Classes for Seniors

Are you interested in learning how to use a computer with other older adults? Classes are scheduled at a variety of library locations with focus on learning styles for people over the age of 50.

  • 50+ Beginner 101

    Learn basic computer skills. Including using a mouse, introduction to Microsoft Word and the Internet.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/2/2020
  • 50+ Beginner 202

    Must have basic computer skills and an email account. Will advance skills using an email account; and will complete letters, resumes, and flyers using Microsoft Word.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/9/2020
  • Adult Coding 101

    Introduction to basic HTML5 and CSS3. Includes a short demonstration to show how a web page is built. Discuss plans and goals for building a personal web page. This class to teach you how to build your own web page.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/16/2020
  • Basic Help with Smartphones and Tablets

    Learn how to download e-books on your smartphone or tablet. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/16/2020
    2. 3/23/2020
  • Canva 101

    Learn how to create professional-looking flyers, certificates, social media posts, and more.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/4/2020
  • Computer ABC's

    When you sit in front of a computer, do you feel nervous and jittery inside? Do you want to know a little about how a computer works? Do you need practice using a mouse-the computer device, not the animal? Computer ABC's is the class for you!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/19/2020
    2. 4/1/2020
  • Cricut 101

    Come and explore the Cricut Machine. Learn basics of setting up an account and creating a hand-on project.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/30/2020
  • Downloadables--Open Help Lab

    Bring your devices, library card, and account information. Library staff will help you troubleshoot difficulties you may be having with the North Carolina Digital Library.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/25/2020
  • Email/Gmail 101

    Learn how to set up an email/gmail account, send and receive messages, send attachments and more!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/3/2020
    2. 4/3/2020
  • Google Forms 101

    Learn how to use this free tool from Google that allows you to create forms, surveys, quizzes. This tool lets you share the forms with others, allow others to complete the forms online, collect all the responses in a spreadsheet and provide you with helpful summaries of the collected data with charts and graphs.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/2/2020
  • Google Sheets 101

    Learn to create and edit spreadsheets directly in your web browser—no special software is required. Multiple people can work simultaneously, you can see people’s changes as they make them, and every change is saved automatically.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/6/2020
    2. 4/17/2020
  • Google Sheets 202

    Ready to take your Microsoft Excel skills to the next level? This class picks up where Excel 101 leaves off and covers many more features of this powerful spreadsheet program including Auto-Fill, formulas, sorting data, charts and graphs!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/20/2020
    2. 4/24/2020
  • Open Help Lab

    Do you need time to work on your computer and online skills on your own with a knowledgeable Computer Coach nearby if you need help? Open Help Labs are for the general public who may need additional support in using the computer, finding specific information, and/or using online tutoring programs. Whether you have a quick question about email, resumes, job applications or any questions about Microsoft Office. Drop-in and ask one of our computer Gurus!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 3/2/2020
    2. 3/3/2020
    3. 3/3/2020
    4. 3/4/2020
    5. 3/4/2020
    6. 3/13/2020
    7. 3/14/2020
    8. 3/28/2020
    9. 4/10/2020
    10. 4/11/2020
    11. 4/25/2020
    12. 5/8/2020
    13. 6/12/2020
    14. 7/10/2020