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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 20, for Easter. No materials will be due on this day.

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.

Mon, May 19, 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.)

Tue, May 06, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Elektronik Mesaj (Hands-on)

(Email, in Creole)
Aprann koman pou w itilize intenet la epi Yahoo pou w kapab voye e resevwa mesaj elektronik. (90 min.) Anregistre alavans.

Sat, Apr 19, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Email - Basic (Hands-on)

Learn how to use free, web-based, email programs, such as Yahoo!, Gmail or Hotmail. Contact your branch for class specifics. Some computer experience is necessary. (60 min.-2 hr.) Preregister.

Mon, Apr 28, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch (Yahoo)

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, Apr 23, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Files - Basic (Hands-on)

Learn how to create, name, move, and organize files and folders on your computer. (60 min.-2 hr.) Preregister.

Thu, May 15, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Mousing (Hands-on)

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

Mon, May 05, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Procesamiento de Textos (Hands-on)

(Word Processing, in Spanish)
Aprenda cómo utilizar el procesador de textos para redactar documentos. (90 min.-2 hr.) Se requiere registrarse.

Wed, May 14, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Windows - Basic (Hands-on)

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

Mon, May 12, 10:00 am 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, Apr 24, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 22, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Résumé Basics An Kreyol (Hands-on)

Vini aprann teknik ki pou ede ou kreye yon pi bon rézimé (60 minit). Rejistre an avans.

Sat, May 10, 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, Apr 21, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch
Thu, May 08, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch