Computer Classes

September Computer Classes


Tech Drop In – Basic Computers and Internet

Monday, September 24, 12:30 pm, Computer Lab

 or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.

Get assistance with basic computer skills, using the library catalog and databases, and much, much more!

Registration is required please.


Tech Drop In

Friday, September 28, 12:30 pm, Computer Lab

 or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.

Get assistance with using a computer, tablet, or help with internet searching, email, downloading eBooks & audio books, filling out job applications online, MSOffice, social media, amazon, etc.

Registration is required please.


There are three additional options:

  • Lynda.com – Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile.
  • 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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