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Computer Training at the Library

Learn the basics about computers at one of the many computer classes offered at the Library. Hands-on and lecture classes are offered so you can learn how to browse the Internet, use word processing software, and download eBooks. Find out what’s going on at your Library below. Seating is limited and preregistration may be required. Check with your branch for more information.

Learn Computer Skills from Home

If you can't visit the library to attend one of our hands-on training sessions, try the online Learning Express Computer Skills training modules.

Follow this link and enter your library card number for access to several different self-paced, interactive courses on Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word in both 2003 and 2007 versions. Each program offers skill level training from Basic to Intermediate through Advanced instruction. There are also tutorials to learn Corel WordPerfect X3, Windows Vista, XP, and Mac OS X.

These tutorials use Adobe Flash and require speakers or headphones for following along with the instruction.

Additional Online Tutorials

The Computer Tutorials page links to other online tutorials for additional training. The Palm Beach County Library is not responsible for these sites, but includes them as other informational sources where you can learn about computers and software.

Browsers - Basic (Hands-on)

A browser is the name for the software used to access the Internet. Learn the basics of using the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser. Some computer experience is necessary. (60 min.-2 hr.) Preregister.

Tue, Sep 23, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Computer Keyboard & Typing - Basic (Hands-on)

Learn the basics about the keys on the computer keyboard and practice typing using online tutorials. (60 min.)

Thu, Oct 02, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Mousing (Hands-on)

Practice using a mouse in a self-paced setting. For beginners. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wed, Oct 01, 2:00 pm at Lantana Road Branch

Entwodiksyon a Microsoft Word (Hands-on)

(Word Processing, in Creole)
Apran koman pou w itilize Microsoft Word, pou ekri, ouvri, femen, dokiman, let, resume, epi koman pou fe chanjman nan yon dokiman epi konsevation etc. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.

Sat, Oct 18, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch (Intèmedia)

Windows - Basic (Hands-on)

Learn the basics of moving around in the Windows environment and practice using a mouse. (60 min.) Preregister.

Thu, Oct 02, 2:00 pm at Lantana Road Branch

Word Processing - Basic (Hands-on)

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word to create and edit documents. Some computer experience is necessary. (60 min.-2 hr.) Preregister.

Thu, Sep 25, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Oct 09, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Craigslist (Hands-on)

Craigslist is a free community-moderated website for posting local classifieds and forums. Learn how to post ads, search to find local deals, and discover information about local events. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch