Computer Classes for Seniors

Introduction to 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Friday, March 06, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

An introduction to Autodesk's free 3D Modeling software. Great for those who want to get started in designing their own models for 3D Printing. This class is for advanced computer users who are very comfortable with computer navigation and have experience using a variety of software including Microsoft Office products, but no previous 3D Modeling experience is needed. This class is best suited for students 13 and over. Students 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, March 09, 2015 - 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.

Career Compass Lab

When: Tuesday, March 10, 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!

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 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 from 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 Class

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

Become familiar with the parts of a computer and practice simple navigation in a screen and window environment using the keyboard.

Computer Basics Help

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Study Room

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.

C3 Center for Public Media Camera & Lighting Class

When: Tuesday, March 10, 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 green screen & lighting. Must have already taken the 101 orientation and safety course. Additional courses will be required to check-out field equipment. Patrons 9-13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Interview Skills 101

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Where: Library21c Study Rooms -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at A1

Class offered by Career Confidence, http://careerconfidence.us/.
Preparing for a job interview can be the biggest and most important step towards securing a career. The interviewing process can be grueling, not to mention nerve racking, but a little but of prep will go a long way in securing your next job. Learn how to interview better than your competition.

Topics will include:
-How to answer the #1 most asked interview question.
-10 most common interview questions and how to answer them.
-Body language, including power poses
-Interview Do's and Don'ts
-Dress for Success
-How to answer situation/behavioral interview questions.
-Thank you notes and follow-up
Registration requested.

Computer Basics Help

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Study Room

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.

Introduction to Photo-Editing with GIMP

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Interested in touching up some pictures, but can't afford the price tag for professional software like Photoshop or Corel? Not to worry! GIMP is a free downloadable software you can use at home to accomplish most of your photo-editing needs.

In this class, we'll teach you the basics of how to adjust the lighting in your pictures, crop out unnecessary parts, remove red-eye, edit the foreground and background elements, and more.

This class is for advanced computer users who are very comfortable with computer navigation and have experience using a variety of software including Microsoft Office products. Best suited for students 13+; Ages 9-12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Word I - 2013 Edition

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Class Description: Word I: Become familiar with basic word processing skills necessary to create and save word documents by learning to read the Microsoft Word screen and entering and manipulating basic text.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics Class or Windows 8 plus experience using a mouse and keyboard. Call 884-9800 to register.

Discover Digital Services Class @ PPLD

When: Monday, March 16, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I

PPLD offers digital services for patrons including eBooks, eVideos, eMusic, and eMagazines. During this session, attendees can view a demonstration of PPLD’s CyberShelf materials and learn about available resources for additional step-by-step training for specific devices and platforms. Free session. Seating limited, registration required.

Word II

When: Monday, March 16, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, become familiar with more advanced formatting features of Microsoft Word to make a professional looking page. Call 389-8968 to register.
Prerequisites: Word I

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, March 16, 2015 - 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.

C3 Center for Public Media Camera & Lighting Class

When: Monday, March 16, 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 green screen & lighting. Must have already taken the 101 orientation and safety course. Additional courses will be required to check-out field equipment. Patrons 9-13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.


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