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GET OUT: Brush up on computer skills at free workshops this week

Pierce Country Libraries offer a variety of free computer classes
Pierce Country Libraries offer a variety of free computer classes The Associated Press file, 2011

Monday (Oct. 19)

Free computer classes offered at local libraries

Brush up on your computer skills or learn something new at free classes offered by the Pierce County Libraries. Most require registration, call the local branch for more information.

 

Excel Charts Learn all about charts, including how to view data, formatting, and the different chart options., 2 p.m. Oct. 19, Lakewood Library, 6300 Wildaire Road SW, Lakewood, 253-548-3302; 2 p.m. Oct. 20, University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W., University Place, 253-548-3302; 6-7 p.m. Oct. 22, South Hill Library, 15420 Meridian E., Puyallup, 253-548-3303; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Graham Library, 9202 224th St. E., Graham, 253-548-3322, piercecountylibrary.org

 

Introduction to Word Get started in Word and learn how to open, save, edit, format and print documents, 7-8:20 p.m. Oct. 19, Graham Library, 9202 224th St. E., Graham, 253-548-3322, piercecountylibrary.org

 

Excel Formulas Learn all about formulas, including math functions, how to update results automatically, and calculate monthly payments, 6 p.m. Oct. 20, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave., Buckley, 360-829-0300; 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Bonney Lake Library, 18501 90th St. E., Bonney Lake, 253-548-3308, piercecountylibrary.org

 

Word Beyond the Basics Learn how to create a customized brochure using skills developed in Word: Intro and Word: Formatting, 11 a.m. Oct. 20, Parkland/Spanaway Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S., Tacoma, 253-548-3304

 

Computers for Beginners Cover basic computer skills and concepts, including identifying the parts of a computer, understanding basic computer terminology and navigating a window using a mouse and keyboard., 9-10 a.m. Oct. 21, South Hill Library, 15420 Meridian E., Puyallup, 253-548-3303, piercecountylibrary.org

 

Introduction to 3-D Printing Learn about 3-Dd printing and see a demonstration, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 20, Gig Harbor Library, 4424 Point Fosdick Drive W., 253-548-3305

 

Internet for Beginners Learn the basics of the internet, navigating a web page, using a search engine and more, 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Summit Library, 5107 112th St. E., Tacoma, 253-548-3321

 

E-Books and E-Readers discover e-readers compatible with the library e-book resources and how to dowload software, 1-2:30 p.m. Summit Library, 5107 112th St. E., Tacoma, 253-548-3321

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