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May 2015 Computer Classes at the Botetourt County Libraries


Master Windows 8.1

Tuesday, May 5th - 6:00pm-9:00pm @ Blue Ridge Library

Do you hate Windows 8.1? Do you find yourself feeling stumped trying to do things that you used to do on older versions of Windows? Then you are just like everyone else using this unpopular Windows interface. Join us as we discuss tips and tricks to make life with Windows 8.1 much easier.

Call the Blue Ridge Library at 540-977-3433 to register.


iPad Basics

Class 1: Tuesday, May 12th - 6:00pm-8:30pm @ Fincastle Library

Class 2: Wednesday, May 13th - 6:00pm-8:30pm @ Fincastle Library

Bring your iPad and learn how to use it. Discover all your tablet’s amazing capabilities, including email, web browsing, installing apps, music and more. Though you can bring any generation of iPad, this class will be based on Apple’s new operating system, iOS8.

Call the Fincastle Library at 540-473-8339 to register.


Internet 101

Thursday, May 21st - 6:00pm-9:00pm @ Buchanan Library

Curious about this thing called the Internet? Then come to Internet 101 to get a basic introduction on how to use it, what it can do, and how much fun it can be to surf the web! For beginning computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills.

Call the Buchanan Library at 540-254-2538 to register.


Email Basics

Thursday, May 28th - 2:00pm-5:00pm @ Eagle Rock Library

Would you like to start using email, but aren’t sure where to begin? Join us, and learn how to write and send emails, add attachments, and organize your inbox. We’ll cover all the basics needed to master email, including how to set up your own free Gmail account. For beginning computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills.

Call the Eagle Rock Library at 540-884-3880 to register.




For more information, contact

Steve Vest, Director of Botetourt County Libraries

(540) 977-3433