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Computer Programs

All computer classes except Tech Time, Drop-In Computer Lab, and One-on-One Instruction require participants to be confident using a computer and proficient with a keyboard and mouse.

Computer Tutor 1 On 1

Tuesdays, 3pm
Wednesdays, 3pm
Thursdays, 6pm
Weekly

Librarians are offering 30 minutes of one-on-one help with a computer topic of your choice. When registering, patrons will choose between the basics of Word, Excel, e-mail, Facebook or internet.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1 - Call 248-349-0720
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: 2nd Floor Computer Area

Downloadable Sundays 

Sunday, 1-3pm 
Jul 22, Aug 19

Learn how to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, and music to your mobile devices. Please make sure that you have an active Novi Library card in order to access materials. Kindle users will also need their Amazon login and password. 

Age: 18+ 
Price: Free Community Event 
Registration Begins: Apr 1 
Registration Ends: When Filled 
Location: Computer Lab

Digitize Your Home Movies 

Monday, 6-7pm 
Jul 9, Aug 6

Thursday, 11am-12pm 
Jul 12, Aug 9

Convert your home movie VHS tapes into digital MP4 files. Take it a step further and create a DVD. Commercial movies may NOT be converted. Bring a VHS tape, blank DVD-R’s, a USB drive (at least 8 GB), and ear buds for audio. Registration is required. 

Age: 18+ 
Price: Free Community Event 
Registration Begins: Apr 1 
Registration Ends: When Filled 
Location: Creation Station, 2nd Floor

Virtual Reality Sundays 

Sunday, 1-3pm 
Jun 24, Jul 29, Aug 26

Experience an amazing new reality! Play cool games and explore distant places using our PlayStation Virtual Reality headsets! Must be 12 or older.

Age: 12+ 
Price: Free Community Event 
Registration Begins: Apr 1 
Registration Ends: When Filled 
Location: Boardroom

Vinyl and Cassette Conversion

Monday, 7-8pm
Jul 16, Aug 13

Thursday, 11am-12pm
Jul 26, Aug 16

Digitize your tapes and vinyl LPs using NPL’s cassette and turntable converters. Bring your records/tapes, USB drive, and ear buds. Registration is required.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Creation Station, 2nd Floor

Tech Time

Sunday, 2-2:30pm
Jul 8, Aug 5

Tuesday, 7-7:30pm
Jul 10, Jul 17, Aug 7, Aug 14

Thursday, 2-2:30pm
Jul 12, Jul 26, Aug 9, Aug 16

Looking to discover all the hidden features of your electronic gadgets? Do you need to learn how to download materials from NPL’s extensive digital collections, including eBooks, magazines, and more? We have the tools to help.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: Second Floor Information Desk
Registration Ends: When Filled

Basic Photo Editing

Tuesday, 7-8pm
Jun 19, Jul 24, Aug 21

Learn basic photo and image editing using one of the best, free photoediting packages on the web - GIMP. Bring your own photos on a personal flash drive or learn using ours. Attendees should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard with a Windows computer.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Computer Lab

3D Design & Printing 101

Monday, 6-8pm
Jul 2

A crash course in 3-D printing resources and techniques..

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Computer Lab