Prendergast Library will offer a variety of computer classes during May in addition to individual assistance with resumes and technology.
A three-part series on basic computer skills will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday May 3-5 and repeated May 10-12. These classes provide an introduction for beginners who have little computer experience.
Taught by representatives of Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, they are made possible by support from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services grant program through the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System.
Stand-alone classes offered by library staff members include:
- Using YouTube to Your Advantage from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 9. This class is designed for people who want to know what YouTube is all about and how to put it to work to meet their needs.
- Touring the Web from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10. Participants who would like help using the Internet will learn to find and evaluate websites, move between web pages and access email.
- Musical Apps & Web Resources from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 16. Join the fun of exploring the world of music online. Those attending will learn what applications and resources are available on their devices and on the web.
Dr. Ellen Lehning, a library volunteer, will be the instructor for Introduction to Spreadsheets (Excel) from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 21. Students learn to input information and format cells in a spreadsheet. They also create a simple budget, learn to use basic formulas, and create a graph.
All classes are free and open to the public. To sign up for a class, call 484-7135. One-on-one appointments are available for help with resumes or technology assistance, and 3D printing demonstrations can also be scheduled.
Prendergast Library is located at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. For information, call 484-7135.