Computer and Technology Classes

Huntsville Public Library offers FREE computer classes for adults. The sessions aim to help you understand and feel comfortable using some of today's commonly used software and technologies. Sessions cover the basics and are designed with you and your needs at the fore.

Classes run on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. All classes require registration.

Windows 10: The Very Basic Starting Point

Learn the basics of the Windows 10 operating system and some of the basic functionality and on-board features. For example: the Start Menu, the Taskbar, and desktop organization. Participants must bring their own devices and must have an existing Google account. Registration is required, limited to 8 people.

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2019
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Google Photos

Learn the basis of Google Photos, a photo-sharing and storage service developed by Google. Access Google Photos using your computer or any mobile device quickly and easily. This class will focus on the web version of Google Photos and the iPad version. Participants must bring their own devices and must have an existing Google account.

Registration is required, limited to 8 people.

  • Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Windows 10: Organizing Files and Photos

Learn the basis of sorting and organizing files and photos on your computer using best-practices strategies. You will learn how to create and name folders, copy and paste files, and to use an external drive (USB). Participants must bring their own devices.

Registration is required, limited to 8 people.

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020

iPad: Get the Fundamentals

Starting out with an iPad and want to get oriented to the features and functions?  Sign-up for this session to learn how to use the camera, finding and using an app, using iPad-specific gestures, typing tips, browsing the web, playing audio and video files, and much more. Participants must bring their own devices. 

Registration is required, limited to 8 people.

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  • Wednesday Februrary 26, 2020

Android Phone: Master the Basics

Explore the basic Android operations, manipulate the touch screen, connect wit WiFi and Bluetooth, manage apps, create contact lists, browse the web, take photos and videos, and much more in this session. Sign up EARLY!  Participants must bring their own devices. 

Registration is required, limited to 8 people.

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Gmail app for Smartphones and Tablets: Get Started!

Discover how to filter incoming messages using rules, organize messages using stars, basic Gmail setup adding a signature, and accessing calendar.  Sign up EARLY!  Participants must bring their own devices. 

Registration is required, limited to 8 people.

  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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