Computer Classes and Handouts

Upcoming Computer Classes

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Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
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: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 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: Tuesday, May 2, 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: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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, May 4, 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, May 4, 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, May 5, 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.

Seating is limited and registration is required.

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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: Saturday, May 6, 2017
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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: Monday, May 8, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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: Tuesday, May 9, 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: Tuesday, May 9, 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: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time: 2:30pm - 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: Wednesday, May 10, 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, May 11, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

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

Registration is encouraged but not required.

Date: Thursday, May 11, 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: Saturday, May 13, 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.

Seating is limited and registration is required.

Date: Monday, May 15, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

Students should take this class after Basic Computers I. Students will learn how to create, save, close, and re-open a file. Students will also learn about file management including My Computer, My Documents, and the Recycle Bin.

Registration is encouraged but NOT required.

Date: Tuesday, May 16, 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: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

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

Registration is encouraged but NOT required.