SOCIAL MEDIA CLASSES (for beginners)
Tuesday, June 28, from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 23, from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Learn how to use this popular social media site that allows you to stay in touch with family and friends, share photos and videos, and even find long lost family and friends (especially classmates).Prerequisite: Experience using a mouse. Space is limited to 14 people.
MS OFFICE CLASSES (for beginners)
Tuesday, July 26, from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Learn the fundamentals of Word 2010, how to enter and format text, change margins and line spacing, and save and print. Prerequisite: Experience using a mouse. Space is limited to 14 people.
EXCEL ESSENTIALS (for beginners)
Tuesday, May 24, from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 14, from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Learn the fundamentals of Excel 2010, how to make spreadsheets, and other tips and tricks. Prerequisite: Experience using a mouse. Space is limited to 14 people.
DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIO CLASSES and STUDIO TOURS
** Registration is required for ALL DMS classes and tours.
VISUAL RECORDING STUDIO (18 years and up)
Equipment for use includes a Canon Rebel camera with HD video recording, a portable Flip Video UltraHD camera, a portable lighting kit, backdrops, and green screen wall. Completing the iMovie and iPhoto class is required prior to scheduling time to use the Visual Recording Studio to familiarize you with iMovie and iPhoto and Studio guidelines.
SOUND RECORDING STUDIO (18 years and up)
Equipment for use includes audio and instrumental microphones, a pop screen, and an iMac with GarageBand installed. Completing the GarageBand class is required prior to scheduling time to use the Sound Recording Studio to familiarize you with GarageBand and Studio guidelines.
Mondays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. | May 16, June 6
Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | June 30, July 28, August 25
Learn the basics of using an iMac computer and GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple. Tour the Sound Recording Studio. After completion of this class and tour, you will be eligible to schedule time to use the Sound Recording Studio and Editing Studio. Registration is required as class size is limited to 6.
iMOVIE AND iPHOTO
Mondays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. | June 20, August 15
Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | May 26, June 9, July 21
Learn the basics of using an iMac computer and Apple’s entry-level video and photo editing programs, iMovie and iPhoto. Tour the Visual Recording Studio. After completion of this class and tour, you will be eligible to schedule time to use the Visual Recording Studio and Editing Studio. Registration is required as class size is limited to 6.
FOR TWEENS AND TEENS
MINECRAFT HOUR OF CODE
Monday, May 23, at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of computer coding with Minecraft characters Alex and Steve. Registration is required and is limited to 15. (suggested for ages 7 and up)
June 13, 20, 27
July 11, 18, 25
11:00-12:30 for ages 7-12
4:00-5:30 for ages 13 and up
(suggested for ages 9-18 years)
Stop by the Digital Media Studio and learn more about the iMac, GarageBand, iMovie, and iPhoto. This will be a great time when learning is fun!
SLIDE CONVERSION EQUIPMENT
A Wolverine F2D Mighty Digital Slide Film Converter can be checked out for use at the Library. Stop by Children’s Services for more details.
A lot of information is out there. Let us be your personal guide! This service, available to Sandusky Library cardholders, allows you to receive personal assistance from a librarian for 30 minutes (twice per month). Requests for specific times depend on staff availability. To schedule a session, call the Library AT 419-625-3834.
The Library is participating in a new technology training program to help community members learn computer skills through classes and one-on-one assistance. The Library is currently hosting an AmeriCorps Volunteer, Reva, who provides free computer and internet training at the Library.
Reva is serving with AmeriCorps as part of Guiding Ohio Online, a statewide initiative to provide hands-on help with learning computer and internet skills. Guiding Ohio Online is a statewide partnership between AmeriCorps, Serve Ohio, and the State Library of Ohio, which seeks to help everyone “participate in online government, search and apply for jobs online, understand the risks and benefits of internet finance, connect with family online, and protect personal information in the digital age.” The Sandusky Library participates in Guiding Ohio Online thanks to a grant awarded by the State Library of Ohio.