Monday, February 27, 2012

Celebrating Nebraska’s Statehood @ the Library


Mon Feb 27, 5pm: Microsoft 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.

National Tooth Fairy Day on Tuesday Feb 28 (we will read book and make a craft to hold all those lost teeth for the tooth fairy to find) @ 4:00

Tues Feb 28, 5:30pm: Job and Career Accelerator:  Are you looking for a job? Need help updating your resume? Then this is your class. Learn how to use this library database to search and apply for jobs in the United States. This program allows you to create a resume and cover letters that are adapted to the type of job you are looking for

Wed Feb 29, 2pm: Online Bookmarking and Note Keeping: Discover various options for online bookmarking and note taking.

Thurs Mar 1, 5pm: 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.

Celebrate Nebraska’s Statehood
President Andrew Johnson signed the bill making Nebraska a state on March 1st, 1867.  In remembrance of this anniversary you may want to check-out one of these books from the library.

Outlaw Tales of Nebraska:  true stories of the Cornhusker State’s Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits and Cutthroats by T.D. Griffith has a variety of stories of Sam Bass, the Ma Barker Gang, Charles Starkweather and more.

The Only State:  the History of Public Power in Nebraska by Donald B. Schaufelberger gives the history of NPPD and electrification in Nebraska.

The Loren Eisley Reader by Loren C. Eisley:  "This collection of essays is intended to introduce the writings of Nebraska naturalist and philosopher Loren Eiseley to a new generation of readers” (Back cover)

The Political Impact of Faith:  based on selections from “Krusing the Capitol” by Lowen V. Kruse is a compilation of articles by a clergyman who served in the Nebraska Senate.

Battlefields of Nebraska by Thomas D. Phillips covers the historic battlefield sites in Nebraska.

The death of Raymond Yellow Thunder: and other true stories from the Nebraska-Pine Ridge border towns "A nonfiction account of the Oglala of Pine Ridge, South Dakota, and the white settler towns of Sheridan County, Nebraska. Explores the repercussions of Raymond Yellow Thunder's death at the hands of four white men in 1972 and the struggle of American Indian Movement Nebraska Coordinator Bob Yellow Bird Steele"--Provided by publisher.

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