For Beginning Users
GCF Learn Free
Developed and supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation and Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC, GCFlearnfree.org was created to increase basic literacy in 21st century skills such as reading, math & technology. Tutorials are very easy to follow with beautiful graphics and clear navigation. Many lessons incorporate video or interactive practice sections. Highly recommended for beginners.
Free self-paced lessons in both English and Spanish covering all the basics such as how to use a computer and the internet; communicating online with email, Skype or Facebook; online privacy and safety; and cloud storage. Developed by the Public Library Association and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, it is very easy to navigate with clearly identified units. Highly recommended for beginners.
A collection of five interactive eBooks that provides hands-on experience in navigating the online world in a safe, controlled environment.
For Intermediate and Advanced Users
Popular Software Skills Center
Achieve you career and educational using LearningExpressLibrary to learn to use the most popular computer programs. You will need to use your library card to set up a free account to access tutorials at home. Resources include tutorials, ebooks and assessments.
Computer tutorials based on pictures of each screen as step-by-step instructions for a variety of software programs - primarily Microsoft Office products.
Learn How to Code
Enter "coding" or "programming" to search a growing list of free courses offered by colleges and universities around the world.
Girl Develop It
Living in the Digital Age
Virtual Privacy Lab
Learn about privacy in a digital world and the issues that accompany your online life in business and at home. Developed by the San Jose Public Library to help people better understand their digital footprint and learn how to control their personal information in a digital world.
Help kids learn the ins and outs of living online. Common Sense Media has developed this extensive curriculum to empower K-12 students to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions online. An excellent resource for both educators and parents.