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Computer Help Resources

Computer Help & Training

Library staff: Ask the staff when you get stuck.

Schedule a One-On-One workshop with a Reference Librarian. More details here (See below.)

Learn about computers online through online tutorials. (See below.)

Other Locations: You can find basic and advanced training at other locations, too. (See below.)

Computer Class at Mohr Library

We offer two classes in a small group setting:

Basic: covering logging on, opening programs, using the Internet, and basic Internet searching.

Word: creating, saving, printing documents; formatting text, inserting pictures.

Contact the Reference Department for class schedules and to sign up, as space is limited.

Computer Tutorials

Free Computer Help Online

Free Computer Training at is recommended for basic computer tutorials on a range of topics.

Here are additional resources.

Free computer basics tutorials

Learn Basic Computer Skills : Windows Explorer Tutorial - YouTube

Free Computer Tutorials for Beginner & Senior Users

Basic Computer Tutorial

New User Tutorial

Outside Computer Help

Other Places To Get Help Using Computers

Johnston Senior Center
1291 Hartford Ave.
Johnston, RI 02919

Providence Public Library classes
150 Empire St.
Providence, RI 02903

West Warwick Public Library
1043 Main Street
West Warwick, RI 02893
401-828-3754 Ext. 4
Please contact the Reference Department for a list of available classes and to register. Not all classes offered every month.

Project Learn
One Social Street
PO Box 567
Woonsocket, RI 02895

See also: Adult Education Resources in Rhode Island