Computer Training

Akron-Summit County Public Library offers free computer classes. Taking computer classes will help give you the competitive edge you need in today's job market. Knowledge of the most in-demand Microsoft Office software applications can increase your chances of landing the job you want and improving your earning potential.

Print a copy of the schedule below or pick one up at your branch location. All classes are 1.5 hours in length. Space is limited and some classes may fill quickly.

April 2019 Class Schedule | May 2019 Class Schedule

Computer Class Schedule

Branch Library Classes

Free hands-on computer classes. Class size is limited to fifteen. Laptops provided by the Library. Registration for computer classes is recommended and opens one month prior to the start of the class. To register call (330) 643-9145; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or click on blue Register button at the top of this page.

Main Library Classes

Free hands-on computer classes. Class size is limited to fifteen. Desktop computers provided by the Library. Registration for computer classes is recommended and opens one month prior to the start of the class. To register call the branch hosting the class; call the Electronic Services department at (330) 643-9145; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or click on blue Register button at the top of this page.

Classes are held on the first floor of the Library in Computer Lab 1 unless otherwise indicated.

How to Register Online for Computer Classes

  • Go to www.akronlibrary.org
  • Click on Services
  • Click on Computer Training
  • Find the class you are interested in and click on the blue Register button.
  • Click on the Register button on the left.
  • Enter your first and last name.
  • You can also enter your email and/or phone number if you want to be updated regarding the class.
  • If the class is part of a series you can check the boxes for other dates/times/classes in that series.
  • Click on Register button in bottom right corner.

Note: You can also call the branch that is offering the class; or contact the Electronic Services division at (330) 643-9145 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

Other Training Options

Akron-Summit County Public Library offers a variety of tools to meet your technological needs: daily computer classes, online learning tutorials like Knowledge City and Lynda.com, and knowledgeable staff at our TechZone desk. We also understand that some requests take more time to explain or troubleshoot than others. If you have a technological need that might require some one-on-one assistance, please click this link to fill out a request for One on One Tech Help. One of our Technology Trainers will follow up with you to set up a date and time for you to come in for a one-hour one-on-one appointment.

1 on 1 Tech Help