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
Thursdays, 6:30-7pm, 7-7:30pm
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.
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.
Join us in a demonstration of NPL’s 3D printer! Showcased will be easyto- use software that lets you design your own models, a 3D scanner that allows real-world objects to be turned into models, and of course the CubePro printer itself!
Microsoft Office Hours
Our computer lab will be staffed with librarians specifically for one-on-one assistance with E-mail, Web Searching, Microsoft Excel, Word, & PowerPoint.
Digitize Your Home Movies
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.
Cloud Computing Basics
Is your understanding of the cloud a little foggy? Let us take you through the basics of cloud computing and the many free resources that can be used in your daily life. Participants must have an email account and confidence navigating the Internet.
Google Docs 101
Learn how to edit and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. All you need is a Google account.
Vinyl and Cassette Conversion
Digitize your tapes and vinyl LPs using NPL’s new turntable and cassette converters. Bring a USB drive and ear buds.
Get Inspired With Pinterest
Learn to create and share virtual “boards” full of inspiration and ideas about your passions and hobbies. Plan a wedding, collect recipes, share crafting know-hows and more with your friends online! Participants must have basic internet experience.
Basic Photo Editing with GIMP
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.
Make Your Résumé Work For You
Make your résumé stand out as we review styles, formats, do’s and don’ts.
Blogging can be a great marketing tool for your business, career, or just for fun. Learn the basics of Google’s blogging service.
AncestryLibrary Edition is filled with military, naturalization & immigration records, passenger lists and more. Come learn the basics and discover your connection to the past!
HeritageQuest delivers genealogical and historical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s. Come learn the basics and discover your connection to the past!