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.

  • 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.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn the basics of creating multimedia presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Explore how to animate presentations using various effects. Prerequisite: Basic skills in using the mouse & keyboard. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Intermediate Excel for Business

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 5:30 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn to create & use an Excel spreadsheet with applications for business, including subtotals and data analysis. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Intermediate Excel for Business

    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Learn to create & use an Excel spreadsheet with applications for business, including subtotals and data analysis. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills required, ability to use mouse. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Microsoft Publisher

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Learn to create flyers, cards, certificates and more! Basic computer skills required, ability to use a mouse, and familiarity with Microsoft Word. Adult computer classes are for ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    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.

  • Buying and Selling Online

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:30 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Trying to sell your old dining room table, or go into business selling handmade scarves? Learn which online selling venue is right for you, Craigslist, eBay, Amazon, or Etsy. Understand how to stay safe, when buying and selling online. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Introduction to Powerpoint

    Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Introduction to Powerpoint

  • Microsoft Office: Intermediate Excel

    Wednesday, May 03, 2017 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Students with a basic knowledge of Excel will learn how to use the sort and filter functions in Excel and how to insert and manipulate graphs and pivot tables. Adult computer classes are for ages 16 and up. Registration required.

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

    Monday, May 08, 2017 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Parts one and two of a four part series combined in one class. 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, May 15, 2017 - 10:00 AM 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 Email

    Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Part four of a four part series. Set up your personal email account, account settings, and 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.

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