Computer Classes for Beginners

Monday evenings, 6 – 8 pm
See 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, 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.

Hands-On Technology Camps

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

Kramden Coders Club Raspberry Jam

Sat, March 2, 6 – 8 pm
$5 includes dinner

Middle schoolers: Join us for a special Raspberry Jam event with Kramden Coders Club! Celebrate the joy of coding with fun activities using Raspberry Pi computers, the easy-to-learn Python programming language, and interactive sensors. No coding experience needed.

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.