Computer Classes Offered at DPL
Whether you have never used a computer in your life or just need a refresher in the basics, we are here to help. Click on the date of the class for which you would like to register. Check back for upcoming dates and classes.
Introduction to Computers
This is for those who have never (or very rarely) used a computer, but in an ever-increasing digital world find themselves needing to know the basics of how a computer works. Attendees will learn the basic parts of a computer, how to navigate your desktop, connect to the internet and how to save and print a document.
July 8 @ 11am OR July 19 @ 6pm
Basic Computer Skills
This course is for those who occasionally use a computer, but it is not a part of their daily life. Attendees will learn the basics of saving/printing a document, how to connect to the internet, download a file, computer navigation and even how to search the Library Catalog!
Prerequisite: Computer Basics or a basic familiarity of how to navigate a computer
July 20 @ 11am OR July 29 @ 6pm
This course is for those who are new to the World Wide Web or who are not comfortable with any address that begins with “www”. Attendees will learn basics of navigating the internet, basic searches and internet safety tips.
Prerequisite: Computer Basics, Basic Computer Skills or a basic familiarity of how to navigate a computer
Email Basics (Gmail)
This course is for those who do not have an email account or who haven’t used one in a while. Attendees will set up an email account, learn how to send/receive messages, password security and good email security practices.
Prerequisite: Internet Basics or a familiarity of how to navigate the internet
Basic WORD 101 and 201
This course is for those who want to know the basics of creating a Microsoft Word document. We will cover creating and saving a document, learn how to change fonts, bullets/numbering and formatting, as well as the basics of the Ribbon, including Tabs, Groups, and Dialog Boxes.
Prerequisite: Basic Computer Skills or a basic familiarity of how to navigate a computer
COMING IN SEPTEMBER
We also have computer training you can access from your home computer. Check them out here.