Friday, September 28, 2012

Hit a Home Run @ the Library


Nebraska’s Contribution to the Major League:  With the looming baseball playoffs, we are presenting a program that celebrates the famous and not so famous Major League players who came from Nebraska.  Join us on Monday night October 1 at 6:30pm to find out their stories.

Hold On! How to use the online catalog to put a book on hold: So you are reading a really great book and want to get the next volume. Learn how to put that book on hold on a library book online (Monday, Oct 1, 1pm).

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 (Monday, Oct 1, 5pm).

Microsoft 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 (Monday, Oct 1, 6:30pm).

Windows Basic 2:  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 (Tuesday, Oct 2,   10am) (Tuesday, Oct 2, 10am).

Yahoo Messenger:  Do you have friends or family that live so far away you never get to see them. Yahoo Messenger provides you the opportunity to keep in contact with them for freeYahoo Messenger is a free instant messaging program that allows you to visually see, talk to and even sends text messages to individuals all over the world. This class will teach you how to set up an account and what type of equipment you will need for your computer (Tuesday, Oct 2, 11am).

E-book Reader: Covers what an e-Book reader 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 (Tuesday, Oct 2, 12pm).

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 (Tuesday, Oct 2, 4pm).

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 (Tuesday, Oct 2, 5:30pm).

E-book Reader: Covers what an e-Book reader 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 (Wednesday, Oct 3, 3pm).

Mango Languages: 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) (Wednesday, Oct 3, 5pm.

Thursday, Oct 4, 6pm: E-book Reader: Covers what an e-Book reader 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

Youth Activities: 
Like programming for adults, out children’s department has a full list of activities for this week.  We have Movie Mondays at 3:30pm, Alphabet Party Monday at 6:30pm, Preschool Story Time Tuesday at 1pm & Wednesday at 4:30pm, Pat-a-Cake Pals Thursday at 10am, Night of FUN @ your Library Thursday night at 6:30pm and Toddler Time Friday at 10am.

We look forward to seeing you at the library.

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