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Free Computer Classes at the Tazewell County Public Library

Do you or someone you love need assistance using a computer? Do you know nothing about computers? Do you not have an email address or even know how to browse the internet? Are you ready and willing to learn? Then, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Tazewell County Public Library is offering five classes in Spring 2014 to help you more learn about computers. Classes will last approximately an hour and a half. Spacing is limited for each class so register today by calling your nearest branch.

Introduction to Computers | Microsoft Word Basics | Internet Basics | File Management | Microsoft Word Excel


Computer Class

Introduction to Computers:

If you’ve never used a computer before, this is the class for you!  This is a hands-on class using laptops. Learn how to hold, move, and click a mouse. Learn how to scroll. You will understand computer vocabulary and how to save your first Microsoft Word document.

Bluefield: Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 1pm

Tazewell:Monday, May 5, 2014 at 1 & 3pm


Microsoft Word Basics:

Learn to create, edit, and print simple documents.  Learn how to highlight text, change font, align text, conduct spell check, and more.  Learn how to save and retrieve your documents. Prerequisite:  Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills

Bluefield: Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 1pm

Tazewell: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 1 & 3pm


Internet Basics:
Learn what the internet is and how to navigate it.  Browse the World Wide Web, visit websites, navigate links, and search for information using a browser. Learn how to find a picture and get directions.  Prerequisite:  Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills

Bluefield: Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 1pm

Tazewell: Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1 & 3pm



File Management:

Learn how to organize your files on a PC, including how to create and rename folders. It will show you how to move and delete files and folders. In addition, we will uncover how to empty the recycle bin and move files to a flash drive. Prerequisite:  Introduction to Computers or equivalent skills

Bluefield: Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 1pm

Tazewell: Monday, June 2, 2014 at 1 & 3pm

Microsoft Word Excel Basics:

Learn how to create and edit a simple spreadsheet.  You will learn how to alphabetize data as well as how to construct simple formulas, such as sum and average.  Prerequisite:  Use computers on a regular basis, but have no Microsoft Excel experience.

Bluefield: Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 1pm

Tazewell:Monday, June 9, 2014 at 1 & 3pm


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