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.

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!
  • 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 4: Introduction to E-mail

    Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Part four of a four 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.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Excel 2010

    Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn the basics to create & use an Excel spreadsheet. Basic computer skills required. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

  • Intermediate Excel 2010

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 5:30 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn intermediate formulas, work with rows, columns, and worksheets. Basic Excel skills required. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

  • Introduction to Genealogy

    Monday, June 22, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn about free websites to start your genealogy search. Also covers the library’s databases, U.S. Census, Social Security Death index and more. Knowledge of Internet required.

  • Intermediate Excel 2010

    Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn intermediate formulas, work with rows, columns, and worksheets. Basic Excel skills required. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

  • Computer Basics 1 and 2: Introduction to Computers and Windows 7

    Monday, July 13, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Parts one and two of a four part series. Learn the components, terminology, and general use of a computer. Learn how to use a mouse and keyboard. Explore the basics of Microsoft's operating system. Learn how to create, store, and manage files & folders, and run multiple programs. Learn how to use various tools and techniques to make your computer experience more productive. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Computer Basics 3: Introduction to the Internet

    Monday, July 20, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Part three of a four 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.

  • Computer Basics 4: Introduction to E-mail

    Monday, July 27, 2015 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Part four of a four 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.