Computer Classes

Genealogy Database Workshop

Beginning to trace your Family Tree? Maybe you have researched a good amount of your family history and are seeking other resources to help you dig deeper into your roots.  This 2-hour workshop will introduce participants to database resources that are accessible in DC Public Libraries and outside the libraries if you have a DC Library card. Instructor: K. Despertt Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well Basic computer and Web navigational skills

Genealogy Database Workshop

Beginning to trace your Family Tree? Maybe you have researched a good amount of your family history and are seeking other resources to help you dig deeper into your roots.  This 2-hour workshop will introduce participants to database resources that are accessible in DC Public Libraries and outside the libraries if you have a DC Library card. Instructor: K. Despertt Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well Basic computer and Web navigational skills
Résumés and Cover Letters

Resume Writing and Cover Letter Workshop and Lab

This 2.5-hour workshop will feature how to maximize the use of Microsoft Word résumé templates to create a dynamic résumé that sets yours apart from the thousands received by an employer. Several websites will be explored to expand your knowledge and effective use of keywords and action verbs, with an emphasis on why both are important to your résumé construction.
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Content Marketing: What to Say and How To Say It (Registration Required)

Content Marketing: What to Say and How to Say It is a 2.5 hour seminar sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will show you that what you say, and the way you say it (tone, date & time, frequency) is how you will attract, engage and be share-worthy to your audiences.Register Now
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Grow Your Business with Email & Social Media (Registration Required)

Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media: Simple Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses and Nonprofits is a 2.5 hour seminar, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., that will show you how to make the most of the combination of email and social media for your business.  Register Now
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Introducing Adobe Illustrator

In this program we will introduce Adobe Illustrator.  Get a page setup and start drawing, explore problems and learn to leverage the libraries diverse learning opportunities to start you down the path toward becoming an expert illustrator.  This class is designed for beginning students who learn well in group environments, solving problems and asking questions.  Bring a design challenge for the group for extra credit!  Meets in the Dream Lab, inside Digital Commons.
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Photo Editing Basics - Beginner

Learn the basics of editing your photos with two popular computer programs: Adobe Photoshop and GIMP. We will cover basic color balance, clarity and resizing images. This program is for beginners.
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OverDrive Basics

Having trouble navigating OverDrive? This class will show you the basics of how to download ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive using the OverDive app. Bring your device with you. Registration is not required.  Adults, Rm. 107, Dream Lab 
PCs for Dummies by Dan Gookin

Thursday Afternoon Computer Classes

You are cordially invited to attend the Thursday afternoon computer classes at the Southwest Library.  Classes start at 1 p.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. A different computer related topic is presented each week.  January classes include Microsoft Word (Jan. 5), Microsoft Excel (Jan. 12) and Microsoft PowerPoint (Jan. 19).  Please note that class will not be held on January 26.
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Santa's Little Helpers' eReader Rescue

Is your special present getting you down? Bring your Kindles, iPads and eReaders in for one-to-one help with digital media downloads. This ninety-minute session will serve people on a first come, first served basis. 

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