Thursday, October 25, 2012

Scare up a Good Time at the Library


Technology Classes
Microsoft Publisher 2 Learn how to use and modify Microsoft Publisher templates (10/29 at 1 pm).

Windows Basics 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 (10/29 at 5pm).

Keyboard/ Mouse Skills:  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 (10/29 at 6:30 pm).

Microsoft Word 3:  We have learned all about saving, new documents, text editing, cut and paste and much more. In this class you will learn bullets, undo/redo, setting margins, page numbers, page breaks, headers/footers and print preview and printing your document (10/30 at 10 am).

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 (11 am). 

E-Book readers:  Covers what e-Book readers are 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 (10/30 at 12 pm), 10/31 at 3 pm and 11/1 at 6 pm).

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 (10/30 at 4pm).

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 (ESL) (10/30 5:30 pm).

Everything Google:  Welcome to the wonderful world of Google.  Learners will discover some about Gmail, Google Documents, Google calendar, Google Books and more (10/31 at 2pm).

Windows Basics 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 (10/31 at 5:30 pm).

Search Engines:  Looks at what a search engine is and which search engine to use when (11/1 at 4 pm).

Tech Thursday:  Is a time when you can bring your tech questions (11/1 at 5 pm).

Movie Monday:  This time out, Buddy tackles a new sport - football. He and his owner lead the team to the state championship. But victory hopes are sidelined when two Russian circus owners dognap Buddy to be their star attraction (10/29 at 3:30 pm).

Halloween Party:  The library’s youth department and the Optimists’ Club will host a children’s Halloween party on October 29th at 6:30 pm.

Other Youth Activities:

We also have Preschool Story Time (10/30 at 1 pm & 10/30 at 4:30 pm), Pat-a- Cake Pals (11/1 at 10 am), Night of FUN @ the Library (11/1 6:30 pm) and Toddler Time 11/2 at 10 am).

Have a good week and read good books.

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