Want to begin using a computer? Need practice using a mouse and keyboard? This class introduces first-time computer users to common computer terms and features.
The library offers patrons the ability to borrow free ebooks and audiobooks through the Tennessee READS system. Bring in your Kindle, Nook, iPhone, iPad, Android device or whatever we will teach you how to get started reading or listening to your favorite titles and authors.
Keeping in touch with family is important. Almost as important as sharing the latest cat video. If you’re interested in learning about Facebook join us for an introduction to this widely used social networking service. In this class you'll learn how to: set up an account and edit your Facebook profile; find and add friends; upload photos and videos; post status updates; chat and manage your privacy settings.
Get up to speed with sending and receiving emails. In this class we will learn how to sign up for a free yahoo.com email account, how to send, receive and print email messages, how to organize your email, how to protect yourself from scams, viruses and spam. We will also cover email etiquette and tips every email user should know.
This class will introduce you to the Internet and explain the basics of how the Internet works, the elements of a Web page. Learn about Web browsers and how to use links, how to navigate a web page and how to find Web pages. We will also learn how to use search engines and we’ll show you a small sample of the awesome abilities of the Internet. Learn how to print a web page which involves crossing your fingers and hoping for the best. We’ll conclude with valuable information on viruses, scams and avoiding embarrassing hoaxes. After this class you will be able to surf with ease and confidence.
Let’s face it, applying for jobs is hard. Endless applications, interviews, and job search sites are tiresome and too often lead nowhere at all. LinkedIn can make this process easier. In our basics class, learn how to list your prevalent skills and education, search for jobs on and offline, find connections, and save and apply for all the jobs that apply to you. We will also go over how to make your profile picture look as professional as it can possibly be.
Want to know what your favorite celebrity is up to? Would you like to keep your family and friends up-to-date about your life? Or tell the world how delicious your breakfast is? Our Twitter basics class gives you an introduction to the world of Twitter. We explain all the terminology, teach you how to tweet, find and follow the people you want, reply to others, retweet and favorite the tweets you like best, message other people, and upload photos and videos.
Join us as we teach about a new popular technology each month. We’ll walk you through the many features, brands, and how it works. All we ask is for you to come loaded with questions.
Spilled Ink Writers’ Group
Calling all creative writers! Want to polish your work, meet others like yourself, or learn a few techniques? Learn the tricks of the trade as you carve out your own unique style and participate in a friendly community environment. Bringing in your own work is welcome, but not required.