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Upcoming library events at Westlake Porter Public Library
Updated: 2 min 19 sec ago

iPad Skills Lab

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Saturday, August 20, 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 with your questions and your iPad. No registration required.

Publisher 2013 Introduction

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

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

Internet Basics

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Wednesday, August 17, 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.

Excel 2013 Basic Formulas and Functions

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

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

Exploring E-Reference Materials with Gale and EBSCO

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Join us as we explore the Gale Virtual Reference Library and the EBSCO Host e-book collection, and learn the most effective ways to navigate both databases and utilize their resources.

Find Your Next Book with NoveList

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Friday, August 12, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Using NoveList is a fun and easy way to find your next reading selection. Join us to learn how to use this library resource and find your next book!

Researching Your Roots

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to navigate the Library's free edition of Ancestry.com. Bring the family names and dates (of birth, marriage, etc.) that you DO know and we'll try to find a name or date of something that you DON'T know! We'll also take a look at Heritage Quest and some other online resources.

PowerPoint 2013 Introduction

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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.

Computers for Beginners

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice using a mouse and review basic parts of the keyboard while exploring the computer and websites.

Excel 2013 Introduction

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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.

Keyboarding for Kids

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Monday, August 08, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Before school starts, brush up on keyboarding skills! This class for kids entering the 3rd and 4th grade will show some techniques for learning how to type.

Movie Maker Monday: Planning Your Movie

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Ever want to make a movie using just your smartphone? Or maybe you just want to learn about how you can create better home movies? This series for all ages will show you how!

"Planning Your Movie" will show you moviemaking secrets- the proper way to write a script, create a storyboard, and plan how you want your movie to be shot!

Excel 2013 Charts and Pivot Tables

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to create and modify basic charts. Practice with chart tools. Review basic elements of a chart. Create basic pivot tables and practice using pivot table tools, pivot charts, and filters.

Word 2013 Mail Merge

2 min 19 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to merge a letter with a new list of names and addresses. Find out how to merge a letter and labels with an existing Excel spreadsheet. Hear tips on using labels and envelopes.