564 State Street

Hammond Indiana 46320

(219)931-5100

hpl@hammond.lib.in.us

 

Computer Classes

Hammond Public Library offers 1 hour computer classes free to the public on Tuesdays afternoon and evenings at 2pm and 7pm and Thursday morning and afternoon at 10am and 2pm. Classes range from various skill level and experience from beginner to intermediate and cover a variety of computer topics. Contact Brianna Bone at boneb@hammond.lib.in.us or call 219-931-5100 ext 331 for more information.

Computer Class Calendar

Word Basics Handout

Excel Basics Handout

PowerPoint Basics Handout

Mouse Basics

E-Mail Basics Handout

Internet Basics Handout

Mouse Basics Handout

Classes Offered

Computer Basics

Mouse Basics covers the introductory terms, when and how to use the mouse buttons as well as tips for working with menus and forms. No experience needed to attend this class.

 

Internet Basics reviews the parts of a web browser and shows you how to navigate the Internet whether you are exploring for fun or are searching for specific information. Familiarity with the mouse and beginner keyboarding skills are required for this class.

 

E-mail Basics gives you hands on practice in an e-mail account where you will learn how to read, organize and send e-mail. Familiarity with the mouse and beginner keyboarding skills are required for this class.

 

Social Media 101 learn the basics of how to use some of the most popular social media sites, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and Instagram. Familiarity with the mouse, keyboard and Internet is required to attend this class.

 

Working With Photos learn how to open, save, print and download photos using Windows 10

Office Basics

Word Basics introduces you to the basics of Microsoft Word, how to change your document settings, create and edit documents, and choosing save and print options. Familiarity with the mouse and beginner keyboarding skills are required for this class.

 

Word Basics 2 tables and charts is the second portion of Word basics that introduces how to create and work with tables and charts in Microsoft Word. Familiarity with Word Basics, mouse and keyboard skills are required to attend this class.

 

Word Basics 3 objects and lists is the third portion of Word Basics that introduces how to create and work with images, graphics, shapes, text box, WordArt and SmartArt and lists in Microsoft Word. Familiarity with Word Basics, mouse keyboard are required to attend this class.

 

Excel Basics introduces the basics of Microsoft Excel. Learn how to enter and organize data in to a spreadsheet. Familiarity with the mouse and keyboard are required for this class.

 

PowerPoint Basics introduces the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn how to create slide shows using text, pictures, special effects and so much more. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, mouse and keyboard are required to attend this class.

 

Publisher Basics introduces the basics of Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing program. Learn how to design and produce your own publications using predesigned templates available in Publisher. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, mouse and keyboard are required to attend this class.

Library Related

Database 101 learn about the databases and eResources the library currently offers

 

Digital Download Open House bring your mobile device or tablet; we'll help you get started using our eBooks and other eResources

 

How to Use the New Online Calendar learn how to resolve a space/room here at the library using the new online room reservation program Evanced. Familiarity with using the Internet, mouse and keyboard are required for attending class.

Career

Job Searching 101 offers the skills, resources and advice on how to conduct the best job search. Familiarity with the Internet, mouse and keyboard are required to attend this class.

 

Resume 101 offers the resources and advice on how to create a professional resume. Familiarity with the Internet, Microsoft Word, mouse and keyboard are required to attend this class.

Hammond Public Library

Phone: (219) 931-5100

Email: hpl@hammond.lib.in.us

Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm

            Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm

            Sunday-Closed

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