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Computer classes @ Hurstville City Library

Posted 15 September 2009 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor Sansom said the five different workshops will assist Hurstville City residents in developing the fundamental computer literacy skills now required for work, study and everyday life.

“Information and communication technologies have now crept into almost every part of daily living,” he said.

“They are also providing more and more avenues for recreation, creativity and connecting with friends and family.

“I encourage anyone who wants to maximise the potential of the internet and popular computer software to come along to Hurstville City Library’s computer classes.”

Computer class details:

Introduction to Email
Wednesday, 30 September from 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Thursday, 3 December from 10.00am – 12.00pm
Email is a great way to communicate with friends and family. This class covers setting up an email account and sending and receiving emails.
Google Searching
Thursday 22 October from 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Learn effective search strategies and the tips and tricks needed to use the world’s most popular search engine.

Searching Family History
Thursday, 27 October - 10.00am – 12.00pm
Beginners guide to searching your family history using online resources such as Ancestry Library.

Word Basics
Tuesday, 3 November from 10.00am – 12.00pm
Create a winning resume or letter requires basic knowledge of the features of Microsoft Word. Learn how to open, close, save, print and format documents. Note: Word Basics classes are conducted using Microsoft Word 2002

Internet for Beginners
Wednesday, 18 November from 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Gain a better understanding of the internet, find out how to navigate and find information using search engines, directories and URLs, and learn about printing and storing information from the web.

Each computer class costs $5 (non-refundable). To book your spot, visit Hurstville City Library’s Information Desk. For more information, telephone 9330 6142.
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