Computer classes

Computer classes

Thanks to generous grants from The Carl & Verna Schmidt Foundation of Rochester and The Jones Family Foundation of Red Wing, the library is able to offer a variety of technology classes. All classes require registration and unless otherwise noted, please call 651-385-3645 to register.

Tuesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 5, 1:00-3:00 pm: Introduction to Windows 10
Learn about the Windows 10 interface, how to create and use Microsoft accounts, connect to Wi-Fi, enable and personalize Cortana, navigate and customize the desktop and the new Windows 10 Start menu, download, install and use apps from the Store and save OneDrive to save files to the cloud.
Tuesday, May 17 (part 1) & Thursday, May 19 (part 2), 1:00-3:00 pm: iPad for Beginners
In this class designed for people new to the iPad, you’ll learn the physical layout of buttons and features, how to navigate Home screens and apps using finger gestures, how to connect to the Internet, how to charge and care for your iPad and how to use some of the basic apps that come with the iPad We’ll also explore the App Store and take a look at important settings you need to know. Don’t have an iPad? No problem! We have someĀ iPad Airs that you can use for the class.
Tuesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 26, 1:00-3:00 pm: iPhone Essentials
Got a new iPhone and are wondering how to use it? Come to our free class, in which we’ll cover the physical features of the iPhone, how to care for it, using Wi-Fi, email, and contacts as well as some of the most popular features of the phone (camera, maps, iCloud and Photos)
Tuesday, June 21, 1:00-3:00 pm: Introduction to Computer Security & Privacy
This course will provide you with information that will help you use the Internet more securely and preserve your privacy, including tips and tricks for securing devices and browsers, choosing good passwords, using email and browsing safely.
Tuesday, June 28 and Friday, July 1, 1:00-3:00 pm: Introduction to Windows 10
Learn about the Windows 10 interface, how to create and use Microsoft accounts, connect to Wi-Fi, enable and personalize Cortana, navigate and customize the desktop and the new Windows 10 Start menu, download, install and use apps from the Store and save OneDrive to save files to the cloud.