Free Pratt Library computer classes teach personal computer basics, job and career computer skills, and Microsoft Office and Google applications.Browse Classes
Free Computer Classes
The Library offers instructor-led computer and technology classes for a variety of ages in person at the following locations. View a PDF of our computer training classes, or explore the calendar.
All computers can be used for up to one hour. Reservations are not available.
For registration, information, or one-on-one help, call (443) 984-4944. Questions? Email email@example.com.
Computer Class Locations
Central Library: Public Computer Center
Orleans Street Branch
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch
Southeast Anchor Library
Upcoming Computer Classes
- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and…March 22, 10 AM
In this 3-part series, three topics will be discussed: Gmail Basics: send/receive email messages. Learn to attach documents…March 22, 10:30 AM
In this six-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop …March 22, 10:30 AM
In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers…March 22, 10:30 AM
A two part class: Learn to create, open, format, and save documents Learn to use the spelling and grammar featues create…March 22, 10:30 AM
Accessibility & Technology
A wheelchair-accessible computer workstation is available at each computer center. Many computers also have ZoomText software which magnifies the screen image for individuals with visual disabilities, and a voice component so that the page can be read aloud.
All training center computers have a Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft Office 2016 programs, Mavis Beacon typing tutorial program, and printers.
Online Computer Training
When you are not in class, practice your skills at any Pratt Library location, or in the comfort of your home with the following resources.
Gale Courses: free courses, mostly 6 weeks long, offer introductory, intermediate, and advanced computer tutorials in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access and many more. Complete the course and receive a record of completion certification.
Tutorials for New Computer Users
- Digital Learn: tutorials on computer basics, internet security, job skills, cloud storage, Skype, Facebook and more. Tutorials are also in Spanish.
- GCF Learn Free: tutorials on computer basics, Internet, Microsoft Office and more.
Computer & Internet Access
Enjoy free access to computers and the internet at all Pratt Library locations.