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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, 3-3:30pm
Thursdays, 6-6:30pm
Weekly

One-on-one help with a Librarian on your choice of: MS Word or Excel, E-mail basics, or Cloud Storage.

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

3D Print Consult 

Mondays, 7-7:30pm 
Weekly
 
Thinking about using our 3D Printing service? Get input from our 3D print team on your design for the best results. 

Ages: 16+ 
Price: Free Community Event 
Registration Begins: Call 248.349.0720 
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled 
Location: 2nd Floor Computer Area

Vinyl and Cassette Conversion

Monday, 7-8pm
Dec 3

Thursday, 11am-12pm
Dec 6

Tuesday, 6-7pm
Jan 8, Jan 15, Jan 22, Jan 29, Feb 5Feb 12Feb 19Feb 26

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

Digitize Your Home Movies 

Monday, 6-7pm 
 Dec 10Jan 7, Jan 14, Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 18, Feb 25

Thursday, 11am-12pm 
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
Nov 13, Dec 4, Dec 11

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

Sunday, 2-2:30pm
Nov 18, Dec 2Jan 6, Jan 13, Jan 20, Jan 27, Feb 3, Feb 10, Feb 17, Feb 24

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

Protecting Yourself Online

Thursday, 7-8:30pm
Dec 6

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

3D Design & Printing 101

Thursdays, 7-8pm
Jan 24

Saturdays, 2-3pm
Jan 5, Feb 16

A crash course in 3D printing resources and techniques.

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

There’s an App for That

Saturday, 2-3pm
Jan 26

We’ll demo all of our services that are accessible with supported apps.

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