Thursday, August 23, 2012

Homework Help at the Library


School is back in session and the library is your place for help on that reference paper.

Technology Classes
Keyboard Mouse Skills:  Monday, Aug 27, 5pm:  Double-click, Right-click, Scroll%u2026 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!

Mango Languages: Tuesday, Aug 28,  5:30pm:  Learn languages quickly and easily with the world's most powerful language software. Mango Languages allows you to learn even the most difficult languages.  Choose from 16 foreign languages and 12 English as second languages (ESLs).

Windows Basics 2: Wednesday, Aug 29,  11am:  With this class we will build on the knowledge of Windows Basic and learn more about the Start Menu, where you can launch any programs installed on your computer and also search for files (pictures, videos and music) We'll also demonstrate how to "pin" your favorite programs to the Start Menu or Taskbar.

Learn Your Library Web Page: Wednesday, Aug 29,  2pm:  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.

G-mailThursday, Aug 30,  5PM:  Discover why G-mail is one of the most popular email services in the world.  Learn how to set up and use your Gmail account. 

“B” Movie Night at the Bijou
In the August installment of “B” Movie Night at the Bijou a giant prehistoric praying mantis, recently freed from the Arctic ice, voraciously preys on American military and works its was s south.  B Movie Night at the Bijou is on Thursday August 30th, at 6pm.

Youth Activities
This week we have Preschool Story Time on Tuesday at 10am & Wednesday at 4pm, Pat-a-Cake Pals on Thursday at 10am, Family Story Time on Thursday night at 6:30pm and Toddler Time on Friday morning at 10am.

Cover to Cover Book Club
After reading Cleopatra:  a Life by Stacy Schiff, Cover to Cover will view a movie about the life and love of Mark Antony and Cleopatra.  This will be on Monday August 27th at 5pm.

If You, or Your Child Have a Big Homework Assignment,
The library offers a good number of databases for your homework or research needs.

Omnifile FT Select:  Search full text articles from popular magazines and scholarly journals.

“eLibrary TM”:   Search full text magazine and newspaper articles, TV/radio transcripts, and more. 

WorldCat:  Find books movies, music and other material owned by libraries around the world.

Books in Print:  Identify in-print, out-of-print and forthcoming books. Access synopses, reviews, and more.

Fiction Connection:  Use this readers' advisory tool to discover titles similar to books you already enjoy. Or search Fiction and Non-Fiction Connection at the same time via Complete Connection.

Non-fiction Connection:  Use this readers' advisory tool to discover narrative nonfiction titles similar to books you already enjoy. Or search Fiction and Non-Fiction Connection at the same time via Complete Connection.

Biography Reference Bank:  Retrieve full text biographical profiles of notable people, living and dead.

HeritageQuest:  Perform genealogical research using the U.S. Census, PERSI, and other historical sources.

Study hard.  Read good books.  Have a great week.

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