Computer Classes

Learn how to use a computer, search the Internet, send email, or use Microsoft Office software at our free computer classes. Check the calendar to the right for upcoming classes.
NOTE: Computer classes are not offered in November and December. 

Attendance for each class is limited; seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no registration for the classes. You should arrive at the library 10 minutes before the class starts. With the exception of the Computer Basics class, you should know how to use a keyboard and mouse. If you have no experience with computers, please attend Computer Basics before attending any of our other classes.

Additional Resources
Free Online Computer Tutorials
Learn Online by accessing resources covering everything from Access 2007 to typing. Texas Workskills Development in Libraries (TWDL) provides links to more than 30 sites that provide online instruction on using a computer.

Learn how to use many of the most popular apps, web sites, and online services through Techboomers.com. This free resource provides easy-to-follow instructions that explain the whys and hows of services including Facebook, Dropbox, Hulu, Uber and Craigslist. 

Want to develop basic computer skills in less than 30 minutes? Try DigitalLearn.org's collection of videos to learn how to use Microsoft Word, buy a plane ticket, avoid Internet scams, and other topics.

LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library offers self-paced online classes for applications from Adobe, Corel, and Microsoft. Set up a user name and password to track your progress.

Attend a Job Center Seminar 
The South Irving and West Irving Libraries offer seminars on résumé writing, interviewing, finding a job online, and investigating companies. 
 
Irving.Net
Low cost computer classes are offered by Irving.Net, a collaborative effort among the City of Irving, Irving Independent School District, Irving Convention and Visitors, Bureau, Greater Irving / Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, and North Lake College.

Youth Executive Training Program
SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc. offers free computer training for Irving residents ages 18-24 with a high school diploma or GED. Call (469) 524-1200 for more information.

North Lake College
North Lake Continuing Education offers a variety of continuing education programs at its North and South campuses.
  1. Computer Basics
  2. Internet & Email Basics
  3. Microsoft Office
This class is for the beginner who has no computer skills. If you have no experience with computers, please take this class before you attend any of our other PC classes. In this class, students will learn to identify the basic components of a computer and monitor; how to open programs, save, and print; and will complete a mouse tutorial.