Free Computer Workshops at the HCH Library

The HCH Library is offering three types of computer workshops this winter:

Library Catalog and Electronic Databases

Do you feel frustrated when you come to the library and cannot find the information or materials you seek? This lecture will cover the basics of the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), the Connecticut library catalog (ReQuest), and an overview of the hundreds of electronic journals, newspapers, databases and magazines available to you for free.
No registration required for this free program.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 1:30pm – 2:30 pm OR
Wednesday, February 11, 2009, 10am - 11am OR
Friday, February 13, 2009, 10am – 11am

PC Computer Basics Workshop
In this overview, we will cover the parts of a computer: drives, memory, motherboard, processor, and parts that are attached to your computer. You will learn what each item does. You will have hands on with the different parts of a computer. We will outline the difference between hardware and software, the difference between operating systems, programs and data files. Please register for this free program.

Monday, February 23, 2009, 1:00pm – 2:00pm OR
Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Microsoft Office 2003 Basics: Word, Excel & Powerpoint
In this lecture, we will cover basic functions of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint 2003 and we will discuss how each program may be useful to you. A short question and answer session will follow the lecture. Please register for this free program.

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 10am – 11am OR
Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Any questions? Please ask Lisa Gugliotti, Reference Librarian

The Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT 06413