UPCOMING DIGITAL LITERACY CLASSES

Internet

Internet

Searching the Internet
Bay St. Louis – Hancock County Public Library
Thursday, August 3 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Make your search for information much easier by learning quick ways to find what you’re looking for, and more! Bring your own laptop (or tablet), or use one of ours. Registration required. Call 228-467-5282 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Wednesday, August 2.

Android

Android

Android Phones/Tablets
Waveland Public Library
Wednesday, August 9 from 10:30 – 12 noon

Learn about settings, finding and using the most helpful and popular apps, and taking and storing photos. Get all your questions answered. Bring your fully charged device, Google ID and password. Registration required. Call 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Tuesday, August 8.

Navigating Windows 10
Waveland Public Library
Wednesday, August 16 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Windows 10

Windows 10

Need help with Windows 10? Discover the features of the Desktop, Aero and Taskbar, then personalize your Desktop and Settings. Bring your own Windows 10 laptop or tablet and your Windows ID and password. Registration required. Call 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Tuesday, August 15.

Facebook for Business & Non-Profits
Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library
Monday, August 21 from 10 – 12 noon

Using social media for marketing can enable small businesses to further their reach to more customers. Your customers are interacting with brands through social media; therefore, having a strong social media plan and presence on the web is the key to tap into their interests. Find out how marketing with social media can bring remarkable success to your business or non-profit. Registration required. Call 228-467-5282 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Friday, August 18.

Computer Emergency Preparedness
Waveland Public Library
Monday, August 21 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Hurricane season or not, we all need to have a plan of action when faced with an emergency situation for all our technology devices. Be prepared with what you need to be doing now. Registration required. Call 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Friday, August 18.

Technology Security
Waveland Public Library
Wednesday, August 23 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Internet security

Internet security

Whether or not you have been a victim of hacking, it’s only a matter of time before your technology is compromised. You can lessen the chances of this happening by implementing basic safeguards to outsmart the bad guys. Registration required. Call 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Friday, August 21.

 

Computer

Computer

Basic Computing
Waveland Public Library
Thursday, August 24 from 10:30 – 12 noon

If you need help with basic computer tasks, or want to brush up on what you have learned thus far, join us for this basic computer skills class. You may bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Registration required. Call 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Wednesday, August 23.

 

Intro to Microsoft Excel
Kiln Public Library
Friday, August 25 from 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon

With this versatile program you will learn how to create, save, and print basic spreadsheets.  Practice changing fonts, inserting and adjusting rows and columns, entering data, making calculations, adding borders and shading, and more. This course will give you what you need to create and use simple spreadsheets to make your basic calculations and data sorting easier. Even if you have taken this course before, you are welcome to take it again as a refresher. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Registration required. Call 228-255-1724 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Thursday, August 25.

Tech Savvy Tips
Kiln Public Library
Wednesday, August 30 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

You use computers fairly often, but you’re not a pro. We’ll cover tips and topics that will take your skills to the next level! How to handle Zip files and downloads, take a screenshot, clean up messy text, back up files, browse in private, and use keyboard shortcuts. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Registration required. Call 228-255-1724 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Tuesday, August 29.


eAudios

eAudios

eAudio Books
For your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Over 4,200 titles you can listen to, including NY Times bestsellers, perennial favorites, and classics. Multi-access, so there’s no waiting list! Go to www.hancocklibraries.info/eaudio

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango Languages: Mango is online language-learning, with over 70 languages, via an app for your phone or tablet, or on the desktop. Vocabulary, grammar, culture, and pronunciation all in a fun interface. Go to www.hancocklibraries.info/mango

 Learn it with Lynda.com
Anytime, anywhere!

Lynda.com

Lynda.com

Learn at your own pace on any Internet-connected device, with over 4,700 professionally-produced video courses. Normally, this service is at least $20/month, but with your library card it’s paid for! Includes virtually any software you can think of, including Adobe Photoshop and Creative Cloud; QuickBooks; and Microsoft products – plus business skills, photography, Web design, and lots more. For FREE access, start at www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-creation-station

VHS to DVD conversion

By appointment, Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library

Don’t shell out and send your home videos away for an expensive conversion. Bring your old VHS tapes (or the smaller VHS-C type) and a blank DVD, and convert for free! Make a reservation at the Information| Services Desk. 

3D Printing

By appointment, Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library

Download a design or create your own, and print it on our new Ultimaker 2! Items up to 15 grams are free (e.g., a custom key fob or pendant). Larger items are $1 per 15 grams (e.g., a pencil cup or action figure). Inquire at the Information Services Desk.

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