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Computer classes

First steps

Feeling left behind when it comes to computers? It's never too late to make a start!
Come and learn with people just like you - join an introductory computer class and learn what it's all about. Friendly and fun, you have nothing to lose and lots to learn.

Classes take place using the computers in the libraries.

Adult Learners

What will I learn?

You will learn how to:

  • use the mouse and keyboard
  • use the Internet to find out information
  • e-mail
  • use basic word-processing

What's on offer?

   I can now answer an e-mail and am delighted! - Jennifer, Adult Learner

Getting Hands on I.T.

Start at the very beginning and learn how to master the mouse, identify the important keys on the keyboard, open windows and programs, and start to learn the language of computers.

Getting Started with the Internet

If you've never used the internet, or if you don't really know what you're doing, this course is for you. Practise browsing websites, searching for information, printing from the Internet, creating a list of favourite websites and learn about security issues to keep safe online.

Email Essentials

For those who can already use the Internet but have never used email. Learn how to create an online email account, send, reply to, forward and open emails; attach a file to an email, open an attached file; print, sign in and out of your email account and learn about important security issues you need to know when using your email account.

Getting Started in Word 2010

If you are a complete beginner when it comes to word-processing, you might be interested in this course. Learn how to use the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010 including how to create, edit, format, print, save and work with simple, word-processed documents.

Where are the classes?

Computer Classes
Barrhead Foundry Library0141 580 1174
Clarkston Library0141 577 4972
Giffnock Library0141 577 4976
Mearns Library0141 577 4979

Find out more

If you would like more information about the computer classes, please contact your local library and ask to book a meeting with a learning advisor at a Digital Skills Information Session.

For details of tablet classes currently taking place, please visit the tablets and iPads page.


We listen to you!

In response to feedback from customers, we run short sessions on popular computing topics from time to time throughout the year, as well as the regular computer and tablet classes. Have a look at the Tablets and iPads page to find out which of these popular sessions are coming to a library near you, and when.

Classes are FREE, however, a £2 (non-refundable) admin fee applies for each class or course booked.

Tablet classes



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