Expand your digital skill set this fall! Our computer and technology classes are offered in English and Spanish and include training about the library's downloadable media services, computer basics, Microsoft Office, and special topics like taking better photos or self-publishing a book.
Here are some highlighted classes going on at the library this fall.
Learn conversational Tagalog during Filipino American History Month.
This interactive series includes Transparent Language Online training, practice conversation in Tagalog, access to free practice resources, and all things Tagalog.
Thursday, Oct. 18 and Thursday, Oct. 25, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Bradham and Brooks Branch Library
Add tech skills to your resume by learning to code.
This class will cover the basic principles in computer coding and introduce you to the most common coding languages. Learn about free resources you can use to begin coding right away.
Friday, Oct. 19, 4 - 5:30 p.m., Main Library (e-classroom 124)
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5 - 6:30 p.m., Mandarin Branch Library
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2:30 - 4 p.m., Southeast Regional Library
Planning a trip abroad? Let us help you!
We'll provide a demonstration of the various library online resources available to help with your upcoming travel abroad, including Transparent Language, World History in Context, World Folklore and Folklife, and others.
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2 - 3:30 p.m., South Mandarin Branch Library
Celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) by learning how to edit and publish your e-book.
Have you written a book, or maybe books, and are now wondering what to do with it? This class teaches you how to transform your careful prose into a format useable by people across the globe. Then, once we’re done showing you how to convert your book we will discuss your options regarding publishing, rights management, and collecting your hard-earned money. Although not necessary, taking our Introduction to HTML class might be of help in this course.
Friday, Nov. 2, 2 - 3:30 p.m., Beaches Branch Library
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2 - 3:30 p.m., Pablo Creek Regional Library
Thursday, Nov. 15, 3 - 4:30 p.m., University Park Branch Library
Friday, Nov. 16, 3 - 4:30 p.m., Regency Square Branch Library
Saturday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Main Library (e-classroom 124)
Sharpen your photography chops by learning how to take portraits.
Learn some tips and tricks for taking better photographs of people. In this class, we will cover some lighting techniques as well as tips for posing individual people and groups. All skill levels are welcome.
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 5 - 6:30 p.m., Main Library (e-classroom 124)