At Fowlerville District Library, we offer a number of technology classes, and we can even offer support for general tasks outside of classes. Our Circulation Staff can help you:
Open the Internet & Go To a Specific Website With a URL
Print a Document That You Have Opened/Created
Attach Files To an Email
Print a Tax Form
Open a Word Document
Please note: Internet computers will be unavailable for general, public use while computer classes are in session. All classes are intended for residents of the Fowlerville School District Area.
Bring a Friend...
While we offer plenty of classes, there are certain things we can't help you with. You'll want to bring a friend to help with:
Navigating Within Websites or Finding Specific Websites If You Don't Have the URL
Creating a Resume
Finding Forms or Filling Out Forms On the Internet
Accessing Legal, Private, Personal, or Confidential Information
Computer Class Catalog
We offer a number of computer classes to help guide you to a better understanding of your tech. Registration for all classes is limited and must be done in person at The Library. There is a $5 refundable deposit per class, which you can pay in cash at the time of registration. Below, you'll find a full catalog of classes available. Classes are offered periodically, so check our Adult Events page to see which ones are currently available.
This beginner's class will cover a general overview of the computer. We'll start with learning how to turn it on, using your mouse and keyboard, working with Windows, and basic computer terminology.
We offer classes to teach you about the World Wide Web. You'll learn to navigate with a Web browser like Google Chrome and explore our website. Computer Basics training or basic familiarity with the mouse, keyboard, and computer functions is required.
We'll guide you through hands-on exercises that go into more depth with Internet searches. The Internet Basics class is required to attend Intermediate Internet, with no exceptions.
Cyber Security Basics
Learn about common tactics and scams, and how to better protect yourself from these threats. The Internet Basics class is required to attend -- there are no exceptions.
Learn how to set up a free Gmail account, send and read messages, and send attachments. Internet Basics training or familiarity with the Internet is required to attend this course.
Intro to Microsoft Word
Participants will get an overview of Microsoft Word, create a simple document, correct spelling, adjust margins, save, print, and open files. You must have Computer Basics training or familiarity with basic computer functions.
Intro to Excel
Participants will get an overview of Excel, create a simple spreadsheet, create a basic table, adjust margins, save, print, and open files. You must have Computer Basics training or familiarity with basic computer functions.
Intro to eBay
Learn to create an eBay account! Participants will learn the basics of buying and selling on the largest Internet auction site on the Web. You must have Intermediate Internet training or familiarity using the Internet.
Intro to Facebook
Participants will set up a basic profile, learn how to accept and send a friend request, learn the difference between writing on a wall and sending a message, and learn about basic Facebook security features. A valid email is required, and you must have Intermediate Internet training or familiarity using the Internet.
Intro to Our Digital Archives
Join our Historical Liaison as she demonstrates how to access and explore "The Fowlerville Review" and the "Fowlerville News and Views" in The Library computer lab. Familiarity with basic mouse, keyboard, and computer functions is required.
Intro to Ancestry.com
Learn the basics of this genealogy site and begin to explore your family tree from the comfort of your local library. You must have Intermediate Internet training or familiarity using the Internet.
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