Computer Classes

Computer Classes at Main Library

All classes are held from 2 – 3:30pm unless otherwise noted. Classes are focused for the beginner.

Classes, First Half 2023
Wednesday, February 1 – Internet I
Wednesday, February 15 – Microsoft Word
Wednesday, February 22 – Internet III

Wednesday, March 1 — Internet I
Wednesday, March 8 — Excel
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22 – MACBOOK (BRING YOURS IN!), MEETING ROOM 2
Wednesday, March 29 — Internet III

Wednesday, April 5 — Internet I
Wednesday, April 12 — Microsoft Word
Wednesday, April 19 — Internet III

Wednesday, May 3 — Internet I
Wednesday, May 10 – Excel
Wednesday, May 24 — Internet III

To register email OnlineClasses@reading.lib.pa.us, and include your chosen class.
Businesses interested in contracting services for private classes should contact Executive Library Director Melissa Adams at 610-655-6355 or Melissa.Adams@reading.lib.pa.us

Class Descriptions
Basic computer experience required unless otherwise noted.

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
  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

Please bring cell phone with texting capability to 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
  1. Creating a Resume with Word 2007
  2. Edit Resume
  3. Save Resume
  1. Create Documents
  2. Edit Documents
  3. Save & Print Documents
  1. Create Spreadsheets
  2. Manipulate & Present Data
  3. Save & Retrieve Spreadsheets
  1. Create Slide Shows
  2. Layout & Present Slides
  3. Save & Retrieve Slide Shows
  1. Create Desktop Publications
  2. Layout & Print Publications
  3. Save & Retrieve Publications