March Technology Classes

If you’re ready to spring forward into new technology, or just refresh your skills, Plano Public Library is here for you. Whether you’re looking to build basic skills, explore a new hobby, or leverage technology for your small business, we have a class for you. Programs at the library are free and do not require a library card. For ticketed programs, free tickets are available in person 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Online programs require registration via Zoom. Virtual programs are recorded and posted on the library’s YouTube channel

Check out the latest Engage brochure (available online or at any Plano Public Library location) for more information. You can also browse upcoming programs with our online calendar. Keep reading to see programs coming up in March: 

Adobe Creative Cloud 

Premiere Pro: Basics 

Tuesday, March 7 at 3pm on Zoom (Adults, registration required

Learn the basics of video editing techniques in Adobe Premiere Pro from creating a project and importing your media to the final export. 

Illustrator: Basics 

Monday, March 13 at 3pm on Zoom (Adults, registration required

Join us for an overview of the Adobe Illustrator workspace. Navigate tools, panels and more for your graphic design potential. 

LinkedIn for Business 

LinkedIn offers tools to connect you with clients and opportunities. Individuals, entrepreneurs and small businesses can use these tools to highlight professional services offered or to share their small business. 

LinkedIn for Business: Profile and Services 

Wednesday, March 8 at 3pm on Zoom (Adults, registration required

Learn how to expand your personal profile to build your business presence, highlight content and skills, and create a page highlighting available services. 

LinkedIn for Business: Company Pages 

Wednesday, March 15 at 3pm on Zoom (Adults, registration required

Learn the basics to establish a company page, promote your brand and establish your business expertise. 

LinkedIn for Business: Networking, Groups, and Job Postings 

Wednesday, March 22 at 3pm on Zoom (Adults, registration required

Learn strategies to grow your network and reach, interact with groups with similar interests or build your own, and create and post free job postings for your organization. 

LinkedIn for Business: Content Creation 

Wednesday, March 29 at 3pm on Zoom (Adults, registration required

Explore the basics of content creation like offering services, sharing company updates and creating events. Review best practices for content, analytics and additional creator features. 

Essential Skills 

Email Basics 

Thursday, March 2 at 6:30pm at Haggard Library (Adults, ticketed) 

Saturday, March 25 at 3pm at Davis Library (Adults, ticketed) 

Learn the basics of signing up, sending messages, accessing your emails and managing your email account. 

Computer Skills Basics: Part I 

Thursday, March 16 at 6:30pm at Haggard Library (Adults, ticketed) 

Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard, navigate your computer and print documents. For those with little or no computer experience. 

Computer Skills Basics: Part II 

Thursday, March 23 at 6:30pm at Haggard Library (Adults, ticketed) 

Learn where information is stored on your computer, how to save files and about local and remote storage. 

Other Topics 

Photography Basics 

Monday, March 13 at 6:30pm at Haggard Library (Adults, ticketed) 

Learn the basics of triangles of aperture, shutter speed and ISO. 

All About Mic 

Sunday, March 26 at 2pm at Haggard Library (Adults, ticketed) 

Cardioid, Condenser, Dynamic…confused? Learn about the best microphones for podcasting, voiceovers, instrumentals, and more. 

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