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Resume Help

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Madden Hills
Patrons can receive help creating a professional Resume and Cover Letter.  Will will be using the WinWay Resume Builder or Microsoft Word Resume Templates to create your document.  Patrons should bring all information needed to create the resume including a valid email address.  Patrons are encourage to bring a flash drive to save their documents.

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Create and Upload Your Resume

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Searching for new employment can be a daunting task. Join us for a session to create a new resume from scratch or update an existing resume. If you want to update a resume, please come prepared with a digital copy so that we can make necessary changes. Additionally, we will provide an overview of various job boards and instruct you on how to post your resume to these sites. 
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Computer In Action

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
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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One on One Computer Training

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Huber Heights
Study Pod 2
A computer class all to yourself! A technology specialist will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and develop your skills on one of multiple topic choices. Topics include:  Computer Basics, Tablet Basics, Email Basics, Social Media Basics, E-readers, and Using Library Digital Resources on Smartphones and Tablets. Advanced sign-up is preferred for these courses. 
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Word Basics

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room
Would you like to learn more about how to create documents, cut, copy, paste, and save your documents? Join us for our Word Basics class - you'll learn all of this and more. Knowledge of computer basics and pre-registration is required.
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Before You Buy: Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, eBooks & Smartphones

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Overwhelmed by unlimited, never-ending choices for desktops, laptops, tablets, eBooks & Smartphones? The Library can help you clear up the confusion. With a hand on approach, this session provides attendees with a starting point for researching the latest computer technology. Learn how to do your research before you buy. 
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iOS

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
If you own an iPad, iPod or iPhone this class will help you understand Apples current Mobile Operating system iOS. This introductory session will cover the basics of Apple's iOS and provide information to help you better use your Apple mobile devices. We will introduce you to the options available for setting up and keeping things in sync as well as basic user functions. Advance registration is required. 

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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
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, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Cut, Copy & Paste

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
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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One on One Computer Training

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Study Pod 2
A computer class all to yourself! A technology specialist will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and develop your skills on one of multiple topic choices. Topics include:  Computer Basics, Tablet Basics, Email Basics, Social Media Basics, E-readers, and Using Library Digital Resources on Smartphones and Tablets. Advanced sign-up is preferred for these courses. 
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DML Databases: Learning and Exploring

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Get a quick introduction to six valuable databases that are available free through the Dayton Metro Library website. Learn how to find contact information for businesses, find auto repair information, find a good novel to read, learn a language,  access legal forms, and more. Advance registration recommended.

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Tuesday Tech at Ten: Open Device Lab

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Vandalia
Community Room
Open Device Lab. Bring in your device and the technical staff can assist you with obtaining library resources for it. Please note that library staff are available for assistance only and cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems; assist in the creation of content;  provide guidance in personal decisions; or modify/delete files or programs.
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Upload & Download

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
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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Google Docs Essentials

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Google Docs is a web based office suite similar to Microsoft Office that easily allows you to collaborate with others . 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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Tech Time

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
New Lebanon
Group Study A
Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Time is your opportunity to get additional computer help.  A library trainer will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Please note:  a trainer is available for assistance only and cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems, assist in the creation of content, or provide guidance in personal decisions.
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Green Screen Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Green Screen Room, 2nd Floor
Interested in learning Green Screen Room basics? This open lab will show you how to record, edit, and share or save your production and will provide basic trouble-shooting tips. Registration is not required and patrons will be helped on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
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, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Tech One-On-One Class

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Northmont
A computer class all to yourself! A library staff member will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and develop your skills on one of multiple topic choices. Topics include:  Computer Basics, Tablet Basics, Internet Basics, Email Basics, Social Media Basics, Word Basics, Excel Basics, Powerpoint Basics, Lynda.com, E-readers, Using Library Digital Resources on Smartphones and Tablets, or WinWay Resume Deluxe. Advanced sign-up is required for these courses. 
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Tech Training at Your Pace

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Brookville
Quad B

Need help with your device or more practice after your computer class? Library tech staff will informally assist you with various technology-related subjects. You are welcome to bring in your own device for assistance. Registration is not required and assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Tech Training group sessions. 

Please note: Library staff cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems, assist in the creation of content, or provide guidance in personal decisions.

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The Cloud

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Why is everyone talking 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. Attendees will learn about computer file storage option called "The Cloud". Requires advance registration. Basic computer knowledge recommended.

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One on One Computer Training

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Study Pod 2
A computer class all to yourself! A technology specialist will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and develop your skills on one of multiple topic choices. Topics include:  Computer Basics, Tablet Basics, Email Basics, Social Media Basics, E-readers, and Using Library Digital Resources on Smartphones and Tablets. Advanced sign-up is preferred for these courses. 
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One-on-One Computer Class

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
New Lebanon
Quad A
Choose from one of our topics and have your own private class.  These classes will be hands on with a laptop to use. Topics include:  Computer Basics, Internet Basics, Email Basics, Social Media Basics, Word Basics, Excel Basics, Lynda.com, or WinWay Resume Deluxe. 
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The Password

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Everything is accessible online from applying for jobs to paying your bills. Accessing these services requires the creation of a username and password. The password is your defense against someone accessing your personal information. This session provides an overview of the current standards for the use of passwords. We will review resources to help you understand how to manage your passwords. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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lynda.com: Learn it Online

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
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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One on One Computer Training

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Huber Heights
Study Pod 2
A computer class all to yourself! A technology specialist will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and develop your skills on one of multiple topic choices. Topics include:  Computer Basics, Tablet Basics, Email Basics, Social Media Basics, E-readers, and Using Library Digital Resources on Smartphones and Tablets. Advanced sign-up is preferred for these courses. 
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