Did You Know: Computer & Digital Media Classes
Did you know that our Area Libraries offer a variety of computer and digital media classes that are completely free to library cardholders? Whether you need the basics or want to learn more advanced skills and software, we have resources to support you in your personal and professional development. Read on to learn more about our offerings.
Are you new to using computers? Then our Computer Basics classes are a great place to start! Learn how to use a keyboard and mouse, find your way around Microsoft Windows, organize files, and navigate the Internet. Click on the links below to learn more about each class:
Maybe you’re comfortable using a computer but want learn more about creating text documents, compiling presentations, designing brochures and flyers, or developing spreadsheets. Our introductory classes on Microsoft Office applications like Word, Powerpoint, Publisher, and Excel might be a better fit. Click on the links below to learn more about each class:
For those who are confident in their computer skills and are interested in expanding their knowledge in digital design, production, and editing, explore our digital media classes! Dive into more advanced software platforms like Adobe Creative Cloud to learn about photo editing, video editing, logo design, and more. Or, try your hand at web development and learn how to build a website from the ground up. Offerings may vary based on staff expertise, but the list below includes our more regularly offered classes across Area Libraries:
- 3D Printing & Design
- Adobe Illustrator Basics
- Adobe InDesign Basics
- Adobe Photoshop Basics
- Adobe Premiere Basics
- Digitization Classes
- Introduction to the Digital Media Lab
- Podcasting Basics
- Video Shooting Basics
- Web Design Basics
In addition to our in-person classes, patrons have free access to all of our online Research and Learning databases. Explore platforms like Learning Express Library for tutorials on Microsoft Office and graphic design software, or browse hundreds of online courses through Universal Class.
The library’s collection is another great place to start your learning. Search our catalog or look through call numbers 005-006 on our nonfiction shelves to find several titles on computer programming and software applications.
There are several ways to browse upcoming computer and digital media classes:
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