Computer Classes

Adult classes are available at all branches.

 

All classes are free but registration is required due to limited space.  Individual instruction is available at all three branches by request.

We also have Computer Software Video Classes. Check out our series on Microsoft Excel.

On-going classes offered regularly:

  • Introduction to Computers—Learn the components, vocabulary and basics of using a personal computer.
  • Introduction to Windows—Learn the basics of the Windows operating system.
  • Introduction to the Internet—Learn the terms, basic page features and basics of web searching. Discover tips on browsing and evaluating sites.
  • Introduction to Email—Set up an email account and learn to send and receive emails.

 

Classes offered periodically:

  • Introduction to Excel—Learn the basics to create and use an Excel spreadsheet
  • Intermediate Excel Part I—Learn intermediate formulas in Excel and work with rows, columns, and worksheets. Pre-requisite: Familiarity with basic Excel functions.
  • Intermediate Excel  Part II—Learn intermediate formulas in Excel and work with freezing panes, sorting data, creating a chart, adding comments, hyperlinks and internal references, and printing options. Pre-requisite: Familiarity with basic Excel functions.
  • Introduction to Publisher—Learn the basics of Publisher, Microsoft’s desktop publishing program used to create flyers, cards, certificates, and more!
  • Resume Basics–Learn the basics of writing a resume, the different types of resumes, and how to use Word 2010 to write a resume. Prerequisite: Ability to use a mouse.
  • Introduction to Digital Photo Editing—Learn how to use the scanner and camera wizard to transfer photos to a computer and discover free tools for photo editing.  NO digital camera required.  Prerequisite:  Ability to use a mouse.
  • The Internet and Genealogy—Learn where to start your genealogy search using free Internet websites, the library’s databases, Social Security Death Index, and U.S. Census.  Prerequisite: Knowledge of Internet

 

Upcoming classes

Registration is required for all classes – click on the Class Title to register.

  • Introduction to Internet

    Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 10:00 AM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Part 3 of a 4-part series. Learn terminology, basic features, and how to navigate the Internet. Pick up tips on browsing and evaluating websites in order to make your browsing experience more successful. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Facebook 101

    Monday, October 27, 2014 - 5:30 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn how to connect with friends and family all over the world by making the most of Facebook, including messaging, posting photos and making Friends. Requires computer, mouse, keyboard and internet skills.

  • Intermediate PowerPoint

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 5:30 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn intermediate features for PowerPoint, including audio and visual applications. Basic PowerPoint skills required.

  • Introduction to Email

    Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 10:00 AM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Part 4 of a 4-part series. Set up your personal email account and learn how to compose an email. Explore various email providers and the features and tools they offer. Adult classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Computer Basics 1: Introduction to Computers

    Monday, November 03, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn the parts of the computer and how to use the mouse. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

  • Get More From Google

    Thursday, November 06, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn how Google works, discover techniques to receive more accurate search results, and explore Google apps. Register.

  • Research Paper Basics

    Monday, November 10, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn the basics of writing a college level research paper and formatting using Word.

  • Computer Basics 2: Introduction to Windows

    Monday, November 10, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn how to get around in the Microsoft Windows operating system, open and close programs, save files, and more! Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

  • Resume Basics

    Monday, November 17, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn the basics of writing a resume, the different types of resumes, and how to use Word 2010 to write a resume. Prerequisite: Ability to use a mouse.

  • Introduction to the Internet

    Monday, November 17, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn the terms, basic page features and basics of web searching. Discover tips on browsing and evaluating sites. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

  • Computer Basics: Introduction to Email

    Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn how to set up and use an email account. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

  • Introduction to Publisher 2010: Holiday Version

    Monday, December 01, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Introduction to Publisher: Holiday Version
    Learn how to use a combination of Microsoft Office Publisher 2010 and sites to upload and edit your digital photos for a homemade holiday greeting.

  • Facebook 101

    Monday, December 08, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn how to connect with friends and family all over the world by making the most of Facebook, including messaging, posting photos and making Friends. Requires computer, mouse, keyboard and internet skills.

  • Introduction to PowerPoint 2010

    Monday, December 15, 2014 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn the basics of creating multimedia presentations. Basic computer skills required.

  • Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

    Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Learn how to open, create, format, print, and save documents using Microsoft Word 2010. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 1 & 2, or basic skills in using the mouse & keyboard. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.