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Maker Monday: Play with Linux

Adult Program Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Monday, May 09, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

What's Linux? You've heard of computers running Windows or Mac OS X, but Linux is another operating system that your computer can run (for free!), and it's easier than you may think.

(Unlike Windows, you don't really have to worry about viruses, either!) Come try Linux Mint Cinnamon out on our computers to see if it's something you might like!

Maker Mondays meet once a month for hands-on technology exploration. Open to all ages.

Excel 2013 Introduction

Adult Program Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice entering text and numbers into cells. Change formatting and alignment of text and numbers inside cells. Learn how to insert, delete, and modify columns and rows. Begin working with formulas using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Introduction to the SUM function.

Morse Code Bracelets

Teen RSS Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Storytime Room

Make your own bracelet and necklace using Morse Code. You can keep it for yourself or send a special message to a friend.

Google Drive Basics

Adult Program Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to use Google Drive to create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Prerequisite: Gmail account.

May the 4th Be with You

Adult Program Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Cafe

Join us and show off your knowledge of the Force as we celebrate the Star Wars universe with trivia, crafts, a raffle, and some of your favorite characters! Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

Horror Film Club

Adult Program Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Are you scared yet? Calling all horror film fans: Join us as we explore the classics of horror, science-fiction, and suspense!

Children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult.

Pinterest Basics

Technology Training Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

This is a lecture-based session focused on the basics of using Pinterest followed by an open Pinterest Lab.

Windows 10 New Features

Technology Training Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

This class is lecture-based only. Learn about the core new features and improvements in Microsoft's newest operating system.

Teen Lounge

Teen RSS Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Need a place to hang out after school? Come to WPPL's Teen Lounge on Monday afternoons! We've got computers, video games, board games, snacks, and more!

Excel 2013 Charts and Pivot Tables

Technology Training Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to create and modify a column chart, pie chart, line chart, and bar chart. Practice with chart tools. Learn how to print a chart. Review basic elements of a chart. Learn how and hwy to use a pivot table in your Excel worksheet. Create basic pivot tables and practice using pivot table tools, pivot charts, and filters.

Internet Basics

Technology Training Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn the characteristics of web browsers and search engines. Find out how to modify basic settings on a browser and learn basic Internet terms. Practice doing basic searches using a search engine.

Advanced Searching with Google

Technology Training Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Searching is not a secret art. It's all about the search techniques. Learn what Google can do for you.

Digital Basics

Technology Training Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

This is a lecture-based session. Hear tips on what to consider when purchasing your own computer or mobile device. Learn about library apps available for use.

Non-fiction book Discussion

Book Discussion feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is "The Residence: Inside the World of the White House: by Kate Andersen Brower.

Teen Lounge

Teen RSS Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Monday, May 16, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Need a place to hang out after school? Come to WPPL's Teen Lounge on Monday afternoons! We've got computers, video games, board games, snacks, and more!

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion - "A Tale for the Time Being" by Ruth Ozeki

Book Discussion feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Join us for a discussion of "A Tale for the Time Being" by Ruth Ozeki. Copies of this book will be distributed at the September meeting. New members are always welcome!

Mad 4 Manga

Teen RSS Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Do you love Manga, Anime, or Japanese culture? If you do, this club is for you! Each month we watch a different Anime series, talk about our favorite Manga. Sometimes we even throw in some crafts, trivia, or Japanese treats just for fun!

Excel 2013 Basic Formulas and Functions

Technology Training Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Review SUM function. Practice using basic functions: SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, IF, COUNT, COUNTA and COUNTIF.

PowerPoint 2013 Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Create a basic PowerPoint presentation with text, pictures, and sound. Insert and modify designs, transitions, and custom animations. Learn about different PowerPoint views and printing options. Practice saving the presentation. Review PowerPoint sound tools.

iPad Skills Lab

Technology Training Feed - 57 min 33 sec ago
When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

If you need help with basic iPad skills, stop by the Computer Lab any time between 10:00 - 12:00 PM with your questions and your iPad. No registration required.