Calendar of Events › Computer Classes
May 1, 2013
Digital cameras make it easier to upload videos and photos to the Internet and to have pictures printed. Basic tips on how to access digital camera files via your computer, upload them to photosharing or social networking sites, and have pictures developed will be highlighted.
April 30, 2013
Skype is a phone and video calling service that offers free videoconferencing in real-time to an international audience. Want to connect with your relative in another state or chat with a friend overseas for free? We’ll show you how to connect with this revolutionary videoconferencing service.
April 29, 2013
Designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and the Internet, this class covers basic topics in using email with particular emphasis on free web-based email accounts. You will learn email etiquette and how to obtain an email account, sign in and sign out of your account, compose, send and reply to emails, and read attachments.
April 25, 2013
Are you crafty? Have you considered selling your wares to consumers? A vibrant community of artisans are taking to websites like Etsy, Craigslist and eBay to connect with interested buyers. Learn more about the rules and policies for selling online.
April 24, 2013
This is a more advanced class designed for those who already have an introductory knowledge of Facebook and social networking. Students will go beyond the basics of Facebook and learn more advanced functions such as uploading videos and navigating Facebook’s privacy settings.
April 17, 2013
Join the Business Librarian for an informative journey through the Library’s small business resources. We will cover topics such as where to find business plan outlines and samples and the most useful sources for competitor and customer information. Register for this class at www.grpl.org/register.
April 16, 2013
Genlias and Zeeuws Archief are online databases for locating vital records in the Netherlands. Zeeuws Archief is the official database for the Province of Zeeland and contains over 5.3 million records. Genlias is an official Dutch database with records from all provinces. Dutch vital records exist from at least 1811, but there are some records dating back to the 1700s. This class with teach you how to access these databases in English, locate abstracts of vital records and make copies. Basic computer skills are required.
This is an advanced class designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and the Internet. This class is designed to provide students with an introduction to some of the tools and applications offered by Google. Attention will be given to Gmail, Google Calendars, Google Drive, Google Maps and more.
April 13, 2013
Do you have a new tablet or handheld electronic device? Are you considering purchasing one? This class will highlight some of the more popular electronic devices, how they work and how you can use the library’s electronic resources to maximize the use of your device.
April 11, 2013
This is a more advanced class designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and the Internet. Students in this class will be introduced to Facebook. Facebook is a new way to communicate and share experiences with friends and family.