This program geared towards Nonprofit Organizations will give and overview regarding TechSoup as well as present open source software programs that mimic the functionality of Office, QuickBooks, ProTools, Photoshop and more. This program will show you free, open source software alternatives that work very similar to the real thing without all of the cost.
Use animoto.com to create your own short video. We'll show you how to choose a visual theme, select music and add pictures and words to create your own mini movie. You will also learn how to search for, save, and add Web images. Please register each child ( ages 9 to 12) separately. Choose either this date OR July 25.
Do you have a lot of photos on your computer, or scattered on multiple storage devices? This class will show you how to organize all of the photos and edit any that need it using free software available for download. Feel free to bring your own laptop or storage devices (CDs, flash drives, etc.), but this is not necessary. Patrons registering for this class should have basic computer skills or have taken the computer basics class at the library. Registration is required.
Learn to (legally) Â“hackÂ” the Herald-Times or any other online newspaper or webpage. Create and publish news or stories about a superhero you made during 12 Hour Comic Book Day, or you and your friends, family, team, pets Â— whatever you care about. Expert writers and journalists will first help you create, write, edit, and design for the Internet. Working individually or collaboratively, you will then find a newspaper or website to remix using the X-Ray Goggles tool in any web browser. No previous experience in web design is required. Please register.
If you are an experienced Microsoft Word user, this course is for you. In this class, tips and tricks of some of the more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010 will be covered. Patrons registering for this course must have a basic familiarity with Microsoft Word 2010, or have taken the Microsoft Word Basics course. Registration is required. (2 hours)