Free computer classes resume at Kent library

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Free classes at the Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St., will teach how to use computers and different software programs.

Classes will be offered from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in January and provide an orientation to popular Microsoft Office 2010 programs: Microsoft Word on Jan. 8, Microsoft Publisher on Jan. 15, and Microsoft Excel on Jan. 22.

On Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m., classes will focus on basic computer skills, such as using the mouse (Jan. 9), opening and closing programs (Jan. 16), and getting on the Internet and finding websites (Jan. 23).

Classes on how to access and use the library's mobile app and digital collections, including Axis360, Freegal, The Ohio Digital Library, and Zinio will be offered.

Those interested should bring their fully charged device, their KFL card, and their passwords from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays: iPad and iPhone users on Jan. 9; Android devices on Jan. 16; Kindle users on Jan. 23; and Nook users on Jan. 30.

No registration is necessary; come to the computer lab no more than one half hour before each session for a boarding pass. Space is limited.

The Basic and Office classes will be repeated in February, March and April.

Find a complete schedule at www.kentfreelibrary.org or stop by the Information Desk for a flier.

For questions, contact the Information Desk at kflinfo@kentfreelibrary.org or 330-673-4414.

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