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.

 

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

Date Day Time Age
Mar 2, 16 Mon 7-7:30pm 18+
Mar 8 Sun 2-2:30pm 18+
Mar 12, 26 Thu 2-2:30pm 18+
Apr 6, 20 Mon 7-7:30pm 18+
Apr 12 Sun 2-2:30pm 18+
Apr 16, 30 Thu 2-2:30pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Second Floor Information Desk
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

ONE-ON-ONE INTERNET BASICS

Receive personal instruction by a librarian.

Date Day Time Age
Mar 3 Tue 10:30-11am 18+
Mar 3 Tue 11-11:30am 18+
Apr 7 Tue 10:30-11am 18+
Apr 7 Tue 11-11:30am 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

IPAD TIPS & TRICKS

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

Date Day Time Age
Mar 10 Tue 6-7:30pm 18+
Mar 12 Thu 11am-12:30pm 18+
Apr 7 Tue 6-7:30pm 18+
Apr 9 Thu 11am-12:30pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

ONE-ON-ONE E-MAIL BASICS

Receive personal instruction by a librarian such as how to create an e-mail account and how to type and send a message.

Date Day Time Age
Mar 4 Wed 10:30–11am 18+
Apr 8 Wed 10:30–11am 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

ONE-ON-ONE FACEBOOK BASICS

This session provides personal instruction by a Librarian.

Date Day Time Age
Mar 4 Wed 11–11:30am 18+
Mar 10 Tue 10:30–11am 18+
Apr 8 Wed 11–11:30am 18+
Apr 14 Tue 10:30–11am 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Library Public Area 2nd Floor
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

E-READER INSTRUCTION

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.

Date Day Time Age
Mar 31 Tue 7-8pm 18+
Apr 16 Thu 11am-12pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

BASIC PHOTO EDITING WITH PAINT.NET

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

Date Day Time Age
Mar 19 Thu 11am-12:30pm 18+
Apr 14 Tue 6-7:30pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

LIFELONG LEARNING: GET GOING WITH GALE COURSES AND LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY

Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Learn how to create an account, register for classes, and get started with this great tool as well as the basics of our online test taking program Learning Express Library.

Date Day Time Age
Mar 13 Fri 10:30am-12pm 18+
Apr 1 Wed 6:30pm -8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

VHS TO DVD WORKSHOP

Transfer your VHS tapes onto a DVD using the Library’s Creation Station. Bring a VHS tape, blank DVD-R’s, and ear buds for audio.

Date Day Time Age
Mar 24 Tue 6-7pm 18+
Mar 26 Thu 11am-12pm 18+
Apr 21 Tue 6-7pm 18+
Apr 23 Thu 11am-12pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Creation Station, 2nd Floor
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

IMPROVE YOUR TYPING SKILLS

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

Date Day Time Age
Mar 30 Mon 6-8pm 18+
Apr 27 Mon 6-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

CLOUD COMPUTING BASICS

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.

Date Day Time Age
Mar 18 Wed 6:30-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

POWERPOINT 2010 BASICS

Design dynamic visual presentations by selecting suitable design layouts, and using animation to enhance your slideshow.

Date Day Time Age
Apr 29 Wed 6:30-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled