When using the computer in the Adult Computer Lab, if more time is needed, make sure to ask before time is up. All work will be lost once time runs out.
The computers in the Lab turn off 15 minutes before closing time. Weekdays at 6:45 p.m. and Saturdays at 3:45 p.m.
Classes on basic computer use and programs are held on a monthly schedule. Classes are held in the Computer Lab and are limited to 16 students per class. Classes meet on Tuesdays either from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 5 to 6 p.m. You may sign up for one day or multiple days, as you need. Days and dates are not absolute(s) until you register. If you are interested in any of these classes, please fill out one registration form for the class you wish to start with using the links below. Please be patient as we work to get you into a class as fast as we can. You must have been registered and contacted in order to come to class. For further information, please contact Jalpa Shah at (936)-291-5485 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
August - Internet Safety
As helpful as the internet is with improving productivity, there are still risks that users need to be aware of. Want to find out more about these risks and how to deal with them? The Huntsville Public Library will host Internet Safety Classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays beginning August 7 in the Boardroom. These classes will teach browser security features, how to create strong passwords, how to avoid malware, phishing and spam, and what to do if your computer gets a virus. This FREE program is for adults 18 years or older, and a library card is required to attend class. Class size is limited and registration is required. You can register here. For more information, call IT Coordinator Jalpa Shah at 936-291-5485
August 7 – Introduction to Internet safety, Creating Strong Passwords August 14 – Browser’s security August 21 – Avoiding spam and phishing August 28 – How to avoid Malware
September - Beginner Microsoft Word Classes
Want to create and edit great-looking resumes, newsletters, and documents? The Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft Word classes. A series of 4 classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays begins September 4th in the Computer Lab. These classes will feature activities on typing and how to make corrections, formatting text, working with pictures and graphics, and using tables and outline with bullets. Class size is limited and registration is required. Adults 18 and older can register for classes here. For more information, call IT Coordinator Jalpa Shah at 936-291-5485.
October - Beginner Microsoft Excel Classes
Need a way to keep track of your schedule or budget? Learn how to organize your data with Microsoft Excel. The Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes for beginners! A series of four classes from 10:30 to 11:.30 a.m. on Tuesdays begins October 2nd in the Computer Lab. The course will cover subjects such as making a new file, data entry, cell formatting, formulas, and manipulating a finished table. Adults 18 and older can register for classes here. For more information call IT Coordinator Jalpa Shah at 936-291-5485.
November - Microsoft PowerPoint Classes
Learn how to create a presentation with animation, narration, images, videos, and much more! Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft PowerPoint classes this November. Classes will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, starting November 6th through November 27th in the Computer Room. In this course, you'll learn your way around the PowerPoint presentations, including the Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, and Backstage view. Class size is limited. Adults 18 and older can register for classes here. For more information call IT Coordinator Jalpa Shah at 936-291-5485.