Free computer classes at library, and DeKalb Workforce offices

2/21/2014, 6 a.m.

DeKalb residents can improve their computer literacy skills and enhance their understanding of computers at workshops on Feb. 24-27 offered by DeKalb Workforce Development.

The basic computer skills classes will be held at the DWD facility located at 774 Jordan Lane, Building 4, in Decatur.

The workshops are offered free of charge on:

  • Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon and noon to 2 p.m.
  • Feb. 25 from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Feb. 26 from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon.

For more information, call 404-687-3400.

Classes at Covington Library

Learn the basic parts of a computer, basic terminology, how to use a mouse, and Microsoft Word basics at sessions offered on Feb. 24 at the Covington Library.

Mouse, Computer and Keyboard Basics takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon. No prior computer experience is necessary, but the ability to type is helpful.

It is open to the first five participants – call or visit branch to register.

Microsoft Word Basics I and II will be held from 2 to 4 p.m.

Library patrons can learn how to create, edit and save simple documents, cut and paste, and use other Word features. They will design a flier usSing a sample file.

Mouse and typing skills and some experience with Windows are required. It is open to the first eight participants. Call or visit branch to register.

Covington Library is at 3500 Covington Highway. For more information, visit dekalblibrary.org call 404-508-7180.