Do-It-Yourself Computer Lessons

Digital Learn


Digital Learn offers beginner courses about 6 to 20 minutes long, depending on the course. Each course contains a transcript and a certificate of completion for you to print out after you've completed it. It's also available in Spanish!

Courses include:

  • Navigating a website
  • Intro to email
  • Online scams
  • Intro to Facebook
  • Microsoft Word


GCF Learn Free


This site offers a variety of online classes, not just computer classes. The computer classes they do offer are beginner to intermediate courses. It offers written lessons and video tutorials.

Courses include:

  • Typing tutorial
  • Internet safety
  • Image editing 101
  • Using cloud-based software




Directed towards seniors, this site offers intermediate to advanced courses. It is a great resource when trying to learn about a specific website or app such as Facebook or Pinterest.

Courses include:

  • How to use Wi-Fi
  • How to use Netflix
  • How to use Yik Yak
  • How to use Wikipedia

This website is a good place to start if you don't know exactly what you are looking for. It connects the learner to various online resources.


Brought to use by the Palm Beach County Library System, Mousercise is perfect for absolute beginners to computers and the Internet. Mousercise teaches you how to use a mouse and how to identify things like links.