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Winter Computer Classes at Edison Public Library


It may be cold outside but our fun computer classes will warm you up at the Edison Public Library! Registration begins one week prior to each class. To register, call 732-287-2298 Extension 2.


The Main Library at 340 Plainfield Ave., Edison, offers classes from 2:30 to 4:00 pm on Tuesdays.

Feb. 6: Computer Basics is for anyone just beginning to learn how to use a computer.

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Feb. 13: Mouse Skills will teach computer novices how to manipulate a mouse.

Feb. 20: How to Buy a Computer 

Feb. 2: Internet 

Mar. 6: How to Spot Fake News will help you interpret what you read and hear. The class is NOT political.

Mar. 13: Word I (Beginner) 

Mar. 20: Word II (Intermediate)

The North Edison Branch at 777 Grove Ave., Edison, offers classes from 2:30 to 4:00 pm on Thursdays.

Feb. 8: Excel I (Beginner) will teach you how to execute formulas and use spreadsheets.

Feb. 15: Excel II (Intermediate) 

Feb. 22: Excel III (Advanced) 

Mar. 1: Word I (Beginner). Mar. 8: Word II (Intermediate) 

Mar. 15: Powerpoint I (Beginner) 

Mar. 22: Powerpoint II (Intermediate)


For more information, go to and click on “Events" or call the library at 732-287-2298 extension 2.

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February 21, 2018

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