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Free Computer Classes At The Riverbank Library
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The Riverbank Library had a makeover of sorts this summer, with a fresh coat of paint, including colors of Bittersweet Stem for the body, Cavern Clay as the accent color, and Fiery Brown for the trim giving it a nice new look. The Riverbank Library is at 3442 Santa Fe St. VIRGINIA STILL/THE NEWS

Riverbank Library is working to address community needs by offering instruction on the basics of navigating computers and the Internet.

Starting this month, community members interested in improving their computer skills will have an opportunity to do so at the Riverbank Library. Individuals can enroll in free workshops designed to help them learn to navigate computers and the Internet.

Computer Basics classes will be offered on Thursdays, Aug. 9 and Sept. 6 at 10:30 a.m. This class will offer a basic introduction to computers, including an explanation of the parts of a computer, a tour of Microsoft Windows, and simple tasks. Instruction is available in both English and Spanish.

Internet Basics classes will be held on Thursdays, Aug. 23 and Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m. The workshop will introduce participants to the Internet and the World Wide Web, with instruction on how to search on the web.

“We've had many customers request basic computer classes. We think seniors especially would benefit from them,” said Victoria Holt, Riverbank Library supervisor. “Verbal bilingual instruction will be available during this class, as needed.”

Advance registration is required for all computer classes. Space is limited. For more information or to sign up, call the Riverbank Library at 209-869-7008.

The Riverbank Library is at 3442 Santa Fe. Information on regularly occurring library programs can be found at www.stanislauslibrary.org, under the “Events and Classes” tab.

There will be an Art Lab on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 3:30 p.m. where youngsters will make collages out of maps from all over the world. The library will provide various art supplies to make mixed media works of art. The button maker will be available to make map buttons.

The Stanislaus County Library engages all members of the community and offers access to information, knowledge, and the tools for innovation and personal development. With 13 locations throughout the county, the Library offers a diverse collection of free materials, computer access and Wi-Fi, Story Times, programming for all ages, and more. To learn more about the Library’s wide array of programs and services, visit www.stanislauslibrary.org.