Free computer skills class | Pierce County Library

Learn the basics of Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Word, plus other computer skills, at free Pierce County Library System computer classes in July and August. Get free assistance creating resumés, searching for jobs, using email, searching the Web and downloading free e-books to your e-reader, including Kindle. Find out how to use cloud computing, plan your next trip, get plugged into social networking and discover how to save money and have fun with your library card.

Register for classes at a Pierce County library or sign up on the online calendar at

The schedule for the Buckley branch of the county library system is as follows:

• Assess Your Collectibles, July 12;

• Email for Beginners, July 19;

• Drop-In Help, July 26;

• Computers for Beginners, Aug. 2;

• Navigating the Net, Aug. 9;

• Word 2007 for Beginners, Aug. 16;

• Excel 2007 for Beginners, Aug. 23; and

• Drop-In Help, Aug. 30.

All sessions will be offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Buckley library is at 123 S. River Ave. The phone number is 360-829-0300.

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