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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Lego Mindstorms: Building and Programming

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
On Friday afternoons this summer, stop by the Wilmington Stroop Branch and work with Lego Mindstorms--robots built of Legos.  Once built, we'll have laptops with which you can program the robots.  We'll meet for 2 hours from 3 to 5 pm.  You must register in advance for this program.
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Internet Basics

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room
Have you ever gotten lost surfing the World Wide Web? Would you like to learn how to find that favorite recipe on the internet, locate a specific web site or search out information? This class is for you. Basic computer knowledge and pre-registration is required.
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Tech Help!

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Designed to allow more time to practice, Tech Help! is your opportunity to get additional computer help. Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects. Please Note: trainers are available for assistance only and cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems, assisting in the creation of content, or providing guidance in personal decisions. 
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Registration is open — Register at the library

PowerPoint Basics

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

This class introduces participants to the basics of Microsoft’s presentation program. 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. Advance registration required. 

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Open Lab

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
East
Meeting Room
Drop in with your device or use one of ours to get your computer-related questions answered. The trainer will be on hand to get you pointed in the right direction and connect you with available resources. All skill levels welcome.

*The trainer is unable to handle personal/confidential information and cannot create documents/files for you.
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Registration is open

Computer Basics for Adults

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
This class is for adults with little or no computer experience. Learn mouse basics and working with Microsoft Windows software. Hands-on instruction for beginners, laptops provided for this class.  Advance registration required, limit 5 participants. 
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Edit Your Own Photos Like a Professional

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Have you ever needed to edit an image on your computer, but weren't quite sure how to get started? Or maybe you just want to touch up some cool photos before sharing them with friends. You don't need to be a professional designer or photographer to learn how it works.  In this class you will learn the basics, tips and tricks, including how to fix common problems. We’ll also compare image editing software programs with prices ranging from FREE to Professional.  Registration NOT required
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Open Lab

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room

Do you have a simple question that is technology based?  Stop by this open lab to have your questions answered or practice using computer software with a library laptop.  Registration is not required. Available software:

•       Internet Explorer 11

•       Google Chrome

•       Microsoft Word 2013

•       Microsoft Publisher 2013

•       Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

•       Microsoft Excel 2013

•       Winway Resume Deluxe

•       Digital Library Collection

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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
View More

Open Lab

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room

Do you have a simple question that is technology based?  Stop by this open lab to have your questions answered or practice using computer software with a library laptop.  Registration is not required. Available software:

•       Internet Explorer 11

•       Google Chrome

•       Microsoft Word 2013

•       Microsoft Publisher 2013

•       Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

•       Microsoft Excel 2013

•       Winway Resume Deluxe

•       Digital Library Collection

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Lego Mindstorms: Building and Programming

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
On Friday afternoons this summer, stop by the Wilmington Stroop Branch and work with Lego Mindstorms--robots built of Legos.  Once built, we'll have laptops with which you can program the robots.  We'll meet for 2 hours from 3 to 5 pm.  You must register in advance for this program.
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Registration is open

Tech Help!

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Meeting Room
Designed to allow more time to practice, Tech Help! is your opportunity to get additional computer help. Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer-related subjects. Please Note: trainers are available for assistance only and cannot provide technical assistance for fixing computer problems, assisting in the creation of content, or providing guidance in personal decisions. 
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Registration is open

Publisher Basics

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

Ever wonder how to make attractive flyers, party invitations, or greeting cards?  Attendees will learn about Microsoft Publisher’s most popular features and how to use them.  The class will be based on the 2013 version of Microsoft Publisher.  Laptops will be provided for this hands-on class.  

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Ereader Assistance

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Registration is open

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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Registration is open — Register at the library

Mouse Basics

5:30 PM - 7:30 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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Internet Basics

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Internet Basics will prepare you to surf the Internet with confidence.  You will do simple searches on the web and learn to identify different parts of an Internet address. We will also touch briefly on internet security.  Laptops will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops. Registration required.
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Mouse Basics for Older Adults

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 Older Adults and advance registration is required.
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Ereader Assistance

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
Bring your own ereader to learn how to use the library's OverDrive program for electronic books.  
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Technology Buying Guide

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
What kind of technology should I get? How much should I spend?  Which OS is best – Windows, Mac or Android? Choosing between a Laptop, Tablet and a new Phablet.  What’s a Chromebook?  What’s available in wearable technology? Get tips and information on buying a computer, tablet, smart phone, e-reader, and more!  BONUS: Includes using Dayton Metro Library’s FREE Consumer Reports resource.  Registration NOT required
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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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