BREMEN — The Bremen Public Library will begin a four-week series of introductory computer classes beginning Thursday, Feb. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. These classes are designed for beginning computer users with limited or no previous computer experience. Each class session will be two hours and build upon the skills presented in the previous class. All sessions will include “hands-on” work on the library’s laptop computers. Registration for the classes is required and begins Jan. 27. There is no charge for residents of German Township.
The "Introduction to Computers" class will be held Thursday, Feb. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. and is intended for adults with limited or no previous computer experience. Simple computer terms will be explained. Students will have the opportunity to practice using a mouse and learn how to find and execute programs with Windows. This class will prepare attendees for additional, upcoming classes on the Internet, word processing, and other topics.
The "Typing with a Computer" class will be held Thursday, Feb. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. Students will learn how to enter and edit text in a simple word processing program, an essential skill for e-mail and other applications. Topics include using the keyboard to enter text, deleting text, correcting typos, capital letters, and a review of skills introduced in the Introduction to Computers class. Attendees will also cover how to do simple text formatting such as bold, underline, and italics.
The "Introduction to the Internet" class will be held Thursday, Feb. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. and will cover how to use the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser to navigate the Internet. There will be a hands-on session when students will be encouraged to individually explore the Internet. The ability to use a mouse and keyboard is recommended for this class.
The "Internet Searching and Favorites" class will be held Thursday, March 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. and will be an introduction to searching on the Internet and how to save and use favorite sites with Internet Explorer. The "Introduction to the Internet" class is recommended as a prerequisite to this class.
To sign up for any of these classes call 574-546-2849 or visit www.bremen.lib.in.us  online.