Computer Classes

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.

Basic Computer Help: Georgetown

Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 1:00 pm

Basic Computer Help 1-on-1 Having trouble getting the hang of computer basics?  New to certain features and function on your computer?
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One-on-One Help

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 (All day)

Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 

Health Care Apps for your Smartphone

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 2:00 pm

Not all health websites on the Internet offer good health advice. Learn to identify and use websites and apps that offer reliable first-aid advice, check for symptoms, or remind you when to take medications. Bring your smartphones/tablets and questions.

Asistencia con su Teléfono, Tableta o Computadora

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 2:00 pm

¿Se le hace difícil usar todas las funciones de su teléfono, tableta o computadora portátil?   ¿Necesita aprender a tomar fotos, usar facebook o abrir una cuenta de correo electrónica? Pase por la biblioteca y recibirá asistencia personalizada sobre cómo usar sus aparatos digitales.  
Tech Help

Tech Products Help

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 2:00 pm

Looking for help to figure out a smartphone, tablet, or laptop? Do you have digital technology or computer-related questions? Bring your device and we'll show you how to use it. The DC Public Library participates in Age-Friendly DC, a city-wide commitment to making the District of Columbia an easier place to live, work, learn, visit and play as we grow older.
NorthStar Certificate of Completion

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring Session

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 2:00 pm

Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Assesment (NDLA) Certificate during scheduled proctored sessions. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate.  Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics Internet Windows Mac OS X E-mail MS Word Social Media MS Excel MS PowerPoint Info Literacy

Privacy Tools in Action

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 11:30 am

As Internet Service Providers (ISPs), the largest for-profit engines, applications and social media corporations gain ever greater access to our content and usage of the internet, there have also come into existence creative technologies and best practices that, if put into use, mitigate the view that these organizations have on our internet access.
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Video Basics

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 1:00 pm

Come learn the basics of shooting video.In this class, you will learn how to gather footage with a complete video project in mind. You will also get hands-on experience shooting with our video cameras.Limited space is available and sign-up is required.
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Video Basics

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 7:00 pm

Come learn the basics of shooting video. In this class, you will learn how to gather footage with a complete video project in mind. You will also get hands-on experience shooting with our video cameras. Limited space is available and sign-up is required. Click here to sign up.