Computer Classes & Online Tutorials

Monday Night Beginning Computer Classes in Mandarin

October 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 7:00 pm -8:30 pm

Beginning Computer Classes in English are scheduled on Monday nights in the Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor. Space is limited and registration is required for the free classes. Adults will practice how to use a mouse, keyboard drills and internet searching skills. To register for the free classes, contact the Reference Desk or call (626) 307-1368.

Tuesday Night Open Computer Lab

October 1, 8, 15, 22, & 24 from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

The Computer Lab is designed to offer reinforcement and practice time for students in the library’s computer classes and is open to all those who need personalized help with computer programs such as e-mail, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and the Internet. A library staff member will be present to answer questions. Seating is limited to a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368.

ONLINE TUTORIALS

Course Directory

DIGITALLEARN.ORG
A Collection of self-directed tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy, and a community of practice for digital literacy trainers to share resources, tools and best practices.

Excel Easy

GCFLearnFree.org
Comprehensive collection of computer training tutorials, including videos, for Microsoft Office and more.

Mousercise

TECHBOOMERS
Free educational website features tutorials that teach older adults and other inexperienced technology users how to use the most popular and trusted websites and Internet apps. It currently offer over 60 free courses packed with video and article tutorials tailored for those with limited computer skills: written in easily-understood, non-technical language; providing context through real-world parallels.

Typing Club

TypingClub is the most effective way to learn how to type. It is web based, and highly effective. TypingClub is (and will always be) free for both individuals and schools.