We’re hosting seven free computer classes this October at our Main Branch, including classes on Microsoft Excel, Facebook and PowerPoint.

The classes  include:

  • PowerPoint at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Learn how to create, format, save and run a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Excel I at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, and again at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26. In this class, people will learn how to describe a worksheet and its function; create a basic worksheet and learn how to save it to disk; apply simple formulas to perform calculations; apply simple formatting; and explore options for printing a simple worksheet. (Microsoft Word experience necessary.)
  • introduction to Facebook at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The hands-on class will demonstrate basic Facebook features and tips. Please come to class with your Facebook login information and password.
  • Excel II at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, and again at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. Learn how to create and copy formulas and functions; understand relativity when working with formulas and functions; recognize and troubleshoot errors in formulas and functions; insert, delete and resize rows and columns; and use advanced printing features.
  • Excel III at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. Learn how to hide and freeze columns and rows, use print area and print titles, conditional formatting, and how to create and format charts.

All of the classes are free. However, registration is required. RSVP on our event calendar by calling us at (440) 255-8811. Registration starts Oct. 10.

The library also offers several online computer classes through the LinkedIn Learning database. The courses are free to watch with a public library card. For more information, visit www.mentorpl.org/linkedinlearning.