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The Technology Academy @ Bosler

Bosler Data Den

The Technology Academy, located on the second floor of the South Wing adjacent to the non-fiction collection, is Bosler Library's computer lab. Instructors teach a variety of free computer classes every month. The lab is closed to the public when classes are not in session.

These free computer classes are open to the public, but space is limited. To register for classes, please visit or call the Information Services desk at (717) 243-4642, extension 2237. No registration is needed for drop-in sessions.

 

Computer Details

The Technology Academy has nine laptops with Microsoft Office 2013. All computers have access to the internet. These laptops are able to print to PDF, but are not able to print to paper. If you want to save your work, please bring a portable storage device (disc or thumb drive). Work will be deleted at the end of the class.

 

Computer Classes

May 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015 -- 11:00am - 1:00pm

Drop-In Session: Keyboard Tutorial

Learn how to practice keyboarding using tutorials.


Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -- 7:00pm

Class: Computer Basics

Fundamental computer skills for the absolute beginner.


Thursday, May 14, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Borrowing eBooks for the Kindle and Kindle app

Learn how to access the Bosler Library's eBook collection and borrow eBooks for your Kindle and mobile devices, PCs and laptops using the Amazon Kindle Reader app.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 11:00am - 1:00pm

Drop-In Session: Assistance with Microsoft Word

Stop in for Microsoft Word help, tips, and instructions.


Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Contacting Your Elected Officials

Find out who your elected officials are and how to get in touch with them.


June 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Excel II

Build upon the lessons covered in Excel I, including advanced formatting of data, writing more complex formulas, and using some of Excel's built-in functions. Basic Excel skills are required to participate in this course.


Thursday, June 11, 2015 -- 7:00pm

Class: Advanced Internet Searching

Learn advanced searching techniques that will produce accurate and precise search results.


Monday, June 22, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Photoshop Elements

A basic introduction to Photoshop Elements.


Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Explore Health Topics

Learn how to explore health topics using Bosler's databases and authoritative sources.


July 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015 -- 6:00 - 8:00pm

Drop-In Session: Computer Basics

Stop in for assistance in basic computer operation.


Thursday, July 16, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Exploring Careers

Learn to use Bosler's resources for career guidance.


Wednesday, July 22, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Getting Started with Pinterest

Learn how to set up and use Pinterest.


Thursday, July 30, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Excel II

Build upon the lessons covered in Excel I, including advanced formatting of data, writing more complex formulas, and using some of Excel's built-in functions. Basic Excel skills are required to participate in this course.


August 2015

Thursday, August 6, 2015 -- 6:00 - 8:00pm

Drop-In Session: Creating an Electronic Resume

Learn how to create an electronic version of your resume using Microsoft Word templates.


Wednesday, August 12, 2015 -- 1:00 - 3:00pm

Drop-In Session: Learn to use our Encore Catalog

Learn more about our catalog and how to use its many features.


Thursday, August 20, 2015 -- 6:00 - 8:00pm

Drop-In Session: Help with Online Job Searching

Stop in for help and tips for your job search. Tips on using Indeed, Craigslist, and other resources.


Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Excel I

A basic introduction to Microsoft Excel (inserting text and numeric values, simple formulas, and general formatting of data).


 

 

 

 

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May 4, 2015

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