Computer Lab
 Regular Hours:
Monday & Tuesday 9:30am-8:00pm
Wednesday - Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm
432-332-0633 ext
4000

LAB WILL BE CLOSED monthly for Maintenance.
Keep watching for closed date.
             FREE  CLASSES
      Call 432-332-0633 to sign up. Space is limited.
MondaySept. 8Computer Basics6:00-8:00 pm
MondaySept. 15Word 2010 Basics6:00-8:00 pm
WednesdaySept. 17GENEALOGY BASICS10:00 -11:00 am
MondaySept. 22Excel 2010 Basics6:00-8:00 pm
MondaySept. 29PowerPoint 2010 Basics6:00-8:00 pm
MondayOct. 6
Basic Internet & Gmail
6:00-8:00 pm
MondayOct. 13Facebook/Social Media6:00-8:00 pm

Need additional computer help beyond one of our classes?
We now offer one-on-one computer help sessions.
Sessions are available to library card holders once a month at various times Monday – Thursday. 
To make an appointment,  print off Class Request form and stop by the library or call 432-332-0633.
CLICK TO OPEN Class Request FormClick to open Request for Class     



Computer Basics

Learn the difference between a computer motherboard and hard drive.  You will learn basic Internet searching and how to use a mouse. Also learn how to turn on and shut down a computer and much more.

Basic Internet/Email
Designed for those who don't have an email address or much experience online. We'll learn tips and tricks for searching the internet, ins and outs of web browsers and how to stay safe online. Everyone will sign up for a gmail address.

Facebook/Social Media
An introduction to Facebook for those who don't have an account yet. Everyone will create an account and learn the basics of how to navigate on facebook. We'll also talk about several other social media sites like twitter and instagram.

Microsoft  Word 2010 Basics
Learn how to control your line spacing, insert bullets and add headers and footers to your text. You will find out how to bold and underline your text.

Microsoft  Excel 2010 Basics
Learn how to make a simple spreadsheet and chart.  Find out the basic formulas that make using spreadsheets easier.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics
Learn how to make a one-page flier or a multi-slide presentation.  Backgrounds, fonts, colors,   transitions, and animations are just a few of the topics that will   be discussed.

E-Book Basics.
We now have e-books available for checkout for many different devices, IPad, Nook, Kindle, Computer, IPhones, Smart Phones etc. Come in and see how easy it is to check out and read a book on your device.



    
   The Computer lab will be CLOSED once a Month
 for  general updates and maintenance.

 Wireless Access is Available throughout the Library!       
Due to a joint venture between Ector County and City of Odessa
WI-FI access is also available is some areas of the Noel Park.  
So you can enjoy the scenic view and surf the web all at the same time.
Headphones are NOT PROVIDED you will need to Bring your own.

The computer lab was made available through a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with additional funding from the Odessa Junior League and Friends of the Library.                                            Sign In to Use the Lab at the KIOSK

The lab is automated and you must have a library card to use a computer. If you do not have a library card one can be obtained at the checkout desk located on the first floor.
Please read our Policy and the Unacceptable Use.   There are 16 computers for free public access. These computers have many educational programs, Internet, Microsoft Office products and other software. There are also 2 computers for 20 minute Quick E-Mail checking. Due to damage and misuse headphones  they are no Longer Provided. You are welcome to bring your own.

Downloadable and printable instructions for using the Computer Lab and printing in the lab is available here.

                          Pay and pick up Prints at Print Station
                                             Print Outs are .10 cents a page.

FREE Beginning basic classes are also offered every month. Classes offered are Introduction to Computers,  Microsoft Word basics, Microsoft Excel basics, Microsoft Powerpoint basics, E-Books and occasional E-Mail. Classes are limited to 10 students, so please call to see what classes are being offered and to pre-register.  

    Free Basic Classes offered Monthly       

      

Programs Available:

  • Excel 2010
  • PowerPoint 2010
  • Word 2010
  • Publisher 2010
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Windows 7
* Some children's software are unavailable on some computers

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