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. 

January Classes

MICROSOFT EXCEL: AN INTRODUCTION

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5 AT 7:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Free, Learn the fundamentals of spreadsheet creation with Microsoft Excel in this two-session class. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

LINKEDIN LEARNING

THURSDAY, JANUARY 6 AT 2:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Free, Enhance your skills with over a thousand expert-led, online video tutorials. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

ONLINE PHOTO EDITING

SATURDAY, JANUARY 8 AT 3:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Resize, crop and add pizzazz to your photos with this single session class. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

TRACKING STOCKS WITH GOOGLE SHEETS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 13 AT 2:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Set up and track your financial portfolio in real time with Google Sheets. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

GOOGLE SHEETS

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19 AT 7:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Learn to create a spreadsheet with this alternative to Microsoft Excel. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

NYT & WSJ FROM HOME

THURSDAY, JANUARY 20 AT 2:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Learn how to access popular newspapers, including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal with your BPL library card. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

CHECKING OUT EBOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY

THURSDAY, JANUARY 27 AT 2:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE 
Learn how to access Libby to check out e-books and e-audiobooks in this virtual class. Baldwin Library card required. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

 

February Classes

START A BLOG

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT 7:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Learn how to create a blog for personal or professional use. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

POWERPOINT: CREATE A PRESENTATION

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3 AT 2:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Learn the fundamentals of slideshow creation with Microsoft PowerPoint. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

TWITTER

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AT 7:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Become a Twitter pro as you learn to create an account, compose tweets, connect with friends, and more. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

NYT & WSJ FROM HOME

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10 AT 2:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Learn how to access popular newspapers, including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal with your BPL library card. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

CHECK OUT EBOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16 AT 7:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Learn how to check out eBooks and eAudiobooks from the Library with your BPL library card. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

ONLINE PHOTO EDITING

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT 2:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Crop, edit and apply effects to improve your photos with free and powerful online software. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

GOOGLE SLIDES

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24 AT 2:00 P.M.
REGISTER HERE
Create, edit and collaborate on presentations with Google Slides. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

 

 

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300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

Monday–Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Holiday Closures

Sunday, April 17 - All Day: Easter

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

 

Free Two-Hour 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 – Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Closures:

Sunday, April 17 - All Day: Easter

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