Spring 2013 Technology Classes
Status: Seats available
iPad Boot Camp
Thursday, June 20th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Learn some basic tips and tricks like locking your iPad’s screen orientation, creating folders for your apps, and changing the background image. We’ll practice downloading eBooks from the Library’s collection.
Email Marketing Using MailChimp
Tuesday, April 16th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m
Email marketing is one of the best ways to get your products, news, and promotional tools directly in front of your customer’s eyes. Learn how to create gorgeous emails using MailChimp, a leader in the email marketing industry. You can sign up for a free account for up to 2,000 subscribers or upgrade for more users. You will learn how to use MailChimps built-in templates and discuss some of the legal aspects of email marketing.
Evernote: Remember Everything
Wednesday, April 10th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Evernote might just be one of the most useful apps you’ll ever use. Use it to capture anything (to-do’s, notes, photos) and access it anywhere (it's a website and a program). Hate to type? Speak and record your voice, or jot with your finger using one of Evernote’s companion apps. Best of all, it’s free. Bring your device and this program to class and find out how to make Evernote work for you.
How to Edit Your Family Photos
Wednesday, May 8th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Do you have old family photos that need to be touched up? Using Pixlr, a free online image editor, you will learn how to fix your photos! You will learn how to color correct, crop, remove blemishes, fix stains, and more. There is no need to hire the professionals when you can edit your photos yourself!
Instagram and Vine
Wednesday, June 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Instagram, the smartphone-based photo sharing tool and Vine, the new way to share short videos are growing exponentially in popularity. Bring you iPhone, Android, or iPad to this workshop and together we’ll learn how to use both of these programs.
Intermediate Microsoft Excel
Thursday, April 25th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Learn how to use sorting, filtering, and lists to make your data in Excel come alive.
Introduction to Adobe InDesign
Tuesday, June 4th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 11th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 18th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 25th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Create professional, diverse publications using the desktop software, Adobe Indesign, in this hands-on four week course.
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS
Thursday, May 9th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 16th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 23rd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 30th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Find out tips and tricks for touching up your own photos using the graphics editing program, Photoshop. This is a four week course.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Tuesday, April 23rd from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Excel is Microsoft’s powerful spreadsheet software. Join us for this beginner class and learn what a cell is, how to create a worksheet, and much more!
PowerPoint and Prezi
Thursday, March 21st from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
How many boring PowerPoint presentations have you suffered through lately? Want to avoid putting your audience to sleep? Learn some basic rules to keep your PowerPoint slides interesting and fun. Consider new ways to more effectively communicate your ideas using another presentation tool, Prezi. Instead of decks of slides, organize your ideas onto a story board, show the big picture and zoom in to cover details. Guide your audience on a journey of understanding.
Travel Resources on the Web
Wednesday, May 22nd from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Planning that big summer trip? There are tons of online forums out there to help you find the best information for your upcoming vacation. Learn the best ways to scope out deals and make the most of your summer getaway!