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Email Basics For Older Adults

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

Whether applying for a job online or just keeping in touch with family, having an Email account has become an essential way to communicate in today’s society. This class is your introduction to electronic mail. You will have the opportunity sign up for your own e-mail account as we learn the basics of electronic mail. 

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Intro to Raspberry Pi

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Join us for an introduction to this low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV and uses a standard mouse and keyboard. This little device enables people of all ages to explore computing and basic coding. Advanced registration is required. 
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Code-Curious: html

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
If you're wondering if you can code, the answer is YES you can!!! Our absolute-beginner-level Coding class is for the Code-Curious. We will introduce html coding concepts and take you from a blank page to a web page within one session. Targeted for adult learners, young adults may find this session helpful. 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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Excel Basics

6:00 PM - 8:00 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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Word Basics

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Community 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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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 and Wednesdays, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Tuesday Tech at 10: Library Downloadables

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Vandalia
Technology Lab
Discover what is available at the library for your device! Learn how to navigate Libby for books and audiobooks, Hoopla for music and movies, and RBDigital for magazines.

Attendees must have a valid library card and PIN to access library resources.
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Tech Drop-In (for library digital products)

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Northmont
Designed to allow more time for practice, Tech Drop In 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 Tech

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Picture yourself on the moon, under the ocean, facing a dinosaur, or sitting among tigers... the possibilities are limitless! Join us to experiment with Green Screen Photography and Special Effects. Download your photo and/or video clip to share with friends and family.
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Mouse and Keyboard Basics

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Looking to get started using a computer but don't know where to begin? Our introduction to the mouse and keyboard is the perfect place to start. Join us for this beginner's course to familiarize yourself with these two devices. Please Register in advance. 
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Email Basics

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

Whether applying for a job online or just keeping in touch with family, having an Email account has become an essential way to communicate. This class is your introduction to electronic mail. You will have the opportunity sign up for your own e-mail account as we learn the basics of electronic mail. Advance registration is required.

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Free Genealogy Websites

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Are you tired of surfing the net only to keep ending up at subscription genealogy databases?  I'll show you what you can get for FREE, with an emphasis on Ohio research. 
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Game Time

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Electra C Doren
Community Room
Come to the library for video game time. We have a PS4 and lots of great games for you and your friends to play. Ages 12-17.
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Excel Basics

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Miamisburg
Conference 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
Quad B

Have a question about your computer or tablet? Would you like to learn more about the DML digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks, music, and more? Hop in for an informal help session. 1-on-1 help sessions are available by appointment if another time slot is needed.

Please Note: We are unable to modify, delete, or repair computer software or hardware.

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Mouse Basics

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 with minimal to no mouse skills.  Class size is limited to twelve participants.
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Green Screen Tech

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Picture yourself on the moon, under the ocean, facing a dinosaur, or sitting among tigers... the possibilities are limitless! Join us to experiment with Green Screen Photography and Special Effects. Download your photo and/or video clip to share with friends and family.
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Green Screen Lab

6:00 PM - 8:00 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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Open Lab

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Open Lab

Need more practice after your class or need additional computer help?  Lab sessions are available to practice what you’ve 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. Call 463-2665 for more information about our Lab Sessions.

Available software:

 
Internet Explorer 11
Google Chrome 
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013
Winway Resume Deluxe
Adobe Digital Editions
Overdrive Media Console 
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One-on-One Computer Class

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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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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 20-60 minute increments. *Times available all week. Call to make an appointment and verify trainer availability. 

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

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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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Mouse Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Mouse Basics  

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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RESUME HELP

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Madden Hills
Community Room

This class will show you how to write an effective resume and cover letter to present to a potential employer.  You will learn how to create a resume and cover letter using Microsoft word. 2 hrs. *Space is limited advance registration is required*

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Doing More with the Library Website and Catalog

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
There’s more to the library website and catalog than you know. Learn how to find recommendations of books, movies, and music, the best ways to keep informed about upcoming library events, and discover services the library offers. See different methods to search the catalog and all the ways you can use your online account. Advance registration recommended.

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