Classes & Workshops

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

Sign up for a free email account and follow along as this tutorial teaches how to send, receive, and organize email. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Need an e-mail account but don’t know the first thing about using one? This class will help you get a free e-mail account and learn how to use it. Call 701-3449 or click here to register

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which offers insights into hardware and software components.

Monday, December 8, 2014
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Winter weather got you down? Thinking about getting away from it all? This class focuses on how you can use the internet to research destinations, book travel, and finally take the travel agent off speed dial. Call 816-701-3481 to register or click here.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and how to create letters and professional looking documents using this word processing program. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Do you have questions about how to use your Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop, E-Reader or other mobile technologies? Bring your device to our Open Lab and ask the expert! Room 311, Central Library
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Friday, December 12, 2014

Need a holiday card or a sign? This call can be of help. Learn the basics of this popular desktop publishing program. Call 701-3449 or click here to register.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Learn what the Internet and your Internet browser can do for you!

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Youth will have the ability to do fun, yet challenging, hands-on coding activities that introduce concepts of logic, analysis, and problem solving.

December 8th-14th is Computer Science Education Week, which hosts the international Hour of Code initiative that reaches tens of millions in +180 countries. In 2013, more than 15 million students tried computer science in one week, and more girls tried it than had in the past 70 years. This year, the goal is to reach 100 million worldwide.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

It is hard to keep text and numbers separate, but an Excel spreadsheet can help manage them both. Excel makes it easier to gather, store, and manage all the text, numbers, and charts that are important in personal and business accounts. Call 816-701-3481 to register or click here.