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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.

During classes, lab computers are unavailable for general use.

October Computer Classes

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Click here for a printable class schedule

Computer Class Online Evaluation

Skype for Beginners

Tuesday, October 6th

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Learn to use Skype to connect with friends and family. Skype is a free program that allows users to make telephone calls over the Internet. Learn how to make calls, contact other Skype users for free, and use the video conferencing option to see and talk to people all over the world.



Microsoft Excel

Thursday, October 8th

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

Tuesday, October 13th

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Learn all about the everyday use of your ereader, tablet, iPad, smartphone, or other device. We’ll also show you how to checkout free books and magazines from the library.

Facebook Photos

Thursday, October 15th

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

As requested, this class will focus on adding photos to your Facebook page. Learn to create albums, update your profile picture, and change your cover photo. 



Selling on eBay

Tuesday, October 20th

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Join the millions of people who use eBay, the world's largest auction site. This class will explain how the site works and talk about selling your items. We will also help you register for a free eBay user account.



Microsoft Word

Thursday, October 22nd

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Microsoft Word is an easy to use word processing program. We’ll teach you to set margins, change fonts, spell check, select text, save, and delete files. Those attending should have the ability to use a mouse and keyboard, but beginners are welcome.

New to Computers? Try an Online Tutorial

Computers for Beginners Part I

Computers for Beginners Part II