The Moore American

April 17, 2013

Library hosts free computer classes

American Staff
The Moore American

MOORE — The Moore Public Library announced its schedule of free computer classes for May.

Classes take place in the Computer Training Center of the library, 225 S. Howard Ave., and are free.

Space is limited, so register in advance either at the library, by calling 793-4349 or at the Events Calendar at

The May schedule features:

May 3, 9:30 a.m. –– Computer Basics: An introduction to the computer with practice using a mouse.

May 7, 9:30 a.m. ––Internet Basics Part 1: An introduction to the Internet. Learn basic browser and toolbar functions, and practice web surfing.

May 10, 9:30 a.m. –– Internet Basics Part 2: Go further on the Internet by learning tools and tips that help you search the Internet better and faster. Internet Basics Part 1 or equivalent is a pre-requisite.

May 14, 9:30 a.m. –– Email Basics: Learn the basics of using email, including reading, sending and deleting messages. Receive assistance with signing up for a free email address.

May 17, 9:30 a.m. –– Advanced Email: Learn advanced options of using email. Includes working with folders and attachments. Email Basics or equivalent is a prerequisite.

May 21, 9:30 a.m. –– eBay Basics: Selling –– Learn how to research items to sell on eBay, set your price, navigate shipping options and cash in. Intermediate computer skills recommended.

May 23, 6:30 p.m. –– Basic Microsoft Excel 2010: Very basic introduction to the spreadsheet software Microsoft Excel 2010. Includes creating a simple worksheet. Intermediate computer skills are recommended. Teens invited to Blackout Poetry

It’s poetry in a way you’ve never seen it at the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library’s Teen Blackout Poetry program at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Rooms A&B of the library, 2201 SW 134th St.

The program is for tweens or teens, ages 10 to 18. They’ll take existing book pages and black out words to create their own unique poems.

Registration is required in advance to take part.

For more information on this or other programs and services for tweens and teens at the library, call 979-2200 or go online to Start getting your finances in order with Smart Money Week

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library seeks to help its community through Smart Money Week, April 22-26.

The library will host programs and set up two displays with resources for a variety of financial planning and dealing with challenges.

The program schedule includes:

Improve Your Credit Score, 7 p.m. Monday –– Allegiance Credit Union representatives will discuss steps to take to improve a credit rating.

Wise Use of Credit Cards, 7 p.m. Tuesday, —  Allegiance Credit Union representatives are back to talk about eliminating credit card debt and using credit cards as a positive

Smart Money for Kids, 4:30 p.m. April 25 –– In a program geared to ages 5-12, Tinker Federal Credit Union representatives come for a special story time and with tips for children to start saving their own money.

For more information on the programs, or any of the services offered at the library, call 979-2200 or go online to justsoyouknow. us/sokc.