Our free computer classes are taught by library staff and community members trained in basic and advanced computer programs. Students learn through hands-on experience in the computer labs at participating libraries. Classes range from basic computer information to intermediate programs.
Participating libraries' class schedules can be found in the events calendar which can be filtered down by library and the category "computer classes". Printed class schedules can also be found at those libraries.
To attend, show up 10 -15 minutes before class starts.
Do you need help with today's technology? Would you like someone to show you how to use the internet or navigate your phone or tablet? Consider attending some of the Digital Literacy Workshops supported by AT&T with resources from digitallearn.org at Washington Memorial Library. The workshops are free. Call 478-310-2130 to learn more.
Computer Basics & Typing
Learn basics like how to start your computer, save and re-open a file, and create a folder. We will also learn the basics of typing on a keyboard.
Learn the basic terminology, functionality, and navigation of internet browsers, search engines, and websites.
Learn how to create a Google e-mail account (Gmail) and how to perform basic functions including sending, receiving, and replying to emails, as well as recognizing and dealing with spam, organizing and deleting emails, and searching for messages.
Being Safe Online
Learn how to be safer online with accounts and passwords. We will also cover an overview of frauds and scams.
Intro to Google Sheets
Learn how to create and manage spreadsheets and data using the basic features of Google Sheets.
Intro to Google Docs
Learn how to create, edit, and share word-processing documents in Google Docs.
Intro to Google Slides
Learn how to create visual presentations and slides with Google Slides.
Intro to Google Tools
Learn how Google's tools for communication, collaboration, productivity, and creativity can help simplify life by allowing you to create, organize, share, and store information in this class.
Bring your brand vision to life: your colors, your fonts, your way. Build or add your brand kit and create a consistent look across all of your designs with ease. No matter how big your project is, Canva makes it easy to design and stay on brand, all the time.
Connecting with Others
Learn how to create an account on popular video conferencing platform, Zoom, and use its built-in features in online meetings.
Intro to Facebook
Learn about profiles, messages, posts and adding content to Facebook.
Using a mobile device (Android)
Got an Andriod device or considering getting one? Want to learn more about the basic functions? This course will help you get connected, identify common apps, and build confidence using the device.
Using a mobile device (iOS)
Got an iOS device or considering getting one? Want to learn more about the basic functions? This course will help you get connected, identify common apps, and build confidence using the device.
Affordable Connectivity Program
Learn how to apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program and how to use the benefit.
- Computer classes are scheduled every Tuesday and Thursday at various times.
- Classes generally last 30 to 45 minutes unless otherwise noted.
- Students are encouraged to complete the Computer Basics and Internet Basics classes OR have the prior computer knowledge to participate in intermediate courses.
- Classes start on time. Students arriving more than five minutes late will not be permitted to attend class.
- Group classes are available with advance reservations. Call (478) 310-2133 for details.
Computing Basics Classes
Computer and Typing Basics
Learn the basics of system usage by learning the components of a computer and learning how to perform basic tasks. It is accompanied by our Typing Basics course which teaches you how to type using the correct placements on the keyboard.
Internet and Email Basics
Learn how to browse and search the internet with our Internet Basics course and then flow right into the creation of an email account to allow you easier access to your online portals and social networks.
Microsoft Office & G Suite Classes
Introduction to Presentations
This class is a combined overview of Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides. It gives you the foundations to begin using it on your own while also showing you what each program has to offer.
Introduction to Documents
This class is a combined overview of Microsoft Word and Google Docs. This class gives you the information in order to begin using both programs and complete tasks such as typing a resume and preparing a letter.
Introduction to Spreadsheets
This class is a combined overview of Microsoft Excel and Google sheets. This class contains fundamental topics in order to aid you in using both programs. It gives you the skills to create spreadsheets for things such as budget and business inventory.
Special Topics Classes
Learn how to use the online designing program Canva with a brief overview of its features and an opportunity to create your own creation!
Resume and Job Search
Learn how to create a resume using templates on Microsoft Word and Google Docs and submit it to apply for jobs using resources provided by the class. Class includes a resume worksheet to assist in resume creation.
Learn the basics of 3D printing with an in depth class about our 3D printer and how it works. You can also learn how to create your own model, as well as getting one printed at the library.
Georgia Gateway and Georgia Power
Learn how to access both portals to ensure that you are getting those documents in on time! With Gateway, learn how to apply and renew your benefits and also learn how to pay your Georgia Power bill online.
This class teaches you how to browse the internet safely as well as how to avoid scams through email to ensure your information remains secure.
Georgia Gateway and Georgia Power
Learn how to access both portals to ensure that you are getting those documents on time! With Gateway, learn how tp apply and renew your benefits and also learn how to pay your Georgia Power bill online.
Call or visit Washington Memorial Library to schedule an appointment.