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Learning and Career Center

Central Library, 4th Floor
Phone: 404.730.1915alt

Computer Classes, Testing Information and GED

Computer Classes for Adults
Free introductory computer classes for the general public are offered.

Classes offered include:Computer

• Computer Basics
• Windows Basics
• Internet Basics
• Word Basics
• Introduction to E-mail
• Excel Intro
• PowerPoint Intro
• Publisher Intro
• Job Resource Lab

Study Materialstest

Mavis Beacon CD-ROM for learning and improving keyboarding skills
• Other academic tests, civil service, and individual examinations here 
• Visit www.afpls.org/digitallibrary for online learning resources.

Equipment and materials

CCTV - for persons with low vision
VCR, DVD player and Monitor - for viewing of videos and dvds found in the department's Reference Collection
Educational videotapes

Language & Literacy Services

English as a Second Language - ESL classes are offered during the week. For class days and times, please call 404.730.1940alt.
Adult Literacy Services - Adults, if you need help with improving your basic reading skills, we match volunteer tutors with adult learners. Adults are matched based on the time availability of tutors.

Online resources available here.

Classes meet in the Learning and Career Center, 4th Floor of the Central Library downtown. Registration is not required. See directions to Central Library by MARTA or car.

For other English as a Second Language classes in metro Atlanta (including Sandy Springs, Roswell & Northeast/Spruill Oaks locations) contact your local branch.

GED Classes

GED Classes are offered at the Central Library, College Park and Fairburn branches through a partnership with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Adult Learning Center (APS), and Youth Enhancement Service, Inc. A valid state ID is needed for placement. Please call for the days when new students may come for class placement and to find information about the days and times of classes and new student class registration requirements. Call the GED Information Line at 404.730.1837alt.

GED Testing

GED Test Registration is now done online at www.ged.com. For testing information, contact 877.392.6433alt.

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