The Michael LoVerme Memorial Foundation hosts free public workshops at the Merrimack Public Library.

2017 Winter Workshop Schedule

Intro to Adobe Lightroom Workshop
Monday, January 23, 2017 @ 7PM
http://www.merrimacklibrary.org/events/2016/12/20/intro-adobe-lightroom

This hands-on, interactive tutorial will guide you through the steps to take a photo with your digital camera, import them into Adobe Lightroom, make adjustments and share photos. It may also include tips and tricks for organizing and touching up your photos.

Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops and cameras.

 

All About Email
Monday, February 6, 2017 @ 7PM
http://www.merrimacklibrary.org/events/2016/12/20/all-about-email

In All About Email we will discuss How to Create an Email Account, How to Log-In, and How to Setup Account Options. We will also talk about How to Open/Read/Send an Email, How to Open/Save a Picture or File and how to Attach a Picture or File.  We will also look at the most popular email programs/services.  Bring your laptop and your questions.

 

Learning Apple Laptops
Monday, February 20, 2017 @ 7PM
http://www.merrimacklibrary.org/events/2017/01/09/learning-apple-laptops

Participants in this lesson will be exposed to basics of Apple’s macOS software. We will learn how to do basic operations such as reading e-mail, checking the weather, viewing the news, participating in social media, and taking care of your files.

Bringing a laptop is encouraged, but not required.

 

Selecting the Right Digital Camera for You
Monday, March 6, 2017 @ 7PM
http://www.merrimacklibrary.org/events/2017/01/09/selecting-right-digital-camera-you

In this workshop we will look at the different types of Digital Cameras and discuss the advantages and differences between each:  Cell Phones, Point and Shoot, Bridge, DSLR, and Mirrorless.

We will look in depth at the biggest differentiators between the types:  Viewing the Subject, Sensors, and Lenses.  By the end of this workshop you will know how to select the right type of camera that best fits your photographic style and your budget.

 

Spring Computer Clinic
Saturday, March 25, 2017
http://www.mlmf.org/computerclinic

The Michael LoVerme Memorial Foundation is proud to bring you our fifth annual Computer Clinic!

All of our services are offered free of charge. In addition to answering your general technology questions, we offer personalized, dedicated 1-on-1 time with a technician! Bring in your computer (or other technological device) and spend time with one of our staff. They’ll work with you to tune up your computer, answer your questions, and troubleshoot any problems you have.

 

 

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  • You can view the Merrimack Public Library’s full event schedule here.

 

Archived Workshop Catalog

2016

2015

  • Jan 12 2015: Internet Safety & Home Networking Security [by: Kiley Naro]
    This workshop will describe what the internet is, how to protect yourself from viruses and identity theft, and how to properly secure your home network.
  • Jan 26: Cutting the Cable – Digital Broadcast Television [by: Cliff LoVerme]
    This workshop will explain how to receive broadcast (over-the-air) television stations on your digital or analog TV. You will learn which network channels are available in our area and what equipment is required in order to receive them.
  • Feb 9: Cloud Computing Services [by: Jeff Christensen] – CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
    This workshop will focus on cloud computing and online video or music streaming. It will focus on both how to use the cloud and media streaming as well as the various options.
  • Feb 23: Wikipedia use / editing [by: Kiley Naro]
    This workshop will cover the use and editing of Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia.
  • Mar 9: Digital Camera Equipment & Photography [by: Cliff LoVerme]
    This workshop will cover DSLR camera operation, f-stops, shutter speed, lenses, megapixels, storing your pictures.
  • Mar 23: Advanced Googling [by: Jeff Christensen]
    This workshop will cover tips and tricks for getting the most out of Google.
  • * Saturday, Mar 28, 2015* — MLMF Computer Clinic, Doors open 10:00 AM @ JOACC
    We provide a personalized sit down, and dedicated 1-on-1 time with a technician. Bring in your computer and spend time with one of our staff; they’ll work with you to troubleshoot any problems you might be experiencing with your PC or Mac.
  • April 6: Social Networking [by: Kiley Naro]
    This workshop will include an overview of the basics of Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. You will learn how to get started and how to get the most out of each social networking site.

2014

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