Computer Classes

About Our Classes

If you’re ready to learn how to use the computer or anxious to maximize your skills, our highly motivated computer teachers have the experience and eagerness to help.

From computer experts to English professors to reference librarians, their training covers all areas of the professional spectrum.

You can feel comfortable learning from professionals who strive to cater to each student’s individual needs while creating an enriched and safe learning environment in the Cherry Hill Public Library’s state-of-the-art Computer Lab.

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Upcoming Classes 

January 2017

What is Encryption?
Saturday, Jan. 14
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

This class will cover the basics of encryption. It will review what encryption is and how it works as well as a few practical examples of encryption in action. This is an informational class meant to increase awareness and get you interested! Click here to register.

The Basics of Google Drive
Monday, Jan. 23
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Never use a flash drive again! Take your basic skills to the next level with Google Drive. You will learn how to save files online using your Gmail login, use Google's word processor, organize your documents into folders, and upload photos. REQUIREMENT: YOU MUST HAVE A GMAIL EMAIL ADDRESS & PASSWORD TO TAKE THIS CLASS. Click here to register.

3D Printer Demo and Open Hours
Thursday, Jan. 26
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Come learn about our 3D printer, a Deezmaker  Bokubot  v2 vanilla, as well as settings, filament and software.  Afterward, you can reserve time with the printer by contacting T.J. Lamanna at 856-903-1243. You must attend the demo before using the printer. This event will be held in the Cherry Hill Room on the Main Level. Click here to register.

 

Learn Windows 10

Welcome to Windows 10
Thursday, Jan. 19
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Would you like to learn how to use Microsoft Word to write letters, papers, resumes, and much more? Learn the basics of word processing in this hands-on class. This class introduces how to enter and edit text, control cursor movement, select text, save and open documents, use shortcuts like cut and paste/copy and paste. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Windows - Introduction or equivalent experience. Click here to register.

All About Excel

Spreadsheets - Part 1
Tuesday, Jan. 10
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

earn the convenience and fundamentals of spreadsheets. This class focuses on the basics of creating Excel spreadsheets. Use them to stay organized at home and work, to create a family budget, or to make a simple shopping list. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, some PC experience, or equivalent experience. Click here to register.

Spreadsheets - Part 2
Tuesday, Jan. 17
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Now that you know how to create an Excel spreadsheet, learn more about Excel's features and functions and the usefulness of this software. Gain experience with formatting worksheets, sorting data, freezing rows and columns and relative and absolute cell addresses. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Beginner Excel, or equivalent experience. Click here to register.

Spreadsheets - Part 3
Tuesday, Jan. 24
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This class of Excel training emphasizes some of the advanced functions in Excel. We'll concentrate on charting and pivot tables for increased productivity when working in Excel. 
Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Beginner Excel, Intermediate Excel, or equivalent experience. Click here to register.

Spreadsheets - Business Functions
Tuesday, Jan. 31
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Confused by Excel's business functionality? This class has been designed to go over the basic functions in Excel that can be applied to business. This class can be considered Part 4 in CHPL's Spreadsheet series. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Intermediate Excel, or equivalent experience. Click here to register.


February 2017

Introduction to Social Media
Tuesday, Feb. 21
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Like us on Facebook? Follow us on Twitter? Tag us on Instagram? You've heard or read these phrases in print, on television, and online, but what does it all mean? Join reference librarian Andy Woodworth as he takes you through the most popular social media websites and apps, shows you what they look like and how they work, and talks about their impact on popular culture. No social media experience or accounts required. Click here to register.

Job Hunting 101
Monday, Feb. 27
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

On the hunt for a new job? Come get some fantastic tips on the best ways to find and land the job you're looking for. This is the perfect place if you're just entering the workforce or looking to get back in it! Click here to register.

Learn Microsoft Word

Word 2013: Level 1
Thursday, Feb. 9
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Would you like to learn how to use Microsoft Word to write letters, papers, resumes, and much more? Learn the basics of word processing in this hands-on class. This class introduces how to enter and edit text, control cursor movement, select text, save and open documents, use shortcuts like cut and paste/copy and paste. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Windows - Introduction or equivalent experience. Click here to register.

Word 2013: Level 2
Thursday, Feb. 23
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Learn more skills including fonts, page setup, printing, spell check, find and replace, paragraphs, line spacing, alignment, special symbols, view and zoom. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Windows - Introduction, Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. Click here to register.

All About Excel

Spreadsheets - Part 1
Tuesday, Feb. 7
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

earn the convenience and fundamentals of spreadsheets. This class focuses on the basics of creating Excel spreadsheets. Use them to stay organized at home and work, to create a family budget, or to make a simple shopping list. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, some PC experience, or equivalent experience. Click here to register.

Spreadsheets - Part 2
Tuesday, Feb. 14
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Now that you know how to create an Excel spreadsheet, learn more about Excel's features and functions and the usefulness of this software. Gain experience with formatting worksheets, sorting data, freezing rows and columns and relative and absolute cell addresses. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Beginner Excel, or equivalent experience. Click here to register.

Spreadsheets - Part 3
Tuesday, Feb. 21
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This class of Excel training emphasizes some of the advanced functions in Excel. We'll concentrate on charting and pivot tables for increased productivity when working in Excel. 
Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Beginner Excel, Intermediate Excel, or equivalent experience. Click here to register.