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Windows 10 Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to work with the features of Windows 10. Work with the Start Menu, Tiles, settings, Task View, Action Center, and Microsoft Edge.

Word Objects and Images

Technology Training Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Go beyond working with text and learn how to insert items into your Word document. Learn how to modify pictures, WordArt, text boxes, shapes, numbered and bulleted lists, symbols, headers, footers, and tables. Class based on Word 2013.

Portables Fashion Show

Friends Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Presenting the Portables Fashion Show Holiday Event at 1:30 in the Porter Room. It will showcase Ready-to-Wear women?s clothing and unique jewelry collections from the Friends of Porter Public Library gift store. Light refreshments will be served.Call 440-250-5460 to register.

Publisher 2013 Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn about the parts of the Publisher window. Insert and work with WordArt, pictures, text boxes, and designs in your publication. Apply backgrounds. Class based on Publisher 2013.

Word Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Thursday, September 07, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to customize the Word 2013 Ribbons. Learn how to select text and do basic formatting. Learn how to set margins and line spacing. Practice using Spell Check, Copy, Cut, and Paste. Class based on Word 2013.

Touching Up Digital Photos

Technology Training Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Wednesday, September 06, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn beginner-intermediate level techniques for altering and repairing digital photos, including cropping, adjusting color levels, and removing blemishes. Practice files will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring a flash drive with their own photos.

Excel Charts and Pivot Tables

Technology Training Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Monday, August 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to create and modify basic charts. Practice with Chart Tools. Create basic pivot tables and practice using pivot table tools, pivot charts, and filters. Class based on Excel 2013.

Keeping In Touch Online

Technology Training Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn about ways to stay in contact using online tools like Skype, FaceTime, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, and more! The first part of class is a lecture, and the second part is an open lab for trying these technologies.

Alternatives to Cable TV

Technology Training Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Frustrated with cable service? This program will help you sort through the variety of viewing alternatives available. Learn about digital media players, streaming services, and additional options.

3D Printing Orientation

Technology Training Feed - 7 min 23 sec ago
When: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

In order to use the library's new 3D printer, you'll need to take this orientation first. Learn library policies about using it, how to download a 3D-printable object, and how to prepare it for a great print.

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion

Book Discussion feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

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Keeping In Touch Online

Adult Program Feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn about ways to stay in contact using online tools like Skype, FaceTime, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, and more! The first part of class is a lecture, and the second part is an open lab for trying these technologies.

Eclipse Watch Party

Youth Services Feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Watch NASA's livestream of the total eclipse from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois on the big screen, and hang around until the skies darken in Northeast Ohio (our partial eclipse maxes out at 2:30pm)! NASA experts will explain the underlying science in between views of the total eclipse as it happens.

Refreshments and fun activities provided!

Yoga Rhyme Time!

Youth Services Feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Storytime Room

Try this fun form of exercise! This is a perfect way to introduce yoga and practice simple poses with rhymes that imitate animals and nature. Remember to wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Ages 3 1/2 - 6 with a caregiver. No registration necessary.

Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

Adult Program Feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for a discussion of The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonsen.

Alternatives to Cable TV

Adult Program Feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Frustrated with cable service? This program will help you sort through the variety of viewing alternatives available. Learn about digital media players, streaming services, and additional options.

Boredom Busters!

Youth Services Feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Storytime Room

Are you bored? Drop by the Storytime Room and join in the fun! We will have different activities available each month.

Career Transition Center-Positive First Impressions

Adult Program Feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

If ?you never get a second chance to make a first impression? then make it count! Within 5-7 seconds someone forms an opinion of you based on how you present yourself. When networking or interviewing you need to make a positive impression. Get tips on the things that determine how you are perceived and how that perception impacts your success.

Conversational Spanish for Beginners

Adult Program Feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Spanish is the most popular second language learned in the United States. Please join us to learn Spanish vocabulary and pronunciation with an expert instructor. You're sure to be speaking the romance language fluently in no time.

3D Printing Orientation

Adult Program Feed - 7 min 24 sec ago
When: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

In order to use the library's new 3D printer, you'll need to take this orientation first. Learn library policies about using it, how to download a 3D-printable object, and how to prepare it for a great print.