Internet and Computer Classes
COMPUTER CLASSES (for beginners)
FREE HANDS-ON COMPUTER CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS ARE OFFERED MONTHLY AT THE LIBRARY FOR AGES 18 AND UP.
SPACE IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 14 PEOPLE WHO SIGN IN AT THE TERRACE LEVEL LOBBY UP TO 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CLASS. EACH CLASS IS ONE AND A HALF HOURS LONG WITH A HALF HOUR OF OPEN LAB TIME AFTERWARDS FOR EXTRA PRACTICE.
Tuesday, November 10, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Learn basic computer parts, how to use a mouse and keyboard, andabout Microsoft Windows.
EMAIL WITH GMAIL
Tuesday, November 17, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Learn how to create, send, organize, and attach files to emails.
Prerequisite: Computer Basics or experience using a mouse.
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 in the Visual Recording Studio includes audio and instrumental microphones, a
portable lighting kit, a Canon Rebel camera with HD video recording, portable Flip Video UltraHD camera, and green screen with backgrounds. Attending the Getting to Know iMovie class is required before scheduling time to use the Visual Recording Studio. You can register online for the class or call the Library at 419-625-3834.
SOUND RECORDING STUDIO (18 years and up)
Equipment for use in the Sound Recording Studio includes audio and instrumental microphones, a pop screen, and an iMac with GarageBand installed. Attending the Getting to Know GarageBand class is required before scheduling time to use the Sound Recording Studio. You can register online for the class or call the Library at 419-625-3834.
GETTING TO KNOW IMOVIE
Tuesday, December 8, 10:30-12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of using an iMac computer and Apple’s entry-level video editing program, iMovie, by working through a simple project. Tour the Visual Recording Studio and Editing Studio. After completion of this class, you will be eligible to schedule time to use the Visual Recording Studio and Editing Studio.
GETTING TO KNOW GARAGEBAND
Thursday, December 10, 10:30 -12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of using an iMac computer and GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple. Tour the Sound Recording Studio and Editing Studio. After completion of this class, you will be eligible to schedule time to use the Sound Recording Studio and Editing Studio.
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 who provides free computer and internet training at the Library.
Faith 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.