Websites for Beginning Users

Are you new to using a mouse? Are you new to using Windows? Here are some Internet websites that can help you to develop and practice your skills.

Here's how to get to them:

Within the Library, ask a staff member to get you started.

Outside the Library, try this:
  • Look for the mouse pointer on the screen.
  • Move the mouse pointer over the underlined words until you see a hand.
  • Click the left mouse button one time.

Northville District Library

This tutorial has been designed to help people who have never used a computer before. It will concentrate on using the mouse and a few other basic skills.


A tutorial called Mousercise. The topics covered include: moving a mouse and clicking, radio buttons, check boxes, drop-down menus, scrolling, scroll-bar menus, pop-up windows, forms, copying & pasting text.

Camden County Library, NJ

Mouse Practice by Steve Garwood, Customer Education Librarian. This tutorial is used in preparation for classes taught in the Camden County Library. At the end of the mouse practice is a link for a Web class tutorial. Mouse Practice covers moving the mouse, pointing, clicking/right-clicking, scrolling, & clicking on links. If you venture into the additional practice radio buttons, check boxes, drop-down menus, selecting text, copy & paste are explored with a fun puzzle to do at the end.