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Technology Classes

Signup for classes begins 30 days before the class date. To sign up, click "Register" and enter your library card number without spaces.

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, March 30, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage software that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An email account, as well as general working knowledge of computers and the internet are required.

  • Intermediate iPad
    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    We'll go over some intermediate topics: the iCloud, using Find Your iPad, creating bookmarks in Safari, and taking screenshots and attaching photos to emails. Your iPad must be set up with iOS8. Bring your Apple ID and password.

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.

  • Digital Photography
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried 3D modeling or CAD software. We'll show you how to use free CAD software to design a very small, simple object. Class size is limited and registration required. No walk-ins.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried 3D modeling or CAD software. We'll show you how to use free CAD software to design a very small, simple object. Class size is limited and registration required. No walk-ins.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried 3D modeling or CAD software. We'll show you how to use free CAD software to design a very small, simple object. Class size is limited and registration required.

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to insert charts into spreadsheets,validate formulas and functions, change chart types, and review Excel templates.

  • Google Ins & Outs
    Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of the world’s top search engine and tips for finding information smarter and faster. Prerequisites: basic computer, Internet and browser skills.

  • Be Your Own Detective
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Discover public records about people, property records, sex offenders, teacher salaries, and campaign contributors and much more! This information is free and open to anyone with a simple Internet search. We will also discuss ways to protect your personal information.

Unable to attend our classes?  The Jewish Vocational Service and the Goodwill Community Foundation offer free computer training programs.  For more information, follow these links:

Free Computer Training from JVS

Free Online Learning from Goodwill

  

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