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.

Please note: The first time you register for an event and provide an email address, you will receive an email from evancedevents.com asking you to confirm your email address. By clicking the link in the email, you will continue to receive confirmation/cancellation emails and notifications if you are moved from the waiting list to the main list. If the link has expired, and you want to continue receiving email confirmations, please email us.

Upcoming classes

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

  • Cloud Computing 101

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 5:30 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    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.

  • Overview of Social Media

    Monday, August 15, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Explore a variety of social media platforms and the associated vocabulary as well as some privacy features.

  • Online Information Resources

    Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Explore the Library’s online resources. Learn how to access eBooks, online magazines, and streaming movies and music for free with your library card. Plus get an overview of some new Library resources, including Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center and Lynda.com. Knowledge of internet and basic computer usage required. Adult classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Buying and Selling Online

    Friday, August 19, 2016 - 10:00 AM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    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.

  • Hardware 101 and mousing

    Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn hands-on the components, terminology, and general use of a computer.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Word 2013

    Monday, September 12, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

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

  • I turned on the computer, now what?

    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Explore the basics of Microsoft's operating system control panel and notification center. Learn how to use various tools and techniques to make your computer experience more productive.

  • Introduction to Genealogy 101: Part 1

    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Part 1 of a 2 part class. Learn the best methods of gathering, researching, organizing and evaluating information on your ancestors using websites, censuses and databases. Basic computer skills and email account required.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to PowerPoint 2013

    Monday, September 19, 2016 - 2:00 PM 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.

  • Internet security and searching

    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 5:30 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Learn terminology, settings, and how to navigate the Internet. Pick up tips on browsing & evaluating sites. Also learn about password security and avoiding scams.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Publisher 2013

    Monday, September 26, 2016 - 2:00 PM 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 Excel 2013

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall 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. 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.

  • Email set up and use

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Leonardtown Library Meeting Room

    Set up your personal email account. Learn how to compose an email. Explore various email providers and the features and tools they offer.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Excel 2013

    Monday, October 03, 2016 - 2:00 PM 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. Prerequisites: Basic skills in using the mouse & keyboard. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Hardware 101 and Mousing

    Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Part one of a four part series. Learn the components, terminology, and general use of a computer. Explore software options and maintenance tips. Adult computer classes are limited to ages 16 and up. Registration required.

  • Microsoft Office: Introduction to Word 2013

    Wednesday, October 05, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Learn how to open, create, format, print, and save documents using Microsoft Word 2013. 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.

  • Microsoft Office: Intermediate Excel 2013

    Monday, October 10, 2016 - 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.

  • I turned on the computer, now what?

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    Part two of a four part series. 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 1: Introduction to Computers

    Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Lexington Park Library Computer Lab

    Part one 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.

  • Internet Security and Searching

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 2:00 PM at Charlotte Hall Library Meeting Room

    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.

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