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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Nov 25, and remain closed on Thu, Nov 26 & Fri, Nov 27, for Thanksgiving.
No materials will be due on these days.

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.

Thu, Dec 03, 9:00 am at West Boynton Branch

Excel - Basic (Hands-on)

Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet and make simple charts and graphs. Some computer experience is necessary. (60 min.) Preregister.

Wed, Dec 09, 9:00 am at West Boynton Branch

Excel - Intermediate (Hands-on)

Prerequisite: Excel - Basic
Review the skills learned in Excel – Basics, and add formatting, advanced formulas and more. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Wed, Dec 09, 2:00 pm at West Boynton Branch

Windows - Basic (Hands-on)

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

Thu, Dec 17, 9:00 am at West Boynton Branch

Windows 10 - Basic (Lecture)

This class is designed for prospective and current Windows 10 users. Learn about the Windows 10 expanded start menu, the Microsoft Edge browser, the new Windows Store and the Cortana digital assistant. There will also be instructions on how to upgrade from earlier operating systems. (60 min.-2 hr.) Preregister.

Tue, Dec 01, 2:00 pm at West Boynton Branch