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January Computer Classes at PPL

Computer classes are free and open to the public. Registration is helpful, but walk-ins are always welcome. When attendance is high, computers may not be available for all participants, but classroom exercises and demonstrations are projected for easy viewing.

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Computers for Beginners


Tuesday, January 6th

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.


Students will learn about basic computer components and gain experience navigating the Windows operating system and the Internet. Don’t know what any of this means? Then this is the class for you!


Microsoft Windows


Thursday, January 8th

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.


This hands-on course takes a unique approach to teaching the skills necessary to navigate and use the Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems confidently and efficiently.



Microsoft Excel


Tuesday, January 13th

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.


We’ll teach the basics of Microsoft Excel including setting up a spreadsheet, entering information, and creating simple formulas. Use Excel for bookkeeping, accounting, inventory, address books, and more. Those attending should have the ability to use a mouse and keyboard, but beginners are welcome.


Tablets & Mobile Devices


Thursday, January 15th

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.


Would you like to know what's available at the library for use on your eReader? If you own an eReader, tablet, iPad, or other device, please bring it with you to the program.





Tuesday, January 20th

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.


This class provides an introduction to the services of Facebook, today’s most popular social network. We can help you set up a new account or make the most of your existing Facebook page. We’ll even take your photo and help you post it on your page!



Computer Q & A


Thursday, January 22nd

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.


We have a lot of great questions in our computer classes, but don’t always have the time to get to all of them. In Computer Q & A, you’ll have the opportunity to ask all of your computer related questions. Bring a list!

Call or visit the PPL Comptuer Lab with your computer questions.

We're here to help!


New to Computers? Try an Online Tutorial

Computers for Beginners Part I

Computers for Beginners Part II