Computer Training Courses

Computer classes

Petersburg Public Library Computer Classes

We have free, hands-on computer classes for beginner (basic) and intermediate level participants.  Signup at the Circulation Desk at any branch.

  • Registration is required (register early as classes fill quickly)
  • Removable flash drives are needed to save the class material.

Beginner Class

Class Times: Mondays, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (dates subject to change)

January 6Intro to Computers; using a mouse
January 13Basics of Word 2010, Part 1, making a letter sized poster
January 27Basics of Word 2010, Part 2, creating a business plan
February 3Basics of Word 2010, Part 2b, creating a business letter message and conclusion
February 10 Basics of Excel 2010, Part 1, creating a worksheet

February 24Basics of Excel 2010, Part 2, creating formulas and a chart
March 3Using the Internet, registration and sending a sample e-mail
March 17Using the Internet - forward, reply, reply to all and attachments. Participant must have e-mail account

Intermediate Class

Class Times: Mondays, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (dates subject to change)

January 6PowerPoint 2010, Part 1, creating a presentation
January 13PowerPoint 2010, Part 2, adding animation and media to PowerPoint presentation
January 27Word 2010, Advanced Features of Word, Part 1, designing a newsletter
February 3Word 2010, Advanced Features of Word, Part 2, placing articles in the newsletter
February 10Word 2010, Advanced Features of Word, Part 3, adding columns and graphics to a newsletter, formatting article headings and subheadings
February 24Excel 2010, Advanced Features of Excel, Part 1, designing the drill through worksheets
March 3Excel 2010: Advanced Features of Excel, Part 2, completing the drill with the designated worksheets
March 17Publisher 2010, using Avery templates