Computer Skill Building

Do you need to build your overall computer skills? Courses listed focus on beginner to intermediate computer proficiency.

  • Computer ABCs

    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. 4/23/2014
  • Computer Help Lab

    Do you need time to work on your computer and online skills on you own with a knowledgeable Computer Coach near by if you need help? Open Lab times 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 or many questions about Microsoft Office, drop-in and ask one of our computer Gurus.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/25/2014
    2. 4/26/2014
    3. 4/28/2014
  • Digitizing Media

    Learn how to use the library's Digitization Stations to digitize documents, slides and audio cassettes.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/24/2014
  • Downloading eBooks & Audiobooks--Open Help Lab

    Join us in downloading ebooks and audiobooks from the North Carolina Digital Library. Bring your devices, cables, and laptop. Library staff will help you troubleshoot difficulties you may be having. This class is geared toward one-on-one or small group assistance, and we ask that you register here online or call the location to let us know you're coming.

    Upcoming Dates

  • Excel

    Learn how to create and use a spreadsheet for personal or business use.

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/24/2014
    2. 4/25/2014
  • Excel: Creating a Budget

    Learn how to use Microsoft Excel to create and manage a budget. Class covers formatting, formulas and more.

    Upcoming Dates

  • GED Online Resources Class

    Learn what online resources the library has to help you prep for the GED

    Upcoming Dates

  • Internet & Email

    Want to lean how to surf the internet and use email? Learn about web searching, email folders, attachements, & messages

    Upcoming Dates

  • Intro to Genealogy--Online

    Use the Library's Ancestry.com and other exciting databases to explore your roots, investigate family ties or just learn a little bit more about your heritage. All classes will cover Ancestry, African American Heritage, Heritage Quest and Family Search.

    Upcoming Dates

  • Keyboarding--Practice Lab

    Are you frustrated with your sluggish typing speed? Do you spend too much time searching for keys on the keyboard? Than come to class and be prepared to practice!

    Upcoming Dates

    1. 4/23/2014
    2. 4/25/2014
    3. 4/28/2014
    4. 4/30/2014
    5. 5/2/2014
    6. 5/5/2014
    7. 5/7/2014
    8. 5/9/2014
    9. 5/12/2014
    10. 5/14/2014
    11. 5/16/2014
  • Language Learning Lab/Labratorio de aprendizaje

    Wanting to learn a new language? This is an open lab for participants to come and practice over 34 different languages using a new program, Mango languages. A computer coach will be available to orient you to the program and then you practice! You will also learn how you can use Mango for free from any connected computer. ¿Aprendiendo inglés? Venga al laboratorio de aprendizaje y descubra nuevas habilidades usando el nuevo WinstonNet- Mango (Nuevo programa de la computadora para aprender inglés).

    Upcoming Dates

  • Linked-In

    This class will teach you the ins and outs of LinkedIn - an online resource where you can post a professional profile & resume to help you network with people in your field.

    Upcoming Dates

  • PowerPoint

    Do you want to know how to create slideshows and exciting presentation materials? Use Microsoft PowerPoint and let your creativity WOW your audience!

    Upcoming Dates

  • Twitter Basics

    Learn introductory skills for creating and maintaining your profile, Tweeting, and following your friends, family and even celebrities. All registrants must have an e-mail address.

    Upcoming Dates

  • Using NC Cardinal

    Learn how to setup My Account and perform holds and searches.

    Upcoming Dates

  • Word Basics

    This class covers Microsoft's word processing application, Word.

    Upcoming Dates

  • Zinio Basics -- Free eMagazines

    Learn all about Zinio® and how you can use this library resource to download and manage free subscriptions to a wide variety of eMagazines.

    Upcoming Dates