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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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The Computer Keyboard

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
The Computer Keyboard 

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. Advance registration is required.
 
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Green Screen Lab

10:00 AM - 12:00 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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Building Websites

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
This interactive 4-week class introduces the subjects of Web Content, HTML, Design, and CSS. Led by local web professionals, students will combine these subjects to build their own website through hands-on instruction, teaching videos, exercises, and additional resources for experimentation outside of class.  
 
This class is geated toward middle and high school students. Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Laptops available for hands-on training. Please register in advance. 

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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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Internet Applied

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

Let’s learn how to navigate the World Wide Web. Internet Applied, second of a three-part series, will provide instruction on navigating the web. This program focuses on the Browser. The hands-on techniques taught in this class will help you understand the many features of the Browser. Advance 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, 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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Children's Podcast Lab (K-4)

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Tech Studio
Let your voice be heard! Join your peers in producing an original podcast. Participants will get a chance to use Northwest Library's recording studio, as well as develop writing and teamwork skills. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.
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Computer Basics

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Computer Basics 

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 is required.

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Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Technology Lab
Learn formatting tips and tricks in Microsoft Word 2013. Hanging indents? Bibliography? Table of contents? Headers and footers?

Library staff will give you information about how to format documents in Word. Attendees should have some basic familiarity with Word: opening and creating documents, saving documents, and the ribbon.
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Youth Podcast Lab

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest
Tech Studio
Let your voice be heard! Join your peers in producing an original podcast. Participants will get a chance to use Northwest Library's recording studio, as well as develop writing and teamwork skills. Hosted by AmeriCorps/Dayton Corps.
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Android Phone Essentials

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Struggling to get acclimated with your Android phone? Whether you're new to a smartphone or you have had one for some time now, join us for this course on the basic functionality of Android Smartphones. Please come prepared with your device. Advanced registration is required. 
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Go Digital with Overdrive, Hoopla and Zino

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

Did you know that Dayton Metro Library offers more digital content than just ebooks? Learn the tips and tricks to maximize your digital lifestyle with books, movies, music, and more! 

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Internet Basics

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Internet Basics 

Now that you have mastered the mouse and conquered the computer, let’s go online. Let us introduce you to the World Wide Web. Internet Basics is first in a three part series to prepare you to surf the net with confidence.  Learn how the internet works. We will review Internet connection options, browsers, search engines and much more. Advance registration is required.  
 
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Social Media Marketing Software Tools

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Presenting insights, info, and research that can help you sort through all the online options and offerings for optimizing social media marketing efforts.  Learn how to determine the best software that could provide the best ROI for your business needs. This class is the third offered in the Social Media Marketing series.  Prior attendance is not required.  
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Email Applied

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

Now that you have an Email account, let’s review its commonly used features. This class will provide instruction on using electronic mail. You will have the opportunity to learn how to send and receive messages, manage your Inbox and more… Advance 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, 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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Tech Help

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Brookville
Quad B
Tech Help is an open, informal training session for those seeking personalized help. Stop in to learn about your new device or app, practice computer basics, or learn all about DML's digital library materials. 1-on-1 appointments are available if a different time slot is needed. 

Please note: This program is for training purposes only. Staff is unable to modify, delete, or repair computer software or hardware. 
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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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Coding Lab

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room
Don't know how to code?  Neither do we!  We will figure it out together utilizing fun, hands-on interactive activities.   For those entering Grade 7 through 12.
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Hour of Code

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab
Come participate in an hour of coding at the library! Snacks will be provided.
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Help Cubetto Build an Orchestra

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Help Cubetto, an easy-to-use coding robot, assemble all the jumbled instruments of an orchestra into their proper sections after listening to fun picture books about the orchestra.  Appropriate for children ages 3-9.
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One-on-One Computer Class

1:30 PM - 2:30 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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Computer Keyboard

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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