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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

Vinyl and Cassette Conversion

Monday, 7-8pm
Nov 5, Dec 3

Thursday, 11am-12pm
Nov 8, Dec 6

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

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

Digitize Your Home Movies 

Monday, 6-7pm 
Nov 12, Dec 10

Thursday, 11am-12pm 
Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 13

Convert your home movie VHS tapes into digital MP4 files. Commercial movies may NOT be converted. Bring your VHS tape, a USB drive (at least 8 GB), and ear buds for audio.

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

Tech Time

Tuesday, 7-7:30pm
Oct 16, Nov 6, Nov 13, Dec 4, Dec 11

Sunday, 2-2:30pm
Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 2

Thursday, 2-2:30pm
Oct 18, Nov 15, Nov 29, Dec 6, Dec 13

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

3D Design & Printing 101

Monday, 7-8:30pm
Nov 5

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

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

Protecting Yourself Online

Thursday, 7-8:30pm
Nov 15

The internet can be a scary place of identity theft and loss of privacy. We’ll show you some steps you can take to minimize your risks.

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

Creating & Editing Digital Photos

Tuesday, 7-8pm
Nov 27, Dec 18

Thursday, 11am-12pm
Nov 29, Dec 20

Do you have old, faded, or torn photos that you’d like to give a facelift? Have you been meaning to take that box of old snapshots from Grandma and scan them to your PC? Learn to create and edit digital photos using our high-resolution scanner and photo-editing software.

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