Computer Classes

Sign-up is required for all classes in the Computer Lab at the Helena Branch. Call 406-447-1690 or visit the Library's Information Desk to register.


Class & Description Dates & Times


Introduction to Email



Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register. 

Want to know more about email? This course will teach you how to create an account, send and receive messages, attach pictures, avoid spam, create and organize folders, and lots more. The course is based on Gmail, but the concepts are the same no matter what provider you use.


Friday, May 17
10 AM
Computer Lab


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register. 

Downloading eBooks from the Library



Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

Learn how to download free eBooks from the Lewis & Clark Library apps: Overdrive, Axis 360 and Hoopla. Bring your device (fully charged) and library card number and PIN. Seating is limited and registration is required; please call 447-1690 to sign up.


Wednesday, May 29
3 PM
Small Meeting Room


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.


 Introduction to Instagram



Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

Instagram is a fun way to share smartphone photos with friends and family. Learn the basics here! You’ll need to bring your smartphone, iPhone, iPad or tablet, email address with password. Seating is limited and registration is required; please call 447-1690 to sign up.



Monday, June 3
3 PM
Small Meeting Room


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

 

How to Write a Resume



Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register. 

Almost any job you apply for these days wants a resume. Learn how to write one and/or update the one you have. Seating is limited and registration is required; please call 447-1690 to sign up.


Thursday, June 13
10 AM
Computer Lab


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register. 

 Find a Job Online



Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

There’s lots of ways to find a job and the internet is a great way to find one. You’ll need an email address (with password). Seating is limited and registration is required; please call 447-1690 to sign up.


Friday, June 14
10 AM
Computer Lab


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

Fill Out a Job Application Online



Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

You’ve find a job you want to apply for; now what? This class will walk you through how to fill out a job application online. You’ll need an email address (with password). Seating is limited and registration is required; please call 447-1690 to sign up.


Monday, June 17
3 PM
Computer Lab


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

 Introduction to YouTube


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

In this free tutorial, learn how to watch, create, and upload videos to YouTube, as well as start a channel of your own. 
 
Thursday, July 18
10 AM

Computer Lab

Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

 Microsoft Publisher


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

Microsoft Publisher helps you easily create and publish newsletters, brochures, flyers and catalogs. In this course you will learn how to create documents from scratch or templates, add and edit text and graphics, use master pages and much more.

 

Monday, July 22
11:30 AM
Computer Lab


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

 Introduction to Google Docs


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

In this free tutorial, learn how to use this free cloud-based program for creating professional documents.


Monday & Tuesday, August 5 & 6
11:30 AM
Computer Lab


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

Online Safety

Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.

The Internet is a daily part of our family, social, and business lives. The Internet is also where scammers and identity thieves lurk. Protect yourself by learning to recognize phishing and fraud attempts in this class designed for Internet users of all ages.

You'll learn how to create and use effective passwords, develop and practice good security habits, and reduce your exposure to threats. The class also covers virus protection, firewalls, top scams, credit monitoring, job search scams, and much more.



Tuesday, August 13
10 AM
Computer Lab 


Seating is limited, stop by the Information Desk or call 447-1690 to register.


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