Computer Classes

Computer Basics Help

When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Study Room

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.

55+ Technology "Craigslist"

When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Create a Craigslist account using only your email address. Then, learn how to buy and sell safely on this popular consumer site.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Become familiar with the parts of a computer, including the mouse, and practice simple navigation in a screen and window environment. Learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a 3 class series. Patron is signing up for ALL three classes when signing up for ANY of the sessions.
Wednesday, January 28th 55+ Mouse Basics 2-4pm
Thursday, January 29th 55+ Computer Basics 2-4pm Friday, January 30th 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4pm

Family to Family presented by NAMI Colorado Springs

When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY: for loved ones (age 18+) of individuals living with mental illness
Meets weekly for 12 sessions, 2.5 hours each
Wednesdays, January 21-April 8,
6-8:30 pm
Classes are FREE
Pre-registration is REQUIRED
Call the NAMI-CS office at 719-473-8477
or email namicos@qwestoffice.net to register.

Career Compass Lab

When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn about library resources that can help with your job search, resume, and interviewing skills. Call 389-8968 to register!

Interviewing Skills Workshop

When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Ready to jump start your job search? This class will cover the basics of the interview and what prospective employers see when they see you.

Ancestry - Library Edition Basics

When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Adult Room

Learn how to get the most out of the more than 8,000 Ancestry databases now available thru the Pikes Peak Library District

1 on 1 Training

When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Scheduled 1 on 1 Device Training Session

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Become familiar with the parts of a computer, including the mouse, and practice simple navigation in a screen and window environment. Learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a 3 class series. Patron is signing up for ALL three classes when signing up for ANY of the sessions.
Wednesday, January 28th 55+ Mouse Basics 2-4pm
Thursday, January 29th 55+ Computer Basics 2-4pm Friday, January 30th 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4pm

Digital Camera Basics

When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

In this class, you will learn the basic skills you need to start using your digital camera. General functions, symbols, and parts of a digital camera will be covered. You'll also learn how to transfer your pictures from your camera to your computer, how to send pictures via email, and other options for sharing your pictures. Patrons will need to bring their own camera, the USB cable for connecting the camera to a computer and, if possible, the owner's manual. Patrons should also have an email account.

1 on 1 Computer Help

When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade

Do you need a computer tutor? Sign up for a 1-on-1 session. Topics for this time include Internet Basics, Email, Social Media, Digital Photography, Windows Basics, and MacBook/iOS help. A reservation MUST be made and the topic approved in advance. Email Jake at jstewart@ppld.org to register.

Publish Your Own eBook with FastPencil @ PPLD Class

When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Participants in the free Publish Your Own eBook @ PPLD workshop will learn to use the PPLD resource FastPencil to produce professional-quality eBooks. Seating is limited and registration is required for this free writer's workshop.

55+ Beginning Computer Class Series

When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Computer Lab

Become familiar with the parts of a computer, including the mouse, and practice simple navigation in a screen and window environment. Learn how to enter information using the keyboard. This is a 3 class series. Patron is signing up for ALL three classes when signing up for ANY of the sessions.
Wednesday, January 28th 55+ Mouse Basics 2-4pm
Thursday, January 29th 55+ Computer Basics 2-4pm Friday, January 30th 55+ Computer Basics Practice Lab 2-4pm

Introduction to Photo-Editing with GIMP

When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Interested in touching up some pictures, but can't afford the price tag for professional software like Photoshop or Corel? Not to worry! 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.

1-on-1 Computer Session

When: Monday, February 02, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100

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); Email; Facebook; Internet Basics; 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.


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