Calendar

Jan
22
Tue
Corel DRAW @ JCPL at Computer Lab
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Edit vector graphics for cutting or engraving on the Laser Cutter. Students will also be able to edit photos using CorelDRAW’s bitmap-image editor Corel Photo-Paint

Jan
28
Mon
Green/Blue Screen Basics @ JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Explore the basics of planning and shooting videos and photos on Green Screen.  You can digitally recreate the background of your scene instead of scouting/shooting on location. You will also learn how to prepare a live-action set and positioning/posing your subject.  Bring a USB to save your project.

Feb
4
Mon
GarageBand: Audio I @ JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Explore the basics of audio recording and editing with GarageBand.  You will learn how to add new tracks by selecting software instruments, vocal, electric guitar, or drummer tracks. You will also learn how to add loops and use smart controls.  Bring a USB to save your project.

Feb
7
Thu
Coding For Everyone Club: Little Bits @ JCPL at Computer Lab
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This Coding Club is for all age groups. For February, students will explore with Little Bits Arduino boards and gizmos and gadgets. Registration is required. Teens and adults can register. Children can register with a parent attending with them and registering, as well.

Girls Who Code Club @ JCPL at Computer Lab
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Coding girls, unite! Girls Who Code Club is a safe and supportive environment of peers and role models who learn to see themselves as computer scientists.  During club meetings, you will use computer science to solve problems in your community, learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, ands functions that form the basis for all programming languages (build a website, an app, or a robot) and interest such as music, art, game design, and storytelling.  Returning club girls can deepen their programming knowledge through extended activity sets.  New members can join throughout the season and veteran members will lead.  You will work in teams to design and build a Computer Science “CS” Impact Project that solves real world problems through code. This program is for ages  6th-12th grade.  Registration is required.

Feb
11
Mon
Intro to Mac @ JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Explore the basics using Apple software and hardware.  This class is great for those whom are new to Macs, or a Windows switcher. We will cover the Mac Operating System (OS X), including navigating and shortcuts.

Feb
25
Mon
Video Recording Basics I @ JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Explore the basics of planning and shooting videos; how to control your video camera, execute different shots, and camera motion techniques. You’ll script and storyboard short movie sequences and develop an understanding of the technology setup and lighting. 

Feb
28
Thu
Girls Who Code Club @ JCPL at Computer Lab
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Coding girls, unite!  Girls Who Code Club is a safe and supportive environment of peers and role models who learn to see themselves as computer scientists.  During club meetings, you will use computer science to solve problems in your community, learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, ands functions that form the basis for all programming languages (build a website, an app, or a robot) and interest such as music, art, game design, and storytelling.  Returning club girls can deepen their programming knowledge through extended activity sets.  New members can join throughout the season and veteran members will lead.  You will work in teams to design and build a Computer Science “CS” Impact Project that solves real world problems through code.  This program is for ages 6th-12th grade.  Registration is required.

Photo/Premiere Elements @ JCPL at Computer Lab
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of photo editing and video editing in Photoshop Premiere Elements! Bring your own images in (saved on a USB) to edit in Photoshop Elements. Photoshop Elements allows users to create, edit, organize and share images. Bring your own video footage in (saved on an SD card) to edit in Premiere Elements. Premiere Elements simplifies the organizing and editing so you can have fun creating and sharing great-looking movies.

Registration is required. 

Mar
4
Mon
Group Voice Lessons @ JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This is a four part series that focuses on beginner vocal technique. Amanda Polston will help students “find their voice” through warm-ups, vocal exercises, and group singing. Students will learn basic posture, vocal placement, breathing, phrasing, and diction. Students will also begin the journey of expanding their range and increasing their projection through the use of proper vocal technique. Additional topics that will be covered as needed include terminology, ear training, rhythm, harmony, and other basics of music theory. Registration is required. Ages 6th grade and up.