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.

  • Computer classes are free of charge.
  • Each class meets for one session.
  • Classes meet at the 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

Jan
21
Sat
Mousing Basics @ Main Library
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mousing Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

The mouse is one of your computer’s communication tools. Learn how to click, double-click, click and drag, and scroll with the mouse.

This class is limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite – no previous computer experience needed.

One session / 2 hour class.

Keyboarding Basics @ Main Library
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Keyboarding Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

The keyboard is one of your computer’s communication tools. Practice typing and editing text, numbers, and symbols with the keyboard.

This class is limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite – Completion of Mousing Basics.

One session / 2 hour class.

Jan
23
Mon
Computer/Internet Basics @ Main Library
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Computer/Internet Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

New computer users! 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 World Wide Web 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.

This class is limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite – basic mouse and keyboarding skills required.

One session / 3 hour class.

Jan
26
Thu
Open Lab @ Main Library
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Open Lab @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Come to class prepared to ask computer or other related electronic device questions. Learn how to use your computer, phone, or tablet more efficiently with one-on-one hands-on help. Ask questions and get answers about Computer Basics, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. Get help with other electronic devices as well!

This class is limited to 10 students.

Prerequisite – Basic Mouse, Basic Computer/Internet Skills, and Basic MS Word Skills

One session / 3 hour class.

Email Essentials @ Main Library
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Email Essentials @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Learn how to send, receive, reply and forward email messages with a Yahoo training account. Learn how to set up your own free email account. Practice opening and saving attachments, organizing messages, placing them in folders and creating a contact list. In addition, learn basic email etiquette.

This class is limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite – completion of Mousing Basics and Computer/Internet basics.

One session / 3 hour class.

Jan
30
Mon
iPad Basics with Pages @ Main Library
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
iPad Basics with Pages @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Learn how to use your tablet more efficiently. Find out how you can use your tablet to do research, increase your productivity, and entertain! Please bring your Apple account ID and Password to class.

This class covers free ebooks, digital audiobooks, and downloadables from the Anderson County Library.

This class is limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite – basic computer skills.

One session / 3 hour class.

Feb
9
Thu
Computer/Internet Basics @ Main Library
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Computer/Internet Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

New computer users! 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 World Wide Web 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.

This class is limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite – basic mouse and keyboarding skills required.

One session / 3 hour class.

Microsoft Word Basics @ Main Library
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Microsoft Word Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Become familiar with the basic functions and ribbons 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 students.

Prerequisite – basic mouse skills.

One session / 3 hour class.

Feb
16
Thu
Intermediate Microsoft Word @ Main Library
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Intermediate Microsoft Word @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Review the basic skills of Microsoft Word and learn more about how to format text and clip art. Learn how to use the more advanced Word functions. Create numbered and bulleted lists, use tab stops, and create tables.

Completion of MS Word Basics or permission of the instructor is required to take this class. Limited to 12 students.

Prerequisite – completion of MS Word Basics.

One session / 3 hour class.

Microsoft Excel Basics @ Main Library
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Microsoft Excel Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Get an introduction to the basics of using Excel 2010, a spreadsheet program for data management. This class is designed to show you how to get started using the basic tools of the Excel spreadsheet. 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 students.

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

One session / 3 hour class.