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Joshua McCarthy

(815) 756-9568 ext. 2115|

September 2018

Maker Monday: Sound Studio Orientation

September 24 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until September 24, 2018

Interested in using our new sound studio? Please join us for one of our orientation classes. We will cover available equipment, usage policies and behavior guidelines as well as a basic primer on equipment function. Please note you do need to be a DeKalb Public Library cardholder 16 years old or older to use the sound studio, and attendance of an orientation class is needed before you can use the sound studio. Class size is limited, sign-up begins 15 minutes…

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Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

September 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

PowerPoint is presentation software that is part of Microsoft Office. Educators and students often use it to teach something or show what they have learned. PowerPoint can also be used to make a slide show for a special event like a graduation or wedding. In business, presentations are sometimes used to make a sales pitch. This class will show you the basics and give you time to start making your own PowerPoint slide show. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class…

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October 2018

Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Halloween Sign

October 1 @ 7:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 30, 2018

This Maker Monday, learn how to laser cut your very own Halloween sign. We’ll learn how to use Inkscape to create a vector file that will then be used on the Laser cutter to cut your sign at the end of class. Class size is limited, sign-up begins 15 minutes before class starts in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For more information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.  

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Introduction To Google Docs

October 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2018

Use Google Docs to store, access, and share documents. You can make things like reports, spreadsheets, and presentations in Google Docs. It is a great way to collaborate on school work. It is all free and powered by Google. Laptops will be provided. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For more information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.

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Maker Monday: 3D Design a Jack O’ Lantern

October 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 23, 2018

Just in time for Halloween! We’ll learn how to use TinkerCAD to customize a 3D designed pumpkin that we’ll print out for you after the class!  We’ll include a flicking tea light to give your Jack o’ Lantern just the right amount of spooky glow!  The finished pumpkin will measure around 3” in tall by 3” around. This program and the printed pumpkin are completely FREE! Seating is limited, enrollment begins in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio 15 minutes…

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Sound Studio Orientation

October 9 @ 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 24, 2018

Interested in using our new sound studio? Please join us for one of our orientation classes. We will cover available equipment, usage policies and behavior guidelines as well as a basic primer on equipment function.  Please note you do need to be a DeKalb Public Library cardholder 16 years old or older to use the sound studio, and attendance of an orientation class is needed before you can use the sound studio. Class size is limited, sign-up begins 15 minutes…

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel

October 10 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Microsoft Excel is the business standard for spreadsheet programs and just plain useful to know. We’ll cover what a spreadsheet is, some things it can do, and how to do some basic functions and equations. Laptops will be supplied for this class. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.

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Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Halloween Sign

October 15 @ 7:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 30, 2018

This Maker Monday, learn how to laser cut your very own Halloween sign. We’ll learn how to use Inkscape to create a vector file that will then be used on the Laser cutter to cut your sign at the end of class. Class size is limited, sign-up begins 15 minutes before class starts in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For more information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.  

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Tech Tuesday: Computer Basics

October 16 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Are you new to computers and having trouble performing basic tasks? Join us for coffee as we cover how to perform essential tasks using a mouse and keyboard while navigating the Windows operating system. Laptop computers will be provided for use in class. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For more information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.

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Orientación de uso de la Biblioteca

October 17 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2018

En este curso de aprendizaje de cómo utilizar la biblioteca aprenderán como obtener una tarjeta para la biblioteca, la localización de materiales en español y tener acceso a las computadoras. Esta clase será una completamente en español. Las personas que no tengan la tarjeta de la biblioteca tendrán que mostrar una identificación con foto y un comprobante de su dirección (por ejemplo, una carta del correo, pago de luz o teléfono. In this course for how to use the library…

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Computer Basics

October 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you new to computers and having trouble performing basic tasks?  With lessons in Computer Basics, learn how to perform essential tasks using a mouse and keyboard while navigating the Windows operating system. Laptop computers will be provided for use in class. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For more information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.

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Maker Monday: 3D Design a Jack O’ Lantern

October 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 23, 2018

Just in time for Halloween! We’ll learn how to use TinkerCAD to customize a 3D designed pumpkin that we’ll print out for you after the class!  We’ll include a flicking tea light to give your Jack o’ Lantern just the right amount of spooky glow!  The finished pumpkin will measure around 3” in tall by 3” around. This program and the printed pumpkin are completely FREE! Seating is limited, enrollment begins in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio 15 minutes…

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Tech Tuesday: Google Docs

October 23 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for coffee as we show you how to use Google Docs to store, access, and share documents. You can make things like reports, spreadsheets, and presentations in Google Docs. It is a great way to collaborate using a free, powerful platform made by Google. Laptops will be provided. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For more information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.

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Sound Studio Orientation

October 23 @ 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 24, 2018

Interested in using our new sound studio? Please join us for one of our orientation classes. We will cover available equipment, usage policies and behavior guidelines as well as a basic primer on equipment function.  Please note you do need to be a DeKalb Public Library cardholder 16 years old or older to use the sound studio, and attendance of an orientation class is needed before you can use the sound studio. Class size is limited, sign-up begins 15 minutes…

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Orientación de uso de la Biblioteca

October 24 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2018

En este curso de aprendizaje de cómo utilizar la biblioteca aprenderán como obtener una tarjeta para la biblioteca, la localización de materiales en español y tener acceso a las computadoras. Esta clase será una completamente en español. Las personas que no tengan la tarjeta de la biblioteca tendrán que mostrar una identificación con foto y un comprobante de su dirección (por ejemplo, una carta del correo, pago de luz o teléfono. In this course for how to use the library…

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Microsoft Excel: Tips and Tricks

October 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sometimes you just need someone to show you the steps or some tips and tricks. In this class, we will teach you some Excel tips and tricks to help you be a little more proficient when using Excel. Whether you are a beginner user or a familiar user, this class is for you. Laptops and example Excel files will be provided during this class to help you become more familiar with Excel. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class in the…

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Sound Studio Orientation

October 25 @ 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Interested in using our new sound studio? Please join us for one of our orientation classes. We will cover available equipment, usage policies and behavior guidelines as well as a basic primer on equipment function.  Please note you do need to be a DeKalb Public Library cardholder 16 years old or older to use the sound studio, and attendance of an orientation class is needed before you can use the sound studio. Class size is limited, sign-up begins 15 minutes…

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Sound Studio Orientation

October 26 @ 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Interested in using our new sound studio? Please join us for one of our orientation classes. We will cover available equipment, usage policies and behavior guidelines as well as a basic primer on equipment function.  Please note you do need to be a DeKalb Public Library cardholder 16 years old or older to use the sound studio, and attendance of an orientation class is needed before you can use the sound studio. Class size is limited, sign-up begins 15 minutes…

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Maker Monday: Laser Cut a Halloween Sign

October 29 @ 7:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 30, 2018

This Maker Monday, learn how to laser cut your very own Halloween sign. We’ll learn how to use Inkscape to create a vector file that will then be used on the Laser cutter to cut your sign at the end of class. Class size is limited, sign-up begins 15 minutes before class starts in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For more information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.  

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Tech Tuesday: Introduction to Excel

October 30 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for coffee as we show you why Microsoft Excel is the business standard for spreadsheet programs and just plain useful to know. We’ll cover what a spreadsheet is, some things it can do, and how to do some basic functions and equations. Laptops will be supplied for this class. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.

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Orientación de uso de la Biblioteca

October 31 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2018

En este curso de aprendizaje de cómo utilizar la biblioteca aprenderán como obtener una tarjeta para la biblioteca, la localización de materiales en español y tener acceso a las computadoras. Esta clase será una completamente en español. Las personas que no tengan la tarjeta de la biblioteca tendrán que mostrar una identificación con foto y un comprobante de su dirección (por ejemplo, una carta del correo, pago de luz o teléfono. In this course for how to use the library…

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Introduction To Google Docs

October 31 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 4 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2018

Use Google Docs to store, access, and share documents. You can make things like reports, spreadsheets, and presentations in Google Docs. It is a great way to collaborate on school work. It is all free and powered by Google. Laptops will be provided. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio. For more information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.

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