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Computer Classes

  • Current Canton Library cardholders 18 years and above are eligible to register for classes
  • Go to Program Calendar to sign up for classes. An online tutorial is available to help guide you through the process
  • Registration for class starts two weeks in advance of program date. Register online only
  • Have your Canton Library card number ready when you log on to the computer to register
  • You can use your Patron Record to review programs you are registered or waitlisted for and to cancel a registration. Please cancel registration at least 24 hours in advance to avoid a $5 fee
  • All classes are free to Canton Library cardholders

MS Word I

January 13 or February 12 (9:30-11:30)

An introduction to basic word processing. Learn to create text, format, print and save in MS 2007 version. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.

MS Word II

January 20 or February 19 (9:30-11:30)

Enhance a document by learning to add tables, headers and footers as well as symbols in MS 2007 version. Prerequisite: MS Word I or equivalent.

MS Word III

January 27 or February 26 (9:30-11:30)

Learn to create text boxes, multiple columns, column breaks, and manipulate paragraphs to make a newsletter using MS 2007 version. Prerequisite: MS Word I or equivalent.

MS Word Exploded

February 21 (9:30-11:30)

This fast-paced class gives hints on how to use timesaving features such as format styles, drop caps, shortcuts, auto text, auto correct, breaks, borders/shading, page setup, synonyms, thesaurus and more. Prerequisite: MS Word I or equivalent.

MS Word Mailing

February 10 (9:30-11:30)

Learn to create various envelope sizes, mail merge envelopes and labels as well as create shipping labels, tent cards and CD labels in MS Word 2007 version. Prerequisite: MS Word I or equivalent.

Mouse Skills

January 30 (10:00-11:00)

Discover how easy it is to learn basic mouse skills by following the online tutorial under a librarian’s guidance. This class is for beginners only. No registration required.

PowerPoint II

January 24 or February 24 (9:30-11:30)

Jazz up your presentation by adding motion and sound in MS 2007 version. Prerequisite: Power Point I.

Mutual Fund Investing - Sept 27

9:30AM - 11:30AM
Choosing the right funds for your investment portfolio can be difficult. Learn the ins and outs of mutual fund investing using popular online resources as well as library databases. Pre-requisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.
Find out more about the mutual fund class

PowerPoint II - Sept 18 or Oct 23

Discover more tricks to enhance your presentations by adding motion and sound in MS Office 2007. Prerequisite: PowerPoint I.

PowerPoint I - Sept 11 or Oct 16

Create multimedia slideshow presentations in MS Office 2007. Prerequisite: Mouse and Word skills.

MS Word III - Sept 20, 30 or Oct 28

Develop skills to construct text boxes, multiple columns, column breaks, and manipulate paragraphs to make a newsletter using MS Office 2007. Prerequisite: MS Word I or equivalent.

MS Word II - Sept 13, 23 or Oct 14

Learn to add tables, headers and footers, symbols, and other commands to enhance a document in MS Office 2007. Prerequisite: MS Word I or equivalent.

MS Word I - Sept 6, 16 or Oct 7

An introduction to word processing in MS Office 2007. Learn to create text, format, print, and save documents. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.

Library Resources That Make the Grade - Sept 25

Gone back to school? Learn to use the library efficiently to meet your classroom needs. Explore library resources including the catalog and online databases to find books, newspaper articles, magazine or peer-reviewed journal articles and more. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.

Internet Basics - Sept 5, 26 or Oct 17

Get acquainted with the basic features of Internet Explorer. Learn how to search the Web, the library catalog and online databases. Prerequisite: Mouse skills or equivalent.

Genealogy Online - Oct 11

Explore your roots online with Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest databases. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.

The First Steps to a Smart Start-Up - Oct 18

Have you ever thought of starting your own business? Let us guide you through the maze of information for new entrepreneurs. Topics include where to find hard data, business plans and more. Lecture and some Internet use. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.

Excel II - Sept 18, Oct 7 or 22

Use data, graphics and charts, and learn how to customize toolbars in MS Office 2007. Prerequisite: Excel I or equivalent.

Excel I - Sept 4, 30, or Oct 15

Learn the basics of a spreadsheet to create a family or personal budget in MS Office 2007. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.

Digital Camera for Beginners - Oct 4, 2008

Transfer photos onto a computer, use MS Photo Editor to crop, rotate and resize pictures, plus email them. Visit print processing websites, too. Please leave your camera and photos at home. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.