Scott Klement's open source interface to the POI HSSF/XSSF Spreadsheet Project for RPG Programmers. http://www.scottklement.com/poi/
I did put it in my classpath and things started working instead of failing like before. Geez, I'm not the quickest to these things and I'm sorry it took so long to get to this point. I could not figure out how to download it and I thought I needed to add it to the classpath so that part I understood.