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Check out all the fun programs being offered this spring! They are in alphabetical order by program name.
Tuesdays: January 15th, February 5th, March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th
Have a device with access to the App Market and want to learn how to use different Apps? Join us for App Club as we take a look at new apps each month!
Computers for Beginners
Session 1: Wednesdays January 9th - February 27th 3:00-4:30pm
Session 2: Thursdays February 7th - March 28th 2:00-3:30pm
Session 3: Thursdays April 4th - May 22nd 2:00-3:30pm
Accelerated: Saturdays March 2nd - March 23rd 1:00-3:00pm
Need to learn how to use a computer? We’ll take you from starting the computer and using a mouse & keyboard to searching the internet and sending emails. Each session meets for 8 weeks and attendance is required at all sessions. The accelerated session lasts only 4 weeks.
Digital Photography for Beginners
Saturday, February 16th, 2013
Interested in learning Digital Photography? Want to see if this awesome hobby is for you? Then join us for our Digital Photography Workshop. This class is a 3 hour workshop where we take you from learning the different functions on the camera to editing your own pictures on the computer!
eReaders made Easy
Saturday, January 5th, 2013 11:00am-12:00pm
Monday, February 11th, 2013 2:00-3:00pm
Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 6:00-7:00pm
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 4:30-5:30pm
Friday, May 24th, 2013 1:00-2:00pm
Get a new eReader and want to learn how to use it? Looking to buy a new eReader and want to know what to look for? Then join us for eReaders made Easy. This class will explore both questions and any other questions you may have! We’ll also show you how to download eBooks from the library using MediaonDemand!
Excel 2010 Workshop
Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 1:00-4:00pm
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 2:00-5:00pm
Saturday, May 11th, 2013 1:00-4:00pm
Want to learn how to use Excel? Just want to know Excel better? Then join us for Microsoft Excel 2010. This class is a 3 hour workshop where we take you from the basics of Microsoft Excel to making graphs and tables and using functions!
Monday, February 25th, 2013 2:00-3:30pm
Monday, May 6th, 2013 2:00-3:30pm
Have you heard about Facebook? Want to get started? Then join us for Facebook 101. This class will get you orientated with Facebook. We will start by creating an account and then take you through all the settings. We’ll end with a Q&A about Facebook specifics.
Monday, March 4th, 2013 2:00-3:30pm
Have a Facebook Account? Want to learn how to do more with it? Then join us for Facebook 201. This class will take you to the next steps with Facebook—from advanced privacy to tagging!
Saturday, January 5th, 2013 1:00-2:00pm
Have an iPad and want to learn how to use it? Join us for iPad 101 where we will teach you some cool tricks and tips for using your iPad. Includes how to download apps, close open apps, and knowing your settings.
Monday, April 1st, 2013 2:00-3:30pm
Have an iPod and want to learn how to use it? Join us for iP0d 101 where we will teach you how to navigate between songs, add songs to your device, and manage your device!
Internet for Beginners
Wednesdays March 6th - 27th, 2013 3:00-4:30pm
Know how to use a computer but need to become more internet savvy? We’ll teach you more about internet safety, what social networking is, email, and more! The program is 4 weeks and attendance is required on all dates.
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 11:00am-12:30pm
Learn how to get started on LinkedIn—from creating an account and setting up your profile, to networking and finding jobs!
Monday, January 28th, 2013 2:00-3:30pm
Have an eReader, know how to use it, and just want to learn how to checkout eBooks from the library? Then join us for the MediaOnDemand workshop!
Monday, January 7th, 2013 2:00-3:30pm
Have you heard about Pinterest? Want to get started pinning? Then join us for Pinterest 101. This class will get you orientated with Pinterest by taking you through the steps of creating an account to making your first pinboards! We will also discuss the issue of copyright and pinning.
Power Point 2010 Workshop
Saturday, April 13th, 2013 1:00-3:00pm
Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 2:00-5:00pm
Want to learn how to use Power Point? Just want to know Power Point better? Then join us for Microsoft Power Point 2010. This class is a 3 hour workshop where we take you from the basics of Microsoft Power Point to creating animated presentations!
Power Point Animations
Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 2:00-4:00pm
Know the basics of Power Point but want to learn more about transitions and animations? Join us for this mini-workshop as we show you how to add animations and modify them!
Publisher 2010 Workshop
Saturday, April 4th, 2013 1:00-4:00pm
Want to learn how to make flyers? Want to learn more about Publisher? Then join us for Microsoft Publisher 2010. This class is a 3 hour workshop where we take you from the basics of Microsoft Publisher to making your own flyers, business cards, and more!
Sharing Photos 101
Monday, April 15th, 2013 2:00-3:30pm
Take digital photos, but don’t know how to get them from the camera to your computer to the internet? Join us as we teach you all about sharing your photos!
Monday, February 4th, 2013 2:00-3:30pm
In this program, learn how to use the popular online phone service. We will be covering the free Skype-to-Skype video calls in this class.
Streaming Video 101
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 3:00-4:30pm
Video is all over the internet! Join us as we take a look at 3 popular streaming video websites, how streaming works, and what you can find.
Saturday, January 5th, 2013 3:00-4:00pm
Have a Tablet and want to learn how to use it? Join us for Tablet 101 where we will teach you some cool tricks and tips for using your Tablet. Includes how to download apps, choosing your settings, and more!
Monday, March 18th, 2013 2:00-3:30pm
Have you heard about Twitter? Want to get started tweeting? Then join us for Twitter 101. This class will get you orientated with Twitter by taking you through the steps of creating an account to making your first tweets!
Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 3:00-4:30pm
Want to make a Website? Don’t know how to get started? Then this class is for you. We will teach you all you need to know to get started making a free website with Webs.
Word 2010 Workshop
Saturday, January 19th, 2013 1:00-4:00pm
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 2:00-5:00pm
Saturday, April 20th, 2013 1:00-4:00pm
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 2:00-5:00pm
Want to learn how to use Word? Just want to know Word better? Then join us for Microsoft Word 2010. This class is a 3 hour workshop where we take you from the basics of Microsoft Word to using some of Words more advanced features!
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How to Register
Registration for all Technology Corner Programs is Required. Priority is given to Richton Park Public Library Card holders. You can register over the phone by calling us at (708) 481-5333 or in person at the front desk.
Lost your Resource Sheet or don't remember that website we told you to go to? Check Below for our Technology Resources!
Step into Technology
Digital Photography Reference (PDF) (updated 9/2011)
Blogging Reference (PDF) (updated 10/2011)
Home Videos Reference (PDF) (updated 11/2011)
Mouse Practice Websites:
- InvestInTech.org's Free Mouse Exercises
- Mouse Exercises @ Senior Net
- Mouse Program
Keyboard Practice Website: Sense-Lang Keyboarding Program
Email Account Website: Coming Soon!
Free Computer Training: From Computer Basics to Microsoft Office to Apple, there's a
wide range of free computer tutorials to choose from.