Class Schedules

Classes offered by Lake City Public Library.

Classes are now being held as requested. There is no set schedule. If you see a class you are interested in or if there is a class you would like to take, but don't see listed, call the library 712-464-3414 or email the instructor to set up a class time.

We also offer free beginning computer classes for ages 50 and over. Click here for more information and the next class schedule.

Here is a list of currently available classes. Again, if you would like instructions on a subject not listed, please contact the library.

Windows 7 Basics

This is two-hour class.

  • Change your desktop including screensaver, preferences and widgets.
  • Find your files.
  • Burn CDs and DVDs.

Fee: $10

Pictures on your PC

This is two-hour class.

  • Learn basic enhancements to your digital pictures.
  • Learn how to use Windows Movie/DVD Maker to create movies from your digital photos.
  • Learn how to burn CD's or DVD's.

Fee: $10

Microsoft Word 2007

Word processing software used to create letters and other documents. Mail merge allows you to create mass mailings.

This is a two-part class (2 hours each)

  • Formatting documents.
  • Mail Merge.
  • Using Tables in Word.

Fee: $15

Microsoft Excel 2007

Spreadsheet software used as a database or to create documents. It allows you to do simple and complex calculations.

This is a two-part class (2 hours each)

  • Formatting cells.
  • Formulas.
  • Charts and Graphs.
  • Sample worksheets for calendars, personal budgets, loan amortization, and more.

Fee: $15

Microsoft Powerpoint 2007

Presentation software used to create slide presentations for a formal presentation or as a picture slideshow.

This is two-hour class.

  • Learn how to create impressive presentations.

Fee: $10

Microsoft Publisher 2007

Publishing software used to create flyers, greeting cards, posters, etc.

This is two-hour class.

  • Create flyers, brochures, certificates.
  • Create your own greeting cards, postcards and newsletters.
  • Create resumes, business cards, business forms, advertisements.

Fee: $10

Microsoft Access 2007

Database software used to keep track of any kind of information from inventories to customers to collections.

This is two-hour class.

  • Create a database and queries.
  • Create a user interface to enter data.
  • Create printable reports.

Fee: $10

GIMP 2

Free open-source program very similar to Photoshop Elements. It is used to edit and enhance photos and to create artistic designs.

This is two-part class (2 hours each).

  • Learn to enhance your photos.
  • Learn to create artistic photos using layers and masking.

Fee: $15

Photoshop Elements 7

Photo-editing software used to edit and enhance photos and to create artistic designs.

This is two-part class (2 hours each).

    • Learn to enhance your photos.
    • Learn to create artistic photos using layers and masking.

      Fee: $15

      Buying and Selling on eBay

      This is two-hour class.

      • Learn how to find a product and bid.
      • Learn all the things you need to consider before placing your product on eBay.
      • Learn how to best present your product.

      Fee: $10

      Website Development

      This is two-hour class.

      • Learn to create your own personal website.
      • Learn about HTML editors.
      • Uploading your webpage to your website.
      • Information on website hosts.

      Fee: $10

      Social Websites

      This is two-hour class.

      • Learn how to connect with your friends and family through Facebook.
      • Learn how to share your photo albums through FLICKR.
      • Learn how to create and share bookmarks through DELICIOUS.
      • Learn how to use GoogleDocs to share documents.

      Fee: $10