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.

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Upcoming classes

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

  • Computer Basics 3: Introduction to Internet

    Monday, January 23, 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.

  • Techboomers Together

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Work together through the Techboomers Course Tutorial to set up a Techboomers log in and gain access to a whole lot of guided tutorials on everything from how to use the internet to the class choice of many different popular online services.

  • Computer Basics 4: Introduction to Email

    Monday, January 30, 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.

  • Social Media Overview

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    This class will provide an overview of the major social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook etc.

  • Leonardtown Computer Basics 1, an Introduction to Computers

    Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn the parts of a computer, vocabulary associated with computers, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and general computer use. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Leonardtown Computer Basics 2, an Introduction to Windows 10

    Wednesday, February 08, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn the basics of Microsoft's operating system, including how to create, store, manage files and folders, and some tips to using Win 10. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Introduction to Facebook

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Learn how to set up an account, edit your Facebook profile, select privacy settings, find and add friends, discover and use fun apps, and delete an account.

  • Blogging for Beginners

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 10:00 AM 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.

  • Leonardtown Computer Basics 3, an Introduction to the Internet

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn the basic features and how to navigate the internet. Picks up tips on browsing and evaluating websites, as well how to adjust basic privacy settings. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Facebook Q&A

    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:00 AM 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.

  • Leonardtown Computer Basics 4, an Introduction to Email

    Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn about email accounts and servers, then explore key features of email including composing, sending, and changing account settings. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Genealogy 101

    Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Beginning genealogy research in learning how to search, enter data, organize and evaluate information as well as exploring books, census records, websites and databases. Registration required. Ages 16 and up.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Word

    Monday, March 06, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    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.

  • Cloud Computing 101

    Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 2:00 PM 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.

  • Genealogy 102

    Monday, March 13, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Explore beyond the basics with more detail on tips for searching, more websites, scanning old photos, creating timelines and using library resources and databases. Registration required. Ages 16 and up.

  • Introduction to Google Drive

    Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn how to use Google drive to enhance productivity by improving search skills and sharing documents. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Excel

    Monday, March 20, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    This class is recommended for individuals who are new to Microsoft Excel or have limited spreadsheet experience. Providing an introduction to spreadsheets and the practical uses and versatility of Excel. Students will learn time saving features and tips for using Excel effectively. Prerequisite: Basic skills in using the mouse & keyboard. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Staying Safe Online

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Learn how to stay safe online by protecting your personal information and avoiding common Internet scams. Prerequisite: Ability to use a mouse/keyboard. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up.

  • Protecting Your Privacy Online

    Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn about tools you can use to limit what's shared about you online. Find out how browser plug-ins, proxies, and the Tor browser can help keep your information private. Attendees should be proficient computer users, well versed in navigating the internet, downloading files, and installing software. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Microsoft Word

    Wednesday, April 05, 2017 - 10:00 AM 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.