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415 Commercial Street
Friday, Sep. 9, 3:00 p.m.
PowerPoint 2013 is the presentation program in the Microsoft Office suite that allows you to create amazing slide presentations that can integrate images, video, narration, charts and more.  Part 1 of this class will allow you to get to know the interface as well as create, open, save and share presentations.  Please bring a flash drive to class or have some other means to save what you make (i.e. Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc.).  Duration: 90 minutes
415 Commercial Street
Saturday, Sep. 10, 10:00 a.m.
Excel has extraordinary capabilities and this is your opportunity to learn even more about this valuable program. This class is for the intermediate user ready to bring their Excel skills to the next level. Topics covered:
  • Build your Excel spreadsheet by using new shortcut keys that speed your abilities and transform the information into usable data
  • Calculations can be tricky - break through frustrating formulas and calculations with quick steps and shortcuts
  • Learn the importance of analysis through Formatting as Table and Conditional Formatting 
Duration: 2 hours
415 Commercial Street
Monday, Sep. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Part 2 of this class will pick up where Part 1 left off:  We will now take the simple presentations you made and add pictures, transitions, animations and more!  Again, please have a way to save your masterpiece!  Duration: 2 hours 
415 Commercial Street
Monday, Sep. 12, 6:00 p.m.
The mail merge process allows you to create a batch of personalized letters or emails to send to your contacts.  With the combination of a letter or email and a mailing list, you can create a mail merge document that sends out bulk mail to specific people or to all people on your mailing list. You also can create and print mailing labels and envelopes by using mail merge.  Duration: 2 hours
415 Commercial Street
Tuesday, Sep. 13, 3:00 p.m.
OneNote is a digital notebook. Whether you’re at home, in school, or in the office, use OneNote to take notes wherever you go. And OneNote automatically saves and synchronizes your notes so you can focus on your thoughts and ideas.  Join us as we introduce you to Microsoft’s free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration software. Duration: 2 hours
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Sep. 14, 6:00 p.m.
Microsoft Publisher is an entry-level desktop publishing application from Microsoft, differing from Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design rather than text composition and proofing.  Duration: 90 minutes
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Sep. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Excel has extraordinary capabilities and this is your opportunity to learn even more about this valuable program. This class is for the intermediate user ready to bring their Excel skills to the next level. Topics covered:
  • Build your Excel spreadsheet by using new shortcut keys that speed your abilities and transform the information into usable data
  • Calculations can be tricky - break through frustrating formulas and calculations with quick steps and shortcuts
  • Learn the importance of analysis through Formatting as Table and Conditional Formatting 
Duration: 2 hours
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Sep. 21, 6:00 p.m.
PowerPoint 2013 is the presentation program in the Microsoft Office suite that allows you to create amazing slide presentations that can integrate images, video, narration, charts and more.  Part 1 of this class will allow you to get to know the interface as well as create, open, save and share presentations.  Please bring a flash drive to class or have some other means to save what you make (i.e. Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc.).  Duration: 90 minutes
415 Commercial Street
Thursday, Sep. 22, 6:00 p.m.
Part 2 of this class will pick up where Part 1 left off:  We will now take the simple presentations you made and add pictures, transitions, animations and more!  Again, please have a way to save your masterpiece!  Duration: 2 hours 
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Sep. 28, 10:00 a.m.
The mail merge process allows you to create a batch of personalized letters or emails to send to your contacts.  With the combination of a letter or email and a mailing list, you can create a mail merge document that sends out bulk mail to specific people or to all people on your mailing list. You also can create and print mailing labels and envelopes by using mail merge.  Duration: 2 hours
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Sep. 28, 6:00 p.m.
OneNote is a digital notebook. Whether you’re at home, in school, or in the office, use OneNote to take notes wherever you go. And OneNote automatically saves and synchronizes your notes so you can focus on your thoughts and ideas.  Join us as we introduce you to Microsoft’s free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration software. Duration: 2 hours
415 Commercial Street
Thursday, Sep. 29, 10:00 a.m.
Microsoft Publisher is an entry-level desktop publishing application from Microsoft, differing from Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design rather than text composition and proofing.  Duration: 90 minutes
415 Commercial Street
Monday, Oct. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Unlike paper-based systems, word processing programs, e-mail systems, or other productivity programs, OneNote delivers the flexibility to gather and organize text, pictures, digital handwriting, audio and video recordings, and more - all in one digital notebook on your computer. OneNote can help you become more productive by keeping the information you need at your fingertips and reducing time spent searching for information across e-mail messages, paper notebooks, file folders, and printouts. The design of OneNote is intuitive and logical. You can master the basic features in a short time and immediately begin to create notebooks for your research. 
Duration: 2 hours - Training Center - Second Floor
 
415 Commercial Street
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Taken from Family Tree Magazine’s Annual 101 Best Websites, discover the best tech tools for making your genealogy research better.  Duration: 2 hours - Meeting Rooms - First Floor
 
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 6:00 p.m.
How did we ever live without Google Search?  Do you know how to use Google Maps, Books, Translate, Patents, Earth and Gmail?  Start or amp up your genealogy research by using the search engine - or Google’s many other helpful apps.  Duration: 2 hours - Meeting Rooms - First Floor
 
415 Commercial Street
Thursday, Oct. 6, 1:30 p.m.
You can use libraries to research your family history without leaving your home. These libraries have great genealogy search tools right on their websites.  Duration: 2 hours - Meeting Rooms - First Floor

 
415 Commercial Street
Friday, Oct. 7, 3:00 p.m.
HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources - rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.  Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources - with coverage dating back to the 1700s - that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.  The collection consists of six core data sets: U.S. Federal Censuses, Genealogy and Local History Books, Revolutionary War Records, Freedman’s Bank Records, U.S. Congressional Serial Set and the Periodical Source Index Archive (PERSI). 
Duration: 2 hours - Meeting Rooms - First Floor
 
415 Commercial Street
Friday, Oct. 14, 3:00 p.m.
Unlike paper-based systems, word processing programs, e-mail systems, or other productivity programs, OneNote delivers the flexibility to gather and organize text, pictures, digital handwriting, audio and video recordings, and more - all in one digital notebook on your computer. OneNote can help you become more productive by keeping the information you need at your fingertips and reducing time spent searching for information across e-mail messages, paper notebooks, file folders, and printouts. The design of OneNote is intuitive and logical. You can master the basic features in a short time and immediately begin to create notebooks for your research. 
Duration: 2 hours - Training Center - Second Floor
 
415 Commercial Street
Saturday, Oct. 15, 10:00 a.m.
Taken from Family Tree Magazine’s Annual 101 Best Websites, discover the best tech tools for making your genealogy research better.  Duration: 2 hours - Meeting Rooms - First Floor
 
415 Commercial Street
Sunday, Oct. 16, 2:00 p.m.
How did we ever live without Google Search?  Do you know how to use Google Maps, Books, Translate, Patents, Earth and Gmail?  Start or amp up your genealogy research by using the search engine - or Google’s many other helpful apps.  Duration: 2 hours - Meeting Rooms - First Floor
 
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