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

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Baldwin has thousands of titles that you can watch, read, and listen to on your computer or mobile device - all without having to set foot in the library.

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.

 

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP: AN INTRODUCTION

SATURDAYS, NOVEMBER 3, 10 & 17 AT 2:30 P.M.
$15. This three-session class covers the basics of photo enhancement and manipulation using Photoshop CC & Photoshop Elements. Register Here

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR: AN INTRODUCTION

WEDNESDAYS, NOVEMBER 7 & 14 AT 6:30 P.M.
$10. Learn the basics of Adobe’s vector graphic creation program and how to create sensational digital art for print, video, and web. Register Here

TWITTER 101

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29 AT 2:30 P.M.
$5. Become a Twitter pro as we create an account, compose tweets, connect with friends, and more. Register Here

SHOP SAFELY ONLINE

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5 AT 6:30 P.M.
$5. Learn the strategies, skills and mindset to shop safely online while finding the best deals. 

EMAIL WITH CONFIDENCE

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 AT 10:00 A.M.
$5. Email like a pro. In this single session class, learn how to set up an email account, send attachments and much more. 

CREATE LASTING MEMORIES WITH A PHOTO BOOK

SATURDAYS, DECEMBER 8 & 15 AT 2:30 P.M. 
$10. Learn how to get your pictures off your digital devices and into your hands with a beautiful photo book. Learners of ALL ages welcome. 

GOOGLE DRIVE

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 AT 2:00 P.M.
$5. Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Google’s cloud storage solution. 

WORD 2016: AN INTRODUCTION

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 AT 6:30 P.M.
$5. Learn how to create a cinemagraph, a photograph in which minor, repeated movement occurs, forming a video clip. 

TYPING
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19 AT 6:30 P.M.
$5. 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. 

ADOBE LIGHTROOM: AN INTRODUCTION

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 AT 6:30 P.M.
$5. Calling all photo enthusiasts. Add mood and drama to your photographs with Adobe Lightroom. We’ll cover exposure controls, tone curves, and other tools to make your photos distinctive and unique.  

EXCEL 2016: CREATING SPREADSHEETS
THURSDAYS, JANUARY 10 & 17 AT 6:30 P.M.
$10. Learn the fundamentals of spreadsheet creation with Microsoft Excel in this two-session class. 

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP: AN INTRODUCTION

WEDNESDAYS, JANUARY 16, 23 & 30 AT 6:30 P.M.
$15. This three-session class covers the basics of photo enhancement and manipulation using Photoshop CC & Photoshop Elements. 

LOOKUP AND PIVOT TABLES

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 AT 6:30 P.M.
$5. Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2016. Topics include creating Pivot Tables and using the VLOOKUP function. 

LINKEDIN

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26 AT 2:30 P.M.
$5. Build and nurture your professional identity with LinkedIn, the world’s largest network of its kind. 

TWITTER 101

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT 2:30 P.M.
$5. Be introduced to the world of blogging. Whether you want to become a community storyteller’ or just want to share an online journal with family and friends, this class is for you. 

BUILD A WEBSITE

WEDNESDAYS, FEBRUARY 6, 13 & 20 AT 6:30 P.M.
$15. Create a basic website for yourself or for your business in this three-session class. 

POWERPOINT 2016: AN INTRODUCTION

THURSDAYS, FEBRUARY 7 & 14 AT 6:30 P.M.
$10. Learn the fundamentals of slideshow creation with PowerPoint in this two-session class. 

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR: AN INTRODUCTION
SATURDAYS, FEBRUARY 9 & 16 AT 2:30 P.M.
$10. Learn the basics of Adobe’s vector graphic creation program and how to create sensational digital art for print, video, and web. 

VIDEO EDITING
THURSDAYS, FEBRUARY 21 & 28 AT 6:30 P.M.
$10. Learn the fundamentals of video editing in this two-session class.

 

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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

 

 

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

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

January 21: Open for M.L. King Jr. Day

April 21: Closed for Easter

May 25-27: Closed for Memorial Day

July 4: Closed for Independence Day

 

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