New introductory classes on computer skills and resume writing will begin soon at Prendergast Library.
Let's Start with Computers is scheduled from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. starting Wednesday. It consists of six two-hour classes.
"This is perfect if you are wondering about the most basic computer questions," said instructor Kathy Collver.
Carol Wayne, left, and Shirley Davis enjoy learning at Prendergast Library, where new classes called Let’s Start with Computers and Resumes will soon begin.
The course deals with computer terms, shut down procedures, using a mouse, creating and editing a Word document, saving to different computer drives, and basic Internet and email skills. Students also cut, copy and paste, and create their own certificate of completion.
Other sections covering the same material will start on Oct. 31, Nov. 16 and Dec. 3.
Instruction in how to write or improve a resume will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. Mary Jo Dix will cover the material in a single two-hour meeting.
Other sessions about resumes will be held Nov. 16, Nov. 30 and Dec. 14, in cooperation with Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES with support from the New York State Library's Adult Literacy Library Services grant program.
Instruction is free and open to the public. For information or registration, call 484-7135 or visit the library at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown.