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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

Wednesdays, 3:30-4pm, 4-4:40pm
Thursdays, 6:30-7:00pm, 7:00-7:30pm
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: Dec 1-Call 248-349-0720
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: 2nd Floor Computer Area

Downloadable Sundays 

Sunday, 1-3pm 
Mar 4, Apr 8 

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: Dec 1 
Registration Ends: When Filled 
Location: Computer Lab

Digitize Your Home Movies 

Monday, 6-7pm 
Mar 5, Apr 9 

Thursday, 11am-12pm 
Mar 8, Apr 12 

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: Dec 1 
Registration Ends: When Filled 
Location: Creation Station, 2nd Floor

Virtual Reality Sundays 

Sunday, 1-3pm 
Feb 25, Mar 11, 25, Apr 15, 29 

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

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

Vinyl and Cassette Conversion

Monday, 7-8pm
Mar 12, Apr 16

Thursday, 11am-12pm
Mar 15, Apr 19

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: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Creation Station, 2nd Floor

Tech Time

Tuesday, 7-7:30pm
Feb27, Mar 6, 27, Apr 3, 10

Thursday, 2-2:30pm
Mar 1, 8, Apr 5, 12

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: Aug 1
Location: Second Floor Information Desk
Registration Ends: When Filled

Basic Photo Editing

Tuesday, 7-8pm
Mar 20, Apr 24

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: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Computer Lab

Résumé Workshop

Tuesday, 2-3:30pm
Apr 10

Make your résumé stand out as we review styles, formats, and library resources.

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