Computer Classes

The Digital Commons Mobile Bar Comes to Palisades

Meet and greet electronic devices and learn about our downloadable collections.The bar includes a Nook Simple Touch, Kindle Fire, iPad Mini and a Nexus 7.

Reference USA: Business Database

 Are you interested in learning how to do Business and Market research?  Come to the Digital Commons for public drop-in sessions on how to use Reference USA, a database that that is free and available with a DC Public Library Card. 

Reference USA: Business Database

  Are you interested in learning how to do Business and Market research?  Come to the Digital Commons for public drop-in sessions on how to use Reference USA, a database that that is free and available with a DC Public Library Card. 

Excel II Intermediate

Learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: H. WhiteComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and Excel I Basics.You will learn to:

Intro to Python

Computer languages are here at the Digital Commons!Python is a simple computer language

Intro to 3D Scanning

 Do you have something (or someone) that would make a great three dimensional model?

Intro to MicroComputing: Raspberry Pi

 Computer languages are here at the Digital Commons!Take a guided tour through the set-

Intro to Computer Programming

Introduction to Computer Programming is designed to teach the basic skills needed to understand computer programming languages and to get started on the exciting path towards creating computer based content either for the PC, Tablet, or the Web!

Podcasting 101

Shouting isn’t the only way to get your voice heard by the masses. Drop into Podcasting 101 to learn the basics of podcasting, a medium that allows anyone to create and distribute audio work to online audiences.This one-hour course covers everything you need to get started from recording content, to editing in Audacity, to putting your finished work online — you’ll even learn how index your podcast in the iTunes store.

Blogging Basics

Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world?Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring the most popular services and sites available, and then by creating your own blog.

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