Computer Class: Advanced Excel & Publisher

excel logoIntermediate and Advanced computer users are invited to this series of five classes focused on Microsoft Excel and Publisher. Registration is required and will open on February 25. This class will be presented by volunteers from Saheli and is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Library.

The schedule for classes is as follows:

  • Class 1 (March 15): Excel Formatting Sheets and Tables
  • Class 2 (March 22): Excel Formulas and Graph
  • Class 3 (March 29): Excel Filters and Functions
  • Class 4 (April 5): Publisher Templates, Ribbon and Backstage
  • Class 5 (April 12): Publisher Files and Settings then Graduation

Class is open to students with a working knowledge of spreadsheets. Students obtain a certificate of completion at the end of this session. Due to limited computer seats, patrons are encouraged to bring a laptop for additional seating or personal convenience. Class is free, registration is required. Students are expected to have the following skills, which will be the focus of the winter Saturday sessions:

  • Open and log in to a Mac or a PC
  • Navigate the Task Bar, Quick Launch Tool Bar, Desktop, & Folders
  • Set up a Wifi Connection and understand how to use Airplane mode
  • Open and use a web browser (Google, Firefox, Internet Explorer)
  • Be able to personalize your background, lockscreen, colors, & sounds
  • Understand how to set the region, date, time, and language for your computer
  • Have a basic understanding of security and privacy and how it relates to your camera, location, and virus protection
  • Be able to manage basic system settings including display, notifications, apps, and power
  • Manage updates and simple security
  • Setup and use email, including: managing account names, passwords, mail profiles, composing email, adding addresses, using the signature tool, sending, reading, and replying to email, and adding and accessing attachments
  • Open and save documents
  • Use the Microsoft Ribbon
  • Type and save a letter
  • Use personal devices such as Bluetooth, printer, and a mouse pointer
Wednesday Mar 15, 2017
6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316   
Main Library Computer Classroom