Computer Classes

computer-classesFree Library Classes

The Reading Public Library offers a variety of adult computer classes throughout the year.

View the current class schedule.


Internet Class I (Beginner Computer & Internet)

No Computer Experience Required

1. Mouse & Keyboarding Basics – Learn to use and click a mouse; scrolling; online forms; and major keyboard controls

2. Internet Searching – Introduction to the internet; use a web browser; clicking on hyperlinks, and basic Google searching

3. Printing – How to print webpages


Internet Class II (Basic Internet Searching)

Basic Computer Experience Required*

1. Search Engine Use – Learn search methods, tips & tricks

2. Library Catalog Search – Using the library catalog, finding items, placing holds

3. Other Search Options – Alternate search tools, introduction to databases


Internet Class III (Email)

Basic Computer Experience Required*

Please Bring Cell Phone with Texting to This Class

1. Creating a Google Email Account – Setup and use a free Google email account

2. Using Your Email Account – Using Google email, Cc, Bcc, Attachments, Junk Mail

3. Other Google Tools – Learn what other free products Google has to offer


Beginner Word 2013 Class

Basic Computer Experience Required*

1. Create Documents

2. Edit Documents

3. Save & Print Documents


Beginner Excel 2013 Class

Basic Computer Experience Required*

1. Create Spreadsheets

2. Manipulate & Present Data

3. Save & Retrieve Spreadsheets


Beginner Power Point 2007 Class

Basic Computer Experience Required*

1. Create Slide Shows

2. Layout & Present Slides

3. Save & Retrieve Slide Shows


Beginner Publisher 2007 Class

Basic Computer Experience Required*

1. Create Desktop Publications

2. Layout & Print Publications

3. Save & Retrieve Publications


Feature Computer Class

Basic Computer Experience Required*

These classes change monthly and cover many different areas of computer and internet use. Some examples of classes include, Google Sites, Google Blogger, Ubuntu, Online Job Searching, etc.


Resume Class

1. Creating a Resume with Word 2007

2. Edit Resume

3. Save Resume


*Basic Computer Experience Required” means beginner level proficiency with the mouse and basic knowledge of the keyboard.