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Computer Applied

12:00 PM - 2:00 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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Tech Assistance

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Adult Area
Is your tablet or mobile device giving you a headache? Curious about ebooks, audiobooks, or other digital media? Stop in with your tablet, ereader, or laptop for an informal help session. 1-on-1 sessions are available by appointment if you are unable to attend.

Please Note: The tech assistant is unable to to modify/delete files or programs.
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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 30-60 minute increments. *Times available all week. Call to make an appointment and verify trainer availability. 

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

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Google Drive Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room
Google Drive, formerly Google Docs, is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows users to store files in the cloud, share files, and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations with collaborators. In this class we will get a basic understanding of how to use the various aspects of Google Drive. 
CLASS PREREQUISITE: Established Google Account and password and basic computer experience.
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Ereader Assistance

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

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

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Community Room
Join us for an open computer lab. If you're seeking help in using our catalog, software, computer basics, downloading ebooks or audiobooks to your mobile device or reading magazines on your tablet, we've got you covered.
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Word Advanced

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room
After taking Word Basics, or if you already have a working knowledge of Word Basics and want to learn more, join us for our next class, Word 2 Advanced. In this class you will learn how to use Word Art, create columns, borders, tables, charts, and more. Pre-registration is required.
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iOS

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
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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Cut, Copy & Paste

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

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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PowerPoint: Presentation Creation

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Participants will have the opportunity to apply their basic knowledge of PowerPoint by creating a complete presentation. Participants will learn how to enhance a basic presentation by using tools such as embedding videos and custom animations. Advance registration required. 

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Before You Buy: Smartphones & Cellphones

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Smartphone or Cellphone, LTE or 4G, let's research before you buy. With an overview of cellular technology options, this session assists attendees with consumer research latest Smartphones and Cellphones.  

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Excel Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
This beginner level Excel class will teach you how to create a spreadsheet and basic formatting.  A knowledge of Word is required.  Class size is limited to five participants.  Preregistration is required. 
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Excel Basics

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
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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Tech Assistance

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Adult Area
Is your tablet or mobile device giving you a headache? Curious about ebooks, audiobooks, or other digital media? Stop in with your tablet, ereader, or laptop for an informal help session. 1-on-1 sessions are available by appointment if you are unable to attend.

Please Note: The tech assistant is unable to to modify/delete files or programs.
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COMPUTER 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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Ereader Assistance

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

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
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 30-60 minute increments. *Times available all week. Call to make an appointment and verify trainer availability. 

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

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Internet Basics

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

This class is for people that have at least a little knowledge of the mouse. Topics include what a browser is and how it works, parts of a web address, and search engines and how to use them. Laptops will be provided to use during this class.

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Mouse Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Before you begin to use a computer, there is the “mouse.” For beginners learn the mouse skills needed to begin your computer training.  For experienced users having trouble navigating computer programs learn how to identify “Links”. Master your mouse skills with Mousercise. Advance registration is required.
 
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Community Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Colorful Coding with Ozobots

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Community Room
Learning to code has never been so much fun! All it takes is color to control this robot. Join us each month as we color our way into coding by using Ozobots, a small robot that you control just by drawing.
Registration is required for this event.
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DML Databases: Rearching People and More

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
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 magazine and newspaper articles (including the Dayton Daily News), research address and neighborhood data, take a peek at your family tree, and more. Advance registration recommended.

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Advice for Your Device

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights

Bring your device and get assistance installing the library's apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks, e-magazines, music and movies. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for your App Store on your device. Class size is limited so we can give one-on-one attention.

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