Computer Classes

Note on Computer Lab Usage: 

  • When using the computer in the Adult Computer Lab, if more time is needed, make sure to ask before time is up. All work will be lost once time runs out.
  • The computers in the Lab turn off 15 minutes before closing time. Weekdays at 6:45 p.m. and Saturdays at 3:45 p.m. 

Computer Programs

Classes on basic computer use and programs are held on a monthly schedule. Classes are held in the Computer Lab and are limited to 16 students per class. Classes meet on Tuesdays either from 10 to 11 a.m. or 5 to 6 p.m. You may sign up for one day or multiple days, as you need. Days and dates are not absolute(s) until you register. If you are interested in any of these classes, please fill out one registration form for the class you wish to start with using the links below. Please be patient as we work to get you into a class as fast as we can. You must have been registered and contacted in order to come to class. For further information, please contact Bella Abril at (936)-291-5485 or by email at babril@huntsvilletx.gov.

In February...

Need a way to keep track of your schedule or budget? Learn how to organize your data with Microsoft Excel. The Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes for beginners! One-hour classes will be held Tuesdays in February. Morning classes will be held from 10 - 11 am and evening classes will be from 5 - 6 pm. The course will cover subjects such as making a new file, data entry, cell formatting, formulas, and manipulating a finished table. A library card is required to participate in the classes. If you don’t have a card, bring your ID! Adults 17 and older can register for classes below.

February 

Beginner Microsoft Excel 2010 Classes 10 am and 5 pm

February 6 - Creating Files, Data Entry, and Layout

February 13 - Cell Formatting

February 20 - Formulas

February 27 - Manipulating a Table


March 

Basic Computer Classes at 10 am - Register here

March 6 - Using the Mouse

March 13 - Typing

March 20 - Emailing

March 27 - Internet Browsing

Google Docs Classes at 5 pm - Register here

March 6 - Overview of Google Drive and Creating a Document

March 13 - Text Basics and Formatting Text

March 20 - Working with Images, Adding Tables, and Inserting Headers and Footers

March 27 - Sharing, Collaborating, Converting, and Printing Documents

April

Intermediate Computer Classes at 10:30 am - Register here

April 3 - Create and Save Files

April 10 - Move Files into Folders

April 17 - Delete File Types

April 24 - Download Files and Programs

Social Media Classes at 5 pm - Register here

April 3 - Facebook

April 10 - LinkedIn

April 17 - YouTube

April 24 - Pinterest

Computer Courses


Computer Basics course includes:

  • How to use the mouse
  • How to use the keyboard
  • How to use the internet 
  • How to use web based e-mail
  • Parts of the computer

Intermediate course includes:

  • Creating and Saving files
  • Creating and Moving files into folders
  • Deleting and File Types
  • Downloading Files
  • Downloading Programs

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office course includes classes for Word 2010, PowerPoint2010, and Excel 2010. When you sign up for Microsoft Office, you will start with Word 2010 and work your way through Excel 2010. Students that have newer computers and Office 2013 will be given guides similar to the 2010 Guides, so students can practice class material at home.

PowerPoint 2010

  • Set a Theme and Title Slide 
  • Add a Pre-Formatted Slide and Content Part 1 
  • Add a Pre-Formatted Slide and Content Part 2 
  • Adding a Blank Slide and Manual Content/ View a Slideshow and Customize Entries 
  • Personal Presentations 

Excel 2010

  • Data Entry/ Layout 
  • Cell Formatting  
  • Formulas 
  • Manipulating a Finished Table 

Word 2010

  • Typing and Corrections 
  • Formatting Text/ Pictures and Graphics 
  • Tables and Charts/ Copy and Paste 
  • Bullets and Outlines / Smart Art