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Computers

Free access to computers and wireless Internet.

Free workshops; some classes require registration. Please view the description for registration information, all others are first come, first served.

For information call 760-602-2039August schedule.

LearningExpress Library 

Practice for academic, military or vocational tests and take business courses including Microsoft Office.

 

NEW! Travel Apps for Apple Devices

Wed. Aug. 27, 11:30-1 Library Learning Center

A hands-on class which will provide an overview of where to purchase and install
apps on your device with a focus on travel and utility apps for the on-the-go traveler.
Call 760-434-2871 to register.
 

 

NEW! Apps for Androids

Mon. Aug. 18, 9-10 Dove

Mon. Sept. 22, 9-10 Dove  

A hands-on class designed to give an overview of your Android device and provide instruction on how to download and install applications through Google Play. Call 760-602-2039 to register.

 

Beginning Word

Mon. Aug. 25, 9-10 Dove

Mon. Sept. 15, 9-10 Dove  

In this workshop you will be creating and editing new documents. Learn how to change font style and size; center, bold and underline; copy, move and delete text; use bullets and numbers; spell check and print documents. Basic computer skills required.  

 

Computer Tutors at Dove

Get personalized at the Dove Library with email, Internet, MS Word and/or MS Office with a volunteer computer tutor. The tutor can also cover material we cover in classes and help with your laptop, tablet or phone. Call 760-602-2039 to register.

 

eBook Introduction

iPad: Thurs. Aug. 21, 9-10:30 Dove

Kindle: Thurs. Aug. 28, 9-10:30 Dove

iPad: Thurs. Sept. 18, 9-10:30 Dove

Kindle: Thurs. Sept. 25, 9-10:30 Dove

Learn how to use the Serra Digital Download Library website powered by OverDrive to borrow free eBooks from the library using a Nook, iPad, or Kindle. Call 760-602-2039 to register. 

 

Email Basics

Mon. Aug. 11, 9-10 Dove

Tues. Aug. 13, 3-4:30 Library Learning Center

Mon. Sept. 29, 9-10 Dove

Set-up a free email account. Start sending messages to friends and family immediately. Practice signing in and out of your new email and get your questions answered. Basic Internet knowledge is required for this class.

 

Internet I: Basics

Tues. Aug. 5, 2-3 Library Learning Center

Tues. Aug. 12, 9-10 Dove

Tues. Sept. 23, 9-10 Dove

The Internet is easier than you think. Join us for a fun and informal introduction to the Internet and start exploring the World Wide Web. This hands-on class is designed for those who have little or no Internet experience.

 

Internet II: Intermediate

Have a little experience on the Internet but would like more? Learn to organize your Favorites, set up your homepage, search the Internet and more. Designed for those who have basic Internet experience.

 

Internet II: Shop and Save

Tues. Aug. 12, 2-3 Library Learning Center

In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to save money online with comparative shopping and tools designed for smart shopping. Call 760-434-2871 to register. 

 

Internet III: Tips and Tricks

Wed. Aug. 13, 9-10:30 Dove

Tues. Aug. 26, 2-3 Library Learning Center

Wed. Sept. 10, 9-10:30 Dove

Tues. Sept. 23, 2-3 Library Learning Center

Discover tools to use Google mapping and learn search techniques for travel, medical, business, and shopping. Designed for those who have some Internet experience.

 

Social Networking

Wed. Aug. 27, 3-4 Library Learning Center

Wed. Sept. 24, 3-4 Library Learning Center

Connect with family and friends both near and far, find new friends and old friends and promote your business or brand with FACEBOOK. Learn how to share your stories, images, video and more. Internet experience needed.

Contact Information

Dove Computer Lab
760-602-2039
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Cole Reference Desk
760-434-2871
1250 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Library Learning Center Main Desk
760-931-4501
3368 Eureka Place
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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General Information

Cole and Dove Library hours
Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday – Saturday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Library Learning Center hours
Monday  Thursday
9 a.m.  8 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m.  5 p.m.