November 2012 Class Schedule

All classes are held in the Regional Library Computer Center (RLCC) of the Central (downtown) Library. All class times are 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.


Word Processing with Open Office-Part I: Prerequisite: Basic PC.

Monday, November 5th

Word Processing with Open Office-Part II: Prerequisite: Basic PC and Word Processing with Open Office-Part I.

Tuesday, November 6th

Word Processing with Open Office-Part III: Prerequisite: Basic PC and Word Processing with Open Office–Part I & 2.

Wednesday, November 7th

Social Media:  Prerequisite: Basic Internet Skills.

Thursday, November 8th

You may also register online on our Class Schedule page. Please allow 2 to 4 days for online registration confirmation. You may contact the Public Computer Services department for immediate assistance (during regular library hours) at 205-226-3680 or 205-226-3799.

Space is limited. Registration will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. If you register for a class and cannot attend, please call the Center as soon as possible. No one will be admitted after 10 minutes past the time of class is scheduled to start. These classes are provided by the Jefferson County Library Cooperative.

Free Web-Based Word Processing and More

Everyone knows about Google the search engine but not everyone is aware that Google offers FREE web-based word processing and much more. It is true! Google offers a web-based alternative to Microsoft Office or other office suites. When several people start sending documents back and forth to each other over the Internet, it is easy to lose track of what version of spreadsheet or word processor you are using. Google Docs and Spreadsheets keeps documents current and lets the people you chose update files from their own computers.

You can:

  1. Create basic documents and spreadsheets from scratch.
  2. Upload your existing files.
  3. Choose who can access your documents and spreadsheets.
  4. Share instantly.
  5. Edit with others in real time.
  6. Organize your documents.
  7. Edit from anywhere.
  8. Safely store your work.
  9. Easily save and export copies.
  10. Publish your work as a web page.
  11. Control who can see your pages.
  12. Post your documents to your blog.
  13. Publish within your company or group.

 Check out this link: