Free Computer Classes at Your Library

Designed for the new computer user of any age and presented at a relaxed pace. All classes are free and open to the public. You are encouraged to repeat these classes as many times as you wish. To register, fill out the online form or call (573) 686 - 8639.

No time for classes? No problem. You can still upgrade your computer skills using the FREE self-paced tutorials provided by GCFLearnFree. You can also view the handouts for each class or take the online tutorial from GCF with the links provided in the details of each class.


Drop-ins are welcome during any of the listed classes
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What is a computer?
July 11 | 1 pm - 3 pm
August 1| 1 pm - 3 pm
September 5 | 1 pm - 3 pm

​What is a computer? What is a Mouse? Keyboard? Those questions and more are answered in this class. Feel free to bring your own computer and we'll help you get familiar with it.

Handout | Tutorial

Welcome to Windows 10
June 13 | 1 pm - 3 pm
July 18
| 1 pm - 3 pm
August 8 | 1 pm - 3 pm
September 12 | 1 pm - 3 pm

​Windows has changed over the years. This class covers the Windows basics and the changes brought with the new Windows 10 operating system.

Handout | Tutorial

Internet Basics
June 20 | 1 pm - 3 pm

​What is the internet, and is it still cool to "surf" it? Learn how to "surf" by using the address bar, bookmark your favorite websites (including Poplar Bluff Library), tab-browse and more!

Handout | Tutorial

Email Basics
June 27 | 1 pm - 3 pm

​Sending mail is fun, but so is sending electronic mail, or e-mail. This class covers the steps to make an email account, add contacts, send e-mail and receive e-mail.

Handout | Tutorial

How to use a USB Flash Drive
July 25 | 1 pm - 3 pm
August 15 | 1 pm - 3 pm
September 23 | 1 pm - 3 pm

​Data is all around us. In our computers, in our phones, everywhere! Sometimes you need take data from one computer to another. When you need to do that, a USB Flash Drive is very handy. This class will go over the basics of how to use a USB Flash Drive and where you can find them for purchase.  

Handout | Tutorial

What are Smart Phones?
August 22 | 1 pm - 3 pm
September 26 | 1 pm - 3 pm

​You might know what a flip phone is, but have you ever heard of a smartphone? These phones are all screen and very few buttons, but how do you use it if there no buttons? Bring your new smart phone to class and learn the basics on how to use it!

First portion of class will cover iPhones. Second portion of class will cover Android phones.

Handouts: iPhone | Android 
Tutorials: iPhone | Android

Microsoft Office Classes

​Learn how to navigate the Microsoft Office programs. Starting with Microsoft Word, this class will go over Office's new appearance and where to find all the handy tools you will need when creating your document.

Please provide feedback to help us determine the next month's Office class.

PowerPoint | Handouts | Tutorial
Sat, June 17 | 1 pm - 3 pm
Tue, June 20 | 4 pm - 6 pm

Word | Handouts | Tutorial
Tue, August 29 | 1 pm - 3 pm

Excel | Handouts | Tutorial
Sat, July 15 | 1 pm - 3 pm
Tue, July 18 | 4 pm - 6 pm
Tue, August 1 | 4 pm - 6 pm
Sat, August 12 | 1 pm - 3 pm
Tue, August 15 | 4 pm - 6 pm
Tue, September 5 | 4 pm - 6 pm
Sat, September 16 | 1 pm - 3 pm
Tue, September 19 | 4 pm - 6 pm


The Computer Lab is equipped with
Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2013.
Ask about scheduling the lab for your next training.

This computer lab is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Free Technology Training from

Whether you are new to the computer, returning for review or just want to gain more 21st century skills, these free computer tutorials can help. From Computer Basics to Microsoft Office to Apple, has a wide range of free technology tutorials to choose from.

Meet & Greet the new
Microsoft Windows 10


Training for the
Microsoft Office 365 Apps

Free training and tutorials from Microsoft on the Office 365 applications. Explore beginners, intermediate and advanced tutorials.


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