Friday, 19 June 2009

Learning Sessions July to Sept at the Central Library

Learning Sessions July to Sept at the Central Library. http://twitdoc.com/c/ga5meg
Learn in the library - programme of sessions http://ow.ly/f1MY

Learning Centre, 1st Floor (through the Art Library), Calverley Street, Leeds LS1 3AB – Tel: (0113) 247 8270

Please note: The Learning Sessions booking system has changed. You will not be booked straight onto a session – leave your name and contact details at the Lending Library counter and a librarian will contact you to make sure you are booked onto a session that is right for you. For Family History sessions, please book in the Local and Family History Library.Tel: 0113 2478290

Monday
Introduction to Digital Cameras –
10.30am-12 noon (two-week sessions)
6th & 13th July
17th & 24th August
7th & 14th September
21st & 28th September
Learn the basics of digital photography, using our cameras to point and shoot. Learn what all the buttons do and upload your snaps to the computer.

Tuesday
Word Processing
7th, 14th, 21st July & Thursday 23rd July
18th & 25th August, 1st & 8th September

Use Microsoft Word to make letters, menus, etc. look more professional.
Basic Computer Skills – 2pm-3.30pm
7th July
18th August
15th September

For total beginners. Use a mouse and a keyboard for the first time.

Basic Internet – 2pm-3.30pm
25th August
22nd September
Get to grips with the World Wide Web, with help from us.

Basic Email – 2pm-3.30pm
8th September
29th September
Take your internet skills a bit further by creating an email account.

Wednesday
Introduction to Family History
Using the Internet – 10.30am-12.30pm
(see also Saturday & Sunday)
15th July
29th July
12th August
26th August
9th September
23rd September
Find out which online resources are available to help you research your family tree and learn how to use them.
Please book this session in the
Local and Family History Library.

Introduction to Scanning –
2pm-3.30pm
1st July
12th August
2nd September
Use the scanner to digitise pictures and save them in the right format for printing and emailing.

Introduction to Photoshop Elements –
2pm-4pm
8th July
19th August
9th September

Learn how to use this powerful image editing tool to enhance your pictures.
Photoshop Follow-Up –
2pm-4pm
15th July
26th August
16th September
Take your new Photoshop skills further, using layers to create a poster.

Friday
It’s Never Too Late to Get Online!
(Silver Surfing) – 10.30am-12.30pm
4th September
11th September
18th September
25th September
Think you’re too old to use computers and the internet? Think again! Come to the Learning Centre and see what’s on offer.

Photoshop: Brushes and Patterns –
2pm-4pm
17th July
21st August
18th September
Explore the Brush Tool and Pattern Fills, creating your own custom brushes and patterns.

Saturday
Introduction to Family History
Using the Internet – 2.30pm-4.30pm
(see also Wednesday & Sunday)
25th July
22nd August
19th September
Find out which online resources are available to help you research your family tree and learn how to use them.
Please book this session in the
Local and Family History Library.
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Introduction to Family History
Using the Internet – 1.30pm-3.30pm
(see also Wednesday & Saturday)
12th July
9th August
6th September
Find out which online resources are available to help you research your family tree and learn how to use them.
Please book this session in the
Local and Family History Library.

If these sessions are at the wrong time for you (or there’s something else you’d like to learn), we may be able to arrange an extra session (although we cannot guarantee this). Please leave your name and contact details with a member of staff.