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Computer Classes 2018

Free computer literacy classes will be offered every Tuesday in April at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave.

The classes will be in the Computer Training Lab, on the library’s second floor. Registration is not required, but only the first nine people to sign up for a class will be guaranteed use of a computer. Attendees are welcome to bring their own laptops, if space permits. The class schedule includes: Microsoft Word Basics, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, and from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. May 1. The class is for people who are beginning to use Microsoft Word. Students will learn how to create and format basic documents. Basic computer skills are required.

Introduction to Computers: The Basics, will be taught from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 10. The class is for the absolute beginner. It will introduce students to the parts of the computer and mouse skills. Students will learn the components of Windows-based programs.

A Windows 10 class will be offered from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 17. It will describe the new features of Windows 10 and how to navigate through the new operating system. Topics to be covered include the new start menu, Cortana, and how to customize the desktop.

Internet for Beginners, a class for those who want to learn how to go online and move through the internet with ease, will be taught from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 24. Students will learn how to access websites, how to navigate, what web addresses are, basic searching skills, and internet safety.

For information, contact the library’s Reference Desk, at 575/528-4005, or email library.reference@las-cruces.org. Anyone with a disability who needs an accommodation to attend any of the classes should call 575/528-4005 at least 48 hours in advance.