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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.

November Computer Classes

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Click here for a printable class schedule

Computer Class Online Evaluation

Microsoft Windows 

Tuesday, November 3rd from 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 

Thursday, November 5th from 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. 



Tuesday, November 10th from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. 

Learn all about 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. 


Files, Folders, and Removable Media 

Thursday, November 12th from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Have you ever saved a document and then can’t find it again? Participants will learn to organize computer files by creating, moving, and copying documents, files and folders.

This class will also cover flash drives, DVDs, CDs, and external hard drives as options for saving and transporting computer files. 


Tablets & Mobile Devices 

Tuesday, November 17th from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. 

Learn 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. 


Computer Q & A 

Thursday, November 19th from 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!

New to Computers? Try an Online Tutorial

Computers for Beginners Part I

Computers for Beginners Part II