Free beginning computer help sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays beginning Jan. 10, in the Guanajuato Room of the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 to reserve a spot. Topics will be:
Jan. 10: How to talk to your computer.
Jan. 17: Windows concepts — The standard elements of Windows are introduced, including the desktop, start menu, task bar, and quick start menu.
Jan. 24: Web basics — Learn what the Internet is, how to navigate around it and how to use a search engine.
Jan. 31: Word processing — Learn the basics of word processing to help you create documents.
Feb. 7: Email I —This session covers reading and replying to a message, sending a new message and managing your inbox.
Feb. 14: Email II — Practice some of the most common text-editing techniques needed to write email messages and view attachments.