

Canva.com, a free, easy to use online graphic design program, is an excellent tool for creating professional, vibrant digital content, including résumés.  It features hundreds of templates for all kinds of job seekers. The ease of drag and drop features, as well as simple editing and layout tools, make this an excellent choice for anyone wishing to create or update their résumé. 


For in-person attendance please register by clicking View More and completing the registration or calling 901-415-2723.  If you wish to participate virtually, simply click the link below to join the meeting a few minutes before start time. 

Creating Resumes with Canva.com


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Cancelled

Tech Tuesday

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
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South Library
Main Floor

"Tech Tuesday" is a computer literacy program for adults. This program will help them obtain new computer skills and give the adequate skills needed for work, school, and personal use. 

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Cancelled

Getting Started with Microsoft Excel

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Computer Lab
The Library is closed for the holidays. We apologize for the cancellation.
Participants will learn the basic functions available in Microsoft Excel, including:
  • Learn to create, open, and save workbooks
  • Learn to enter values into cells
  • Learn how to edit and format values
  • Learn how to format spreadsheets
  • Learn how to sort data
  • Learn to utilize basic formulas
For in-person attendance please register by clicking View More and completing the registration or calling 901-415-2723.  If you wish to participate virtually, simply click the link below to join the meeting a few minutes before start time. 
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Gadget Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Lobby

Bring your tablet, laptop, or smart device and receive one-on-one assistance in accessing the Library’s digital services.

  • Located in the main lobby near the entrance to the Children’s department
  • Ensure device is charged
  • Have you account usernames and passwords with you
View More