InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed Monday, September 7, 2015 for Labor Day.

East Library’s main entrance is closed for renovations. Please use the temporary entrance located to the south (left) of the main entrance.

Computer Classes for Seniors

Microphone Selection, Isolation Booth and Intro to Audio Configuration Class

When: Saturday, September 05, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Where: Library21c Special Rooms-1175 Chapel Hills Drive at C3 Center for Public Media

Learn about the selection of microphones offered at the C3 Center for Public Media studio, including dynamic, condenser, and ribbon microphones, best uses and practices for each, polar patterns, microphone placement, and more. Learn basic isolation booth setup and the nuts and bolts of audio studio configuration including analog snake use and a Control Room tour. Limit 8 per class.

Patrons must attend a C3 Center for Public Media Orientation class prior to registering for this course. Please enter your PPLD library card number in the "Notes" field below.

Microphone Selection, Isolation Booth and Intro to Audio Configuration Class

When: Saturday, September 05, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Where: Library21c Special Rooms-1175 Chapel Hills Drive at C3 Center for Public Media

Learn about the selection of microphones offered at the C3 Center for Public Media studio, including dynamic, condenser, and ribbon microphones, best uses and practices for each, polar patterns, microphone placement, and more. Learn basic isolation booth setup and the nuts and bolts of audio studio configuration including analog snake use and a Control Room tour. Limit 8 per class.

Patrons must attend a C3 Center for Public Media Orientation class prior to registering for this course. Please enter your PPLD library card number in the "Notes" field below.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, September 08, 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 Help

When: Tuesday, September 08, 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 Powerpoint Class

When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

Learn the parts of a Powerpoint screen and how to create a basic slideshow.

Word II Class

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Become familiar with advanced features of Microsoft Word such as: setting margins, inserting tables, columns, borders, footnotes, etc. Prerequisites: Introduction to Microsoft Word and Internet Basics, or have familiarity with the internet.

Computer Basics Help

When: Wednesday, September 09, 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.

Internet Basics Class

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

In this class, learn to use the different functions of a web browser, how to navigate the internet, and how to use different search techniques to find information. Prerequisite: Completion of Computer Basics

Internet Basics Class

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

In this class, learn to use the different functions of a web browser, how to navigate the internet, and how to use different search techniques to find information. Prerequisite: Completion of Computer Basics

Intermediate 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Wednesday, September 09, 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.

Excel I Class

When: Thursday, September 10, 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.

Word II - 2013 Edition

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 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.

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Studyroom B (Literacy only)

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.

Mobile Camera 101

When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

This class will cover the basics of using your smart device camera, the different modes and setting that can be useful, different ways to share those photos and some super helpful apps. Please bring your device and USB cable, if possible. Registration required.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, September 14, 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.


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