Our Services

Computer Training


Our computer classes give you new freedoms!

Build Your Skills Today for the Needs of Tomorrow

With technology moving at such a high pace, computer skills are an important trait to acquire. Helpful for:

  • Employment
  • Keeping in touch with loved ones
  • Creating digital gifts (photo/video collages, or t-shirts)
  • Tracing your family tree
  • Learning to use modern devices
  • ...or selling things online

Our classes are all FREE! Classes are offered to anyone 16 years of age or older. Younger students may seek out the Teen Librarians for class offerings. Students with disabilities may register for any computer course if a volunteer assistant is available. Please contact the instructor for details.

Our classes feature some of today's most popular software and topics. Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and "All" levels are offered. Some popular classes are:

  • Intro to Computers and Windows
  • File Management
  • Copying and Pasting
  • Flash Drive Use
  • Microsoft Office 2013
    • Excel
    • Powerpoint
    • Publisher
    • Word
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 10
  • Internet Safety and Computer Basics
  • eBay (and Craigslist)
  • Genealogy
  • Digital Cameras
  • One-on-one sessions for eBook/eAudiobook help
  • General practice sessions for returning students
  • ...and much, much more...

Take a look at our current list of classes for areas of interest. You can also contact our Computer Training Specialist at any time if you have any questions.

Registration

Phone-in or online registrations are accepted for the current registration period. Registration periods run seasonally: Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring. Check our event calendar for the beginning registration day. Anyone age 16 years or older may register. Please call instructor Kathy Handy and leave a message at 518-584-7860 x257 or visit our calendar of events, locate and click on a class of interest, scroll down to register. Classes are held in the Library Computer Education Center (Computer Lab) on Microsoft Windows computers using Windows 10. First come, first served.

You may sign up for one or more courses. If the course you want is full, there may be another class of the same title offered during the same registration period; have a second choice in mind at the time of registration. Also, we will put people on a waiting list, but only for the current registration period.

Feedback is Always Welcome

Would you like to give us some feedback on the course(s) you attended here at the library? Do you have any thoughts on improving our services to you in relation to computer training? Then fill out our survey today!