Computer Classes for Beginners

Monday evenings, 6 – 8 pm
See below for dates

FREE. Ages 18+

These four classes will helpbeginners with little or no computer experience learn basic skills. Free computer offer! Attend all four classes to receive a free refurbished desktop computer system (one per household). Sponsored by MetLife.

  • 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.

Getting Started with Microsoft Word Workshops

Saturday, August 11
Level 1: 10 am – 1 pm. Level 2: 2 pm – 5 pm
$10 each / $18 both. Ages 18+

Get up to speed with the basics of word processing and Word’s most-used features in these two 3-hour workshops. Start with Level 1 or Level 2 depending on your skill level, or register for both and get a $10 discount and an entire day of Word experience.

Hands-On Technology Camps

Spark your child’s imagination with our creative technology camps! They can dive into electronic circuitry, game design, comics, photography, video, drones, and PC building. We offer spring, summer, intersession, and trackout camps in Durham, Raleigh, and Cary. Ages 9-18.

New Camp Spotlight

Photo Exploration

Explore digital photography with artistic photo projects and daily challenges. Discover how to take amazing photos on a phone or camera with a process that starts even before you tap the shutter button. Grades 6-8. $20 discount on August session with code AUGUST20.

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.