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Branigan Library offers free computer literacy classes in May


Thomas Branigan Memorial Library (TBML), 200 E. Picacho Ave., offers a variety of free computer literacy classes designed to help adults develop confidence and skills, helping them to be more comfortable in today's digital world.

Registration is optional and walk-ins are welcome, but space is limited.  Register at https://las-cruces.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/.

Classes are in the TBML computer training classroom. Attendees are welcome to bring their own laptops if space permits.

Here are the classes in May:

  • Email Basics: 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, May 4. Learn how to obtain a free email account and the basics of sending, receiving and replying to a message, as well as how to send and open attachments and manage an email account.
  • Introduction to Social Media: 2-4 p.m. Thursday, May 12. Learn what social media is and how to use it to communicate with others. You will learn what social media platforms there are and tips on how to stay safe while using them.
  • Microsoft Word Basics: 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 17. Learn to use Microsoft Word, including how to create and format basic spreadsheets. Basic computer skills are required.
  • Microsoft Excel Basics” 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 24. This is a class for those who are beginning to use Microsoft Excel. Students will learn how to create and format basic spreadsheets. Basic computer skills are required.

Check the Library’s Calendar of Events for future computer literacy classes.

For information, contact Librarian Senior Vicki Minnick at 575-528-4002 and vminnick@las-cruces.org.

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