InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Monday, May 25, in honor of Memorial Day.

All Library Classes

Tim Gill Center for Public Media: Community Zine Workshop

When: Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Tim Gill Center at G&L Community Fund Room (East)



Zine (/ˈziːn/ ZEEN; an abbreviation of fanzine, or magazine): a small-circulation, self-published work of original texts and graphic design reproduced via photocopier.

Come hang out downtown at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media on Sundays in May (the 17, 24 and 31) from 2 - 4 p.m. and work on a community zine project in advance of Mountain Fold BooksÂ’ Zine Fest on Saturday, June 6!

This class will explore the history and intention of ZINES! We'll look at local and national examples of zines, we'll talk about zines, and then we'll make our own group zine full of local writings and art!

There is no cost for this program, and all are welcome. Pre-registrion is recommended.

For more information, please email kateperdoni@rmpbs.org

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL Class

Computer Basics Help

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Computer and Internet basics for beginners using tutorial-based coaching. No pre-registration. Walk-ins welcome. Bring your own head-phones or ear-buds. Or you can purchase ear-buds for $1 at the customer service desk for this class.

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session class. Topics for this time include Basic Computer/Internet Skills, Windows Basics, Email Basics, Resumes and Job Search help.A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Call Tammy at 531-6333 x2335 to register.

Tai Chi Sword Class

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

To practice wielding the Tai Chi straight sword for grace and beauty

Microsoft Excel

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet in Excel 2010.

GED Class

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

C3 Center for Public Media Camera & Lighting Class

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c Special Rooms-1175 Chapell Hills Drive at C3 Center for Public Media

Basic introduction to studio camera & lighting. Completion of course will allow you access to studio equipment and camera check-out. Must have already taken the 101 orientation and safety course. Course lasts approximately 3 hrs. Patrons 9-13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

ESL Class

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

ESL Class - Simona

Video Editing Basics Using Premiere CC

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

For those new to video editing, this introductory editing class will get you up and running with Adobe Premiere CC. We will cover a range of topics from navigating the interface, importing assets, working with sequences and timelines, applying titles and effects, and exporting your finished edit.

Patrons 9-13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

GED Class

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

Minding Your Business

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Starting a business, growing the one you have or looking for a job?
This class will identify business trends and outlook, find competition or vendors or target markets. Corporate research tools and other business tools.

Email Basics Class

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

learn the basics of email including how to read, compose, send, reply to, and forward messages using a free account. Prerequisite: Computer Basics.

Computer Basics Help

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Computer and Internet basics for beginners using tutorial-based coaching. No pre-registration. Walk-ins welcome. Bring your own head-phones or ear-buds. Or you can purchase ear-buds for $1 at the cutomer service desk for this class.

Senior Technology Class-"Skype"

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Computer Technology for 55+. "Skype". Open a free Skype account and use Skype's basic services for free. Create contacts who also have Skype accounts and you will be ready to make calls. An email account is needed along with basic personal information. Registration required.


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