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Computer Classes

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No Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

No staff available this week, but laptops are available for regular checkout and use upstairs.

Microsoft Powerpoint Class

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

Learn the parts of a Powerpoint screen and how to create a basic slideshow.

Excel II- 2013 Edition

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Prerequisite: Completion of Excel I.

In this class, you will learn more complex tools, charts, formulas, and sorting of an Excel worksheet in Excel 2013.

Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.

Vector Graphics for Makers

When: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

Whether you want to laser-engrave customized coasters, cut out a custom-shape greeting card on our vinyl cutter, or carve a personalized jewelry box on the CNC router, you'll want to know how to work with vector graphics.

In this class, we'll use Inkscape, a free downloadable software that you can install at home, to design cutting vectors, and paths for laser engraving. This class is geared for computer-proficient students, but no prior experience with vector art is necessary.

Microsoft Excel I Class

When: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Class description: Learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet.
Prerequisite: Word I or strong familiarity with the Microsoft Word program. Call 389-8968 to register.

Word II Class

When: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, become familiar with more advanced formatting features of Microsoft Word to make a professional looking page. Call 389-8968 to register.
Prerequisites: Word I

Device/Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

For patrons with specific trouble shooting needs or help beyond the materials covered in other library computer classes. If the user just needs beginner instruction, sign them up for computer basics, internet basics, word, etc. Remind the patron to bring their device to the appointment if possible.

3D Modeling using 123D Design

When: Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

An introduction to Autodesk's free 3D Modeling software. Great for those who want to get started in designing their own models for 3D Printing. This class is for advanced computer users who are very comfortable with computer navigation and have experience using a variety of software including Microsoft Office products, but no previous 3D Modeling experience is needed. This class is best suited for students 13 and over. Students 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, December 19, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? SIGN UP for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A RESERVATION MUST BE MADE and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

Computer Tutoring

When: Monday, December 19, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Computer basics

Excel II Class

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn more complex formatting, charts, formulas, and sorting of an Excel worksheet.
Prerequisites: Excel I or equivalent experience
Please call (719)389-8968 to register

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects (class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more) or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Internet Basics 1-on-1

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

In this class you will gain experience using the internet and searching effectively for information. Prerequisites: Computer Basics and experience using a computer mouse and keyboard. Registration is required! Please call 719-531-6333 Extension 2325 to sign up.

Microsoft Publisher Class

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

Become familiar with the Publisher tools and use a template to create a publication.

Excel III- 2013 Edition

When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

The goal of this class is to learn and better understand different types of references, more complex formulas, and creating macros in Excel 2013.

Prerequisites: Excel I, Excel II, and a strong understanding of computer use. Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.

If you have any questions, please email Hannah at hschrank@ppld.org.

Device/Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, December 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

For patrons with specific trouble shooting needs or help beyond the materials covered in other library computer classes. If the user just needs beginner instruction, sign them up for computer basics, internet basics, word, etc. Remind the patron to bring their device to the appointment if possible.

CANCELLEDEast Coding Club

When: Friday, December 23, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

CANCELLED Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a fun program or learn how to make a game?

Learn the basics of how to code!

In this club, teens and tweens can learn to code at their own pace as we explore different programs and concepts. We'll begin with a lesson series that teaches the basics of javascript. This club is self-guided, so everyone can learn at their own pace.

Ages 9-18 only.

Space is limited to the first 12 teens/tweens to show up, but registration is not required!

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, December 26, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? SIGN UP for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A RESERVATION MUST BE MADE and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects (class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more) or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

Microsoft Excel - I Class

When: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet in Excel 2010.

Excel II Class

When: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn more complex tools, charts, formulas, and sorting of an Excel worksheet in Excel 2010.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, January 02, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Computer Lab

Don’t see a computer class offering what you need? SIGN UP for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Internet Basics and Email; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Prezi, and Craigslist; Ereaders; and transferring digital photographs to a computer. A RESERVATION MUST BE MADE and the topic approved in advance. Sessions are 45 minutes long. Contact Cheyenne Mountain Library to set up an appointment: 633-6278.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Library laptops are available for use in our downstairs meeting room. Library staff will be on hand either to assist with personal projects (class work, to job skills to Microsoft Office products, Facebook, Craigslist and more) or we can provide practice materials on computer basics. No registration required, but limited to first 10 attendees. Call the library for more information.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students in this class will cover a different topic each class related to basic computer skills (This class uses computers with the Windows 7 operating system).

Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Tuesday, January 3, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 2-4 p.m.
Wednesday, January 4, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4 p.m.

Excel I - 2013 Edition

When: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Prerequisite: Word I or strong familiarity with the Microsoft Word program.

In this class, you will learn how to create, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet in Excel 2013.

Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.