Thursday, February 2, 2012

Free computer classes at DPL

The Dover Public Library will be offering a series of free computer classes for the public throughout the winter and early spring of 2012. Part of its Tech Nights the Library Series, this technology training will help participants looking to get back into the job market, change careers, or who are just looking to learn something new. Classes are completely free and begin at 6 p.m.,said Technology Room Manager Mary Prysi.The library tries to offer classes on a variety of topics, from skills needed to enter the job market to fun things like social media and eBooks.

Scheduled classes are as follows:

Introduction to the Ohio eBook Project, today; Online Dating & Social Media, Feb. 6; Using Your Kindle, Feb. 13; Facebook 101, Feb. 16; Online Research, Feb. 27; Typing 101, March 5; Digital Photography 1, March 19; Digital Photography 2, March 26; Microsoft Word Basic, April 9; Microsoft Word Intermediate, April 16; Creating an Online Presence for Your Organization, April 30.The library is also excited about offering a program called ‘Ask the Computer Guy!,’ Prysi added.Our ‘Computer Guy’ will be available on the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon to meet with the public to address any technology, computer, or electronic gadget need they may have. This is a fun way to have one-on-one time with a ‘techie’ and to get the help you need.

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