Computer Classes

Weekly E-Reader Drop-In Clinic

Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Come to our e-Reader Drop-In Clinic, Tuesdays from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, tablets, smart phones or laptops and cords! You will also need your library card.

May 2014 Computer Classes

You are invited to attend the May 2014 Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library.Each drop-in session ends at noon. May classes are:Introduction to Microsoft Word (May 13)Microsoft Excel (May 20)Microsoft Powerpoint (May 27)

Introduction to Photoshop

Tour the Photoshop CS6 workspace, toolbars and panels while learning fun and easy ways to edit and enhance your photos. Crop, scale and rotate, apply color correction, and learn how to work with layers. Finally, test out these new skills on the iMac creative stations in Digital Commons.

S.M.U.G.: Social Media Users Group Working Session

S.M.U.G., or Social Media Users Group, is open to all social media users - tweeters, bloggers and website developers. During this informal working session, users can drop into the Dream Lab for some digital collaboration and advice.A Digital Commons staff member will be available to answer questions and offer assistance.  For more information, contact Anne Ledford at anne.ledford@dc.gov. 

Basic Internet Safety

The internet is a powerful tool, for good or ill. Learn to avoid the most flagrant fraud, the most egregious error, and the most catastrophic misjudgments of online etiquette, in Basic Internet Safety.

Introduction to Photoshop

Tour the Photoshop CS6 workspace, toolbars and panels while learning fun and easy ways to edit and enhance your photos. Crop, scale and rotate, apply color correction, and learn how to work with layers. Finally, test out these new skills on the iMac creative stations in Digital Commons.

Basic Programming Code

Get a basic, hands-on overview of the HTML and JavaScript programming languages and discover their inter-related capacity to produce dynamic Web pages. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: A. HeibelComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate, and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required!You will learn to:

Basic Programming Code

Get a basic, hands-on overview of the HTML and JavaScript programming languages and discover their inter-related capacity to produce dynamic Web pages. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: A. HeibelComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate, and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required!You will learn to:

Health Literacy

Learn to find and assess quality online health information (2.5 hours). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.Computer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.You will learn to:

Simple Strategies for Success with Email Marketing (Registration Required)

"Simple Strategies for Success with Email Marketing" is sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc. and is a 2.5-hour workshop in which you will learn to build the relationships that are key to your business success with easy, inexpensive and highly effective email marketing~!Register Now

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