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Computer Basics at Ruth Holley

When: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Computer and Internet basics for beginners using tutorial-based coaching. No pre-registration. Walk-ins welcome. Bring your own head-phones or ear-buds. Or you can purchase ear-buds for $1 at the cutomer service desk for this class.

Windows 10 Demo

When: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn the basics of Windows 10 in this informative demonstration.

Photoshop Elements

When: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

In this class you will learn some basic editing functions of Photoshop Elements. You will work with layers, become familiar with cropping and red-eye removal, and use some tricks and techniques to enhance the look of your photos.

Excel II Class

When: Wednesday, August 24, 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.

Microsoft Excel III Class

When: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

The goal of this class is to learn and better understand different types of references and more complex formulas in Excel.
Prerequisites: Excel I, Excel II, and a strong understanding of computer use. Call 884-9800 to register, or register online.

Tutoring

When: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Tutoring

Device/Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, August 26, 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.

Photo-Editing with GIMP

When: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn to edit your photos without paying the hefty price tag for professional software like Photoshop or Corel. GIMP is a free downloadable software you can use at home to accomplish most of your photo-editing needs.

In this class, we'll teach you the basics of how to adjust the lighting in your pictures, crop out unnecessary parts, remove red-eye, edit the foreground and background elements, and more.

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. Best suited for students 13+; Ages 9-12 must be accompanied by an adult.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, August 29, 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, August 30, 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.

Excel III- 2013 Edition

When: Tuesday, August 30, 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.

Social Media Demo for Seniors

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Attend a demo of the uses of various social media websites: Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Class will cover the functions of these websites, but participants will not setup accounts during the class.

Microsoft Excel I Class

When: Thursday, September 01, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to set up, manipulate, and format a basic spreadsheet. Prerequisites: experience using a computer mouse and keyboard, Introduction to Microsoft Word.

Genealogy on the Internet

When: Thursday, September 01, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Topic varies monthly, with some guest speakers and field trips. Learn how free internet databases can aid you in your research of family history.

Device/Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, September 02, 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.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, September 06, 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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Tuesday, September 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 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, September 6, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, September 7, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

Microsoft Word - I Class

When: Tuesday, September 06, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Computer Lab

Become familiar with Microsoft Word and learn basic word processing skills.

Excel I - 2013 Edition

When: Tuesday, September 06, 2016 - 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.

Word II Class

When: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Become familiar with advanced features of Microsoft Word such as: setting margins, inserting tables, columns, borders, footnotes, etc. Prerequisites: Introduction to Microsoft Word and Internet Basics, or have familiarity with the internet.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 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, September 6, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, September 7, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 1-3 p.m.

Digital Sculpting with Meshmixer

When: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Looking for a different way to create 3D Models? Meshmixer gives you the power to sculpt chunks of digital clay to create unique shapes. From sculptures, to unique faces, to monstrous animal combinations, Digital Sculpting opens up the more freeform organic side of 3D Modeling.

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. Attending the "Intro to 3D Modeling with 123D Design" class is highly recommended.

This class is best suited for students 13 and over. Students 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Microsoft Excel I Class

When: Thursday, September 08, 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.

Computer Help Lab

When: Friday, September 09, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Computer Lab

Come in every second Friday of the month for help with your computer questions! Registration Required! Registration opens one week before class.

Device/Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, September 09, 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.