Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs. All computer classes will take place in the Computer Lab of the library.
- “MS Excel 2016 Survival Basics” will take place on Thursday, November 8, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Learn the basics of using this spreadsheet software program, which features calculation tools that are helpful for financial and statistical needs.
- “MS Word 2016: Intermediate” will take place on Tuesday, November 13, beginning at 10:00 a.m. This class is for people who already have a basic understanding of MS Word, but would like to learn more advanced functions and tools in this word-processing software program.
- “MS Excel: Pivot Tables” will take place on Thursday, November 15, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Learn how to use pivot tables, a powerful MS Excel tool that enables you to summarize, analyze, and present data.
- “Intro to Google Docs” will take place on Monday, November 26, beginning at 12:00 noon.Learn how to set up a Google account and how to create and store documents online using the Google Docs application. If you already have a Google account, bring the related information with you.
The classes are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Events,” select “Cinco Ranch Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-395-1311, or by visiting the library.