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eSkills Library & Job Center Classes

Classes are held each month at the eSkills Library & Job Center and are conducted by library staff and other partner organizations. Classes are free to the public. Unless otherwise noted, the classes do not require advanced registration.

Citizenship Classes

This course will help students understand: the process, requirements and procedure to apply for U.S. Citizenship. It also will cover topics on frequently used terms, U.S history, important historical documents, U.S. government and the civics’ test 100 questions.

  • Saturday, July 21: 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 28: 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 4: 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 11: 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 18: 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 25: 5 p.m.

Computer Basics

Basic computer class teaches participants how to operate a computer, how to use Microsoft Word and tests typing skills.

  • Wednesday, July 18: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 1: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 15: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 29: 2:30 p.m.

Conversational English

Free conversation classes for adults who want to practice their English in a fun and safe environment! Patrons will use their English conversational skills with others.

  • Saturday, July 21: 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, July 28: 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 4: 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 11: 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 18: 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 25: 11 a.m.

E. S. L. Classes

These classes free and open to the general public. For more information about class details, please call 817-392-6621.

  • Tuesday, July 17: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 19: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 21: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 24: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 26: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 28: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 31: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 2 19: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 4: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 7: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 9: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 11: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 14: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 16: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 18: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 21: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 23: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 25: 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 28: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 30: 6 - 8 p.m.

GED Classes (taught in English)

Prepare to take the GED. Classes are taught by Tarrant County College District. Registration is required. Please contact the branch at 817-392-6621 for more information or to register.

  • Monday, Aug. 20: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 22: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 27: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 29: 6 - 8 p.m.

GED Classes (taught in Spanish)

Prepare for the high-school equivalency examination (GED) with the help of Tarrant County College District educators. Registration is required. For additional information and to register, call 817 392-6621.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 21: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, Aug. 23: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Tuesday, Aug. 28: 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, Aug. 30: 10 a.m. - noon

Keyboarding Basics

Learn how to operate the keyboard, mouse, & monitor. You will learn what fingers to use with what keys, increase your typing speed and learn the in’s and out’s of the keyboard.

  • Wednesday, July 25: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 8: 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 22: 2:30 p.m.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Monday, July 23: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 6: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 20: 2:30 p.m.

Microsoft Word

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft Word

  • Monday, July 30: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 13: 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 27: 2:30 p.m.

Resume Clinic

Are you looking for a job but don’t have a resume or need to update your resume? Come for FREE resume assistance. Please remember to bring your work history and a USB.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 14: 2 p.m.

Computer Classes (taught in Spanish)

Learn and improve your computer skills. In these free classes, you will learn basic computer concepts, how to use email, the fundamentals of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and strategies for browsing the Internet.

Basic Functions

This class covers the basic functions such as: creating/deleting folders, saving/deleting files, copying and pasting and explaining the functions of the operating system.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27

Basic Terms: Microsoft Office & Vocabulary Terms

This class covers the basic description of the Microsoft Office Programs and computer vocabulary.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 30

Computer Basics

The Computer Basics class covers the basic functions of the computer: turning on/off the computer, explain the desktop and icons, opening/closing windows and programs, introducing the keyboard and computer components.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6

Freegal Music

The Freegal Music class covers: explaining the Freegal Music Service provided by the Fort Worth Library, searching the catalog and downloading music.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 23

Google Docs

The Google Docs class covers the basic functions such as: creating, editing, saving and sending a document using Google docs.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29

Google Drive

The Google Drive class covers the basic functions such as: creating, editing, saving and sending a document using Google Sheets.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22

Keyboarding I

The Keyboarding class covers, the proper key position, basic functions of the keys and the learning the correct typing techniques.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13

Keyboarding II

The Keyboarding class covers the different rows of keyboard and improvement of typing skills.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20

Microsoft PowerPoint II

The Microsoft PowerPoint class covers: creating and editing slides, inserting clipart, applying designs, running the slide show.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18

Microsoft PowerPoint III

The Microsoft PowerPoint class covers applying designs, running the slide show, saving, printing, and opening presentations.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25

Microsoft Publisher I

The Microsoft Publisher class covers the basic functions of the program: creating a publication, designing a project such as flyer saving and printing the publication.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1

Microsoft Publisher II

The Microsoft Publisher class covers the basic functions of the program: creating a publication, designing a project such as invitation saving and printing the publication.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8

Microsoft Publisher III

The Microsoft Publisher class covers the basic functions of the program: creating a publication, designing a project such as calendar saving and printing the publication.

  • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15

Last updated: July 17, 2018