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,
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.
Excel 2013 Basics
Learn how to create, modify, and save spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel in this hands-on workshop. Participants must have basic computer experience.
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.
Zinio Digital Magazines
Learn how to access full digital issues of selected magazines using the Zinio service with your Library card. Users can view their magazines through a web browser or on custom apps for Apple, Android and Windows 8 smartphones and tablets. You must have a Novi Public Library card to access this service.
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.
Basic Photo Editing
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.
MS Office Assistance
Our computer lab will be staffed with librarians specifically for one-on-one assistance with E-mail, web searching, and Microsoft Excel, Word, & PowerPoint.
VHS to DVD Workshop
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.
Ancestry Library Edition is filled with military, naturalization & immigration records passenger lists and more. Come learn the basics and discover your connection to the past!
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!
Make Your Resume Work For You
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.
Get Inspired with Pinterest
Learn to create and share virtual “boards” full of inspiration and ideas about your passions and hobbies. Plan a wedding, collect recipes, share crafting know-how and more with your friends online! Participants must have basic internet experience.
HeritageQuest delivers genealogical and historical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s. Come learn the basics and discover your connection to the past!
Blogging can be a great marketing tool for your business, career, or just for fun. Learn the basics of Google’s blogging service.
Cloud Computing Basics
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.
Getting Started with Google Docs
If you have a Google account, Google’s Word Processing program makes online editing and collaboration a breeze.