UPCOMING DIGITAL LITERACY CLASSES

Facebook for Business & Non-Profits
Monday, April 10 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Bay St. Louis–Hancock County Library

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.

 

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Create with Canva
Monday, April 10 from 5:30-7 p.m.
Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library

Learn to create polished, professional-looking graphics for use on your website, social media, or printing. Get introduced to the tools on this free website including royalty-free graphics, templates, and frames. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Registration required. Call 228-467-5282 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.

Learn it with Lynda.com
Friday, April 14 from 3-4:30 p.m.
East Hancock County Library

With a huge catalog of expertly produced video courses, Lynda.com can help you learn almost any software, plus web design, social media marketing, business skills, and lots more. Get introduced to this site and how you can access it free through the library. *Bring your own laptop or tablet* Registration required. Call 228-255-4800 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.

 

iPad/iPhone Basics
Friday, April 21, from 3-4:30  p.m.

Kiln Public Library

Learn about the most important settings and popular free apps. Bring your fully charged device, Apple ID and password. Registration required. Call 228-255-1724 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.

 

Intro to Excel
Monday, April 24 from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Kiln Public Library

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.  Registration required. Call 228-255-1724 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.

Excel Data Management 1
Monday, April 24 from 1-4 p.m.
Kiln Public Library

Microsoft Excel has some very powerful data management tools. In this course, you will learn how to set up data lists to make data entry easy, quick, and more accurate. You’ll also learn basic sorting, filtering, and subtotaling strategies. Registration required. Call 228-255-1724 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.

Special announcement: new downloadables, free from your library!

ComicsPLUS
Downloadable digital comics for your mobile device. For all ages: popular titles like Big Nate, Voltron, and Naruto for kids, and Star Trek, Buffy, Aliens, and HALO for adults. 18,000+ comics, graphic novels, and manga included. Go to www.hancocklibraries.info/comics

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

 Digital Media Tutor
Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library
Fridays, April 7 and 21 from 1 - 5 p.m.
Saturdays, April 15 and 29 from 12 - 4 p.m.

Ultimaker 3D

Ultimaker 3D

Get help with your digital creation in video, audio, graphics, animations, and other digital objects. The tutor can help with Adobe Creative Cloud programs, show you how to draw on our digital pen tablet, or how to design 3D objects, and help you print those 3D designs on the 3D printer. Prerequisite: must have an email address and be comfortable with Windows and a mouse. By 30 minute appointment; call 228-467-5282 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.

New: 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. 

New: 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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