Tech Class Schedule

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Technology Windows 10

Thu, 03/23/2017  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm   Come gain practical experience using Windows 10! Learn how to personalize the new interface, download apps, locate files and programs, use the Control Panel and perform other key functions. Call [...]

Technology One-on-One Tech Tutorials

Mon, 04/03/2017 - Fri, 04/28/2017  All Day   Book a one-on-one session with Bethany, and let her answer your technology questions.  Some topics for tutorials are basic computer, internet or email, resume and cover letter assistance, tablet or [...]

Technology iMac 101

Mon, 04/03/2017  4:00 pm - 5:30 pm   Do you need to learn the basics of an Mac? Learn how to personalize the computer, use the finder, change system preferences and more. Call Bethany  at 205-978-4679 to register.

Technology Facebook 101

Wed, 04/05/2017  2:00 pm - 3:30 pm   Have questions about Facebook?  Come get answers and learn great tips on navigating the social networking site.  Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to register.

Technology Intro to 3D Printing

Mon, 04/10/2017  4:00 pm - 5:30 pm     Are you curious about 3D printing and all you can do with it?  This class is the perfect introduction. You’ll also learn how the Makerbot works as well as [...]

Technology Apple Mobile Devices with Tech Ease

Tue, 04/11/2017  2:00 pm - 3:30 pm   A Certified Apple Consultant answers your questions about Apple mobile products including iPhones, iPads and Macbooks. Registration is not required and everyone is welcome.

Technology 3D Printing Open Lab

Thu, 04/13/2017  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm   See the 3D printers in action and get your printing questions answered. The open lab will also offer tips for best practices to achieve a successful print from your model. [...]

Featured Col 1 Pinterest Basics

Tue, 04/18/2017  10:00 am - 11:30 am    Do you like to save great ideas and tips for later use? Do you love to organize? You will love Pinterest, the world’s online catalog of ideas. Learn how to [...]

Featured Col 3 Vinyl Cutting

Mon, 04/24/2017  4:00 pm - 5:30 pm   Learn how to make your own custom vinyl decals using our vinyl cutter. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to register.

Featured Col 2 Beginner Blogging

Thu, 04/27/2017  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm   Have you thought about creating a blog?  Learn how to get started using Blogger.  We’ll discuss content ideas, how to post pictures and more! Call Bethany to register at 205-978-4679.

The Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest Technology Department

The Vestavia Hills Library is proud to offer 48 public computers for use by our patrons. There are 10 Apple iMacs located in our Children Department, 2 touch screen interactive computers in our Children Department that has hundreds of educational games geared towards toddlers, we have 10 iMacs in the Teens Department, 10 iMacs located in our Electronic Classroom, 16 computers with Windows 7 located in our Adult Department, and 2 iMacs in our Adult Department. The Children’s computers have various educational games. The Teen and Adult computers have Microsoft Office, and all of our computers have access to the Internet.

The Electronic Classroom

The Electronic Classroom has 10 iMac computers used for a wide variety of training, including Basic Mac, Basic Windows 8, and Office 2010 courses. The Electronic Classroom is open from 9:00 AM till 6:00 PM Monday through Friday for general public use except when classes are being taught. To sign up for a class, you can register by calling 205-978-0155 Ext. 7  or register online by selecting the class you want and registering at the bottom of the page. Also, signup sheets and schedules are available in the Classroom. Space is limited, so sign up today!

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Patrons may print their work by purchasing a print card from our TracSystems Automated Print System. Black & white prints are 10 cents each and color prints are 50 cents each.

Public Wireless Access

Enjoy free Wi-Fi access from your personal laptop or mobile device throughout the library, including our Rooftop Garden and Outdoor Amphitheatre areas.

Online Tutorials and Quick Guides

Online tutorials and quick start guides are available for a number of topics from Computer Basics to shortcuts in MS Office.