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Computer Classes

This is a list of upcoming computer classes at Lexington Public Library locations.  Unless noted, all classes are free, one-time sessions.  Advance registration is required and can be completed by clicking a class's "Register Now" link.

Please note any prerequisites and review General Class Information before registering for a class.  You can view a diagram of the sequence of classes here.  Handouts and files used in classes can be accessed here.

 

Don't have time to come in for a class?

We also offer a wide range of online computer training opportunities for free through Lynda.com.

 

3D Modeling with Sketchup

Increase your Sketchup knowledge by learning how to create and model an object for 3D printing! We'll use advanced tools, organization options, and higher detail levels.

Prerequisite: Sketchup.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

3D Printing Basics

3D printing has made its way to the Digital Studio! This 2-hr session will run through the basics of using our new 3D printers. We'll start with setting up a print job, work our way through loading the filament, and finish by printing a small object.

Completion of this course is required to utilize the Digital Studio's 3D makerspace.
Registration begins on December 21st
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Registration begins on January 13th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Colorize a Black and White Photo

Learn to colorize a black and white photo with Photoshop actions and painting. All photos will be provided.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics

Registration begins on January 16th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Final Cut Pro X Basics

Learn how to use the professional film and television industry standard software to create your own video project. This class will cover basic video and audio editing, as well as adding audio and video effects.

Prerequisite: iMovie.

Registration begins on January 4th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Final Cut Pro X Beyond Basics

Learn the more advanced editing functions of Final Cut Pro X including: color correction, green screen effects, and much more. All "problem" video clips will be provided for you.

Prerequisite: Final Cut Pro X Basics.

Registration begins on January 11th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

GarageBand Basics

Learn the basics of GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple. Basic experience with Mac computers is recommended before taking this class.
Registration begins on December 23rd
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Illustrator 2: Vector Art

Create original Vector Art using various tools in Adobe Illustrator.

Prerequisite: Illustrator Basics.

Registration begins on December 26th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Illustrator Basics

Learn the basics of creating graphic designs and images from photos and creating unique material using the basic tools and processes of Illustrator.
Registration begins on December 19th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

iMovie Basics

Create your own video project using photos, video clips, and music. This is a great class for beginners.
Registration begins on December 28th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

InDesign Basics

Learn to use the most powerful layout program in the industry. While learning the tools and interface of Adobe InDesign, you will also learn how to interface with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
Registration begins on January 16th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Introduction to Mac

We will cover the basics of using Apple software and hardware. Some experience with computers is necessary. This class will be using Mac OS X High Sierra.
Registration begins on December 19th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Introduction to Mac 2

We will continue to cover the basics of using Apple's Mac OS X Sierra. We'll start to learn more advanced features of Apple's OS such as creating folders, using external drives, and formatting hard drives. 

Prerequisite: Introduction to Mac
Registration begins on December 26th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Lightroom Basics

Learn about the interface and basic tools of Adobe Lightroom. Create incredible photos anywhere with all-new Lightroom CC. Organize your photos with searchable keywords that are automatically applied without the hassle of tagging. And easily share and showcase your photos in fun ways.
Registration begins on January 6th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Logic Pro X Basics

Learn the basics of Apple's professional audio editor, Logic Pro X! Experience with Mac computers and some audio editing experience is recommended before taking this class.
Registration begins on December 30th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Photoshop Basics

Learn about the interface and basic tools of Adobe Photoshop. You'll also learn how to effectively use and work with layers in Photoshop.
Registration begins on January 2nd
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Photoshop for Photographers

Learn how to retouch your photographs like the professionals, restore old photographs, and use Adobe Camera RAW to improve the lighting, color, and composition of the image.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics.

Registration begins on January 9th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Sketchup

Learn the basics of 3d architectural modeling with Sketchup, a free program for mac or pc.
Registration begins on January 2nd
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

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