Resources for Building Computer Skills

For Patrons or Library Staff

  • Computer Tutorials from Goodwill Community Foundation
    Goodwill has a great site, with tutorials for tech and non-tech skills. It does an especially good job with software (MS Office, browsers) and Windows.
  • Basic Mouse Skills from The Library Network (Michigan)
    This is a very basic tutorial on mouse functionality for novice computer users.
  • Internet and Computer Tutorials from Techboomers
    Targeting seniors and technology novices, Techboomers offers tutorials for all kinds of specific topics, from devices (iPads and Android), to apps (Instagram and Skype), to websites (Ebay and YouTube).
  • Learning Express
    Find the registration link at your local public library
    Learning Express offers video tutorials (30-60 minutes) on computer and internet basics, running Windows, and using Microsoft Office.
  • Universal Class (you'll need your library card)
    Like its other offerings, Universal Class has a range of tech classes with real assignments and teachers.

Specifically for Library Staff