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Tech Training at Your Own Pace

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Madden Hills

Patrons can get help with basic computer skills such as using a mouse, using Microsoft Word to create documents and resumes, basic internet searching skills, creating an email account using Gmail or yahoo and learning how to download from our digital library (Libby, Overdrive & Hoopla) to their electronic devices.  Help is available with the computer tech Monday thru Thursday during regular open hours.  Friday's & Saturday's you must make an appointment with the Tech staff.

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Tech Training at Your Own Pace

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Westwood

Patrons can get help with basic computer skills such as using a mouse, using Microsoft Word to create documents and resumes, basic internet searching skills, creating an email account, and learning how to use our digital library (Libby, Overdrive & Hoopla).  Help is available with the ISA Monday thru Thursday during regular open hours.  Fridays & Saturdays are by appointment only.

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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
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, 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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Internet Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting 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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Tech Training at Your Pace

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room

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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3D Printing: Model Design

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room

Design in 3D using TinkerCad, a free and easy browser-based 3D design and modeling tool for beginners to experts. Receive hands-on instruction on basic techniques so you can create awesome models.

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Searching in Windows 10

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
West Carrollton
Conference Room
This session is the second of the Internet series. Designed to equip attendees with the necessary skills to search the computer and internet, as well as discover how to research online with search engines, subject directories, and specialized databases. Requires advance registration.
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Tech Training at Your Pace

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

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.

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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PowerPoint Basics

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab
Learn the basics of creating a PowerPoint presentation. Learn how to create a slide show by adding slides and graphics or by using a selected template.
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Building Gizmos and Gadgets with littleBits

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Explore and experiment with Little Bits circuits to build an amazing gadget or gizmo. Will your invention spin, buzz, blink, shine, or roll across the floor?  
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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
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, 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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Introduction to 3D Printing

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab

Learn about the basics and how to get started with 3D printing.  We will cover the 3D printer itself, 3D file formats and modeling software, and more.  Includes live 3D Printer demo.

 

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Robot Racers

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Community Room
On your mark, get set, go! Design and build your own wacky racer and put t to the test on the Wil-Stroop racetrack. Race against your friends and compete for bragging rights. 
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macOS: Essentials

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
macOS: Essentials

macOS Essentials: discover how an Apple computer looks and operates compared to a PC; with a review of essential set up with a focus on learning how to navigate the macOS interface. Training session requires participants to bring their own device and advance registration.

This "bring your own device" series provides an overview of the Apple's operating system for MacBook and iMac computers. Half-instructional, half-open lab, each session focuses on specific topics related to what every Mac user should know with time for user-specific questions of general usage. Each session requires participants to bring their own device and advance registration.


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Computer Keyboard 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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Introduction to 3D Printing

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor

Learn about the basics and how to get started with 3D printing.  We will cover the 3D printer itself, 3D file formats and modeling software, and more.  Includes live 3D Printer demo.


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iPhone Essentials

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Struggling to get acclimated with your iPhone? Join us for our beginner's course that will provide you with an extensive overview of many of the iPhone features and processes. Please come prepared with your own device. Advance registration is required. 

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Tech Training at Your Pace

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
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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Kettering Coders Unite

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Community Room
The Wilmington Stroop Library is sponsoring a coding club for middle and high school students in grades 6 through 12.  This group is open to any young person curious about coding, computers, and information technology.  The library is partnering with the national organization Girls Who Code, but we welcome both girls and boys into the program.  From Girls Who Code we will be using curriculum and ideas.  From the library we'll be using a wide range of computers, digital devices, and other programmable things--PCs, laptops, Arduinos, Ozobots, Lego Mindstorms, Makey Makeys, and more.  We are also seeking community adults working in information science--especially women--to visit the group and talk to us about how they use programming and computers in their jobs.  One of our goals will be for each member of the group to decide on some kind of project on which he or she (alone or in groups) could work--perhaps a video game in Scratch; perhaps the beginnings of a website in HTML;
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macOS: File Management

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
macOS: Files, Folders and the Finder, an introduction to macOS file management. Review the different ways of working within the file system of a Macintosh computer. Training session requires participants to bring their own device and advance registration.

This "bring your own device" series provides an overview of the Apple's operating system for MacBook and iMac computers. Half-instructional, half-open lab, each session focuses on specific topics related to what every Mac user should know with time for user-specific questions of general usage. Each session requires participants to bring their own device and advance registration.
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Introduction to 3D Printing

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room

Learn about the basics and how to get started with 3D printing.  We will cover the 3D printer itself, 3D file formats and modeling software, and more.  Includes live 3D Printer demo.


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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
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, 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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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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PowerPoint: Just the Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
PowerPoint: Just the Basic 

This session introduces you to the modern version of Microsoft Office PowerPoint. Following the GCF LearnFree.org Microsoft Office Series for PowerPoint 2013, participants get know the fundamentals of PowerPoint. Advance registration required. 

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Tech Training at Your Pace

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room

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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