Computer Classes for Beginners

Monday evenings, 6 – 8 pm (unless noted)
Choose dates below

FREE. Ages 18+

This four-class series helps beginners 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; saving, copying, and deleting files; organizing folders, and using USB drives.
  • Office Programs. Learn how to use free LibreOffice programs to create simple documents; use cut, copy, and paste; and get an introduction to creating spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Internet Basics. Learn how to browse websites; find good info using Google searches; filling out forms; keeping accounts secure; and avoiding scams.
  • Social Media Savvy. Learn about social media sites; protecting your privacy; avoiding scams; and enjoying and sharing photos, music, and videos.

Coders Club

Thursday, September 26, 6:00-8:00 pm
$5, pizza dinner included. For grades 6-8.

Coders Club is back with a night of fun coding projects. Create colorful, shape-changing modern art and create and decode secret messages while you learn Python programming. Beginners welcome!

Game Design Lab at Lowe’s Grove Middle School

Tuesdays & Thursdays after school
October 15 – December 12
Free. Grades 6-8

Lowe’s Grove students: Join us for Game Design Lab and create and code your own games! You love games, now learn how to make them. A fun experience no matter what types of games you play.  Get tips from guest experts and show your game at the release party.

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

Questions? Contact us at classes@kramden.org.

Scholarships: Many Kramden classes are free. Need-based scholarships are available for other camps & classes. Apply for a scholarship here.

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.