IALR is committed to fostering lifelong learning and prides itself on offering high-quality, engaging opportunities for community members to advance their self-development. Lifelong learning isn’t just a hobby — it’s a continuous journey of growth and fulfillment. Join us and others from our region to create meaningful, impactful experiences as we gain new knowledge together.

computer training workshops

Our Computer Training Workshops allow participants to learn computer skills in a variety of platforms across a range of proficiency levels, including beginner, intermediate and advanced. Previous workshops have covered Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Canva and other programs. One-on-one, personalized training is also available.

Registration for each class is $35 per person or $25 per person for military and senior citizens unless specified differently in the course description. Registration and payment must be completed prior to the start of the class.

Participants who have registered for a class and need to cancel must do so five business days prior to the start of class to receive a full refund. Also, due to unforeseen circumstances, such as inclement weather, IALR reserves the right to cancel a class with prior notice on the day of the class.

Please contact Brian Stanley for more information, or to be added to a mailing list about computer training opportunities.

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Program Coordinator

Brian Stanley

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Office: 434.766.6745
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upcoming Classes

April 6
9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Intro to Excel
Welcome to the world of Microsoft Excel. Organizing data, basic calculations, charts and graphs and other workplace functions made simple with MS Excel. If you have never worked with Excel, this course will open your eyes to the possibilities. With an understanding of basic formulas, spreadsheets can help you track your day-to-day business. This is a foundation course for those new or wanting to return to the basics.


April 28
9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

iPhone Basics for Seniors
Come learn how to use your iPhone for more than calls. Learn how to back up your photos to iCloud, safely download apps from the App store, and learn how to scan and upload documents and photos. Bring your device and questions!


May 12
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Intro to Google Suite
Learn to use Google Workplace – Free edition (Docs, Drive, Forms, Sheets and Slides). Participants will learn how to access these apps, the basis of using them and how to share and collaborate in real-time.

May 23
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Intro to Canva
Use Canva’s drag-and-drop feature and layouts to design, share, and print flyers, business cards, presentations, cover photos and more!

June 8
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Navigating the Internet for Seniors part 1
Ever wanted to find something on the internet but didn’t know how to begin? This course is for you. Online shopping, locating directions, airline tickets, job searches, and more. If there’s a topic you would like to explore on the internet, this course will show you how.

June 27
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

E-mail Basics for Seniors
Let’s e-mail. Learn to send a message to 20 people at the same time. Add people to your favorites list and organize your e-mail. Send attachments, such as resumes or business plans via e-mail.

1-on-1 Personalized Training

By appointment only 

Would you like to increase your typing speed or set up an email account? Call today to make an appointment with our Program Coordinator to focus on your basic needs. Call 434-766-6745 to book your personal appointment.  

Walk-In Computer Lab

Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  

Stop by our computer lab each Friday!

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