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55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students will learn to hold, move, and click a computer mouse. They will become familiar with the different cursor icons, the parts of a computer, practice simple navigation in a windows environment, and learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a class for people who have never used a computer. Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Wednesday, January 18, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 10:00am - Noon.
Thursday, January 19, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 10:00am - Noon

Photo-Editing with GIMP

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make II (Messy Maker Space)

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.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Meeting for 2 class sessions, students will learn to hold, move, and click a computer mouse. They will become familiar with the different cursor icons, the parts of a computer, practice simple navigation in a windows environment, and learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a class for people who have never used a computer. Patron will be signing up for both classes.
Wednesday, January 18, 55+ Mouse and Computer Basics 10:00am - Noon.
Thursday, January 19, 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 10:00am - Noon

Intro to Email

When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Computer Lab

Learn how to create, open, edit, send, reply, forward, and attach files to email. Registration required. Prerequisite: experience using a computer, mouse and keyboard, or Computer Basics class.

Device/Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, January 20, 2017 - 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.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, January 23, 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.

Computer Tutoring

When: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Study Room

Internet basics

Microsoft Excel II

When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 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

Microsoft Excel III Class

When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 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.

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, January 24, 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.

Computer Basics Help at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Computer and Internet basics for beginners. Online tutorial-based coaching and one-on-one live help. Bring headphones or earbuds, or purchase earbuds for $1 at the Customer Service Desk. No registration required.

Microsoft Excel - I Class

When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 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.

Intro to Microsoft Excel (2010)

When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Computer Lab

Learn skills to create, open, edit, format, save and print spreadsheets. Registration required. Prerequisite: experience using a computer, mouse and keyboard, or Computer Basics class.

Excel II- 2013 Edition

When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 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.

Word II Class

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 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+ Computer Basics 1-on-1 sessions

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Email Basics; Facebook Basics; Microsoft Word Basics; Internet Basics; Ereaders. Only 1 session may be reserved per 3 day event. A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Call Delaina @ 531-6333 x1371 to register.

Excel II Class

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 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.

55+ Computer Basics 1-on-1 sessions

When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session! Topics can include: Mouse Basics; Computer/Windows Basics; Email Basics; Facebook Basics; Microsoft Word Basics; Internet Basics; Ereaders. Only 1 session may be reserved per 3 day event. A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Call Delaina @ 531-6333 x1371 to register.

Device/Computer Help Drop-in Lab

When: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 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.

Vector Graphics for Makers

When: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 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.

East Coding Club

When: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

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, January 30, 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.

Word II Class

When: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 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

Laptop Lab

When: Tuesday, January 31, 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.

Computer Basics Help at Ruth Holley

When: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Computer and Internet basics for beginners. Online tutorial-based coaching and one-on-one live help. Bring headphones or earbuds, or purchase earbuds for $1 at the Customer Service Desk. No registration required.