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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab Temp Main
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED 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 GED success. Classes will be held at Main Library Computer Lab, 215 E. Third St., Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Preregistration required, contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center ABLE, GED program at 937-854-6297.
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Everything Downloadable

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
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! Registration is required, all devices are welcomed.
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Using Google

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab
This class with give you some insight to the millions of google search results you get when searching.  This class will also introduce you to some of the most frequently used Google features including gmail, calendar, and drive. 
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Teen Research Lab

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Vandalia
Technology Lab
Working on a paper, presentation, or project?  Need assistance researching our databases, materials, or online?  During this time, our computer lab will be available just for teens with a staff member on-hand to help!
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Computer Applied

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab
Now that you understand the difference between hardware and software, continue building your knowledge with Computer Applied – “What every computer user should know”. We will continue your learning path with understanding the anatomy of the computer. Students will apply skills learned from Computer Basics to build their comprehension of computer fundamentals.

Class size is limited to twelve participants.  Sessions will start promptly at listed start time with consideration for parking and weather conditions. Each attendee will be assigned to a desktop computer for use for hands on training.
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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab Temp Main
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED 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 GED success. Classes will be held at Main Library Computer Lab, 215 E. Third St., Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Preregistration required, contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center ABLE, GED program at 937-854-6297.
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Open Lab

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
East
Meeting Room
Drop in with your device or use one of ours to get your computer-related questions answered. The trainer will be on hand to get you pointed in the right direction and connect you with available resources. All skill levels welcome.

*The trainer is unable to handle personal/confidential information and cannot create documents/files for you.
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Open Lab

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room

Do you have a simple question that is technology based?  Stop by this open lab to have your questions answered or practice using computer software with a library laptop.  Registration is not required. Available software:

•       Internet Explorer 11

•       Google Chrome

•       Microsoft Word 2013

•       Microsoft Publisher 2013

•       Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

•       Microsoft Excel 2013

•       Winway Resume Deluxe

•       Digital Library Collection

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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab Temp Main
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED 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 GED success. Classes will be held at Main Library Computer Lab, 215 E. Third St., Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Preregistration required, contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center ABLE, GED program at 937-854-6297.
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Resume Creation and Job Applications

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room
Learn how to create a basic resume, save it to a flashdrive or email. Also learn the basics of applying to a job electronically and uploading your resume.
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books. 
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Computer Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room

This class is for people with little to no computer experience. Learn the mouse!  Other topics include basic computer terms, and beginning windows management. Laptops will be provided to use during this class. 

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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Library Downloads

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room

Discover DML’s Downloadable Digital Media.  Just in time for summer travel or relaxation, load up on free books, music, videos and more. The instructor will demonstrate how to download EPUB files from the library website and transfer them to an eBook reader. Tablet users will discover the Library Apps that are available for accessing library materials. Laptops will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring in their E-Readers, Tablets, Laptops or Digital devices to practice or get help with searching, downloading and more! Registration is required.  Please bring you email address and valid library card. 

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Advice for your Device

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet or e-reader) and get assistance installing the library's apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks, e-magazines, music and movies. Assistance, apps, and content are all free. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for your App Store on your device. Pre-register as class size is limited so we can give one-on-one attention.
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Mouse Basics

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

Before you begin to use a computer, there is the “mouse.” Learn the mouse skills needed to begin your computer training. Master your Mouse skills with Mousercise. This class is for those with minimal to no mouse skills.

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3D Printer Demo @ Your Library

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Have you heard about 3D printing but never seen a printer in action?  Our demo will show you how the printer works, a little background history of the technology, and how to find items you may want printed for yourself. 
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Ereader Assistance

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Social Media Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
Don’t know your Facebook from your date book? Does Twitter have you all-a-flutter? All joking aside, if you’re interested in getting involved in social media, this is the place to get informed. Laptops will be provided for use during this class.
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Excel Basics

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Miamisburg
Learn how to make an Excel spreadsheet. Understand the basics of cells, formatting, rows and columns, formulas, and more. Knowledge of Word basics and pre-registration is required.
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Computer Applied

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting 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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Registration begins 5/1/2017 at 8:00 AM

DML Open Lab

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Miami Township
Group Study
Join us for an open lab to get you on the move with all that Dayton Metro Library has to offer. If you're seeking help in using our catalog, downloading ebooks or audiobooks to your mobile device, or reading magazines on your tablet, we've got you covered. 
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Computer Keyboard

5:30 PM - 7:30 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. 

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