Missoula Public Library | 301 East Main Missoula MT 59802 | (406) 721-2665 | M-W 10am-9pm | Th-Sa 10am-6pm | Su 1-5pm

Learn something new at Missoula Public Library! We offer regular computer classes on basic internet, online job searching, digital photo editing, and much more. Additional classes are offered on an irregular basis and have included topics such as Montana history, foreign language instruction, and altered book art.

Computer Classes

Family History Classes

One on One Classes: The W.O.W. Bus

Makerspace Classes

Computer Classes

MPL offers a computer lab dedicated to free computer training, including classes on basic computer and internet use, downloading and editing digital photos, and more. Seating is limited as we have only six computer stations available, so call for a spot today. For more information call 721-BOOK (2665).

Have an idea for a topic? Tell us what classes you would like to see offered. If you would like to volunteer to teach a class on a regular or occasional basis call Crystal at 721-BOOK (2665).

If you need one-on-one computer assistance, contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Easy steps to ebooksJan 9, 2020 12-1 Boardroom

This class is an introduction and overview of the eBook resources available at the library.  The instructor will cover how to use various eReaders to access the library’s collection.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their eReaders and any cords if they have them.

Ipads & Iphones - Jan 16, 2020, 12-1 Boardroom

Are you new to using an iPad or iPhone?  Wondering about the settings and features that iPads have to offer?  This class will offer instruction on the features, settings, navigation and apps that are unique to iPads and iPhones.  Participants must bring their own device to the class.

Google Tools - Jan 23, 2020, 12-1 Boardroom

You can do a lot with a Google account these days, from using Google Drive to create and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations to using Google Maps to learn your way around. This class is a basic introduction for users on how to navigate Google apps and use Google tools.

Family History Classes

FamilySearch: A Buffet of Records!January 23, 3-4 p.m., LMR

Go beyond the basic search function and delve deep into all the goodies FamilySearch has to offer.
Pre-requisites: Participants should have their own free FamilySearch account and have experience using its basic search function.

Overview of NARA February 20, 3-4 p.m., LMR

An overview of the wealth of genealogy records held at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C.

Create a Locality GuideMarch 19, 3-4 p.m., LMR

Start your research right! Learn how to create a locality guide prior to conducting research in a new location.

Census Through the DecadesApril 16, 3-4 p.m., LMR
Learn what genealogically-relevant information is contained in each decennial U.S. census going back to 1790.