Computer Classes and Handouts

Upcoming Computer Classes

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Date: Friday, June 23, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Clifton Branch

Schedule a half-hour of one-on-one research, ebook, or computer help. 4 half-hour appointments are available. Call 970-434-6936 to register.

Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. Orientation classes last an hour. Walk-ins welcome!

Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. Orientation classes last an hour. Walk-ins welcome!

Date: Monday, June 26, 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, June 27, 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, June 27, 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: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. Orientation classes last an hour. Walk-ins welcome!

Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

Learn about what the Internet is and basic terms in this hands-on class. Students will become familiar with using web browsers to navigate the Internet. Other skills covered include bookmarking favorite websites, printing from the Internet and basic Internet searching. Basic computer skills required (e.g. using mouse and keyboard).

Registration is encouraged but NOT required.

Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. Orientation classes last an hour. Walk-ins welcome!

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

Google is much more than a search engine!  Learn about other free Google Tools like Google Maps, Google Calendar, Gmail and more. Before participating in this class, trainees should be able to use a mouse, follow a link, type an Internet address into the Address Bar, and type information into a Text Box.

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. Orientation classes last an hour. Walk-ins welcome!

Date: Monday, July 3, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. Orientation classes last an hour. Walk-ins welcome!

Date: Monday, July 3, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Take the first step toward using the 970West Studio. Orientation classes last an hour. Walk-ins welcome!

Date: Wednesday, July 5, 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.

Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Discussion on 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.

Date: Thursday, July 6, 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: Thursday, July 6, 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. Call 970-434-6936 to register.

Date: Thursday, July 6, 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: Friday, July 7, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Learn how to create high resolution digital copies of your artwork, and why it’s important as an artist to digitize. 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: Saturday, July 8, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Learn the basics of editing audio in Presonus Studio One digital audio workstation. In this hands on course, participants will engage in editing a pre-recorded voice audio track. Common editing tools within the DAW will be examined. Proper editing techniques for time constraints and correcting errors will be explored. Exporting a finished track will also be covered.