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Learn Digital Creativity Skills at The Library

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Improve your digital creativity skills at The Library! Learn to edit photos, video, and audio, make a presentation look professional, find new ways to display your work, learn to use a 3D printer, and much more.

Digital Creativity Workstation

Looking to edit photos, video, audio, or make a new graphic design? A Digital Creativity Workstation is available for reservation at East 38th Street.

On this workstation you can practice the skills learned during a class, work on an existing project, or pursue self-paced learning with LinkedIn Learning or Adobe’s Built-in Tutorials. The workstation has specialized software to support multimedia projects including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Vegas Pro Video Editor, and more!

A reservation is required.

Improve your skills in one of our classes!

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  • Event: Adobe Photoshop Basics
  • Date & Time: Saturday, June 15, 2:00pm
  • Location: Central Library
  • Description: Get started editing images and photos. Discover how to transform images to match your artistic vision. Explore the basic tools you will need and gain hands-on experience.
  • Register Here
  • Event: Cricut Design Space for Beginners
  • Date & Time: Thursday, June 20, 2:00pm
  • Location: Glendale Branch
  • Description: This class will guide you step-by-step through Design Space, the software for designing Cricut projects. Explore the Design Space canvas and the functions and tools bringing your designs to life. Learn about the material prep screen and unloading and assembling a beginner-level cut project.
  • Register Here
  • Event: Adobe Creative Cloud Self-Study: Photoshop, Audition, InDesign and More
  • Date & Time: Saturday, June 22, 3:30pm
  • Location: Central Library
  • Description: Learn about Adobe Creative Cloud or work on a project with the library’s training computers. Use Adobe’s beginner tutorials or access video tutorials from LinkedIn Learning with your library card. See description for how to prepare for this session and available Adobe Software on training computers.
  • No Registration Required.
  • Event: Cricut Design Space for Beginners
  • Date & Time: Tuesday, June 25, 2:00pm
  • Location: Garfield Park Branch
  • Description: This class will guide you step-by-step through Design Space, the software for designing Cricut projects. Explore the Design Space canvas and the functions and tools bringing your designs to life. Learn about the material prep screen and unloading and assembling a beginner-level cut project.
  • Register Here
  • Event: Create Digital Designs with Canva.com
  • Date & Time: Saturday, July 13, 1:00pm
  • Location: Central Library
  • Description: Learn how to use the free online graphic design tool Canva. Create a custom digital design for greeting cards, business cards, flyers, and more. Share your designs online or by printing them.
  • Register Here
  • Event: Cricut Design Space for Beginners
  • Date & Time: Saturday, July 20, 1:00pm
  • Location: Central Library
  • Description: This class will guide you step-by-step through Design Space, the software for designing Cricut projects. Explore the Design Space canvas and the functions and tools bringing your designs to life. Learn about the material prep screen and unloading and assembling a beginner-level cut project.
  • Register Here

Adobe Creative Cloud

Bring your creative projects to life with the help of Adobe Creative Cloud, an innovative provider of 20+ creative apps, web services, and resources in photography, UX design, drawing, social media, painting, graphic design, video editing and more, brought to you with newly enhanced AI features.

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Getting started with a Cricut Machine

Cricut machines can cut, write, and score, making it possible to create a wide variety of projects out of all kinds of materials. Learn how to use your machine to its full potential and try out some of these suggested projects!

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