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Technology Classes Technology Classes

Have you ever wanted to learn how to use a computer, or an MP3 player or digital camera, or go on to the internet, or have an email account, or learn about blogs and Facebook, or buy a computer? Then these classes at Sunrise Mountain Library are for you. These classes are open to all adult members of the public.

Classes are held at:

Sunrise Mountain Library
21109 N. 98th Ave.
Peoria, AZ
85382
(623) 773-8650
Visit here for Sunrise Mountain Library's hours and location information.

Feel free to take these classes as many times as you like. Bring a friend or family member.

Due to limited space, you must register in advance for all classes. If you are unable to make a class you registered for please call or come by to cancel your reservation.

Unable to attend a class or have computer question? Make an individual appointment with our instructor Cathy Coffman at (623) 773-8650.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Peoria Public Library.


Smart Phones & Tablets - Apple products only
Time: 2 p.m.
Day(s): Thursday
Date(s): Aug. 16

This introductory class will remove some of the mystery many of us experience when using our new smart phones and tablets with the android operating system. Downloading apps, taking and transferring photos, using the library’s mobile website and City of Peoria’s mobile app, and reading books and magazines or newspapers, and listening to music and audio books are some of the topics this class will introduce. Feel free to bring your tablet or phone, any cords you might need, and your passwords for them.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Computers 101
Time: 2 p.m.
Day(s): Monday
Date(s): Sept. 10

This class is for the absolute beginning computer user. Learn the basics of your computer, exercise your mouse, clean up your desktop, and keyboard your way to success.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Spreadsheets
Time: 2 p.m.
Day(s): Monday
Date(s): Sept. 17

This class will introduce students to spreadsheet terminology and concepts. Specifically, students will learn how to enter text and numbers, use mathematical functions and create formulas, and develop some basic charts.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Windows 10
Time: 2 p.m.
Day(s): Thursday
Date(s): Sept. 20

This introductory class will remove some of the mystery many of us experience when using our new devices with Windows 10. Feel free to bring your laptop, tablet or phone with Windows 10, any cords you might need, and your passwords for them.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Email Basics
Time: 10 a.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Date(s): Sept. 29

Learn how to send, reply, and forward emails. Also learn how to attach files to emails and to use your contact list. Please bring your email login and password to class. If you don’t have an email account we’ll help you set one up.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Computers 102
Time: 2 p.m.
Day(s): Monday
Date(s): Oct. 1

This class is for the intermediate computer user. This class will cover the desktop, control panel, saving and printing documents, files, recycle bin and troubleshooting your computer.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Smart Phones & Tablets - Apple products only
Time: 1 p.m.
Day(s): Thursday
Date(s): Oct. 11

Learn to download apps, e-books and audiobooks, take and transfer photos, use mobile websites and more. Bring your device, cords and password to the class.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Word Processing
Time: 6 p.m.
Day(s): Monday
Date(s): Oct. 15

In this class we will cover the composition and editing of documents; basic page formatting; converting documents created in different applications; creating headers, footers, footnotes, etc.; utilizing views and styles, spelling and grammar checking and more.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Social Media
Time: 2 p.m.
Day(s): Thursday
Date(s): Oct. 18

Get an overview of what Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google +, Pinterest, and Linkedin are. We can help you set up accounts with these services if you don’t have one. If you have any of these accounts please bring your login and password. We will also talk about tablet and smartphone apps for these. You can use your own tablet or smart phone or borrow a device from us.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Craigslist and EBay
Time: 10 a.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Date(s): Oct. 20

Have stuff you want to sell? Or do you want to get a great deal on a used item? Come learn how to buy and sell things on Craigslist and EBay.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Facebook
Time: 2 p.m.
Day(s): Monday
Date(s): Oct. 22

Learn how to connect with friends and family all over the world by making the most of Facebook, including messaging, posting photos and making friends. Also, learn how to use the control Facebook gives users to find a level of privacy and security that's right for you.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Smart Phones & Tablets - Android Devices Only
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Day(s): Thursday
Date(s): Nov. 8

Learn to download apps, e-books and audiobooks, take and transfer photos, use mobile websites and more. Bring your device, cords and password to the class.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Coding for Adults
Time: 10 a.m.
Day(s): Thursday
Date(s): Nov. 15

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code, or are you interested in just increasing your technology skills? No coding experience needed. Absolute beginners are most welcome!

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

Coding for Adults
Time: 10 a.m.
Day(s): Thursday
Date(s): Dec. 6

Have you ever wanted to learn how to code, or are you interested in just increasing your technology skills? No coding experience needed. Absolute beginners are most welcome!

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.
 

EBooks for Kindle and other EBook Readers
Time: 2 p.m.
Day(s): Monday
Date(s): Dec. 10

In this class we will learn basics in finding and downloading audiobooks, music, movies, and ebooks from the Greater Phoenix Digital Library on to a Kindle or other ebook readers, mp3 player, smartphone, etc. This class gives you the basics on how to utilize this service by showing you how to find and check out books, then get them on to your mobile device. Please bring your library card, pin #, reading device, and login information for Amazon or Apple depending on the type of device you are using.

  • Registration is required due to limited space. Please call (623) 773-8650 to register.