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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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Internet Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Know how to use the Mouse? Learn the Internet Basics-how to identify different parts of the website address and to conduct simple searches. Learn to surf the Internet with confidence.  Advance registration is required.
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Tech Help!

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

Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Help! is your opportunity to get additional computer help. Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Please note: Trainers are 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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Open Lab

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab Temp Main
Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Open Lab sessions are available to practice what you have 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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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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Internet Basics

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Know how to use the Mouse? Learn the Internet Basics-how to identify different parts of the website address and to conduct simple searches. Learn to surf the Internet with confidence.  Advance registration is required.
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Computer Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
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 five participants.  Each attendee will be assigned to a laptop for hands on training.
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How to Maintain Your Computer for Beginners: Keep it Running like New

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Have you ever wondered what you should be doing to your computer to keep it running like new?  There are a small number of things you can do to your computer that will make a huge different. Learn those secrets and more from David Trifiro who is a local computer repair business owner that loves to help home and small business users with their technology.
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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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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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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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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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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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Tech Help!

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

Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Help! is your opportunity to get additional computer help. Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects.  Please note: Trainers are 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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Downloadable: All things Downloadable through your Dayton Metro Library

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab Temp Main
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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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.

Class size is limited to twelve participants with a maximum capacity of fifteen. 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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Mouse Basics for Senior Citizens

2:00 PM - 4:00 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 who are senior citizens. Advance registration is required.

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Discovering the Code

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab Temp Main
Discovering the Code

Are you ready to take your computer skills to the next level? Have you ever wondered how websites are created? We may not always see it, but computer code is everywhere now, in every aspect of modern life. A good working knowledge of coding is more necessary than ever. This course explores the unusual and interesting evolution of computers and computer languages. Learn some of the “hows” and “whys” of coding. By the end of the session, participants will create a basic HTML webpage.

Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Class size is limited to twelve, with a maximum capacity of sixteen. Sessions will start promptly at listed start time with consideration for parking and weather conditions. Each attendee will be assigned a laptop for use in hands-on training. 

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Facebook Basics

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Has someone ever told you find them on Facebook? Learn how to set up an account, manage privacy, search for friends and other basic functions. Access to an e-mail account is required to sign up for Facebook. Advanced registration is required.
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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

2:30 PM - 4:00 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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