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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
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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Warm Comforts - Quilt Group

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Working with donated materials, we create quilts, wheelchair and walker bags, pet beds, etc. for donation to those in need.
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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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Word Basics

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

This session introduces you to the basics of Microsoft Office Word.  We will explore features and functions that every Word user should know.  Advance registration is required.

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R.E.A.D. - Read, Eat, And Discuss Book Club

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
We invite you to join us as we discuss The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.
 
The R.E.A.D. Book Club is a joint venture between the Miami Township and Miamisburg Branch Libraries. 
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Email Basics

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

Class size is limited to twelve participants 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 to a laptop for use for hands on training.
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Word: Document Creation

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
This session concludes our three part series for Microsoft Office Word. Using Microsoft Office Word 2013, participants will use skills gained from our previous sessions to successfully create a full word document. This hands on session will highlight features designed go beyond just typing text within a document.  Advance registration required.
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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Discussion

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation was established to advance peace through literature supporting those who write, publish, read and share works of fiction and nonfiction that promote peace and understanding.

Please join our discussion of the 2016 Non Fiction runner up Find Me Unafraid by Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner.

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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
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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Computer Applied

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Computer 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 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 to a laptop for use for hands on training.
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Computer Basics for Senior Citizens

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 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 computer for use for hands on training.
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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
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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Memory Cafe

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Designed for individuals living with early stage dementia, this program is open to care partners and community members as well. Each month different speakers will present on topics such as history, art, genealogy, and more! An opportunity to share and socialize will follow the lecture. Join us on the 4th Friday of each month at 10:00 am-12:00 pm for Memory Café, offered jointly by the Dayton Metro Library and the Alzheimer’s Association. Questions? Contact Sarah Cameron at 937-610-7012 or email scameron@alz.org.
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Caring for your largest Organ... Your Skin!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
In the US there are only 10 chemicals banned from skin and hair care products. That is 990 less than the European standard! Isn't that SCARY! What are we putting on our skin and hair? There are products that may cost $100's of dollars and still be bad for you. Come to a DIY class where we will talk about all natural essential oils, what they are, and how you can reduce your toxin-load. You will be making a skin care regimen to take home that is beneficial for your skin and costs a fraction of the price of store bought products!
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Mobile Photography 1.0: Hardware & Software

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
How many pictures do you have on your phone or mobile device? Now what are you going to do with them? Part one of our mobile photography series will help you figure that out. In Mobile Photography 1.0 we introduce you to how mobile digital photography works, provide tips on how to take a better picture, and show you options to get the pictures off your device. Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer and have an active email account.

Class size is limited to twelve participants with a maximum capacity of eighteen. Registration is required and is on a first come first served basis.  Training sessions take place in our Computer Training Lab on the second floor within the Audio Visual Department of the Main Library. Sessions will start promptly at listed start time with consideration for parking and weather conditions. Each attendee will be assigned to a laptop for use for hands on training.
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Music with Mike Sedmak

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Vandalia
Smooth jazz and classic rock instrumentals - a pleasant afternoon to warm you up at the library.
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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
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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Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A

Kelly will present information about her organization and a basic overview of documentation necessary to start a nonprofit.  Kelly Henrici is the Executive Director of the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project. Kelly and volunteer lawyers help founders of new nonprofits every step of the way during application for 501 (c) (3) status.

 


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Internet Applied

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

Have you had our Beginning Internet class?  Would you like to know more?  Attendees will gain a deeper knowledge of website evaluation, security, and further instruction on searching.  Laptops will be provided to use during this class.

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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 Searching

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
This program completes the learning track for the Internet training series. This class is designed to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct the most efficient and productive web searching activities possible. Learn tips and secrets for finding the best information online including information on using search engines, subject directories, and specialized databases.

Class size is limited to twelve participants 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 to a laptop for use for hands on training.
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Responsible Money Management

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room

Developing a spending plan will act as a roadmap to your financial success.  Have you ever wondered where your hard-earned money goes each month?  Most people fail to take action until it is too late.  By being proactive you take control of your situation and set up goals that work toward your financial stability. Personal Financial Planning is an orderly and detailed accounting of your income, savings, living expenses, and credit obligations that will help you manage your money more efficiently.  Without it you have no financial direction, but with a little effort the peace of mind and benefits are numerous.  

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Adult GED Classes

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
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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Computer In Action

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Computer Lab
Third class of the Computer series “What every computer user should know”. Add to your knowledge with a review of basic computer safety and security. This session will provide resources to help you understand common computer issues such as Cookies, Viruses, and more…

Class size is limited to twelve participants 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 to a laptop for use for hands on training.
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Job Seekers- Today's Dress for Success

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Miami Township
Community Room
If it has been a while since you were interviewing and meeting potential employers, your wardrobe and your professional communication skills might need an update. Join Teresa Napier of Lee Hecht Harrison as she shares details on today's professional dress rules. Participants will also discuss first impressions and office etiquette. Newcomers should arrive at 8:30 a.m. for registration and orientation.
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