Computer Classes

Computer Basics Class

The library offers this free, 3-week course to help people gain knowledge and confidence using a computer or laptop. Class is EVERY Wednesday, 5-6 p.m. Laptops, a mouse, and a patient, knowledgeable instructor are provided. Come learn with us!

Register for a Computer Basics class here or call 901-872-1585 or stop in the library and a staff member will register you.

Class Description

Attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the parts of computer and other commonly used technology terms (wifi, browser, web domain, etc.).
  • Navigate different locations on laptop screen (Desktop, Documents, the internet).
  • Use a mouse to select, drag, and drop items and access menus.
  • Create, send, navigate, and receive email.
  • Create and save a word document and learn basic formating tools.
  • Create a "To Do" List in Microsoft Office Word.
  • Type and format a business letter in Microsoft Office Word.

To learn the above skills, the attendees should plan on attending weekly class sessions until they feel they have mastered these skills.