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Winnipeg Public Library

Computer Workshops and eMedia Appointments

The Library provides introductory and advanced computer workshops offered by staff and other presenters. These two-hour workshops are free and require registration.

Upcoming workshops are listed below.

Computer Basics

Introduction to the Computer

An introduction to the basics of computer use, focusing on turning a computer on and off, using a mouse, the different parts of Windows, and how to open and close programs.

File Management

Learn the basics of organizing files on a Windows computer, using external storage devices, tips for keeping things organized, and other useful information. Basic computer skills required.

Email Basics

Learn to receive and open, reply to, format, and send email. Basic computer skills required.

Internet Basics

An introduction to searching the Internet including using a browser, search engines such as Google, and opening and exploring websites. Basic computer skills required.

Word Processing

Word Processing 1

Learn about editing and formatting text using Word 2010, including opening and saving documents. Basic computer skills required.

Word Processing 2

Build on the basics to create lists and tables, use special characters, and add pictures. Prerequisite: Word Processing 1 or equivalent knowledge.

Word Processing 3

Expand your skills using advanced features. Learn to insert and format tables and work with mail merge. Prerequisite: Word Processing 2 or equivalent knowledge.


Excel Level 1

Learn about basic spreadsheets, cell formatting, and simple formulas. Basic computer skills required.

Excel Level 2

Learn about common functions and charts. Prerequisite: Excel 1 or equivalent knowledge

Excel Level 3

Learn about IF statements, table formatting, sorting, and filters. Prerequisite: Excel 2 or equivalent knowledge.

eMedia Help One-on-One Appointments

Book a 45-minute one-on-one help appointment with Library staff and get help with Library eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, or streaming music or video. Please note: General training on how to use devices is not covered during these appointments.

Upcoming Workshops

This list includes only the workshops happening in the next month. For more listings, please check Library Programs & Events or our At The Library Newsletter

Last update: August 15, 2019