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Kids's Intro to Computers Classes

During the month of September, we are offering a special opportunity for a select group of kids to receive training from our computer services instructor David Owens. David is going to be offering a class every Tuesday during the month at 3:30 p.m. The subjects will be: Intro to the Internet, Intro to Microsoft Word, Intro to Publisher, and Intro to PowerPoint. Registration is required and seating is limited so sign up today! To register check in the computer class registration box below.

Because of these special classes we are only offering limited regular adult computer classes for the month of September. Please download our class schedule for more information by clicking here.

Classes are free but seating is limited.

Classes are held from 2-4 p.m. usually on Tuesday and Thursday in the Training Lab on the lower level of the library. Some evening classes are offered on Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. however, they are accelerated and condensed.

Introductory to intermediate levels of training are offered. Students enjoy lectures and hands-on training. Class materials include updated and detailed handouts for you to take home.

To print at list of this month's class schedule click here

Classes Available and Course Description

  • Introduction to the Computer: Learn computer basics and how to use the mouse
  • Introduction to Windows: Learn how to manage and maintain your computer
  • Introduction to the Internet: Learn to browse the Internet
  • Using Email: Send and receive messages, attach files, and more
  • Microsoft Excel 2016 - Part I & II:Learn to create spreadsheets and use functions
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 - Part I & II: Create presentations and templates
  • Microsoft Word 2016 - Part I & II: Learn to create, format and edit documents
  • Using Copy and Paste: Learn to transfer text, files, and edit photos
  • Microsoft Publisher 2016 - Part I & II: Learn to create flyers, brochures, and more - the easy way
  • The Overdrive App for Apple & Android Devices: Learn how to download eBooks and audiobooks to your mobile device. 
  • FacebookLearn how to use the most popular social media website on the planet! 

Other Training Options Available:

UniversalClass™ has online computer training courses that will not only help you become a more valuable asset to your company - proper training can help you find the right job, and it looks great on your resume!

Microsoft offers online training courses for Office 365. Click here for their latest offerings.

For questions about a class, phone David Owens at 205.332.6632 or fill out the email form below. You can register for a class by clicking the registration button on the class date you are interested in below. 

 
Computer Class Questions
Please include area code (xxx)xxx-xxxx
Computer Class Registraion
Homewood
Wed, Aug 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Get connected with HPL's FREE eServices to read, watch, listen, or learn! Make an appointment with our Informationist for one-on-one help.

Homewood - Boardroom
Thu, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for an overview of our most popular eServices: Libby, Kanopy, Hoopla, and the Homewood App.

Homewood - Computer Training Lab
Thu, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to create, send and receive messages using webmail.

Homewood
Tue, Aug 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get connected with HPL's FREE eServices to read, watch, listen, or learn! Make an appointment with our Informationist for one-on-one help.

Homewood - Computer Training Lab
Tue, Aug 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Prerequisite is Intro to Computers Part 1 or a good general understanding of computers. In this class you learn how to use and manage a computer. It is designed for the beginning computer user.

Homewood - Room 102
Tue, Aug 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
This national club is geared towards empowering girls in computer science fields. Open to girls 4th grade and up.

Homewood
Wed, Aug 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Get connected with HPL's FREE eServices to read, watch, listen, or learn! Make an appointment with our Informationist for one-on-one help.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Wed, Aug 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for this special class with Apple® Certified trainers for Alabama Tech-Ease.

Homewood - Boardroom
Thu, Aug 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for an overview of our most popular eServices: Libby, Kanopy, Hoopla, and the Homewood App.

Homewood
Tue, Aug 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get connected with HPL's FREE eServices to read, watch, listen, or learn! Make an appointment with our Informationist for one-on-one help.

Homewood - Computer Training Lab
Tue, Aug 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Prerequisite is Intro to Word Part 1, or a good working knowledge of using Word tools. This class dives deeper into creating Word documents and using Word features and tools.

Homewood
Wed, Aug 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Get connected with HPL's FREE eServices to read, watch, listen, or learn! Make an appointment with our Informationist for one-on-one help.

Homewood - Computer Training Lab
Thu, Aug 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn some of the new features of Windows 10 operating system.

Homewood - Computer Training Lab
Tue, Sep 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn to browse the Internet easily & safely. Register online.

Homewood - Boardroom
Thu, Sep 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for an overview of our most popular eServices: Libby, Kanopy, Hoopla, and the Homewood App.

Homewood - Computer Training Lab
Thu, Sep 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn to create spreadsheets and use basic Excel functions. This is a beginner's class and it covers some of the entry level aspects of this program.

Homewood - Computer Training Lab
Tue, Sep 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn to create documents and use basic Word functions. Register online.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Wed, Sep 12, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
This workshop is geared towards casual users. Join us as Apple® certified trainers for Alabama Tech-Ease answer your questions on how best to use your Apple® device.

Homewood - Room 102
Thu, Sep 13, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-1st grade) This introductory coding class introduces coding basics. A laptop is not required, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. Register online.

Rm. 102
Thu, Sep 13, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
(2-3 grade) This introductory coding class introduces coding basics. A laptop is not required, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. Register online.

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