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Posted on: September 1, 2023

Branigan Memorial Library Offers Free Computer Literacy Classes in September

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Las Cruces Public Libraries will offer a variety of free computer literacy classes in September designed to help adults develop confidence in their computer skills and grow more comfortable in today's digital world.
Classes will be in the Computer Training Classroom, on the second floor of Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave. Laptops will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their laptops if space permits.
Each session listed is an independent class. There is no registration.
Windows 11 Basics – 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023
This class will teach students how to navigate the most recent Microsoft operating system. Topics to be covered include the new Start Menu layout, what the taskbar is and how to customize Windows 11.
MacBook Basics – 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023
Are you new to using an Apple laptop or just want to learn about the new iOS? Join us as we explore how to navigate a MacBook, use Safari to search the internet, and how to create and save files. Attendees should bring their own MacBooks to class.
PowerPoint Basics – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023
 Do you need to create a PowerPoint presentation and don't know where to start? This class will show you how to create slides, insert photos and transition slides for dynamic presentations.
Microsoft Excel Basics – 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023
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.
This document can be made available in alternate formats by calling (575) 528-4102 or (575) 528-4008 (TTY). Anyone who requires an accommodation for a disability to participate in this event should call Branigan Memorial Library at least 48 hours in advance at (575) 528-4102 or (575) 528.4008 (TTY).
Check the Library’s Calendar of Events for future computer literacy classes. For information, contact Vicki Minnick, Innovative Technology Librarian, at (575) 528-4002 or by email at

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