Due to restroom ren­o­va­tions, the Redan-Trot­ti Library will be closed Sat­ur­day, April 13.

Computer Training Help

Com­put­er Help

Want to learn more about using com­put­ers or tech­nol­o­gy and doing so safe­ly? Check out one of the library-rec­om­mend­ed web­sites list­ed below that offer free self-paced online lessons or pro­vide trust­wor­thy infor­ma­tion, or com­plete the Book a Librar­i­an form to reserve a one-on-one ses­sion with us.

Book a Librarian

Book a librar­i­an to get help on top­ics like start­ing an email account, get­ting eBooks or audio­books, or oth­er research projects.

Help­ful Websites

GCFLearn­Free from Good­will Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion
Fea­tures self-paced lessons with writ­ten step-by-step instruc­tions, videos, and activ­i­ties on com­put­er basics, the inter­net, email, online safe­ty, Microsoft Office, Google, and more. Cre­ate a free account to track your learn­ing and progress.

LinkedIn Learn­ing (for­mer­ly Lyn​da​.com)
Fea­tures in-depth video cours­es with down­load­able prac­tice files on the inter­net, email, online safe­ty, Microsoft Office, Google and more. Sign in with your library card to use for free and track your learning. 

Dig​i​tal​Learn​.org from the Pub­lic Library Asso­ci­a­tion
Fea­tures train­ing on a vari­ety of tech­nol­o­gy top­ics, includ­ing com­put­er basics, online search­ing, under­stand­ing mobile devices, and more.

Basic Com­put­er Skills MOOC from Wis­con­sin Tech­ni­cal Col­leges
Fea­tures inter­ac­tive basic com­put­er skills cours­es to top­ics, such as oper­at­ing sys­tems, file man­age­ment, social media, and more. There are also tests to help you iden­ti­fy which cours­es will be most help­ful to you.

North­star Dig­i­tal
Fea­tures tests to gauge your knowl­edge of basic com­put­er skills and iden­ti­fy areas for improve­ment.

Dig­i­tal Unite Tech­nol­o­gy Guides

Fea­tures step-by-step instruc­tions for lots of tech­nol­o­gy tasks, like open­ing a saved doc­u­ment or using Zoom.

WikiHow’s Com­put­ers and Elec­tron­ics
Fea­tures sim­ple step-by-step instruc­tions for var­i­ous tech­nol­o­gy tasks.

Prac­tice using your com­put­er mouse with these tutorials.

Mou­s­ing Around


Learn to touch type and prac­tice typ­ing to improve your speed and accu­ra­cy with one of these websites. 

Byte Back Typ­ing Tutorial

Typ­ing Club



Learn more about pro­duc­tiv­i­ty soft­ware — the appli­ca­tions for cre­at­ing doc­u­ments, spread­sheets, slideshows and sav­ing these to the cloud.

Apple Meet Your Mac

Google G Suite Learn­ing Cen­ter

Applied Dig­i­tal Skills with Google

Help­Now from Brain­fuse
Find live online Microsoft Office Help by click­ing on Adult Learn­ers at the top of the page. Sign in with your library card to use for free and track your learning.

Quick Ref­er­ence Guides from Cus­tom Guides

Com­put­er Train­ing Classes

Good­will of North Geor­gia offers free com­put­er train­ing cours­es for learn­ers at every lev­el. For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it their com­put­er train­ing site or call one of the loca­tions below.

Good­will — Decatur Career Cen­ter
2201 Lawrenceville High­way
Decatur, GA 30033
Mon­day-Fri­day 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sat­ur­day 9:00 a.m. – noon

Good­will — South DeKalb Career Cen­ter
1295 Colum­bia Dri­ve
Decatur, Geor­gia 30032
Mon­day-Fri­day 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sat­ur­day 9:00 a.m. – noon