Computer Classes

August Computer Classes


Computer Tutoring / Windows 10 / Library Website

Monday, August 21, 10:15 am, Computer Lab
Need help setting up that new tablet? Got stuck on borrowing an eBook? Bring your questions and devices to the Decatur Public Library for assistance. This very basic computer session focuses on the basics of computers and computer related problems. Bring your email, internet, computer and laptop questions. Learn what to look for when purchasing a computer and seeking help for repairs. We discuss basic computer terminology, functions and components of a computer system.

We will explore the functions of a web browser as we search and navigate World Wide Web sites, including the Decatur Public Library’s homepage. We will explore the address bar and other search tools used in searching the Internet. We will explore how to open, print or save a document from the Internet or other online services. We will do an overview of Windows 10. Registration required.

Register now by clicking on the Computer Class Name above, or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.


Computer Tutoring / Windows 10 / Library Website

Monday, August 28, 10:15 am, Computer Lab
Need help setting up that new tablet? Got stuck on borrowing an eBook? Bring your questions and devices to the Decatur Public Library for assistance. This very basic computer session focuses on the basics of computers and computer related problems. Bring your email, internet, computer and laptop questions. Learn what to look for when purchasing a computer and seeking help for repairs. We discuss basic computer terminology, functions and components of a computer system.

We will explore the functions of a web browser as we search and navigate World Wide Web sites, including the Decatur Public Library’s homepage. We will explore the address bar and other search tools used in searching the Internet. We will explore how to open, print or save a document from the Internet or other online services. We will do an overview of Windows 10. Registration required.

Register now by clicking on the Computer Class Name above, or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.


September Computer Classes


Computer Tutoring / Windows 10 / Library Website

Monday, September 11, 10:15 am, Computer Lab
Need help setting up that new tablet? Got stuck on borrowing an eBook? Bring your questions and devices to the Decatur Public Library for assistance. This very basic computer session focuses on the basics of computers and computer related problems. Bring your email, internet, computer and laptop questions. Learn what to look for when purchasing a computer and seeking help for repairs. We discuss basic computer terminology, functions and components of a computer system.

We will explore the functions of a web browser as we search and navigate World Wide Web sites, including the Decatur Public Library’s homepage. We will explore the address bar and other search tools used in searching the Internet. We will explore how to open, print or save a document from the Internet or other online services. We will do an overview of Windows 10. Registration required.

Register now by clicking on the Computer Class Name above, or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.


Computer Tutoring / Windows 10 / Library Website

Monday, September 18, 10:15 am, Computer Lab
Need help setting up that new tablet? Got stuck on borrowing an eBook? Bring your questions and devices to the Decatur Public Library for assistance. This very basic computer session focuses on the basics of computers and computer related problems. Bring your email, internet, computer and laptop questions. Learn what to look for when purchasing a computer and seeking help for repairs. We discuss basic computer terminology, functions and components of a computer system.

We will explore the functions of a web browser as we search and navigate World Wide Web sites, including the Decatur Public Library’s homepage. We will explore the address bar and other search tools used in searching the Internet. We will explore how to open, print or save a document from the Internet or other online services. We will do an overview of Windows 10. Registration required.

Register now by clicking on the Computer Class Name above, or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.


Computer Tutoring / Windows 10 / Library Website

Monday, September 25, 5:15 pm, Computer Lab
Need help setting up that new tablet? Got stuck on borrowing an eBook? Bring your questions and devices to the Decatur Public Library for assistance. This very basic computer session focuses on the basics of computers and computer related problems. Bring your email, internet, computer and laptop questions. Learn what to look for when purchasing a computer and seeking help for repairs. We discuss basic computer terminology, functions and components of a computer system.

We will explore the functions of a web browser as we search and navigate World Wide Web sites, including the Decatur Public Library’s homepage. We will explore the address bar and other search tools used in searching the Internet. We will explore how to open, print or save a document from the Internet or other online services. We will do an overview of Windows 10. Registration required.

Register now by clicking on the Computer Class Name above, or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.


Basic Excel

Tuesday, September 12, 10:15 am, Computer Lab
These sessions explore the basics of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets such as identifying the columns, rows, and cells. The class will construct a simple spreadsheet, enter, edit and interpret the information. Registration required.

Register now by clicking on the Computer Class Name above, or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.


Basic Word

Saturday, September 16, 10:15 am, Computer Lab
Word- Learn how to use Word’s built-in editing features like cut and paste, spell check, grammar suggestions, and adding comments to documents in this class. You will need to have basic mouse and keyboarding skills to appreciate this class. Registration is required.

Register now by clicking on the Computer Class Name above, or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.


There are two additional options:

  • Gales Courses – Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a Decatur Public Library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Computer Fundamental classes include Keyboarding, Introduction to Microsoft Excel, and Introduction to Windows. These classes can be taken at the library or at home.
  • DMCOC – If you are looking for a job, but lack computer skills. If you don’t know much about computers, but want to learn. Decatur Macon County Opportunities Corporation may be able to help you. Classes include Keyboarding, Computer Basics, Learning the Internet, and using Microsoft Word and Excel. Enrollment is by appointment only. Call 428-0155 for an appointment.
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