Computer Classes and Handouts

Upcoming Computer Classes

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Date: Friday, July 21, 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: Friday, July 21, 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: Saturday, July 22, 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.

Date: Monday, July 24, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

Students should take this class after Getting Started 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, July 25, 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: Tuesday, July 25, 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: Tuesday, July 25, 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, July 25, 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, July 26, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
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: Wednesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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: Thursday, July 27, 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, July 27, 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: Monday, July 31, 2017
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 970West Studio
Location: 970West Studio

Mesa County Libraries will be hosting a Teen Video Camp that is comprised of a series of hands-on workshops that cover all areas of digital video production. Participants will form into groups and then write, direct, shoot, and edit their own movie trailer from start to finish. No prior video experience is necessary, however, computer operation will be required. Please be aware that the successful completion of this camp will involve dedicating time outside of the scheduled classes. Equipment (cameras, tripods, etc.) will be provided to all groups. Please call 970-243-4442 with any questions.

This registration includes the following dates:

9 a.m. -Noon, Monday, July 31

9 a.m. -Noon, Tuesday, August 1

9 a.m. -Noon, Wednesday, August 2

9 a.m. -Noon, Thursday, August 3

9 a.m. -Noon, Friday, August 4

Date: Monday, July 31, 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, August 1, 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: Saturday, August 5, 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: Saturday, August 5, 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: Tuesday, August 8, 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, August 9, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Central Library Computer Lab
Location: Central Library

Learn about creating, storing, sharing and organizing documents in Google Drive. 

Please note:  a Google account is required for this class. If you need help setting up a Google account prior to class, please submit a Book a Librarian request.

Registration is encouraged but not required.