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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Open Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Open Lab

Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Lab sessions are available to practice what you’ve learned.  Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.

Available software:

 
Internet Explorer 11
Google Chrome 
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013
Winway Resume Deluxe
Adobe Digital Editions
Overdrive Media Console 
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Tech Assistance

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Quad B

Have a question about your computer or tablet? Would you like to learn more about the DML digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks, music, and more? Hop in for an informal help session. 1-on-1 help sessions are available by appointment if another time slot is needed.

Please Note: We are unable to modify, delete, or repair computer software or hardware.

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Computer Keyboard Basics For Older Adults

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab

Just as important as the mouse, the keyboard is a vital part of most computers. Knowing how to type is not required, but having the basic knowledge of keyboard keys is. Within this session, we will learn the essential keys and functions of the computer keyboard. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Class size is limited to twelve participants.

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Email In Action

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Email In Action 

Now that you are familiar with the basic features of your email account, let’s review sending and receiving attachments. This class will guide you through the process of attaching files, including a safety security overview of this process. Advance registration is required.   

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lynda.com: Learn it Online

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Need a resource for a new skill, personal or professional goal? Try Lynda.com, access over 3,000 virtual courses that include over 130,000 videos free through the Dayton Metro Library. This session offers account profile creation with an overview of Lynda.com. Basic computer skills (mouse, keyboard) are helpful but not required. Access to Lynda.com requires an active library card. Advance registration required.

Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Class size of eight, with a maximum of twelve. Sessions will start promptly at listed start time with consideration for parking and weather conditions. Laptops available for hands-on training.

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Online Shopping Safety

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Technology Lab
The holidays are over, but shopping is all year. Get tips for safe online shopping, such as credit card safety, online payment options, and how to determine which sites are safe and which are to be avoided. 
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Internet Searching

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Internet Searching 

This program completes the learning track for the Internet training series. This class is designed to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct the most efficient and productive web searching activities possible.  Learn tips and secrets for finding the best information online including information on using search engines, subject directories, and specialized databases. Advance registration is required.  

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Downloadable

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Downloadable

All things Downloadable through your Dayton Metro Library: Discover DML’s Downloadable Digital Media, find free books, music, videos and more. Instructors will demonstrate how to download sound files and EPUB files from the library website and transfer them to an mp3 player and eBook reader. Tablet users will discover the Library Apps that are available for accessing library materials. Attendees are welcomed to bring in their E-Readers, Tablets, Laptops or Digital devices to practice or get help with searching, downloading and more! Advance registration is required, 
 
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Schedule Tech One-On-One

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Belmont
Schedule an informal session to address your personal technology needs. Sessions are scheduled in 20-60 minute increments. *Times available all week. Call to make an appointment and verify trainer availability. 

Appropriate session topics include:
  1. Basic computer skills. 
  2. Downloading and using library materials (Overdrive, RBDigital (formerly Zinio), Hoopla & databases).
  3. Creating email or social media accounts. 

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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Computer Applied

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room
“What every computer user should know”. We will explore the anatomy of the computer, how to create files and folders, and the difference between computer “types” and “brands”. Students will apply skills learned from Computer Basics to build their comprehension of computer fundamentals.
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Computer In Action

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Computer In Action 

Third class of the Computer series “What every computer user should know”. Add to your knowledge with a review of basic computer safety and security. This session will provide resources to help you understand common computer issues such as Cookies, Viruses, and more… Advance registration is required.

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Intro to Google Docs

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Google Docs is a web based office suite similar to Microsoft Office. It has word processing, spreadsheets and slideshow capabilities. For those without access to Microsoft Word, Google Docs is an excellent alternative. Advanced registration is required.  
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Open Lab

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Open Lab

Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Lab sessions are available to practice what you’ve learned.  Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.

Available software:

 
Internet Explorer 11
Google Chrome 
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013
Winway Resume Deluxe
Adobe Digital Editions
Overdrive Media Console 
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Open Computer Lab

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Community Room
Need more practice after your class or need additional help? Lab sessions are available to practice what you've learned. Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer related subjects. Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis.
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Library Computer Basics

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Belmont
Community Room
For those with little or no computer experience, this informative session will give you the skills needed to access and successfully use library computers. You'll learn how to:
  • Log on and off
  • Monitor session time and extend time
  • Save files
  • Access the internet
There will be a time for questions, so bring yours!

*Registration required. 
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Cut, Copy & Paste

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Cut, Copy & Paste

Learn about an essential tool to aid in becoming an efficient computer user. Cut, Copy and Paste is a combination of computer functions designed to help you complete most computer task quickly. Learn why you need to know about them and how use them properly. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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Email Applied

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab
Email Applied 

Now that you have an Email account, let’s review its commonly used features. This class will provide instruction on using electronic mail. You will have the opportunity to learn how to send and receive messages, manage your Inbox and more… Advance registration is required.  
 
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Upload & Download

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Upload & Download

Sharing pictures, submitting resume or turning in homework online, at some point you will need to learn how to move files from your computer to another. Designed as a supplemental class for our Computer and Email Series, attend this session to learn how to move and share computer files. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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Power Point Basics

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room
Learn how to create a PowerPoint slide presentation. Create slides, transitions, add pictures, text, animation and more. Basic Word usage and pre-registration is required.
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Tech Assistance

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Quad B

Have a question about your computer or tablet? Would you like to learn more about the DML digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks, music, and more? Hop in for an informal help session. 1-on-1 help sessions are available by appointment if another time slot is needed.

Please Note: We are unable to modify, delete, or repair computer software or hardware.

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Computers Basics For Older Adults

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab

Now that you have mastered the mouse, let’s learn the basics of how the computer works. We will cover the fundamentals of the Operating System. This class provides hands on instruction for beginners. Advance registration required. Class size is limited to twelve participants.

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The Cloud

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
The Cloud:

Why is everyone taking about it? Are you that person that just looks up whenever you're told to save it to the Cloud? Then this class is for you. With a hand on approach, attendees will learn about next evolution in computer file storage called "The Cloud”. Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Advance registration required.

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