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Old Colorado City Library will be closed Sat., July 2 - Wed., July 6 while their floors are refinished.

Computer Classes

Introduction to Painting with water colors Denise Duker

When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave

Manitou artist & former art teacher, Denise Duker, is our Maker for the National Week of Making. Denise will teach an introduction to painting with watercolor, from wet into wet washes of brilliant color to dry brush technique overlays. You will create a beautiful landscape, learning brush techniques for exciting textural elements, how to blend color & how to set up your composition. Denise is a member of Gallery 113, the High Country Art Assn. and has illustrated several children's books. Her work is in many private collections and can be seen at www.deniseduker.com. Class size is limited & registration is required. Please register online at ppld.org or call the library at 685-5206.

Introduction to Painting with Water Colors with Denise Duker

When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy

Manitou artist & former art teacher, Denise Duker, will teach an introduction to painting with watercolor, from wet into wet washes of brilliant color to dry brush technique overlays. You will create a beautiful landscape, learning brush techniques for exciting textural elements, how to blend color & how to set up your composition. Denise is a member of Gallery 113, the High Country Art Assn. and has illustrated several children's books. Her work is in many private collections and can be seen at www.deniseduker.com. Class size is limited & registration is required. Please register online at ppld.org or call the library at 684-9342.

Video Editing Basics Using Premiere CC Class

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 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.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A reservation must be made and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

Computer class 1:1

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B2

Computer class 1:1

Word II - 2013 Edition

When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
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.

Microsoft Excel II Class

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 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.

55+ Computer Basics

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 8.1 operating system).
Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, June 28, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 9-11 a.m.
Wednesday, June 29, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 9-11a.m.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects (class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more) or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Computer Basics at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 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.

Afinia 3D Printer Badging Class

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

Participants will get hands-on time to experiment with our Afinia H480 3D Printers. You will learn all the steps required to run the 3D Printer using sample 3D Models provided in the class. Four 3D printers will be available during this session, so be prepared to partner up!

Additional Notes:
- Bring your library card to get badged for using the 3D Printer during Make II Open Hours.
- Children 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Because of the short printing time, we cannot accommodate custom 3D models during this session.
- Participants may finish their prints before the end of the class, but print completion is not guaranteed.

Microsoft Excel - I Class

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 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.

Video Editing Basics Using Premiere CC Class

When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 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.

Minding Your Business

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 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. This class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, and more.

Computer Basics at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 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.


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