We’re hosting four free computer classes this August at our Lake Branch. The classes range from basic introductions to computers, the Internet and email to advanced techniques for Microsoft Word.

The classes include:

  • An Introduction to Computersour most basic computer class—at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18. People will learn the basic skills they need to use a computer—no previous experience required.
  • Microsoft Word I at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, 18. Learn how to create, open and save documents, as well as other basic techniques, in Microsoft’s word-processing software.
  • Basic Internet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. Learn how to navigate the Internet. Participants will need to know how to use a keyboard and a mouse for this class.
  • Microsoft Word II at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, 25. Learn more advanced techniques for Microsoft Word.

All of the classes are free. However, registration is required. RSVP by calling our Lake Branch at (440) 257-2512.

The library also offers several online computer classes through the LinkedIn Learning database. The courses are free to watch with a public library card. For more information, visit www.mentorpl.org/linkedinlearning.