New to computers and the Internet?
Show up for free classes with Tigard Public Library staff.
Computer classes are held in the Technology Room on the
second floor of the library. Open Computer Lab time is available each week.
All classes are free. Registration is not required. Classes
are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Just stop by the
Reference Desk to pick up a ticket. For more information, call the reference desk at
Saturday, September 20
Friday, October 24
Tuesday, November 4
Do you need help setting up your e-reader or mobile device to use Library2Go and download free
books successfully? Make an appointment and bring in your device for one-on-one help.
Call the Reference Desk at 503-718-2517 for more information and to make your appointment.
Open Learning Labs
Sundays and Tuesdays from 2–4 p.m.
Wednesdays from 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Friendly lab assistants are available to help you practice computer skills and work on projects
such as typing, web searching and setting up email accounts. Drop by for hands-on practice or
ask for help finding free online classes where you can learn at your own pace.
Have a laptop? We have wireless internet and can help you practice the basics on your own computer.
Assistance is limited to practicing basic skills and does not include computer maintenance or repair.
|FREE Computer Classes @ the
Tigard Public Library
Classes are held in the Technology Room on the 2nd Floor and
are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Getting Started with PowerPoint
Monday, September 8, 7-8:30 p.m.
Getting Started with Word Processing - Level 1
Saturday, November 1, 12:-1:30 p.m.
An introduction to presentation software. Learn how to set up a design template, create slides, add clip art and view a slide show. This class uses Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.
Friday, September 12, 1:30-3 p.m.
Getting Started with Computers
Tuesday, November 18, 12-1:30 p.m.
Learn basic word processing skills, including creating a document, cutting, pasting and changing the format of text. This class uses Microsoft Word 2010.
Saturday, September 13, 11:00-12:30 p.m.
Getting Started with Word Processing - Level 2
Wednesday, October 22, 2-3:30 p.m.
Friday, November 14, 3-4:30 p.m.
General introduction to computers, including an overview of computer components, use of the mouse and locating programs and files that can be found on the Desktop and in the Start menu. Learn how to shut down a computer properly.
Friday, September 26, 1:30-3 p.m.
Getting Started with Windows
Sunday, November 23, 12-1:30 p.m.
Build on basic word processing skills from our
Level 1 class. Learn more about changing the "look" of your document, changing font styles, using bullets and numbered lists, adding borders and inserting clipart or photos. This class uses Microsoft Word 2010.
Sunday, September 21, 12:30-2 p.m.
Introduction to Google Drive
Tuesday, October 21, 10:30-12 p.m.
This class features the most important tools of the Windows 7 operating system and the way programs work on a
typical Windows PC.
Tuesday, September 16, 7-8:30 p.m.
Getting Started with Excel - Level 1
Saturday, October 4, 11-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 19, 4-5:30 p.m.
Learn about Google Drive and how to create, edit and share your work online and access your files from anywhere. Explore how "cloud computing" tools like Google Drive can help you collaborate on projects and organize your life. You can manage documents, spreadsheets, presentations, surveys and more all in one conveniently accessible location.
Friday, October 3, 1:30-3 p.m.
Getting Started with Excel - Level 2
An introduction to spreadsheet software. Learn how to navigate the Excel 2010 ribbon, how to work with cells, rows and columns and how to use simple formulas and functions.
Friday, October 17, 1:30-3 p.m.
Getting Started with Excel - Level 3
Build on your Excel 2010 skills by learning how to format your cells, sort, filter, and validate your data, insert shapes, clip art and comments and replace incorrect data.
Friday, October 31, 1:30-3 p.m.
Build on skills covered in Excel 1 & 2. Learn how to set printing options, about building pivot tables and how to design basic charts and pivot charts so you can create professional looking reports.
Want to take self-directed classes online or practice your skills?
Try the following:
Library Resource: May Require a Library card and password