Class Schedule

Tech Made Simple – Promoting technological confidence and best practices within our San Juan Islands community.

Classes are held at the Public Libraries

Smartphones and Tablets

With the release of the the first iPhone just under ten years ago, a revolution took place in how we communicate with each other, how we receive and process information and how we entertain ourselves. In this seminar we will take a look at some of the various devices on the market, the pros and cons to the different operating systems and a quick look at the ways, benefits and costs involved in syncing our photos and content.


  • Smart phones
  • Tablets
  • Mobile device vs a laptop
  • Basic concepts in syncing your photos, videos, music and contacts
  • Managing limited space


Orcas Island – Tuesday September 5, 10am -12pm

Friday Harbor – Wednesday September 6, 10am – 12pm

Lopez Island – Thursday September 7, 10:30am – 12:30pm


There will be no classes during the week of September 11-15


Digital Photography

Whether it you use a smartphone or a dedicated digital camera, the principles remain the same. However, for this class we will be focusing on dedicated digital cameras. Get the most out of your digital camera of choice and take better pictures.

Please do bring your digital camera to the class.


Friday Harbor – Monday September 18, 10am – 12pm

Orcas Island – Tuesday September 19, 10am -12pm

Lopez island – Friday September 22, 10:30am – 12;30pm


Photo Editing and Organizing in Apple’s Photos App

Get your photos organized into albums and events.
Learn about the different file formats – their advantages and disadvantages. Learn how to crop, brighten, enhance and share your photos.


Friday Harbor – Monday September 25, 10am – 12pm

Orcas Island – Tuesday September 26, 10am – 12pm

Lopez Island – Friday September 29, 10:30am – 12:30pm