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Computer Classes for Seniors

Word I Class

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

In this class you will 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: Completion of (55+) Computer Basics and experience using a mouse and keyboard

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, August 04, 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.

One on One computer class

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library - 8010 Severy

One on one class with basic Microsoft Office programs, Email, Internet basics, Craigs list, Resume building, job search strategies, and more! Call Ute Pass LIbrary to set up a reservation and approve the topic in advance.

Computer Basics Help

When: Tuesday, August 04, 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.

Microsoft Word Class

When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

Become familiar with Microsoft Word and learn basic word processing skills.

Computer Basics Help

When: Wednesday, August 05, 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.

Computer Basics Class

When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
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 Class

When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:15 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.

Excel I Class

When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to set up, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet. Prerequisites: experience using a computer mouse and keyboard, Introduction to Microsoft Word.

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Friday, August 07, 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.

Introduction to 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Friday, August 07, 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.

Intro to Photoshop Elements

When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

In this class you will learn some basic editing functions of Photoshop Elements. You will work with layers, become familiar with cropping and red-eye removal, and use some tricks and techniques to enhance the look of your photos.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, August 10, 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.

The Tim Gill Center for Public Media Citizen Journalism Course

When: Monday, August 10, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Tim Gill Center at G&L Community Fund Room (East)

The Tim Gill Center for Public Media's Citizen Journalism coursework is designed to engage community members with local media outlets via hands-on training in interview and recording skills and radio broadcast production. This four-week class structure is offered quarterly at the Tim Gill Center in partnership with Rocky Mountain PBS and Pikes Peak Library District - Library 21c. Students are invited to discover and discuss the history and intent of citizen journalism, then work individually to produce interviews, feature stories and essays which are available, for free, to partner organizations and local media outlets.

Class sessions begin Monday, August 10 and run each concurrent Monday through August 31 for a total of four sessions. Class is held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

August 10: Introduction to Citizen Journalism and Local Opportunities
August 17: Field Recording and Studio Interviews
August 24: Audio Editing for Broadcast
August 31: Class Listening Party

A personal recording device (such as a handheld digital recorder) and a personal laptop are recommended for this class. All class sessions will take place at Rocky Mountain PBS/The Tim Gill Center for Public Media, 315 East Costilla Street, downtown Colorado Springs, 80903. This class is open to all age and skill levels, and there is no prerequisite. Those under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent. Each family member must register separately. Class limit: 15 students.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, August 11, 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.


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