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The Library introduces a special series of classes made possible by the generous support of the Alvin H. Baum Family Fund.
Winter 2015 Class Schedule coming soon! Class suggestions are welcome. Contact Jane Conway at ext. 121.

Registration for Library U is required.*

Creative Writing

Thursdays, September 18, October 9, 23, November 6, 20, December 11
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $60

Write or polish that poem, play, short story, memoir or novel. For writers of all levels seeking creative sparks, regular writing deadlines, and the support and feedback from a writing group environment with optional writing prompts and responses to guide works-in-progress.
Instructor: Jennifer Dotson

Memoir Writing

Thursdays, October 2, 16, 30, November 13, December 4, 18
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $60

What's your story? Whether you want to write about your experiences growing up, traveling, or working, or you want to capture your entire life story for your grandchildren, this is the class for you. Examples of successful memoirs are discussed as well as techniques for organizing your thoughts and putting them on paper.
Instructor: Jennifer Dotson

Intro to Word

Wednesdays, September 3, 10, 17, October 1, 8
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $50

Learn how to create, change, cut, customize, save, and print many types of documents. Learn how to work the new toolbars that offer powerful Word capabilities. Cost of text is not included in fee. To save your work you will need to bring a USB Flash Drive - 1 GB minimum.
Instructor: Barbara Seidman

Into to Excel

Wednesdays, October 15 - November 12
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $50

Learn how a spreadsheet program can work for you. This course will guide you through the basics and give you a thorough understanding of how to create, change, and customize worksheets for home or office. Navigate the new toolbars that provide powerful tools and features that you can use to analyze, share, and manage your data with ease. Cost of text is not included in fee. To save your work you will need to bring a USB Flash Drive - 1 GB minimum.
Instructor: Barbara Seidman

Intro to PowerPoint

Wednesdays, November 19, December 3, 10
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $30

This class is task oriented with a step-by-step approach. You will experience creating slide shows for computer-based presentations for work or home uses. The designs can be your own or from existing templates. The inclusion of charts, animation, and photographs will be explained. To save your work, you will need to bring a USB Flash Drive - 1 GB minimum.
Instructor: Barbara Seidman

Intro to iPad

Thursdays, September 4 &11 or October 2 & 9, or November 6 & 13, or December 4 & 11
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $20

Learn how to set up your iPad and use email and the Internet. You will also learn how to use apps, manage calendars, and navigate contacts. Bring your iPad to class and have an Apple ID created in advance!
Instructor: Chad Clark

Intro to Windows 8.1

Tuesday, September 16 or October 7
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $10

Learn the new Charms menu, start screen, navigation by touch and with a mouse, personalization, saving to the OneDrive cloud, using Windows 8 apps, and more. Bring your Windows 8 device (tablet or laptop) and know the user name and password for your Windows Live or Microsoft account.
Instructor: Helene Bjorseth

Windows 8.1 Apps

Tuesday, October 21
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $10

For those already familiar with the Windows 8.1 interface, discover how to make the built-in apps work for you to keep in touch. We will cover the Mail and People apps in this 90 minute hands-on class. Bring your Windows 8.1 device and your Windows Live email, Facebook, Linked-In, Skype, and/or Twitter log-ins and password information if they are not already set up in your apps.
Instructor: Helene Bjorseth