Adult Learning @ the Public Library

Public PCs

Public Computer Workstations

All Public Library branches have computers open to the public with Windows 10 operating systems and Microsoft Office 2019 with access to the Internet, electronic databases, learning platforms such as LinkedIn Learning and Learning Express. All locations also offer free Wi-Fi access. Note that when accessing through Wi-Fi or offsite, many learning platforms and library services require login with library card and PIN.

no food or beveragesBottled water is the only food or beverage allowed in Public Library buildings.

librarycardPublic computer use requires a valid library card with computer access enabled.  Please bring your card and PIN number.

clipboardBring paper and pen for keeping notes.

USB drive A USB flash drive (also called a thumb drive) will be required to save documents, photos, music and other files. Customers will not be able to save work on the desktop or hard drive of a public workstation.

emailAn email account accessible by the student may be required.

laptopPersonal laptops are required for some classes.

mobile devicesMobile devices such as smartphones, eReaders, MP3 Players and iPads are used in sessions about downloading digital media.

Card Requirement

A valid Library Card in good standing

Obtain a Library Card at any branch to use public computers, attend classes, and use eResources from the Public Library

Ongoing Computer Classes

Ongoing Computer Classes

and One-on-One Support

Call your local branch to make an appointment to accommodate your schedule. Most classes require advance registration.


Alamosa:

One-on-One. Call 836-0684 to schedule an appointment.
Topics available:

  • Internet searching and browsing 
  • Creating and using an email account
  • Getting started with MS Word
  • Creating a resume 
     

Cherry Hills:

Digital Basics: One on One. Fridays, 9 am. Learn the basics of Microsoft Word, how to create and use an email account, or how to use library resources. Classes are taught either on a library computer or the patron’s tablet (i.e. Kindle or iPad). For computer basics, patron must have a library card in good standing with computer access. For tablet basics, patron must bring their device and its passwords as well as library card and PIN. Registration is required and limited to 1. Call 857-8321 to register, or click the Register link in the event listing on the Cherry Hills event calendar.

Main Library:

Walk in computer help. No reservations needed. Sessions are limited to two customers at a time with our trainer. Wednesdays, 11 am to 12 noon and Thursdays 3 to 4 pm. (Held in the Genealogy Lab on the 2nd floor.)

Rudolfo Anaya North Valley:

One-on-One. E-reader & Computer Help. Saturdays, 10 am to 11 am. Registration is required, call 897-8823 to schedule an appointment. Participants must have a library card in good standing.

San Pedro:

1:1 Basic Tech Help. We can help you learn basic computer skills; use the Internet; sign up for email; create a resume or download eBooks, magazines & music to your mobile device. Call 256-2067 or visit the front desk for an appointment.   Adults.

South Broadway:

One-on-One Device Training. Second Thursday of the month, 4 – 5 p.m. A one-on-one help session for those needing technical support with eBooks, eAudiobooks, and other digital media. Bring your device/laptop. Registration is required. Participants must have a library card in good standing. Call 764-1742 to schedule an appointment.

South Valley:

One-on-One, Bilingual English and Spanish. Saturdays at 10 a.m. Must have a valid library ard. Ages 13+. Call 877-5170 to schedule an appointment.

Aprender uso de computadora, clases en español o inglés. Cada sábado a las 10 a.m. con reservación. Contáctenos por teléfono (877-5170). Los participantes deben tener una tarjeta de biblioteca en regla.

Tony Hillerman:

E-reader & Computer Help. . Various times by appointment.  Get one-on-one help downloading e-books to your device or learning beginning computer skills including navigating the Internet, typing a Word document, or creating an email account.  Participants must have a library card in good standing. Call 505-291-6264 to schedule an appointment.

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Upcoming Computer Classes

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