InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Mon., July 4, in celebration of Independence Day.
Old Colorado City Library will be closed Sat., July 2 - Wed., July 6 while their floors are refinished.

Computer Classes for Seniors

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.

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.

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.

55+ Computer Basics

When: Wednesday, June 29, 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.

Basic Computer Programming with Python

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Note: when you register for this course, you are registering for all 6 weeks.
In this 6-week course, we will learn the computer coding language Python as a group. Using the book, Learn Python the Hard Way, we will perform exercises and watch videos together. This class is aimed at beginners, so you don't need to have prior computer coding experience, although you will need intermediate computer skills to participate fully in the exercises. We will be using the command line (Powershell), so previous experience with using command line is a plus, but not required as we'll do a "Crash Course" on using command line in the first session.

Device/Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

For patrons with specific trouble shooting needs or help beyond the materials covered in other library computer classes. If the user just needs beginner instruction, sign them up for computer basics, internet basics, word, etc. Remind the patron to bring their device to the appointment if possible.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer 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 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, July 5, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

Computer Basics at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, July 05, 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.

Microsoft Excel I Class

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Class description: Learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet.
Prerequisite: Word I or strong familiarity with the Microsoft Word program. Call 389-8968 to register.


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