Free Computer Classes for Beginners Are Now Being Offered

Free computer classes for beginners will start April 2019 at the St. Marys Public Library, Wayne County Public Library,  and Long County Public Library.

Call the library to register, or sign up at the circulation desk.

  • Computer Basics 1

Learn the basics of using a laptop and practice using a trackpad. If you would rather use a mouse, please bring one from home. No computer experience required.
Prerequisites: None

  •  Computer Basics 2

Learn how your computer is organized, including files and folders, the taskbar, and discover how to find what you’re looking for.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics 1 or familiarity with the mouse, including highlighting, copying, and pasting.

  • Internet Basics 1

This class explains the concepts of the Internet, URLs, browsers, and the World Wide Web.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics 1 & 2 or familiarity with using the keyboard and mouse; highlighting, copying, and pasting text; and using the basic elements of the Windows operating system.

  • Internet Basics 2

This class provides suggestions for more effective searching on the Internet. Learn how to use a browser to access the internet and use Google to find information.
Prerequisites: Internet Basics 1 or familiarity with using the keyboard and mouse; highlighting, copying, and pasting text; and using the basic elements of the Windows operating system.

  • Internet Safety & Security

In this class, you will learn how to create secure passwords, avoid Internet scams, and evaluate websites safely.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics 1 & 2, Internet Basics 1 &2, or familiarity with using the keyboard and mouse; highlighting, copying, and pasting text; and using the basic elements of the Windows operating system.

  • Email for Beginners

Learn how to make an email account, send and receive email, navigate your inbox, and practice downloading and attaching files.
Prerequisites: Internet Basics 1 & 2 or familiarity with using the keyboard and mouse; highlighting, copying, and pasting text; and using the basic elements of the Windows operating system.

  • Digital Services 101

Come and learn all about the amazing digital services you can access FREE with your library card. Practice for the GED or college entrance exams, learn a foreign language, find out more about your genealogy, and more!
Optional: Bring your smartphone, tablet, kindle, or laptop to learn how to access digital services on your personal device.

 

 

St. Marys Public Library Computer Classes Flyer

St. Marys Public Library Computer Classes Schedule

Wayne County Public Library Computer Classes Flyer

Wayne County Public Library Computer Classes Schedule

Long County Public Library Computer Classes Flyer

Long County Public Library Computer Classes Schedule