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If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
Using Your Library
Using Your Online Library Account
Learn how to log in and use your online library account.
Find us in Hillsborough and Carrboro
Overview of our 2 branch locations.
Learn how to access online resources through NC LIVE
Digital Downloads - Libby
Learn how to download and enjoy digital materials.
Why Use a Computer?
Reasons why you should take the time to learn about computers.
Getting Started on a Computer (New!)
What a computer is and how to use a mouse and keyboard.
Using a PC (Windows 10) (New!)
Learn the basics of using a PC with the Windows 10 Operating System.
Navigating a Website (New!)
Learn your way around websites.
Intro to Email (New!)
Get started with email.
Intro to Email 2: Beyond the Basics (New!)
Learn more than the basics of navigating your email account.
Basic Search (New!)
Learn about search engines and get started searching the internet.
Using a Mac (OS 11) (New!)
Learn the basics of using a Mac with the OS 11 Operating System.
Introduction to Google Maps
Learn how to use Google Maps to find your way to and from destinations.
Intro to Searching Videos on YouTube
Learn the basics of how to search for videos using YouTube.
Being Safe Online
Accounts & Passwords (New!)
Covering the basics of online accounts and safe passwords.
Online Fraud and Scams (New!)
An overview of online scams to help you learn how to be safer online.
This course will help you understand privacy online.
Learn how to create and edit resumes in Microsoft Word.
Online Job Searching
Get tips and tools for looking for a job online.
Applying for Jobs Online
Learn more about filling out and submitting a job application.
Create, format, and save a document in Microsoft Word.
What cloud storage is and how it helps.
Creating a Basic Budget with Excel
Learn basic skills needed to create a basic household budget in Excel
Online Health Information
Understand how to access reliable sources for health information online
Connecting with Others
Basics of Video Conferencing (New!)
Get started with video conferencing.
Intro to Skype
Learn the basics of video calls with Skype.
Intro to Facebook
Basics of Facebook including signing up, finding friends, and privacy.
Using a Mobile Device (Android) (New!)
Learn basic information about mobile devices and Android phones.