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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.

Thu, Feb 12, 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.)

Mon, Feb 02, 2:00 pm at Lantana Road Branch

Entwodiksyon a Entenet (Hands-on)

(Internet - Beginning, in Creole)
Cheche konnen koman pou fè rechech sou Entènèt browsers. Ou pa bezwen konnen odinate deja pou kapab paticipe. (60 min.) Anregistre alavans.

Tue, Jan 27, 1:00 pm at Lantana Road 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.

Thu, Feb 26, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Mouse Practice an Kreyol (Hands-on)

(Mousing, in Creole)
Apran-n kóman pou ou itilize yon odinatè epi kóman pou manivre yon komputè souri. (60 min.)
Anregistre alalvans.

Thu, Feb 26, 2:00 pm at Lantana Road Branch

Mousing (Hands-on)

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

Mon, Feb 02, 10:00 am 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, Feb 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, Feb 09, 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.

Mon, Jan 26, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Feb 19, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Feb 23, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch

Word Processing - Intermediate (Hands-on)

Prerequisite: Word Processing - Basic
Build on the basics to learn more features to customize documents. Contact your branch for class specifics. (60 min.-2 hr.) Preregister.

Thu, Jan 29, 10:00 am at Lantana Road Branch