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Small Busine$$ Lunch & Learn-Is Marketing Necessary for Your Business?

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Learn how to do market research, decide what approach to marketing is best for your business, and how to develop and execute your plan. Bring your lunch; coffee is provided.

Travel Club - Scotland

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Welcome to the Westlake Porter Public Library Travel Club. Hope you can join us for travel planning tips and sources,destination suggestions and travelogues. Let's share our best travel experiences with others.
Join Elaine Willis for a travelogue of Scotland, including the historic Culloden battlefield.

Google's Picasa 2

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Prerequisites: Gmail account.
Google's Picasa lets you import your digital photos, edit them, put them in albums, and share them on the Web. Learn how!
In this class we will learn how to import and edit photos in Picasa. We will also learn how to share digital photos on Picasa Web Albums.

Word 2013 Part 2

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to insert and modify pictures, WordArt, text boxes, shapes, numbered and bulleted lists, symbols, headers, footers, and tables.

Excel 2013 Part 2

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

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

Writing with a Flourish: The Art of Calligraphy

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Calligraphy is a contemporary practice often called "the art of giving form to signs in an expressive and skillful manner." Modern calligraphy is often found in wedding and event invitations, graphic design, memorial documents, and even film and television. Learn a brief history of the art from Jim Williams of the Western Reserve Calligraphers, and practice learning basic lettering techniques. Previous experience is not required and materials will be provided.

Internet Basics

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn the characteristics 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

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 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.



Investors' Interest Group -REITs

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Monday, February 15, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Alternative Investments: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) Jason Orsky with JMO Wealth Management will discuss what you should look for when investing in a REIT, how REITs measure earnings and ability to pay dividends, and what role REITs play in retirement savings. Join us for an informative presentation.

Adult Winter Reading

49 min 12 sec ago
When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Read or listen to any book to win prizes.

Road to Wealth: How to Manage Your Financial Life

2 hours 50 min ago
When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Get to Know Your Money: This first of three presentations will discuss the importance of understanding income & expenses, assets & liabilities, net worth & ratio analysis. Take a tour to learn about valuable library resources. Learn to keep score of your finances so that you can grow as a saver and investor. Bring a flash drive to save a personal assignment.