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Upcoming library events at Westlake Porter Public Library
Updated: 17 sec ago

Solve Problems with littleBits

17 sec ago
When: Friday, July 20, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Learn math concepts while having fun! Get challenges and solve problems with littleBits, snap-together electronic circuits.

3D Printing Orientation

17 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

Alternatives to Cable TV

17 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 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.

Tablet Tuesday User Group

17 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

This group will share tips and tricks with each other about using iPads and Android Tablets. Kindle Fire users welcome! Please bring your devices.

Makey Makey

17 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Create a banana piano, play video games with Play-Doh, and use your fellow humans to play the bongos with Makey Makey, which can turn any conductive material into a keyboard!

Geared towards grades 3-5.

Makey Makey

17 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Create a banana piano, play video games with Play-Doh, and use your fellow humans to play the bongos with Makey Makey, which can turn any conductive material into a keyboard!

Geared towards grades 3-5.

Cyber Security: What Everyone Needs to Know

17 sec ago
When: Monday, July 16, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Security expert David Kennedy, founder of TrustedSec and Binary Defense and former Chief Security Officer for Diebold Incorporated, will talk about the steps that everyone should take to keep their information and computers secure.

David has had numerous guest appearances on Fox News, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, BBC, and other high-profile media outlets. He has testified in front of Congress on multiple occasions on the threats we face in security and in the government space.

Beginning Coding for Adults

17 sec ago
When: Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn the basics of coding through self-paced online modules. An instructor will be on hand to help get you started and to facilitate lessons.

Excel 4: Intermediate Functions and Formatting

17 sec ago
When: Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice v-lookup functions and using absolute and relative references. Learn about conditional formatting, data validation, and more. Recommended for those comfortable with basic Excel functions.

PowerPoint Introduction

17 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Create a basic PowerPoint presentation. Insert and modify designs, use transitions, and apply design themes. Learn about different views, printing options and tools.

Intro to Smartphones

17 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn the basics of using smartphones, such as screen brightness, wifi settings, adding apps, and more! If bringing your device, please bring all account passwords.

Maker Monday: Portable Apps and Linux

17 sec ago
When: Monday, July 09, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Want to have access to all your programs and files everywhere you go? Just bring a USB drive with you, and you can access your saved passwords and email addresses, favorite free programs, and more with Portable Apps.

You can also use that USB drive to boot almost any computer into Linux, a free operating system that's not Windows nor Mac OS, but works almost the same way. Learn all about it here!

Tween Code Club

17 sec ago
When: Monday, July 02, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to build an app, design a video game, and change the world through code! Expand your brain and have fun as you learn great coding skills. Space is limited for each weekly session. Registration begins one week before each weekly meeting.

Excel 4: Intermediate Functions and Formatting

17 sec ago
When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice v-lookup functions and using absolute and relative references. Learn about conditional formatting, data validation, and more. Recommended for those comfortable with basic Excel functions.

Excel 3: Charts and Pivot Tables

17 sec ago
When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 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. Recommended for those comfortable with Excel.

Tween Code Club

17 sec ago
When: Monday, June 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to build an app, design a video game, and change the world through code! Expand your brain and have fun as you learn great coding skills. Space is limited for each weekly session. Registration begins one week before each weekly meeting.

Excel 2: Basic Formulas and Functions

10 hours 4 min ago
When: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice using functions: SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, IF, COUNT, COUNTA and COUNTIF. Recommended for those comfortable with Excel.