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Please note: We are in the process of updating this page and not all technology classes offered at the Denver Public Library will appear in this list. If you're looking for a class not displayed here, please visit the Events & Classes calendar.

First, find out what a blog is and see examples of popular and local blogs.  Then learn how start your own blog using Word Press or Tumblr.  Whether you want to read or write (or both), you'll learn it here!

Need to fix the red eyes in a favorite photo? Want to add some balloons and text to a birthday pic? Want to give your photos a vintage look? Learn how to do all that and more using free, online photo editing services like Pixlr and Photoshop Express!

In this quick class, learn about ways you can store your photos online - both free and paid. We'll explore Google Drive, Flickr, and other options that let you back up your photos and have access to them from anywhere!

Learn about several options for entertaining yourself for FREE (and legally) online, including streaming TV shows and movies, music sites and more.

The Gnu Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a free alternative to Photoshop. Come learn the basics of the GIMP - color correction, fixing exposure, and other fixes, and take the first steps to making your photos look great!

Always wanted to make your own techno song or your own beats? LMMS (Linux Multimedia Studio) is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio®, which allows you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. Come learn the basics and leave with your first song!

From greeting cards to banners to newsletters, desktop publishing can be easy with Publisher. Start by learning how to use a template to create a business card easily; then learn how to edit and arrange text, images, fonts, and colors as we create a flyer with Publisher 2007.

Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2007 to find, use and manipulate images in your documents. Students must have basic Word skills to attend this class.

Learn how to use WordPress.com to create your own blog. We will cover making new posts, adding photos, links, and videos, managing comments, changing your site’s appearance with themes, and using tags and categories. You must have an email address to attend. Please sign up for a free account at wordpress.com before coming to class.

Building on the skills learned in Wordpress I, students will learn how to customize their Wordpress blog more or use WordPress to create a more robust website. We will explore creating pages, static homepages, custom menus, and integrating social media with your WordPress site. You must have a Wordpress account to attend and attending the Wordpress.com I class first is highly recommended.

Did you know that YouTube can do more than just play a single video at a time?  Come learn about channels, subscriptions, playlists and more!