San Rafael Public Library

All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil

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When:
June 1, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2021-06-01T14:00:00-07:00
2021-06-01T15:00:00-07:00
Where:
Online via Zoom video conferencing
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Bonnie Groshong

If you are new to All Things Apple! and would like to attend class, please register by contacting Librarian, Bonnie Groshong at: bonnie.groshong@cityofsanrafael.org  

Instructor, Beryn Hammil, will then email you a welcome packet that include instructions for how to participate in the Zoom meeting. You must register in advance on Zoom each week for each class you want to attend. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing links to joining the meeting.

Class topics will be divided into Part 1 at 2pm and Part 2 at 4pm. Descriptions of each part are shown in the schedule below. You’re welcome to participate in any and all classes, and for some topics you’re encouraged to participate in both parts to maximize the learning experience of that subject.

ALL THINGS APPLE – ZOOM CLASSES JUNE 2021 SCHEDULE

Each topic will cover information for the Mac computer, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

These class topics were put together based on input from students, and while some of these topics have been taught recently, there’s always something new to learn in each. The content of each topic description will be adhered to, but discussion is not limited to just what’s presented in this schedule as one thing often leads to another.

Doors for each class will open 15 minutes prior to that class starting and we will start on time. When the class capacity of 100 participants is reached in the live Zoom room, those who get “locked out” will be able to view the class by live streaming it on YouTube. This is called the “Balcony Section.” Those who are registered to participate by half past the hour prior to class starting will receive an email with the link to the live stream. It will be sent out within 15 minutes of the class starting. If you’re viewing the class from the balcony you will not be able to raise your hand to ask questions but can nonetheless learn something new.

At the end of each class participants can stay for a Q&A session about that or any other topic. Because many people leave at the formal end of class, those who are watching the class from the balcony section will be able to join the live after-class Q&A to have their questions answered.

A recap video of each class will be available so you can review material on YouTube, and you can build your own library of them, but you must participate in that class to access it. Instructions for how to do this are given in the orientation email you received with your welcome packet as well as in the email for the live stream Zoom link sent out before each class starts.

Pre-registration is a requisite for each class. Invitations to register are sent out each THURSDAY morning for all of the following week’s classes, and you must register for each class separately.

Time shown for all classes is Pacific Time; please adjust accordingly for where you are.

Beryn’s Byte of the Apple newsletter will be sent to you each Monday and the Invitation to Register each Thursday.

TUESDAY, JUNE 1st

2:00 PM – BASICS 

Learn how to set up and use notifications, badges, banners and alerts on all applicable devices.

4:00 PM – ORGANIZATION

  • Mac: learn how to organize and find your files and documents,
  • iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch; learn how to create app folders, discover the benefits of the App Library, and how to find an app easily even if you can’t remember where you put it.
  • Clips; learn how to use this nifty feature that creates a snippet of an app without actually putting the app in your mobile device.

TUESDAY, JUNE 8th – EMAILS

2:00 PM – Part 1

Learn how to:

  • create and format an email,
  • how to set up Groups in your Contacts app and use them in your Apple email app,
  • how to create and use a large email list in your Notes app when you don’t want all those people in your Contacts app.

4:00 PM – Part 2

Learn how to:

  • manage multiple email accounts,
  • create and organize a variety of mailboxes,
  • move an email from one account to a mailbox in another account,
  • “batch” delete multiple emails at the same time.

TUESDAY, JUNE 15th

2:00 PM – PRIVACY

Beyond knowing how to stay safe online, the next thing to know is how to protect your online privacy. Apple has given us many tools to ensure that our information isn’t being taken for granted by websites and apps. Learn more about this important topic.

4:00 PM – YOUR DIGITAL LEGACY

Learn how to:

  • organize your digital files to make it easy for other people to step in,
  • use your Notes app for listing important locations of papers, medical information and online accounts.

TUESDAY, JUNE 22nd – CLASS CANCELLED

TUESDAY, JUNE 29th – CLASS CANCELLED

If you know in advance that you have a specific question, please email it to me no later than 4:00 PM (PDT) the day before the class so I can prepare the answer.

SUMMER HIATUS: Beryn will be taking some time off And will return on August 3rd. 

 

 

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