Computer Classes and Handouts

Upcoming Computer Classes

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Date: Tuesday, January 17, 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, January 17, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:45pm
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, January 18, 2017
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Central Library Mesa Room
Location: Central Library

Join us every 3rd Wednesday of the month in the Mesa Community Room @ the Central Library to learn more about tech topics. These sessions are demonstration only and no registration is required.

2016/2017 Topics:

10/19/16: Fantasy Football - Wanna know what everyone at the office is talking about? Come learn more about this fun online competition.

11/16/16: Homework Help - Learn about online resources @ MCL to help students of all ages succeed.

12/21/16: Free Alternatives to Popular Software - Find out about free and low-cost alternatives to expensive software like Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.

1/18/17: Historic Resources Online - Discover online tools and resources to help you with your historical/genealogical research.

2/15/17: Linked In - Learn about this business-oriented social networking tool.

3/15/17: Android - Get an overview of this popular operating system for smartphones and tablets.

4/19/17: MailChimp - Find out about this free/low-cost email marketing service.

 

 

Date: Thursday, January 19, 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.

 

Seating is limited and registration is required.

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Central Library

(For members of Senior Center only) 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. Come to the Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave, Grand Junction, CO .

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Clifton Branch
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Central Library Mesa Room
Location: Central Library

Learn how to get the most out of your Apple phone or tablet. Feel free to bring your device.

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Date: Friday, January 20, 2017
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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: Tuesday, January 24, 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, January 24, 2017
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Clifton Branch

Bring your tablet, eReader, smartphone, or other electronic gadget to the Tech Table and ask friendly library staff your questions. No reservations required, and assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

In this hands-on course learn the fundamentals of video editing using Adobe Premiere, a program included in the Adobe Creative Cloud. In this class you will learn how to import your video clips into the editor, edit clips inside the editor for improved playback and export your video projects so you can share them to your favorite online video sharing websites.

Seating is limited and registration is required.

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
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, January 26, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Fruita Branch

Learn how to download library eBooks to your eReader. Feel free to bring your device. Registration is encouraged.

Date: Thursday, January 26, 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: Thursday, January 26, 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, January 27, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

In this hands-on course learn the fundamentals of digital photography using Canon DSLR cameras. Discover and practice photography concepts that will guide you to taking high-quality, professional images.

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Learn how to digitize your artwork to create high resolution photos of your artwork. Patrons interested in this class need to have prerequisite knowledge of DSLR cameras including ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed. Try Intro to Digital Photography if you need to learn these skills.

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 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, January 31, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Central Library Mesa Room
Location: Central Library

Windows 10 is the newest operating system for your PC. The class will cover its features, tips, and tricks.

Registration is encouraged but not required.

Date: Tuesday, February 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.