Computer Classes

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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 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, May 27th 55+ Mouse Basics 2-4pm
Thursday, May 28th 55+ Computer Basics 2-4pm
Friday, May 29th 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4pm

C3 Center for Public Media 101 Orientation Class

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c Special Rooms-1175 Chapell Hills Drive at C3 Center for Public Media

Interested in using Library 21c’s innovative new C3 Center for Public Media? Whether you’re creating your first masterpiece or are a seasoned professional, Library 21c's Audio/Video Studio offers the tools to produce original content for television, radio and the web.

This 101 Orientation course guides patrons through studio policies and procedures while serving as the first step toward using the facility for independent projects. After taking this course, patrons are also eligible to register for a variety of classes to learn audio and video skills.
 
This course is required training to use the C3 Center for Public Media. Attendees under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Please register EACH family member who will be attending. PLEASE ENTER YOUR LIBRARY CARD NUMBER IN THE "NOTES" FIELD BELOW. Limit 25 per class.
 
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For more information, please call the Studio Line at (719) 884-7010 or email kperdoni@ppld.org (audio) or rclements@ppld.org (video).

Email Basics Class

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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.

Intermediate 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Prerequisite: All registrants MUST have taken PPLD's "Introduction to 3D Modeling" class.

This follow-up class to "Introduction to 3D Modeling" teaches you how to do even more with 123D Design. Learn how to perfect your sketches, create objects with radial symmetry, cut your models in half, and more! Bring any questions you've had since the first class and get ready to take your skills to the next level.

Please register in person with a PPLD Staff Member, or call 389-8968. Email dperez@ppld.org to register online or learn more about the class.

Career Compass Lab

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn about library resources that can help with your job search, resume, and interviewing skills. Call 389-8968 to register!

Class: Publish Your Own eBook with FastPencil @ PPLD

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II-Do not reserve this room

Participants in the free Publish Your Own eBook @ PPLD workshop will learn to use the PPLD resource FastPencil to produce professional-quality eBooks. Seating is limited and registration is required for this free writer's workshop.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Ready to jump start your job search? This class will provide you with the resources to write your resume and cover letters for potential employers. Attendees should have a proficiency in Word.

Word II - 2013 Edition

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Class Description: Builds on the basics learned in Word I. Learn additional formatting features such as: changing margins, fonts, and line spacing; insert and manipulate tables; spell check and thesaurus; headers and footers; using bullets and more.

Prerequisites: Word I. Call 884-9800 to register.

Ancestry -- Library Edition, Basics

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Learn how to get the most out of the more than 8,000 Ancestry databases available on library computers, with the guidance of Special Collections staff.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 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, May 27th 55+ Mouse Basics 2-4pm
Thursday, May 28th 55+ Computer Basics 2-4pm
Friday, May 29th 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4pm

Speak German

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II-Do not reserve this room

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice German. Some German language skills are recommended. For information, call 531-6333, x1315.

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 class session. Topics for this time include Internet Basics, Email, Social Media, Digital Photography, Windows Basics, and MacBook/iOS help. A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Email Jake at jstewart@ppld.org to register.


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