Computer Classes


We offer a wide range of hands-on technology training that will make you more confident when using computers in the library, at work, at home or when looking for a job.

For a full list of computer classes being offered this fall and class descriptions, please click here.

  • Computer classes are free of charge.
  • Each class meets for one session.
  • Classes meet at the Anderson Main Library Computer Training Lab on the second floor.
  • Registration is required. To sign up, come by the Reference Desk or call (864) 260-4500 x126.

Get more information about computer classes offered throughout Anderson County here.

Class Schedule

Sep
1
Sat
Mousing & Keyboarding Basics @ Main Library
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mousing & Keyboarding Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Learn how to click, double-click, click-and-drag, and scroll with the mouse. Practice typing and editing text, numbers, and symbols with the keyboard.

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – No previous computer experience needed.

One session / 2 hour class.

Sep
3
Mon
All Libraries Closed for Labor Day @ All Library Locations
Sep 3 all-day
All Libraries Closed for Labor Day @ All Library Locations

All Library locations are closed for Labor Day.

Sep
6
Thu
Computer and Internet Basics @ Main Library
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Computer and Internet Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Unravel the mystery of computers as you learn about the parts, the difference between hardware and software, what an operating system is, and how to create and store files. Dive into the internet using Google Chrome or Internet Explorer to perform simple searches and find websites. Learn how to navigate the web and evaluate site content. Get basic online etiquette and Internet safety tips. (Computer Basics now taught with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016)

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – basic mouse and keyboarding skills required.

One session / 2 hour class.

Sep
10
Mon
Microsoft Word Basics @ Main Library
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Microsoft Word Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Become familiar with the basic functions in the Microsoft Word program. Practice the basic skills of the program including editing templates, selecting and formatting text, cutting/copying/pasting text, and saving documents.

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – basic mouse skills.

One session / 2 hour class.

Sep
24
Mon
Open Lab @ Main Library
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Open Lab @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Come to class prepared to ask computer or other related electronic device questions. Get help with other electronic devices as well!

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – Computer Basics and Microsoft Office Applications

One session / 2 hour class.

Oct
1
Mon
Microsoft Excel Basics @ Main Library
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Microsoft Excel Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Get an introduction to the basics of using Excel 2016, a spreadsheet program for data management. Get started using the basic tools. Explore the parts of a workbook and learn how to enter, edit, and duplicate data. Practice inserting formulas, formatting text, resizing columns, creating charts, renaming and deleting sheets, and printing.

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – basic mouse skills, basic keyboarding skills, and Microsoft Word Basics.

One session / 2 hour class.

Oct
13
Sat
Microsoft PowerPoint Basics @ Main Library
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Microsoft PowerPoint Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint as a tool to create professional-looking presentations and slide shows. PowerPoint allows you to construct presentations and set up your slideshow with automated settings or for manual viewing.

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – basic mouse skills, basic keyboarding skills, and Microsoft Word Basics.

One session / 2 hour class.

Oct
18
Thu
Open Lab @ Main Library
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Lab @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Come to class prepared to ask computer or other related electronic device questions. Get help with other electronic devices as well!

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – Computer Basics and Microsoft Office Applications

One session / 2 hour class.

Oct
22
Mon
Microsoft Publisher Basics @ Main Library
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Microsoft Publisher Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Publisher can be used to create high quality personalized flyers, cards, newsletters, and more. Examine publication options and learn how to customize a template by adding text and shapes, changing colors, inserting images, and formatting text.

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – basic mouse skills, basic keyboarding skills, and Microsoft Word Basics.

One session / 2 hour class.

Nov
1
Thu
iPad Basics @ Main Library
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
iPad Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

In each class, learn how to use your table more efficiently. Find out how you can do research, increase your productivity and entertain! See how your tablet can enrich your Anderson County Library user experience.

Please bring your Apple account ID and Password to class.

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – basic computer skills.

One session / 2 hour class.