The library offers free classes on a variety of computer topics. Most of these hands-on classes are 90 minutes long. The exception is E-Mail Setup, which lasts 45 minutes. Classes are held in the Woodruff Training Room. Register at the Service Desk or by calling 758-6600. Classes fill quickly, so register as soon as possible. Classes are cancelled 24 hours ahead if not enough people are registered.
Don't have time for a class this month? Check out our list of online computer tutorials!
And if HPL's classes don't fit into your schedule, visit Arrowhead Library System's "Take Your Pick" computer class list, which includes the free classes offered at all seven Rock County public libraries.
Class Offerings @ Hedberg
* Knowledge of computers and keyboarding skills are required.
¡Clases de computación en español!
Buying and Selling on eBay *
Learn how to find, evaluate and bid on listings to purchase items. Also learn to write a description, insert photos, and post an item to sell on eBay. This is a two-hour class.
Monday, May 20 at 11:15 a.m.
E-mail Basics with E-mail Setup *
Learn to check, read, compose, delete, spell-check and send electronic mail using a free service. Knowledge of Internet Basics and Intro to Computers is required. (2 hrs)
Monday, June 3 at 10 a.m.
Excel Spreadsheet Basics 2010 *
Learn the basic terminology and skills to use spreadsheets as a tool for organizing information with the latest version Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Introduction to Computers is required.
Thursday, May 9 at 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, June 5 at 1:30 p.m.
Excel Spreadsheet II 2010 *
Continue learning features of Excel including: performing calculations, auto calculate, formatting and charting.
Tuesday, June 25 at 11:15 a.m.
Internet Basics *
Discover the Internet and the World Wide Web (WWW) using the Internet Explorer browser. Participants must have basic computer skills and keyboard experience.
Thursday, May 23 at 9:30 a.m.
Introduction to Computers
Learn the basic operation of a Windows 7 PC, including keyboard and mouse use and desktop features.
Monday, May 6 at 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 12 at 10 a.m.
Learn the basics, practice keyboarding and improve your speed
Tuesday, May 7 at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, June 25 at 9:15 a.m.
Saving and Managing Documents *
Learn to format and save to disks, create folders, and save files to folders on both your disk and hard drive using Windows 7.
Monday, May 20 at 9:15 a.m.
Searching the Internet: Beyond Google *
Explore a variety of ways to search for topics using search engines, search directories and metasearch engines.
Thursday, June 27 at 9:30 a.m.
Word Processing Basics 2010
Learn to edit a document with cutting, copying, pasting, inserting, deleting, bolding, italicizing, and underlining with the latest version of Microsoft Word. A general understanding of computer operation is required.
Thursday, May 16 at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, June 18 at 9:30 a.m.
Word Processing II 2010 *
Learn about line spacing, special symbols, WordArt, tabs and more with the latest version of Microsoft Word. Word Processing Basics is a prerequisite.
Tuesday, June 18 at 11:30 a.m.