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ESL Class

When: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

ESL Class - Simona

Excel II

When: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Class description: Learn more complex formatting, charts, formulas, and sorting of an Excel worksheet.
Prerequisite: Excel I. Call 389-8968 to register.

Photoshop Elements 10 Part 1 and 2

When: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements 10 in this two part class.
Class will be strictly limited to 6 participants, due to number of Photoshop Elements licenses available in computer lab. Registrants must sign up for both the August 22nd and August 29th classes. The first session will cover the "Organizer" within Elements while the second session will deal primarily with the "Guided Photo Edit" feature within Elements.

To register, call: 389-8968

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Become familiar with the parts of a computer, including the mouse, and practice simple navigation in a screen and window environment. Learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a 3 class series. Patron is signing up for ALL three classes when signing up for ANY of the sessions.
Wednesday, August 27th 55+ Mouse Basics 2-4pm
Thursday, August 28th 55+ Computer Basics 2-4pm
Friday, August 29th 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4pm

Minding Your Business

When: Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business seminar from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. This class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, and more.


Do You See What I See? Cookie Painting

When: Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Food by the Book Program

Become a “Cookie Artisté” (ooolala!) and paint—yes—paint a delicious cookie for you or a loved one! It’s okay to play with your food in this class. You will learn to paint your very own cookie and earn a “Cookie Artiste” diploma.

For ages 12 and up. Space is limited, reservations are required, please call 531-6333, x2665.
For those with food allergies, please be aware that samples may contain allergens.

GED Class

When: Monday, September 01, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Commons (Literacy only)

GED Class - Michael

1-on-1 computer session

When: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Call the library to schedule your own 1-on-1 computer tutoring session. Topics and time must be pre-arranged. Subjects include: Microsoft Office, job skills, online applications, Facebook, Craigslist, downloading ebooks and audiobooks, and more. 719-634-1698.

1-on-1 computer session

When: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Call the library to schedule your own 1-on-1 computer tutoring session. Topics and time must be pre-arranged. Subjects include: Microsoft Office, job skills, online applications, Facebook, Craigslist, downloading ebooks and audiobooks, and more. 719-634-1698.

Computer Basics Help

When: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Computer Lab

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.