Computer Programs

All computer classes except Tech Time, Drop-In Computer Lab, and One-on-One Instruction require participants to be confident using a computer and proficient with a keyboard and mouse.

Computer Tutor 1 on 1

Weekly Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays,
2:30-3pm

Weekly Tuesdays, Thursdays,
7-7:30pm

Librarians are offering 30 minutes of one-on-one help. Patrons can choose between the basics of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), E-mail, Facebook, Internet basics and “The Cloud.”

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1-Call 248.349.0720
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: 2nd Floor Computer Area

Tech Time

Thursday, 2-2:30pm
Dec 1, 8

Tuesday, 7-7:30pm
Dec 6, 27

Sunday, 2-2:30pm
Dec 11

This is a one-on-one session with a computer tech on a topic of your choice. Investigating your family tree? Microsoft Word has you stumped? We have the tools to help.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Second Floor Information Desk

Cloud Computing Basics

Monday, 7-8:30pm
Dec 5

Is your understanding of the cloud a little foggy? Let us take you through the basics of cloud computing and the many free resources that can be used in your daily life. Participants must have an email account and confidence navigating the Internet.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Computer Lab

MS Office Assistance

Friday, 3-5pm
Dec 9

Our computer lab will be staffed with librarians specifically for one-on-one assistance with E-mail, web searching, and Microsoft Excel, Word, & PowerPoint.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Computer Lab

VHS to DVD Workshop

Monday, 6-7pm
Dec 12

Thursday, 11am-12pm
Dec 15

Transfer your home movie VHS tapes onto a DVD using the Library’s Creation Station. Commercial movies may NOT be transferred. Bring a VHS tape, blank DVD-R’s, and ear buds for audio.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Creation Station, 2nd Floor

Getting Started with Google Docs

Saturday, 1-2:30pm
Dec 17

If you have a Google account, Google’s Word Processing program makes online editing and collaboration a breeze.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Computer Lab

Basic Photo Editing

Tuesday, 6-8pm
Dec 20

Learn basic photo and image editing using one of the best, free photo editing packages on the web - GIMP. Bring your own photos on a personal flash drive or learn using ours. Attendees should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard with a Windows computer.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Computer Lab

3D Thursdays

Thursday, 12-2pm
Dec 22

Join us in a demonstration of NPL’s 3D printer! Showcased will be easy-to-use software that lets you design your own models, a 3D scanner that allows real-world objects to be turned into models, and of course the CubePro printer itself!

Age: 10+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: 3D Printer Makerspace