PC Basics I - Beginner - Walk-In Access

Computer ClassesMartin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

PC Basics I - Beginner - Walk-In Access

Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, 11:30 a.m.

In this 1.5-hour class, you will learn the parts and functions of the computer, the mouse, and the keyboard, as well as the features of the Desktop. The computer is used to create documents, like résumés, and to conduct online job searches.

Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.

For reasonable accommodation requests, please contact the Center for Accessibility at DCPLaccess@dc.gov or 202-727-2142.

Instructor: N. McNeal
MLK Jr. Memorial Library
Adult Learning Department
901 G Street, NW
Computer Lab - Room 205-J

Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.

You will learn to:
  • Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
  • Execute basic mouse techniques.
  • Perform basic keyboard strokes and functions.
  • Identify and navigate the features of the desktop.
  • Open and exit software programs.
  • Identify and navigate the Windows environment of Microsoft software applications.
  • Create and save a document to the desktop or to a flash drive.