Program Room 2C

Put it in Order - Circulation Volunteer Training

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Required training for Circulation department volunteers. Participants will be taught how to perform shelf reading tasks.

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Computer Basics - Bloomington

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This class is intended for patrons that have no prior (or minimal) experience using a computer. In this class, patrons will learn how to login to a computer at the library, how to use a mouse, how to change desktop backgrounds and screensavers, and much more. There will also be time for patrons to ask specific questions about using a computer.

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Austin T. Stroud
Presenter: 
Austin Stroud

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Introduction to Twitter - Bloomington

Thursday, May 2, 2013 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This class will introduce participants to Twitter. We will cover the basics of Twitter: from setting up an account, to following people, to tweeting, to retweeting, etc. Registrants must have an email account and have basic computer skills.

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Austin Stroud

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Microsoft Word for Beginners - Bloomington - CANCELED

Friday, May 3, 2013 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
In this class patrons will learn how to open Microsoft Word, how to create and save a new document, how to setup formatting (font/paragraph/alignment), how to make lists, how to make tables, and much more. Just the basic functions of Word will be explored so this class is intended for patrons with minimal or no experience with Microsoft Word. There will also be time for patrons to ask specific questions about Word. Patrons registering for this course should have basic computer skills or have taken the computer basics class offered by the library.

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Austin Stroud

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Email Basics - Bloomington - CANCELED

Monday, April 22, 2013 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
What is email? How do I sign up for an email account? Once I have an email account, what kinds of things can I do with it (attachments, address book, folders)? These topics and more will be covered in this brief overview of email intended for patrons that have at least some minimal past computer and Internet experience. We will be setting up email accounts with Gmail in this class. There will also be time for patrons to ask specific questions about email.

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Austin Stroud

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Health Information Searching - Bloomington

Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
How do you know if you're getting reliable health information online? In this class, we will cover how to find and evaluate various online health resources. This class will include hands-on activities and requires basic computer and internet searching skills.

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Dr. Noriko Hara's SLIS Students

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Introduction to Facebook - Bloomington

Monday, May 13, 2013 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This class will introduce participants to Facebook. We will cover the basics of Facebook: from setting up an account, to adding friends, to liking pages, and uploading pictures. In addition, participants will be shown how to use Facebook's timeline, and how to sort the news feed. Registrants must have an email account and have basic computer skills.

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Austin Stroud

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Technology Question & Answer - Bloomington

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
These one hour sessions are designed for you to ask any technology related questions you wish. You may ask questions regarding e-reading devices, library databases, specific software such as Microsoft Word or Excel, or anything else of interest to you. Two library staff members will be on hand to assist you with your technical questions.

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Austin Stroud

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Email Basics - Bloomington

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
What is email? How do I sign up for an email account? Once I have an email account, what kinds of things can I do with it (attachments, address book, folders)? These topics and more will be covered in this brief overview of email intended for patrons that have at least some minimal past computer and Internet experience. We will be setting up email accounts with Gmail in this class. There will also be time for patrons to ask specific questions about email.

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Austin Stroud

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Presenting with PowerPoint - Bloomington

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This class will give participants an overview of how they can use Microsoft PowerPoint to prepare professional looking presentations. We will cover the dos and don'ts for preparing PowerPoint presentations, as well as cover helpful tips and tricks to make creating presentations a breeze. Registrants for this class should have basic computer skills or have taken the computer basics class at the library.

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Austin Stroud

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