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COMPUTERS

Universal Class

Self-paced, instructor led classes on a wide variety of basic skills, including those below. Provided by Rapid City Library. Sign up for an account to get started.

Computer Basics

A basic course designed for those who are new to computers. Includes lessons on what to look for when buying, common computer terms, and more.

Keyboarding 101

Improve your typing skills with this course offered by Universal Class. Includes 20 lessons, exams, and typing drills.

Windows 10

Learn how to use the latest version of the Windows operating system. Courses include instructions on using Microsoft Edge, Cortana, and more.

GCFLearnFree.org

This program teaches basic computer skills, including those listed below. This is a service of the Goodwill Community Foundation.

Computer Basics

Find out what pieces make up a computer, explain what an app or the cloud is, computer safety, and more.

Learning to Type

Click "Learn" to have a video explain how to use a keyboard or click "Practice" to follow 31 levels to learn and work on your typing skills.

Social Media

Learn how to create accounts and use Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Skype, Twitter, Vine, and YouTube.

Using the Internet

Learn what the internet is and how to use it. Includes browser basics, search engines and strategies, and more.

TechBoomers

Techboomers.com is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.

DigitalLearn

Short beginner courses to help improve digital skills. Includes courses about online job searching, being safe online, and basic computer skills. Provided by the Public Library Association.

Using a Mouse

Learn how to use a computer mouse with a tutorial, mouse exercises, and fun practice games. Provided by the Palm Beach Public Library.