Workshops at the library are free; registration is required for eBook classes only, all others are first come, first served. For additional information or to register for a class, call 760-602-2038. View June's schedule.
In this workshop you will be creating and editing new documents. Learn how to change font style and size; center, bold and underline; copy, move and delete text; use bullets and numbers; spell check and print documents. Basic computer skills required.
Computer Tutors at Dove
Get one-on-one help with email, Internet, Microsoft Word and other Office programs with a volunteer computer tutor. The tutor can also cover the same material covered in classes. Call 760-602-2038 to make an appointment.
Learn how to use the Serra Digital Download Library website powered by OverDrive to borrow free eBooks from the library using a Nook, iPad, or Kindle. Registration required.
Set-up a free email account. Start sending messages to friends and family immediately.
Practice signing in and out of your new email and get your questions answered. Basic Internet knowledge is required for this class.
Learn how to download library eBooks in a one-on-one session with a knowledgeable volunteer tutor. Please bring your device so you can set up access to services, install and register apps, and begin enjoying eBooks. Call 760-602-2038 to make an appointment.
Internet I: Basics
The Internet is easier than you think. Join us for a fun and informal introduction to the Internet and start exploring the World Wide Web. This hands-on class is designed for those who have little or no Internet experience.
Internet II: Intermediate
Have a little experience on the Internet but would like more? Learn to organize your Favorites, set up your homepage, search the Internet and more. Designed for those who have basic Internet experience.
Internet III: Tips and Tricks
Discover tools to use Google mapping and learn search techniques for travel, medical, business, and shopping. Designed for those who have some Internet experience.
Connect with family and friends both near and far, find new friends and old friends and promote your business or brand with FACEBOOK. Learn how to share your stories, images, video and more. Internet experience needed.
Registration and check-in
All users must have a Carlsbad City Library Card and read and sign an Internet and Computer User Agreement. Patrons' library records will reflect that they have read and signed this agreement. Patrons will use their library card to access a computer. Library cards are non-transferable. A one-hour session is standard and may be extended if no one is waiting. There is no limit on number of sessions per day.
Visitor passes are available for those who live outside San Diego County and who will be in the area for a limited time. Passes are valid for two weeks. Visitors are required to show identification and read and sign the Internet and Computer User Agreement.
All users must follow the guidelines set forth in the Carlsbad City Library Internet and Computer User Agreement. Only library installed software and hardware may be used. Adding or deleting software is not permitted.
Staff is available for assistance; however, anyone using a computer is expected to have basic Windows knowledge.
The computers shut down 10 minutes before the Library closes.
The Library and its staff assume no responsibility for loss or damage of any data or diskettes arising from a patron's use of computers, library software or equipment. User assumes no right to privacy while using computers. Not all information found on the Internet is accurate, complete, up-to-date, legal or philosophically acceptable to all individuals. The Library assumes no responsibility and shall have no liability for any direct, indirect or consequential damages arising from the use of information found on the Internet.