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Free Computer Classes Offered at Downtown Library

How are your computer skills?  Could they use a little sharpening? 

If the answer is “Yes,” the Downtown Library, 300 Park Avenue, is offering a series of classes on the third Tuesday of every month beginning on January 13.  Classes run from 6:00 to 7:30pm.  The first of the series, on January 13, will be “Computer Basics with Microsoft Word.”

“The Metropolitan Library System,” said Downtown librarian Wendy Gabrielson, “is committed to helping you learn new skills or improve existing skills. Part of the library’s strategic plan is to enable you to take advantage of the ever-growing resources and services available through the Internet. We want you to discover all the library has to offer in terms of equipment, tools and training so that you can benefit from the digital world.”

The first series of classes will continue through the third Tuesday in May.  Upcoming topics will include:

  1. Computer Basics with Email in February
  2. Internet Searching: How to Find What You Are Looking For in March
  3. PowerPoint in April, and Job Searching and Resumes in May.

 “Classes will continue through the summer,” Gabrielson added, “so check your library calendar to see what new classes are being added.

“And if you are interested in group classes, special times can be arranged. Group size can be no more than 16 persons per class.”

If you have any questions or need to schedule a class for your group, please contact the Downtown Library at 231-3876, or send an e-mail message to Wendy Gabrielson at wgabrielson@metrolibrary.org.

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 12 libraries and five extension libraries.  Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres.  Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City.  You can also reach us at www.metrolibrary.org