November Technology Classes

You can expect a variety of technology classes throughout the year at Plano Public Library. Whether you’re looking to get started on 3D modeling or boost your digital skills, we have a class for you. Events at the library are free and do not require a library card. Virtual programs are recorded and posted on the library’s YouTube channel, so subscribe to be the first to know when new videos go live. 

The latest Engage brochure is available for downloading on the Plano Public Library website or you can pick up a printed copy at any of our five locations. You can also browse our upcoming events on our online calendar. Here’s what’s coming up this November. 

Essential Skills 

Google Forms: Survey Success 

Learn to create simple surveys to gather information from event registrations to client opinions in Google Forms, and how to organize and evaluate that data using spreadsheets created in Google Sheets. Sign into your free Google account or create one in advance to follow along. 

Saturday, November 19 at 3 pm (All ages, registration required

In addition to the live Zoom class, we will stream to the library’s YouTube channel and keep the recording for future viewing. For more tips and tricks, watch our Google Suite: Forms workshop from January 2022:


Adobe Creative Cloud 

Premiere Pro: Color Correction 

Learn about color correcting and grading your videos with Lumetri Color 

Friday, November 4 at 3 pm (Teens and adults, registration required

In addition to the live Zoom class, we will stream to the library’s YouTube channel and keep the recording for future viewing. If you’re ready to get started with Premiere now, check out our Adobe Basics: Premiere quick tutorials. You can also watch our Adobe Premiere Pro: Color Correction workshop from February 2022:

Photoshop: Photobashing Basics 

Learn to create digital art quickly through a technique called photo bashing in Photoshop. 

Monday, November 14 at 7 pm (Adults and teens, registration required

In addition to the live Zoom class, we will stream to the library’s YouTube channel and keep the recording for future viewing. If you’re ready to get started with Photoshop now, check out our Adobe Basics: Photoshop quick tutorials. You can also watch our Photoshop: Basics workshop from February 2022:


Canva 

Canva: Basics & Branding  

Get an overview of the Canva workspace and build your brand kit with fonts, logos, and color swatches 

Tuesday, November 29 at 3 pm (Adults, registration required

In addition to the live Zoom class, we will stream to the library’s YouTube channel and keep the recording for future viewing. If you’re ready to get started with, try the Learning Canva tutorial from LinkedIn Learning, available free with your library card. 


3D Printing and Design 

Tinkercad: Design Basics 

Learn the basics of three-dimensional design using Tinkercad. Limited computers available. Attendees are welcome to bring their own device. 

Wednesday, November 9 at Davis Library (Grades 3-5, ticketed) 

For more tips and tricks for designing in Tinkercad, watch our Tinkercad Intermediate workshop from September 2021:

Intro to 3D Printing 

Learn about the additive manufacturing process to make three-dimensional objects and see a 3D printing machine. 

Saturday, November 12 at 3 pm at Davis Library (All ages, ticketed) 

You can find all the details about 3D printing at the library on our website, including technical specifications and design guidelines. If you’re ready to get started with design, watch our Intro to 3D Design workshop from May 2021:

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