Digital Learning Center

Discover the library's computer classes at the Digital Learning Center.

Check the Events Calendar to view class dates and register for free classes to build your digital skills.


Free Online Learning Resources

Computer Beginner's Boot Camp

Microsoft Office Suite

Career

Lifestyle

Operating Systems

Digital Connections Class Survey


 

Free Online Learning Resources

Gale Courses

Six-week online continuing education courses that cover a variety of topics such as computer software, genealogy, accounting, Adobe software, music instruction and more. Classes are interactive and instructor led.

Gale Courses

 

Lynda.com

Learn software, technology, and creative and business skills with unlimited access to more than 3,500 courses and 144,000 video tutorials.

Lynda.com

 

Language Learning Resources

Mango Languages

Learn to speak any of over 70 languages with self-paced lessons.

Mango Languages

 

Rosetta Stone

Learn to speak any of 30 languages with self-paced lessons of over 200 hours instruction time for each!

Rosetta Stone

 


 

Digital Connections Boot Camp

Boot Camp 1: Basic Skills

Learn the basic essentials of operating a computer and using mouse techniques.

Boot Camp Part One

 

Boot Camp 2: The Internet

Learn about browsers, web addresses and hyperlinks used to surf the web.

Boot Camp Part Two


Boot Camp 3: Email

What is email? What's the best free email provider? How do I avoid spam? Learn all this and more in the last installment of our boot camp.

Boot Camp Part Three

 



Microsoft Office Suite

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

Instruction for beginners on how to use the ribbon menu and create and edit text.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

Resume Sample

Image Sample


Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

Instruction for beginners on how to create a basic spreadsheet using some of the most important tools in Excel.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

Download Sample Budget


Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010

Learn to create a resume from scratch and insert and manipulate images in Word.

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010 Sample


Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010

Learn to create charts and graphs from a basic spreadsheet.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010

Download Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010 Sample

 



Career

Resume and Job Search

Create a professional resume and discover the latest tips for online job searching.

Resume and Job Search


Lynda.com

New skills. Improved skills. Now. Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today.

Lynda.com


Learning LinkedIn

Learn how to use this dynamic networking tool for professionals in any line of work.

LinkedIn for Beginners

 


 

Lifestyle

Facebook
Set up an account, change privacy settings and find your way around one of the most popular social networking sites.

Facebook for Beginners

 

Instagram

Learn about one of the most popular photo sharing tools today!

Instagram Presentation

 

Pin It With Pinterest

Learn how to pin and share recipes, articles, travel ideas and more with Pinterest, the Web’s most popular virtual bulletin board!

Pinterest Presentation


Choose a Smartphone or Tablet

In the market for a new smartphone or tablet? Learn about the latest and greatest smartphones and tablets to help you make an informed decision.

Consumer Reports Summary (Consumer Reports ©)

Extended Consumer Reports (Consumer Reports ©)

 

iPad Revolution

Bring your iPad to this class and learn the ins and outs of this popular device. Don’t have an iPad but thinking about getting one? An iPad will be available for you to try.

iPad 101


PC or Mac: You Decide

Looking to buy a new computer? Ever wonder what the difference is between a Mac and a PC? We’ll answer all your questions in this class!

Choosing a Computer Presentation

Computer Buying Guide (Consumer Reports ©)


Skype Video Conferencing

Stay in touch with family and friends through this free Internet service for phone or video calls.

Skype


How to Buy or Sell on Craigslist

Learn how to buy and sell items on Craigslist.

How to Buy and Sell on Craigslist Presentation

 



Operating System

Windows 7
Learn all the tricks and short cuts that make this operating system fun and easy to use.

Windows 7 Basics


Windows 8/8.1 Basics

Learn how to use the new Start screen, access the desktop and other tricks and shortcuts.

Windows 8/8.1 Presentation


OS X Mountain Lion

Learn the ins and outs of Apple’s Mountain Lion operating system.

OS X Mountain Lion

 


 

Digital Connections Class Survey

If you've taken one of our Digital Connections Classes, we want your feedback! Help us keep our content current and meet the community needs by taking this short survey.

Class Survey

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Other Free Learning Resources

LearningExpress Library

GCF Learn Free

DigitalLiteracy.gov

Digitallearn.org