Computer Classes

About Our Classes

If you’re ready to learn how to use the computer or anxious to maximize your skills, our highly motivated computer teachers have the experience and eagerness to help.

From computer experts to English professors to reference librarians, their training covers all areas of the professional spectrum.

You can feel comfortable learning from professionals who strive to cater to each student’s individual needs while creating an enriched and safe learning environment in the Cherry Hill Public Library’s state-of-the-art Computer Lab.

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Upcoming Classes 

March 2017

Improve Your Internet Searching
Thursday, March 16
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

This hands-on class will help you find the information you're looking for on the internet. Learn tips and tricks for conducting better searches, how to navigate search engines, and how to evaluate websites to know the information you find is reputable. Audience Level: Adults with PC experience IS required. You must be able to use mouse and keyboard. Click here to register.

PC & Internet Security
Thursday, March 16
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

This class covers very important aspects of PC and Internet security that all computer users need to be aware of these days.  Topics include: passwords, physical security, updates, backups, wireless networking, Wi-Fi, Web security, email security, virus protection and spyware. Click here to register.

Word 2013: Level 1
Friday, March 17
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Would you like to learn how to use Microsoft Word to write letters, papers, resumes, and much more? Learn the basics of word processing in this hands-on class. This class introduces how to enter and edit text, control cursor movement, select text, save and open documents, use shortcuts like cut and paste/copy and paste. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Windows - Introduction or equivalent experience. Click here to register. Click here to register.

Google Basics: Gmail
Wednesday, March 22
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

In this class, we will go over the basics of Gmail, including settings, functionality such as syncing, and apps or extensions. If you have a Gmail account, please bring your login information. New to Gmail? We will also go through the steps of creating a Gmail account. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills. Click here to register.

Welcome to Windows 10
Thursday, March 23
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Windows 10 is here! Curious about the new operating system from Microsoft? Have you already downloaded it and need some tips on how to use it? This class will offer an overview of Windows 10 and how you can make the most if it. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills. General knowledge about Windows is useful. Click here to register.

Introduction to Python – Part 2
Thursday, March 23
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Please join us for Part II of our Introduction to Python course. We'll be covering functions, importing modules, and loops. No programming experience required, but you should understand basic computer functionality. Click here to register.

Basics of PowerPoint
Wednesday, March 29
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Learn how to create dynamic, high-impact presentations faster than ever. This class focuses on the basics of creating and presenting a Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 slide show. In this hands-on class you will learn how to create a presentation using slide layouts, design themes, animations and templates. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, Beginner Microsoft Word. This is not a class for beginners. Click here to register.

Mobile Device and Laptop Help
Wednesday, March 29
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Did you recently receive a tablet, Smartphone, or laptop and would like some tips? We can help! Let CHPL’s experts show you tips as well as how to download free e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines using your library card and your device. Bring your device along and we can help answer your questions! Please note that help will be on a first come, first served basis. We are more than happy to help, but if you have a hardware issue with your device or laptop, we will be limited to assisting with software applications only.

Using Facebook to Market Your Small Business
Thursday, March 30
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

More than 1.7 billion people use Facebook to connect with friends and family and to discover things that matter. Marketing your business on Facebook can help you find new customers and build lasting relationships. Attend this class to learn how to set-up a Facebook Page for your business and tips on how to grow your marketing reach with Facebook. Prerequisite: You must have a personal Facebook account to attend this class. Click here to register.