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Beginning Computers

This series consists of three different classes to help familiarize you with the computer.

Registration is required and begins four weeks before the class.

Register online or call the Main Library Computer Center at 216-991-2030 x2385.  If you reach the library’s automated attendant, choose Option 8 to reach the Computer Center.


  • Beginning Computers 1: Mouse, Keyboard, Touch, Voice

    Mouse and keyboarding are used for inputting commands and data, but they are quickly being replaced by touchscreens and verbal interactions. We cover them all, making sure you can at least use the mouse and keyboard.

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  • Beginning Computers 2: Internet

    Wired or wireless? What is a domain? Why do websites have URLs instead of addresses? This class covers basic Internet topics, how web browsers work, and easy ways to keep track of your favorite digital places.

    Take Beginning Computers 1: Mouse, Keyboard, Touch, Voice to get basic concepts and skills needed for this class.

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  • Beginning Computers 3: Email and Videochat

    We used to use the telephone and send letters through the mail. Today, we text, instant message, email, and video chat. We’ll make sure you understand how email works as the basic written communication method while introducing the others.

    This class builds on ideas covered in Beginning Computers 2: Internet.

    If you can’t use a mouse, take Beginning computers 1: Mouse, Keyboard, Touch, Voice first.

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