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DML Digital Library

Friday, December 07, 2018
Madden Hills
Bring in your devices to learn how to download books, movies & music using our digital library.  Call to schedule an appointment.
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Resume Help

Friday, December 07, 2018
Madden Hills
Patrons can receive help in creating a professional Resume and cover letter.  We will be using The Winway Resume builder or Microsoft Word Templates to create your resume. Call to schedule an appointment,  
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Tech ONE-ON-ONE

Friday, December 07, 2018
Madden Hills
Patrons can receive help in computer/mouse basics, basic internet searching, basic Microsoft word and creating email accounts.  Call to schedule an appointment.
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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 needed to use library computers. 
  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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Google Drive Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Huber Heights
Community Room
Google Drive, formerly Google Docs, is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows users to store files in the cloud, share files, and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations with collaborators. In this class we will get a basic understanding of how to use the various aspects of Google Drive. 
CLASS PREREQUISITE: Established Google Account and password and basic computer experience.
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Basic Internet Searches and Safety

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Vandalia
Technology Lab
What is a search engine? How can I find things? How can I tell which websites are reliable? How do I stay safe and protect my identity? How do I shop? What can I shop for? How do I do that safely?

Learn internet basics and safety with the staff of the Dayton Metro Library. Preregistration is encouraged, but not required.
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Computer Basics

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Northmont
Community Room
Unfortunately, the Computer Basics program for 8/20/2018 has been cancelled. By Monday, a Northmont staff member will contact you personally about scheduling a future one-on-one class. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.
Computers—how do we make them do what we want? Computers can be amazing tools. They can also be challenging. Come learn the basics of computer use with us. If you’ve ever wished to become more tech savvy, this is the class for you. Topics include: the mouse, the keyboard, use of programs and operating systems, and internet browsers. Laptops provided for training. No previous computer experience necessary. Please register in advance.
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Discovering the Code

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
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. 
Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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Tuesday Tech at Ten: Open Device Lab

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Vandalia
Community Room
Open Device Lab. Bring in your device and the technical staff can assist you with obtaining library resources for it. Please note that library staff are available for assistance only and cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems; assist in the creation of content;  provide guidance in personal decisions; or modify/delete files or programs.
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Intro to Google Docs

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Google Docs is a web based office suite similar to Microsoft Office. It has word processing, spreadsheets and slideshow capabilities. For those without access to Microsoft Word, Google Docs is an excellent alternative. Advanced registration is required.  
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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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One-on-One Computer Class

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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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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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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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Code-Curious: html

2:00 PM - 4:00 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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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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Email Basics

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

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.  

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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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Resume Creation and Job Applications

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room
Learn different ways to create a basic resume using Word templates and WinWay Resume, and how to save it to a flashdrive or email. Using our online Databases you will learn job searching and the basics of applying to a job electronically and uploading your resume. 
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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 needed to use library computers. 
  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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DML Databases: Learning and Exploring

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
DML Databases: Learning and Exploring

Get a quick introduction to six valuable databases that are available free through the Dayton Metro Library website. Learn how to find contact information for businesses, find auto repair information, find a good novel to read, learn a language,  access legal forms, and more. Advance registration recommended.

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