Computer Classes and Handouts

Upcoming Computer Classes

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Date: Wednesday, August 23, 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: Thursday, August 24, 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, August 28, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
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: Tuesday, August 29, 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: Tuesday, August 29, 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 30, 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, August 30, 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: Wednesday, August 30, 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, August 31, 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: Tuesday, September 5, 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, September 6, 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.

Date: Thursday, September 7, 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: Thursday, September 7, 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: Saturday, September 9, 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, September 9, 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, September 11, 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, September 12, 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, September 12, 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, September 12, 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, September 13, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
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.