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Computer Classes at the Library

eSkills Library and Job Center

eSkills Library and Job Center offers a variety of classes in English and Spanish including computer classes. Some require pre-registration. Please check the class schedule or call 817-392-6621 for more information.

Central Library

The classes are held downtown at the Central Library in the Intel Computer Lab. Seating is limited to 25 participants, so please register early. Register by calling 817-392-7733.

Parking at the Central Library is available in the 3rd Street Parking Garage at the intersection of 3rd Street and Taylor. Bring your parking receipt to the Check Out Desk for 2-1/2 hours of free parking. Street parking is free after 6 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends.

All classes are on Saturdays from 2 - 4 p.m.

All Things Google

This class is an exploration into the various Google functionalities beyond the searching. This class introduces Gmail, Google contacts, Google Calendar, Google Maps, Google Drive, Google Photos, YouTube, and more.

  • Mar. 2

Basic computer knowledge is recommended.

Essentials for Job Seekers

This class helps job seekers learn the ins and outs of the job-seeking process. Discover job searching websites and networking. Bring your resume and/or cover letter for an upgrade or create them from scratch.

  • Mar. 9

Basic computer knowledge is recommended.

Facebook for Small Business

Facebook can be a powerful asset for your small or medium business. Explore how to use Facebook as a business marketing tool. At the end of class, you will have created a Facebook Business page and learned how to manage the page and develop successful Facebook marketing campaigns.

  • Mar. 16

Completion of Social Media Basics, and Internet Basics classes, or equivalent computer knowledge is highly recommended.

FWPL 101

New to the Fort Worth Public Library? Is this your first time visiting any of our branches? This class will introduce you to our catalog, website and digital resources such as databases and apps. Discover a brief history of the library, what the library offers now, and what the library will offer in the future.

  • Mar. 30

Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Also, if you do not already have a Fort Worth Public Library card, you may bring photo identification and verification of residency or property ownership to apply for one. More information about applying for a library card can be found here.

Beyond Email

Did you know that there are other means of online communication beyond email? Discover sources and best practices for chat and online messaging, online phone calls, video chat and group calls, text messages, social posts, status updates, tweets, likes, comments, and sharing as well as blogging.

  • April 6

Completion of Internet & Email Basics or basic computer knowledge is recommended.

Internet & Email Basics

This hands-on class covers basic vocabulary, the history of the Internet, Internet browser navigation, common browsing errors, search engine use, searching strategies, and tips to keep your information safe on the Internet. This course will also guide you through the uses and value of email. Topics include basic vocabulary, step-by-step instructions to sign up for a web-based free account, full functionality, proper etiquette and tips to keep you safe while using email.

  • April 13

Completion of PC Basics and Internet Basics classes, or equivalent computer knowledge, highly recommended. If you wish to set up an email account during class, please bring your cell phone to class if you have one.

Create It & Send It

This class introduces templates to create greeting cards, business cards, flyers, letters, mailing labels, personalized certificates, and more for mailing.

  • April 13

Completion of PC Basics, Internet & Email Basics, Microsoft Office: Word, or Microsoft Office: Excel or basic computer knowledge is highly recommended.

Last updated: March 1, 2019