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Free Computer Classes at Your Library

Designed for the new computer user of any age and presented at a relaxed pace. All classes are free and open to the public. You are encouraged to repeat these classes as many times as you wish. To register, fill out the online form or call (573) 686 - 8639.

No time for classes? No problem. You can still upgrade your computer skills using the FREE self-paced tutorials provided by GCFLearnFree. You can also view the handouts for each class or take the online tutorial from GCF with the links provided in the details of each class.

 

Drop-ins are welcome during any of the listed classes
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Facebook: Settings & Security
October 17 | 1 pm - 3 pm

Facebook is a great way to connect, but what about safety? This class will go over settings that you can change to make your Facebook account more manageable.

Handout | Tutorial


GIMP: A tutorial in photo editing
October 24 | 4 pm - 6 pm

Learn how to edit photos for free! GIMP is a free alternative to Adobe Photoshop that anybody can download and use.

Website | GIMP Tutorials


Digital Photo Gallery Management
October 14 | 1 pm - 3 pm

Learn how to manage and keep track of all of the photos you have collected in your digital gallery. Also learn about some cloud services to keep your photos backed up as long as you like!


What is a computer?
October 3 | 1 pm - 3 pm

​What is a computer? What is a Mouse? Keyboard? Those questions and more are answered in this class. Feel free to bring your own computer and we'll help you get familiar with it.

Handout | Tutorial


Windows 10 Maintenance
October 10 | 1 pm - 3 pm

​You've got your computer, and you know how to get around, but it seems to be getting slow. This class covers how to keep your computer running speedy and like new

Handout


How to use a USB Flash Drive
September 19 | 1 pm - 3 pm

​Data is all around us. In our computers, in our phones, everywhere! Sometimes you need take data from one computer to another. When you need to do that, a USB Flash Drive is very handy. This class will go over the basics of how to use a USB Flash Drive and where you can find them for purchase.  

Handout | Tutorial


What are Smart Phones?
August 22 | 1 pm - 3 pm | iPhone
September 26 | 1 pm - 3 pm | Android

​You might know what a flip phone is, but have you ever heard of a smartphone? These phones are all screen and very few buttons, but how do you use it if there no buttons? Bring your new smart phone to class and learn the basics on how to use it!

First portion of class will cover iPhones. Second portion of class will cover Android phones.

Handouts: iPhone | Android 
Tutorials: iPhone | Android


Microsoft Office Classes

​Learn how to navigate the Microsoft Office programs. Starting with Microsoft Word, this class will go over Office's new appearance and where to find all the handy tools you will need when creating your document.

Feel free to check out our enhanced classes as well. These classes will have have tips and tricks for those who are alread familiar with office programs.

Word - Enhanced | Handouts | Tutorial
Tue, October 17 | 4 pm - 6 pm

Excel | Handouts | Tutorial
Tue, September 5 | 4 pm - 6 pm
Sat, September 16 | 1 pm - 3 pm
Tue, September 19 | 4 pm - 6 pm

Excel - Enhanced | Handouts | Tutorial
Tue, October 3 | 4 pm - 6 pm

 

The Computer Lab is equipped with
Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2013.
Ask about scheduling the lab for your next training.

This computer lab is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Free Technology Training from
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Whether you are new to the computer, returning for review or just want to gain more 21st century skills, these free computer tutorials can help. From Computer Basics to Microsoft Office to Apple, GCFLearnFree.org has a wide range of free technology tutorials to choose from.

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Free training and tutorials from Microsoft on the Office 365 applications. Explore beginners, intermediate and advanced tutorials.

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