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The Jefferson Parish Library computer classes are designed to assist you in acquiring practical skills needed to use a computer. Small classes allow for individual attention and hands-on experience. clipart
All classes are beginning level and are FREE! Each class is a one-time two hour class. Classes are held at both East Bank Regional Library and West Bank Regional Library. Below is a sampling of some of the classes we offer.
For more information contact the computer trainers at (504) 838-1144.

Click on locations below to see which classes are being offered at this time and register for a class.

red arrow East Bank Regional Schedule
red arrow West Bank Regional Schedule
red arrow Branch Libraries Schedule


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red arrow Basic Computer Skills
A basic introduction to computers emphasizing skills to help you actually use a computer. Topics covered include:
arrow Using a mouse
arrow Basic Windows
arrow Saving your work
arrow Printing Your Work
red arrow Basic Microsoft Word 2010
Using Microsoft Word, learn basic word processing skills such as:
arrow Setting margins
arrow Formatting text
arrow Saving your work
arrow Printing Your Work, and much more
red arrow Basic Microsoft Excel 2010
Using Microsoft Excel, learn basic excel processing skills such as:
arrow Entering Data, Formatting, and adding worksheets
arrow Introduction to formulas, auto sum, and insert function button
arrow Working with multiple worksheets, auto fill and simple charts
arrow Saving & Printing Your Work, and much more
  Print Handout - Part 1 - 2.54MB
  Print Handout - Part 2 - 1.83MB
red arrow Basic Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Using Microsoft PowerPoint, learn basic powerpoint skills such as:
arrow Creating Slide Presentations- Design Background, and Layout
arrow Working with Clip Art, Adding Sound, and Animation, and Movies
arrow Working with PowerPoint’s templates
  Print Handout - 2.56MB
red arrow Internet Basics
A basic introduction to the Internet and how to access the resources available there. The class covers topics such as:
arrow browser functions
arrow search engines
arrow basic searching techniques
  Print Handout - 2.12MB
Please Note: You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed in order to be able
to view the handouts. Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free download, available here:
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For more information contact the computer trainers at (504) 838-1144.
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JEFFERSON PARISH LIBRARY  •  4747 West Napoleon Avenue  •  Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2310
Admin. Phone: (504) 838-1100  •  Admin. Fax: (504) 838-1110  •  Renewal Line: (504) 885-8588
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