Registration is required for these free computer classes. Register online, in person at the Computer Center or by calling 412-366-8100, extension 131.Please contact the Computer Center if you are registered for a class and are unable to attend. The Computer Center can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-366-8100, extension 131.
If the class is full, please call the Computer Center to see if space is available on the waiting list.
One-On-One Tablet Assistance
Our Computer Center staff offer one-on-one sessions for help with your tablet. Sessions are 30 minutes. Bring your tablet and come prepared to ask specific questions. To schedule a session, call the Computer Center desk at 412-366-8100 x 131. When you call, please let us know what topic you’d like help with and what kind of tablet you own. Please note: Staff members are unable to repair your tablet and may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems. Patrons may only book one session at a time.
Introduction to Cloud Computing: Part 1
Saturday, June 3, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. – register
Participants will learn what cloud computing is and how to use it to save documents, photos and files online. Participants will examine three popular cloud computing applications: Apple iCloud, Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive during the class. Prerequisite: Must have basic computer and Internet skills.
Monday, June 5, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. – register
Participants will learn about the different parts of a computer as well as take a visual tour of the desktop of a Windows 7 computer. Participants will also learn common keyboard commands and practice typing. For beginning computer users.
Microsoft Word 2016 Basics Part 1
Monday, June 5, from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. – register
Participants will learn about the parts of the Word window and practice formatting and editing text. Participants will also learn how to Cut, Copy, and Paste and Save a document. For students with no previous Word experience. Prerequisite: Must have mouse skills.
Microsoft Excel 2016 Basics Part 1
Friday, June 9, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. – register
Participants will go through some basic Excel terminology before learning how to move around the spreadsheet. Participants will then build some simple financial documents to practice on. Prerequisite: Must have solid Word experience.
Microsoft Word 2016 Basics Part 2
Friday, June 9, from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. – register
Participants will type some text in Word and then learn how to work with commands such as setting tabs, margins, columns, and spell-check. Prerequisite: Participation in the Microsoft Word 2016 Basics Part 1 class or similar.
Microsoft Excel 2016 Basics Part 2
Monday, June 12, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. – register
Participants will learn how to create lists, sort data, add codes, format numbers, and work with fill series. Participants will also work with various formulas and functions. Prerequisite: Participation in the Microsoft Excel 2016 Basics Part 1 class or similar.
Introduction to Could Computing: Part 2
Saturday, June 17, from 10:30am – 12:00pm – register
Come to this class to increase your comfort level with cloud computing services! Participants will use Google Drive to learn how to increase their online productivity and efficiency. Class topics include converting and printing existing files, creating online surveys in Google Forms and setting up Google Calendar. Prerequisite: completion of the Introduction to Cloud Computing class or previous experience working with a cloud computing service.