Current Computer Class Description:

The Pollard Library offers a monthly rotating schedule of beginner computer classes. Our "Tech Night," tutoring will happen in our 2nd floor reference room. All other classes occur in the computer lab on the 2nd floor of the Lowell Senior Center near the Senior Center Branch of the library. The classes are designed for persons with little or no computer experience. The core classes cover the following topics:

  1. Introduction to PCs-  general overview of using a personal computer:  how to turn it on and off, working with Windows, using the Mouse …
  2. Mouse- not a rodent, but a way of moving around the computer screen!
  3. Introduction to the Internet- learn the ins and outs of the World Wide Web.  Prerequisite:  Must be able to use a mouse
  4. Email-  learn basic email features and set up a free email account.  Prerequisites:  Mouse and Intro to PCs
  5. Tech Night - Have a question about computers ? ? Sign up for a one on one hour with our IT staff. Reservation required (2nd Floor Reference Room of Main Library) 
  6. Social Media - An introduction to using social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Must be proficient with using a Mouse,have good typing skills and
    have an EMAIL ADDRESS
  7. Word1- learn how to create, edit and save documents in Microsoft Word   Prerequisites:  Mouse and basic typing skills
  8. Word2- learn how to use the editing features of Word, which includes the toolbar dropdown menus.   Prerequisites:  Mouse, Word1 or proficient typing skills

We sometimes offer special interest classes on topics such as:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Facebook, Twitter, Genealogy, Keyboard Shortcuts, Creating Resumes, and the use of various electronic eReaders (Kindle, Nook, etc).

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Current Schedule of Classes:

Click on the links below for a schedule of current computer classes:

Classes are limited to 10 students. You may sign up over the phone (978-674-4121) or in person at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk of the Main Library

Pollard Memorial Library | 401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA. 01852 | (978) 674-4120 | email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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