300 W. Merrill St. Birmingham, MI 48009 | (248) 647-1700

Computer Classes

Our world is increasingly a digital one. If you’re having trouble keeping up — or just want to expand on what you already know — get up to speed with the computer classes at the Library. From basic skills to social-media tips and design programs, everything you need to thrive online is here.

All computer classes are in our first-floor computer lab and most require a basic understanding of computer functions and language. Registration is required and can be completed online via the links below, or by calling 248-554-4650.

 

EMAIL WITH CONFIDENCE

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6 AT 2:30 P.M.
Email like a pro. In this single session class, learn how to set up an email account, send attachments and much more. $5. Register Here

 

GOOGLE DRIVE

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9 AT 2:30 OR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23 AT 10:00 A.M.
Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Google’s cloud storage solution. $10. Register for December 9 Here, Register for February 23 Here

 

FREE & POWERFUL SOFTWARE: CREATING ART WITH INKSCAPE

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 AT 6:30 P.M. OR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT 2:00 P.M.
Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics program much like Adobe Illustrator. In this introductory class, we will create a logo from a photo and more. $5. Register for December 12 Here, Register for February 21 Here

 

WORD 2010: AN INTRODUCTION

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14 AT 6:30 P.M.
Learn the fundamentals of word processing with Microsoft Word, so you can get started making your own documents, lists or that new novel. $5. Register Here

 

TYPING

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 AT 10:00 A.M.
Do you type with two fingers? If so, this class is for you. Learn keyboarding the correct way with fun and rewarding exercises that will increase your speed and accuracy. $10. Register Here

 

BUILD A WEBSITE

WEDNESDAYS, JANUARY 10, 17 & 24 AT 6:30 P.M.
Whether it’s for your business or just for fun, make your best impression online with an attractive, highly functional website. $15. Register Here

 

EXCEL 2016: SPREADSHEET BASICS

THURSDAYS, JANUARY 11 & 18 AT 6:30 P.M.
Learn the fundamentals of spreadsheet creation with Microsoft Excel in this two-session class. $10. Register Here

 

ADVANCED EXCEL 2016: VLOOKUP AND PIVOT TABLES

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 AT 6:30 P.M. 
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2016. Topics include creating Pivot Tables and using the VLOOKUP function. $5. Register Here

 

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR: AN INTRODUCTION

SATURDAYS, FEBRUARY 3 & 10 AT 2:30 P.M.
Learn the basics of Adobe’s vector graphic creation program and how to create sensational digital art for print, video, and web. $10. Register Here

POWERPOINT 2016: AN INTRODUCTION
TUESDAYS, FEBRUARY 6 & 13 AT 2:30 P.M.
Learn the fundamentals of slideshow creation with Microsoft PowerPoint in this two-session class. $10. Register Here

TWITTER 101

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AT 10:00 A.M.
Become a Twitter pro as we create an account, compose tweets, connect with friends, and more. $5. Register Here

LINKEDIN

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT 2:30 P.M.
Build and nurture your professional identity with LinkedIn, the world’s largest network of its kind. $5. Register Here

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP: AN INTRODUCTION

THURSDAYS, FEBRUARY 8, 15, & 22 AT 6:30 PM
This three-session class covers the basics of photo enhancement and manipulation using Photoshop CC & Photoshop Elements. Improve skin tone, whiten teeth, create a digital collage, and more. $15. Register Here

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP: CREATING A TEXT PORTRAIT

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 AT 6:30 PM
In this single-session class, we will create a Calligram, the illusion that a photo was fashioned by multiple lines of text. $5. Register Here

Location - View Map

300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Hours

Monday to Thursday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2 Hours Free Parking in Chester Street Deck.

Metered street parking around Library

Free Parking on Sundays

248-647-1700

300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

Monday to Thursday

9:30 am - 9:00 pm

Friday and Saturday

9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Sunday

12:00 pm - 5:00pm

Library Closed

 

November 22 - Closing at 5:30 pm

November 23 - Thanksgiving

December 24 - Christmas Eve

December 25 - Christmas Day

January 1 - New Year's Day

January 15 - Open for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

April 1 - Easter

May 26-28 - Memorial Day Weekend

July 4 - Independence Day

September 1-3 - Labor Day Weekend

 

 

 

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:30am - 9:00pm

Friday & Saturday
9:30am -5:30pm

Sunday
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Baldwin Public Library

300 W. Merrill St.

Birmingham, MI 48009

248-647-1700

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