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Learn software and computer skills through instructional videos. The entire library, more than 1,900 courses, covering animation, audio, video, business, design, photography, programming, and more.

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Learn technology skills online through the Microsoft Imagine Academy. Courses range from basic digital literacy to advanced IT skills. This free program is available to all Washington State residents. 

Microsoft Office Training
Microsoft offers free online training on applications that are part of Office Suite 2007 and 2003, including Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word.

Safari Books Online
Improve your computer and business skills. Access more than 2,000 digital books on computing, databases, programming, Web design and more.






Sign Up for a Free E-Mail Account
Learn how to sign-up for a FREE email account using Windows Live.






OnGuard Online
Practical tips from the federal government and technology industry to help you guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information online.



Mouse Use



Mouse Exercises
SeniorNet's simple exercises to help you learn how to use a mouse.

Mousing Around Tutorial
The Palm Beach County Library System presents this resource to help beginning computer users become familiar with using a mouse.






Dance Mat Typing
Dance Mat Typing is an interactive introduction to touch typing for children aged 7-11 years old.

Peter's Online Typing Course
Online typing lessons and typing exercises for beginning typists.


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