Computer Classes

Computer Classes

All classes are free but registration is required due to limited space. Individual instruction is available at all three branches by request. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

Each library branch offers a series of basic computer classes and a series of Microsoft Office computer classes. Each branch also periodically offers other classes, including Online Genealogy, Staying Safe Online, Facebook, Digital Photography, and more.

Looking for more advanced topics? Try lynda.com, free with your library card.

Upcoming classes

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

  • I Didn't Know the Library Had That!

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Did you know that you can learn a language, do research, prepare for a school or career exam, and more online with your library card? Explore the library’s online resources including Rosetta Stone, Explora, Learning Express Library, Lynda.com, and Hobbies and Crafts. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Blogging for Beginners

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Explore several blogging platforms (Wordpress, Tumblr, and Twitter) and learn the basics of designing and writing a blog. Prerequisite: Ability to use a mouse. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Facebook Q&A

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Take in a short presentation on the basics of Facebook, then stay for a Q&A style discussion. Concerned about privacy? Need to know how to do one specific thing? Bring all the questions, because we've got the answers. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Cloud Computing 101

    Monday, August 07, 2017 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Have you heard of the Cloud, but you're not quite sure what that means or where to go to access it? Take a look at some common cloud applications and learn how easy and convenient cloud computing can be. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Introduction to Google Drive

    Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Take your basics skills to the next level with Google Drive. You will learn how to save files online using your Gmail login and see how to access Google's word processor so you can create documents on any computer that has an internet connection. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Introduction to Genealogy

    Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    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. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

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

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 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

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Part two 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 Email

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 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 Word 2013

    Monday, October 02, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn how to open, create, format, print, and save documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Prerequisite: Basic skills in using the mouse & keyboard. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

For a full listing of events, please check the calendar.