Computer Classes for Seniors

Intermediate 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Friday, May 06, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 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.

Email dperez@ppld.org to learn more about the class.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, May 09, 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.

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, May 09, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, May 10, 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, May 10, 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.

Computer Basics at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, May 11, 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.

Introduction to 3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 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.

C³ Center for Public Media Studio Orientation Class

When: Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c Special Rooms-1175 Chapel Hills Drive at C3 Center for Public Media

Interested in using Library 21c’s innovative C³ Center for Public Media? Whether you’re creating your first masterpiece or are a seasoned professional, this audio/video space offers the equipment and resources to produce original content for television, radio and the web. The Orientation course guides patrons through studio policies and procedures, and is the first step toward using the facility for independent projects.

This course is required training to use the C³ Center for Public Media. Attendees must be at least 9 years of age. Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by a parent.

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For more information, please call the Studio Line at (719) 884-7010 or email kperdoni@ppld.org (audio) or rclements@ppld.org (video).

Computer Help Lab

When: Friday, May 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Computer Lab

Come in every second Friday of the month for help with your computer questions! Registration Required! Registration opens one week before class.

Vector Graphics for Makers

When: Friday, May 13, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Whether you want to laser-engrave customized coasters, cut out a fun decal for your phone case, or carve a personalized jewelry box on the CNC router, you'll want to know how to work with vector graphics.

In this class, we'll use Inkscape, a free downloadable software that you can install at home, to design cutting vectors, and paths for laser engraving. This class is geared for computer-proficient students, but no prior experience with vector art is necessary.

Word II Class

When: Monday, May 16, 2016 - 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

Video Editing Basics Using Premiere CC Class

When: Monday, May 16, 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, May 16, 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.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, May 17, 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, May 17, 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.


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