Computer Classes and Handouts

Upcoming Computer Classes

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Date: Monday, February 27, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel in this hands-on class. Basic computer skills required (e.g. using mouse and keyboard).

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Central Library

Library staff is available to help with your eReader, laptop or other gadget/tech questions. Assistance is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. In-depth/additional questions may require a future Book a Librarian appointment when others are waiting.

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Clifton Branch

Library staff is available to help with your eReader, laptop or other gadget. We offer up to 30-minutes of help on a first-come, first-served basis.

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Fruita Branch

Schedule a half-hour of one-on-one research, ebook, or computer help. 2 half-hour appointments are available per session. Call 970-858-7703 to register.

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Clifton Branch

Schedule a half-hour of one-on-one research, ebook, or computer help. 2 half-hour appointments are available per session. Call 970-434-6936 to register.

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Edit and enhance your photographs using Adobe Photoshop. In this course you will learn Photoshop fundamentals and the basic tools available at your disposal. Set-up your work environment, open files, and perform various editing functions that this software has to offer.

**Please note** Familiarity with the latest Mac OS is highly encouraged.

Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. Orientations start at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and last about an hour, walk-ins are welcome!

Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Central Library

Library staff is available to help with your eReader, laptop or other gadget/tech questions. Assistance is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. In-depth/additional questions may require a future Book a Librarian appointment when others are waiting.

Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Palisade Branch

Do you want to create a nice looking email newsletter for free? This class will cover the basics of designing a newsletter, maintaining a mailing list, and sending your newsletter to a target audience.

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. Orientations start at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and last about an hour, walk-ins are welcome!

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Discussion on how our minds interpret sound and the evolution of modern sound recording. Learn about waveforms, proper gain staging and converting audio signals from the analog to the digital domain and back! Understand sample rates and bit depth in digital recording. Common cable types and connections. Examine microphone types, their frequency response, sensitivity, polar patterns and common uses.

Seating is limited and registration is required.

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

Pinterest is an online 'pinboard' for visually organizing all your favorite sites from around the web.  Learn the basics of Pinterest and get pinning!

Registration is encouraged but not required.

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. The orientation class takes about an hour to complete and walk-ins are welcome!

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Central Library

Library staff is available to help with your eReader, laptop or other gadget/tech questions. Assistance is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. In-depth/additional questions may require a future Book a Librarian appointment when others are waiting.

Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Already know your way around digital recording? This hands on class will detail the 970West audio recording setup! Presonus Studio One software will be featured. Learn about the live room, control room and other 970West Studio components utilized to facilitate a recording session.

Seating is limited and registration is required.

Date: Monday, March 13, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

Learn the basics of using Skype and Apple's FaceTime to communicate with family and friends (or for business!).

Registration encouraged but not required.

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Learn the basics of mixing a multitrack song in Presonus Studio One digital audio workstation. Understand how to create a stereo mix. Explore dynamic, frequency and time-based audio effects. Demonstrate these effects using auxiliary sends and channel inserts. Discuss the functions of the master stereo bus/final output.

 

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Central Library

Library staff is available to help with your eReader, laptop or other gadget/tech questions. Assistance is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. In-depth/additional questions may require a future Book a Librarian appointment when others are waiting.

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. The orientation class takes about an hour to complete and walk-ins are welcome!

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

This class is for the very beginning computer user. Skills taught include using the mouse and keyboard. Students will also learn about the various parts of the computer, the computer desktop, task bar, and start menu. 

Registration is encouraged but NOT required.