BROWSE computer classes

Below is a current listing of computer and technology classes that Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has to offer.

Basic Digital Skills

Classes for those just getting started with technology.

Social Media

Classes for those interested in learning more about the basics of using social media.

All classes are currently being offered virtually and not all classes are currently available. Check back often as we update this page.

Getting Started with Gmail

If you’re new to email, join us to create an email account using Google’s free email service Gmail. Learn to send emails, attach files, manage your contacts and organize your inbox.

Getting Started with Microsoft Outlook

If you’re new to email, join us to create an email account using Microsoft’s free email service Outlook. Learn to send emails, attach files, manage your contacts and organize your inbox.

Getting Started with Microsoft Word

Create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. This class is for people with some computer experience but little or no previous word processing experience.

Beyond the Basics: Microsoft Word

Go beyond the basics and learn to use paragraph formatting, headers & footers, and other more advanced formatting tools. Previous Microsoft Word experience is required.

Getting Started with Microsoft Powerpoint

Create, edit and save a basic presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. This class is for people who have mastered basic computer skills. Previous experience with Microsoft Word is also strongly recommended.

Beyond the Basics: Microsoft Powerpoint

Go beyond the basics and learn to create charts and graphs, adjust presentation timings, and add multimedia effects in this second of a two-part series introducing Microsoft PowerPoint. Previous Microsoft PowerPoint experience is required.

Getting Started with Microsoft Excel

In this introductory workshop, create a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel. Participants must be comfortable with working in the Windows environment, and basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is helpful.

Beyond the Basics: Microsoft excel

Go Beyond the Basics and learn to create formulas, functions, spreadsheet modifications, charts and graphs. Previous Excel experience is required.

Designing with canva

No design experience? No problem! Join us for this introductory course to Canva.com, a graphics design website that allows you to create stunning (and free!) flyers, business cards, and more in order to promote your business or personal brand!

Smartphone Basics

Are you thinking about buying a smartphone? Do you already own one and want to learn more? Join the library to discuss several key features for mobile computing devices.

Getting Started with Google Drive

Are you thinking about a better way to back-up your files? If you’re new to the cloud, join us to discover Google’s free cloud service, Google Drive. Learn to use cloud storage, as well as managing, sharing, and real-time editing of files.

Getting Started with OneDrive

Are you thinking about a better way to back-up your files? If you’re new to the cloud, join us to create an account using Microsoft’s free cloud service OneDrive. Learn to use cloud storage, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Getting Started with Instagram

Learn the basics of using Instagram, a popular photo-sharing social media app!

Getting Started with Google Slides

Create, edit and save a basic presentation using Google Slides. This class is for people who have mastered basic computer skills. Previous experience with Google Drive is also strongly recommended.

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