Computer Classes for Beginners

This class is full, but sign up for the waitlist in case a space opens. We’ll also let you know about future classes!
Mondays from July 10 through July 31, 6 pm – 8 pm
FREE. Ages 11+

These four classes will help new computer users learn basic skills and get comfortable using Microsoft Windows, office programs, and the Internet. These classes are great for beginners with little or no computer experience.

  • Computer Basics. Learn how to use Windows, including basic programs, multitasking, saving, copying, and deleting files, organizing folders, and using USB drives.
  • Office Programs. Learn how to use free LibreOffice programs to create simple documents, including text formatting and page layout. Get an introduction to creating spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Internet Basics. Learn how to browse websites, find good info using Google searches, complete forms and send files, and use email.
  • Social Media and Smart Sharing. Learn about social media sites, protecting your privacy, avoiding scams, and enjoying and sharing photos, music, and videos.

Tech Trailblazers

Join Tech Trailblazers this summer and get hands-on experience building and repairing computers. Get a sneak peek inside the world of IT! If you will be in grades 6 to 9 in the fall and if you don’t have your own computer, you can sign up for this free program. At the end of the five classes, you’ll build a computer to take home!

Wednesdays from July 12 to August 8
5:30 to 8:00 pm (pizza dinner provided!)

Hands-On Technology Camps

See our exciting lineup of summer, intersession, and trackout camps, including drones, digital creativity, game design, and PC building! In Durham and Raleigh. Ages 11-18.

Our digital literacy and technology training program inspires success by teaching critical computer and Internet skills.

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Scholarships: Many Kramden classes are free. Need-based scholarships are available for other classes. To apply for a scholarship, email us for an application form.

Volunteer as an assistant instructor or even lead a class. Email us to find out how you can help.

Kramden’s classes are taught in the Lenovo Learning Lab at our office in Durham. Get directions.