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.

  • 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 Computers: CB1 Leonardtown

    Monday, January 05, 2015 - 2:00 PM at

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

  • Computer Basics 1: Introduction to Computers

    Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - 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.

  • Computer Basics 2: Introduction to Windows

    Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 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.

  • 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.

  • Introduction to Windows: CB2 Leonardtown

    Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 5:30 PM at

    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.

  • Introduction to the Internet

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 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.

  • Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2010

    Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn to create a basic publication using text boxes and graphics. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 1 & 2, or basic skills in using the mouse & keyboard. Adult computer classes are for ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Introduction to the Internet: CB3 Leonardtown

    Friday, January 23, 2015 - 2:00 PM at

    Learn about using the Internet, your web browser, and search strategies. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

  • Introduction to Email Leonardtown

    Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:00 PM at

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

  • Computer Basics: Introduction to Email

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 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.

  • I Took These Photos...Now What?

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    I took these pictures- Now what? Learn the basics of how to get your digital photos from your camera or memory card, onto your computer, uploaded to Facebook/Craigslist/Shutterfly, as well as basic photo editing techniques (cropping, rotating, re-sizing.) Learn tips for taking good photos, then editing tricks to turn good photos into great ones. Registration required.

  • Introduction to Word 2010 Leonardtown

    Monday, February 02, 2015 - 2:00 PM at

    Learn the basics of creating, formatting and saving documents. Basic computer skills required.

  • Introduction to Word 2010

    Thursday, February 05, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn to create, format & save documents. Basic computer skills required.

  • Introduction to Excel 2010 Leonardtown

    Monday, February 09, 2015 - 2:00 PM at

    Learn the basics to create and use an Excel spreadsheet. Basic computer skills required.

  • Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 Leonardtown

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 5:30 PM at

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

  • Introduction to Publisher Leonardtown

    Monday, February 23, 2015 - 2:00 PM at

    Learn to create a basic publication using text boxes and graphics. Basic computer skills required.