Thursday, December 22, 2011

January Programming for Adults

January Adult programming schedule
Tues. Jan 3,   6pm  Windows Basic 3: Did you know that you can Aero Peek, Snap and Shake on your computer? If you don’t know what we am talking about, stop in and let us show you some new ways of working with Windows to make it more productive.
Wed. Jan 4,  11am  Know Your Computer:  Would you like to learn the very basics of your computer? How about increase you computer vocabulary? This class will teach the very basics of computer knowledge. It will let you feel confident in knowing what all the components are on your computer.
Wed.  Jan 4, 5:30 pm Advisory Board Meeting
Wed. Jan 4,  2pm  Create a Newsletter: Microsoft Publisher 2 covers how to use Microsoft Publisher to create a newsletter.
Mon. Jan 9,  10am  Windows Basic 3: Did you know that you can Aero Peek, Snap and Shake on your computer? If you don’t know what we am talking about, stop in and let us show you some new ways of working with Windows to make it more productive.
Mon. Jan 9,  2pm  Twitter: An introduction to signing-up, creating a profile and using the service to find friends and/ or use Twitter for a news source.  Patrons will have the opportunity to have two Twitter friends by the end of the class.
Tues. Jan 10,  6pm  Clean Up Your Computer: Is your computer running slower? Do pop-ups keep appearing? Does your computer randomly crash or freezes up? Then this may be the class for you. Clean Up Your Computer shows you how to maintain your computer on both the outside and the inside. Learn what basic procedures and what free software you can use to improve the performance of your computer.
Tues. Jan 10 7pm Library Foundation Meeting
Wed. Jan 11, 11am  Setting Up an Email Account:  If you never have had an email account this is the class for you. Learn about the different  free email service that is very easy to sign-up for and use.
Wed. Jan 11,  2pm  Publisher 1: Microsoft Publisher is a basic course covering the types of documents that can be created, how to modify templates and how to insert text and images.
Thurs. Jan 12,  6pm Real to Reel Movie “The Help”
Mon. Jan 16,  10am  Smart Phone Apps: Do you carry a “computer” in your pocket by way of a smartphone? Want to know about programs that you can do on your smartphone? Stop on in and let us help with that information.
Mon. Jan 16,  2pm   Facebook: This class will help you get up to speed on how to create, use and maintain a Facebook page of your own and understanding the privacy policies and settings.
Mon. Jan 16,   6pm  Google Docs: This class will give learners an opportunity to learn how to create word processing documents, spreadsheets and presentations in the cloud and share them with friends.
Tues. Jan 17,  6pm  Excel 1: Trying to make a spreadsheet? Need a little starting guidance? We can help. We will teach all about the worksheets in Excel, how to move around the worksheet, all about the cells in the worksheet (cut copy paste) inserting rows/columns, and saving all your hard work.
Tues. Jan 17,  7pm  Classic Movie and discussion “Citizen Kane”
Wed. Jan 18,  11am   Intro to Laptop: Have a laptop and want to know all about it? Stop on in and we will start at the very basics and teach you all the components of your laptop computer.
Wed. Jan 18,  1pm   e-Book Reader: Covers what an e-Book readers is and provides hands on demonstration of some of the different kinds. Also teaches how to use Overdrive, a way to get e-Books through the Library.
Wed. Jan 18,  2pm  Publisher 2: Learn how to use and modify Microsoft Publisher templates.
Wed. Jan 18,  6pm   e-Book Reader: Covers what an e-Book readers is and provides hands on demonstration of some of the different kinds. Also teaches how to use Overdrive, a way to get e-Books through the Library.
Sat. Jan 21,  2pm Real to Reel Movie “The Help”
Mon. Jan 23 , 10am  Word 1: We want you to become familiar with Microsoft Word 2007, so to begin we will start with basic terminology, how to accomplish everyday tasks such as creating a new document, saving a document, spell checking, change text and printing.
Mon. Jan 23,   2pm   Internet Privacy: We will cover why privacy is important, safe searches and safety in social media.
Tues. Jan 24,  6pm   Excel 2: Did you know that Excel has a way to input math calculations right on your worksheet? There are ways to edit the cells in the worksheet such as alignments, borders, font changes, background, etc.
Wed. Jan 25,  11am  Keyboard Skills : Double-click, Right-click, Scroll… If you get overwhelmed by knowing what all to do and when to do it with your computer mouse, step into this class and learn! Your mouse and keyboard are the ways you communicate with your computer; the more you know the more you can make your computer work for you!
Wed. Jan 25,  2pm  Publisher 3: Learn how to create a variety of documents using Microsoft Publisher.
Thurs.  Jan 26  6pm  “B” movie Night at the Bijou  “Hercules”
Mon. Jan 30,  10am   Word 2: We will add to our knowledge from Word 1 and expand a little bit more. We will discuss the ruler, insert/overtype, cut and paste, using the clipboard, and paragraph styles.
Mon. Jan 30,  2pm  Using Reference Sources: By using reference tools, we will cover how to find information on Wilson Web, eLibrary and HeritageQuest.
Mon. Jan 30,  6pm   Your Library Web Page: Learn everything that you have available on the library web page. How to renew books, how to search for jobs, find out important information, what books your favorite author has written. All this information will be revealed and more.
Tues. Jan 31,  6pm  Excel 3: If you need to insert a chart into an Excel worksheet, this class will teach you how. We will also talk about page breaks and printing your document.

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