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

Mon, Wed, Fri, 2:30-3pm
Tue, Thu: 7-7:30pm

Librarians are offering 30 minutes of one-on-one help with a computer topic of your choice. When registering, patrons will choose between the basics of Word, Excel, e-mail, Facebook or internet.

Age: 18+
Price: Free community event
Location: 2nd floor computer area
Registration Begins: Please call the library at 248-349-0720 for availability

iPad Tips & Tricks

Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm
Feb 2, Mar 1, Apr 26

Thursdays, 11am-1pm
Feb 4, Mar 3, Apr 28

This course is designed to launch first-time owners into a comfort zone with their iPads.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Filled

Tech Time

Sundays, 2-2:30pm
Feb 7, Mar 6, Apr 3

Tuesdays, 7-7:30pm
Feb 9, 23, Mar 8, 22, Apr 5, 19

Thursdays, 2-2:30pm
Feb 4, 18, Mar 3, 17, Apr 14, 28

One-on-one session with a computer tech on a topic of your choice.

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

Improve Your Typing Skills

Mondays, 7-8pm
Mar 28

Thursdays, 11am-12pm
Feb 25, Apr 21

Move from two-finger typing to full blown touch typing.

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

VHS to DVD Workshop

Mondays, 6-7pm
Feb 15, Mar 14, Apr 11

Thursdays, 11am-12pm
Feb 18, Mar 17, Apr 14

Transfer your VHS tapes onto a DVD using the Library’s Creation Station. Bring your VHS tapes and blank DVDs.

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

Basic Photo Editing With Paint.NET

Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm
Mar 15

Thursdays, 11am-12:30pm
Feb 11, Apr 7

Learn basic photo and image editing using one of the best, free photo editing packages on the web-Paint.NET.

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

Excel 2010 Basics

Saturdays, 1-2:30pm
March 5

Learn how to create, modify, and save spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel in this hands-on workshop.

Age: 18+
Price: Free community Event
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Begins: December 1

E-Reader Instruction

Mondays, 6-7pm
Feb 22, Mar 21, Apr 18

Learn how to download library items to your eReader with hands-on instruction. Please make sure that you have an active Novi Library card in order to access materials. Kindle users will also need their Amazon login and password.

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

Zinio Digital Magazines

Mondays, 7-8pm
Feb 22, Mar 21, Apr 18

Learn how to access full digital issues of selected magazines using the Zinio service with your library card. You must have a Novi Public Library card to access this free service.

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

Get Inspired With Pinterest

Wed, 6:30-8pm
February 10

Learn to create and share virtual “boards” full of inspiration and ideas about your passions and hobbies. Participants must have basic internet experience

Age: 18+
Price: Free community Event
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Begins: December 1

Make Your Resume Work For You

Tue, 6:30-8pm
February 16

Gain confidence that your résumé will stand out with this workshop covering résumé styles, formats, do’s and don’ts. We will provide employment resources that can be found at the Novi Library.

Age: 18+
Price: Free community Event
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Begins: December 1

PowerPoint 2010 Basics

Tue, 6:30-8pm
Mar 22

Design dynamic visual presentations by selecting suitable design layouts, inserting text and images, and using animation to enhance your slideshow in this hands-on class.

Age: 18+
Price: Free community Event
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Begins: December 1

Cloud Computing Basics

Tue, 6:30-8pm
Apr 12

We will 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.

Age: 18+
Price: Free community Event
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Begins: December 1

Word 2010 Basics

Sat, 1-2:30pm
April 23

Learn the basics of creating, modifying, and saving documents using Microsoft Word in this hands on workshop. Participants must have basic computer experience.

Age: 18+
Price: Free community Event
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Begins: December 1