Classes at the Library
Did you know that the library offers workshops that use the online resources available at all of our branch libraries? All workshops are FREE and open to the public. Call or visit your local branch library to find out more or sign up for the next workshop.
See our calendar or our list of upcoming workshops (no classes in June)
This class covers beginning computer skills like finding out about the parts of a computer, learning how to use a mouse, beginning to explore & search the Internet, and setting up a web-based e-mail account.
Helpful web sites to get you started
- Glossary of Internet and Web Jargon
- Mouse practice
- Palm Beach County Library Mouse Tutorial
- Typing Lessons
This class covers how to create and save documents with Microsoft Word 2007 and how to surf the Web with Internet Explorer.
In this class you'll learn how to complete basic tasks in Microsoft Word, like editing and saving a document, how to add formatting, and more.
This hands-on class features
Ancestry Library Edition
Learn how to search for census records, immigration records,
marriage, birth, & death records, and military service information to build
your family tree.
(Basic computer experience is preferred.)
Would you like to learn how to borrow eBook or eAudiobooks on your eReader, tablet, or other mobile device? Find out the steps to getting your favorite titles in this informative class using OverDrive.
See some of the handouts available for this class.
Want to know how to download library eBooks on your Kindle Fire? Interested in getting digital magazines on your iPad? Stop by on one of our Mobile Device Drop-in Days and get your tech questions answered by a trained Reference Librarian! Librarians are available at the following times,days, and locations:
Atlee Branch Library: Tuesdays, 2:30-6:00 p.m.
Mechanicsville Branch Library: Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Ashland Branch Library: Thursdays, 4:00-8:00 p.m.
You may also be interested in our Reference on Demand service. You can set up an appointment with one of our Reference Librarians to receive personalized, in-depth assistance during one-hour sessions.