Computer classes offered at Besore

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

The Franklin County Library System will be offering a variety of free computer classes on a monthly basis in 2011.  The class topics and branch locations for classes will vary monthly and will be taught by Jill Yaich, head of Reference Services.

January classes include:

Computer Basics — This course is for everyone who just needs a bit more confidence when placed in front of a computer. Basic computer terminology will be taught as well as hands on experience with turning on a computer, using a mouse and navigating the desktop.

Computer Basics will be held at the following Franklin County Library System branches:

Besore Memorial Library, Greencastle, Jan. 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Fulton County Library, McConnellsburg, Jan. 20, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Grove Family Library, Chambersburg, Jan. 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Coyle Free Library, Chambersburg, Jan. 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Internet Basics — This course is for those comfortable with using a mouse and a basic knowledge of the computer desktop. It will help with better understanding of how the internet works, including basic internet terminology, how to navigate a website and how to search the internet.

Internet Basics will be held at the following Franklin County Library System branches: Besore Memorial Library, Greencastle, Jan. 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Fulton County Library, McConnellsburg, Jan. 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Grove Family Library, Chambersburg, Jan. 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Coyle Free Library, Chambersburg, Jan. 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

All of the computer classes will have lots of hands-on experience and take home materials so the educational experience can be continued at home. Anyone interested in any other computer class topics such as resume/job searching, and Microsoft Office tutorial, watch for February listings as several libraries will be offering these topics and more in the coming months.

For more information or to sign up for any of these computer classes contact, Jill Yaich, Head of Reference Services at jyaich@fclspa.org or 717-263-1054 ext. 205, or call your local library.