Computer Classes

The library offers a schedule of FREE computer classes for the spring and fall semesters.  

The classes cover BASIC topics such as Introduction to Computers, Excel, Emailing and more.  For Intermediate classes, we recommend contacting Meridian Technology.  Its course information is listed at the bottom of this page.

Library classes are held in our 10 desktop PC lab in Room 119 of the north building.

Current Classes for Winter/Spring 2014

To enroll in one of the classes, please call 405-372-3633 x8106 or email askalibrarian@stillwater.org.

The following classes meet ONCE.  You may choose which session to attend.

  • Introduction to Computers and Using a Mouse, Thursday, Jan. 9 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Introduction to Computers and Using a Mouse, Monday, Feb. 17 at noon.
  • Introduction to Computers and Using a Mouse, Saturday, March 15 at 1:30 p.m.  
  • Beginning Email, Thursday, Jan. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Beginning Email, Monday, Feb. 24 at noon
  • Beginning Email, Saturday, March 22 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Intended for people who DO NOT currently have an email address. We will be setting up a free Gmail account.
  • Internet Searching, Monday, Jan. 27 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Internet Searching, Friday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Participants need to have basic computer skills and experience using the mouse.
  • Beginning Excel, Monday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m.
  • Beginning Excel, Thursday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Participants need to have basic computer skills and experience using the mouse.
  • Beginning Word, Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Beginning Word, Monday, April 28 at 11 a.m.
  • Participants need to have basic computer skills and experience using the mouse.
  • Beginning Facebook, Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.
  • Beginning Facebook, Monday, March 10 at 6 p.m.
  • Participants need to have basic computer skills and experience using the mouse.

Keyboarding

This 4-week class is designed to help people learn to type using the touch system. We will use TypingWeb, an online typing site, to complete all exercises.

Each self-directed keyboarding series will meet four weeks in a row.  You may choose from these series:

  • Self-directed keyboarding, Session 1

Meets at 1:30 p.m. on the following Fridays: Jan. 24, Jan. 31, Feb. 7 and Feb. 14

  • Self-directed keyboarding, Session 2

Meets at 1:30 p.m. on the following Saturdays: April 19, April 26, May 3 and May 10

Meridian Technology Center

meridian

When the library does not have the classes you need, contact our partners at Meridian Technology Center.  Its moderately priced classes are excellent and highly recommended.  MTC offers classes for beginners to advanced users on all computing topics. 

For information about short-term computer classes offered at Meridian Technology Center, view their online catalog below or at www.meridiantech.edu/computertraining.  For further information contact their Computer Training Services at 405-377-3333.