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DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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October 2018

What is DAR?

October 13, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Dawn Wexell, chapter regent from the General John Stark Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, will visit the DeKalb Public Library on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Ms. Wexell will discuss what the DAR is and what the organization does for the community. She will also explain the requirements and application process for becoming a DAR member. This program is free and open to everyone. For more information contact Teresa…

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December 2018

Orientación de uso de la Biblioteca

December 5, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2018

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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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Orientación de uso de la Biblioteca

December 12, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2018

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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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Orientación de uso de la Biblioteca

December 19, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2018

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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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Orientación de uso de la Biblioteca

December 26, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2018

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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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January 2019

Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

January 9, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 20 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org  or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

January 16, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Google Docs

January 23, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computers 101 – CANCELLED

January 30, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This program has been cancelled.

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February 2019

Tinker Tuesday – CANCELLED

February 5, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This program has been cancelled.

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Workshop Wednesday: Handmade Valentine’s Day Card (Bilingual)

February 6, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Join us as we'll be learning how to make a handmade Valentine's Day card for that special someone! Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-old children are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Workshop Wednesday: Make a Pillow Heart (Bilingual)

February 13, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, join us as we learn how to create a pillow heart for your special someone! This class is completely free. Participants must be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-old children are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Workshop Wednesday: Make a Pillow Heart (Bilingual)

February 20, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, join us as we learn how to create a pillow heart for your special someone! This class is completely free. Participants must be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-old children are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Workshop Wednesday: Handmade Greeting Card Card (Bilingual)

February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Join us as we'll be learning how to make a handmade greeting card! Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-old children are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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March 2019

Workshop Wednesday: Make a Bird Plush BILINGUAL

March 13, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Join us as we learn to make a bird plushie! This program will instruct participants using basic sewing stitches and is geared towards people who are newer to hand sewing. All materials are provided. Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org…

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Workshop Wednesday: Make a Bird Plush BILINGUAL

March 27, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Join us as we learn to make a bird plushie! This program will instruct participants using basic sewing stitches and is geared towards people who are newer to hand sewing. All materials are provided. Participants need to be at least 12 years old (10 and 11-year-olds are welcome with an assisting accompanying adult). Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org…

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April 2019

DIY Bunny Wreath (bilingual)

April 3, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Want to make something cute to help decorate in time for Easter? Come join us in making these adorable fuzzy bunny wreaths. Simple and fun for patrons of all ages. No crafting skills are required. All supplies will be provided, but you’re welcome to bring ribbon or yarn of your choosing. Children 10 and under require the help of a participating adult. Registration begins 30 minutes before class. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568…

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DIY Bunny Wreath (bilingual)

April 10, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Want to make something cute to help decorate in time for Easter? Come join us in making these adorable fuzzy bunny wreaths. Simple and fun for patrons of all ages. No crafting skills are required. All supplies will be provided, but you’re welcome to bring ribbon or yarn of your choosing. Children 10 and under require the help of a participating adult. Registration begins 30 minutes before class. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568…

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DIY Bunny Wreath (bilingual)

April 17, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Want to make something cute to help decorate in time for Easter? Come join us in making these adorable fuzzy bunny wreaths. Simple and fun for patrons of all ages. No crafting skills are required. All supplies will be provided, but you’re welcome to bring ribbon or yarn of your choosing. Children 10 and under require the help of a participating adult. Registration begins 30 minutes before class. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568…

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Anime and Manga for Adults

April 24, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Open to anyone ages 18+, whether you're a seasoned otaku or someone who remembers watching DragonBall as a kid and wants to reminisce. This program features games, snacks, and, of course, anime! No registration is required and attendance is FREE. For additional information, contact Britta at brittak@dkpl.org or 815-756-9568 ext. 2100.

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DIY Bunny Wreath (bilingual)

April 24, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Want to make something cute to help decorate in time for Easter? Come join us in making these adorable fuzzy bunny wreaths. Simple and fun for patrons of all ages. No crafting skills are required. All supplies will be provided, but you’re welcome to bring ribbon or yarn of your choosing. Children 10 and under require the help of a participating adult. Registration begins 30 minutes before class. For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568…

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May 2019

Computers 101: Introduction to Google Docs

May 1, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

May 8, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

May 15, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

May 22, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Microsoft Excel – CANCELLED

May 29, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This class has been cancelled.

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June 2019

Introduction to Google Docs – CANCELLED

June 5, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This class has been cancelled.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

June 12, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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English Conversation Club

June 13, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is FREE and you can attend as many sessions as you like! Sessions will be Thursdays (June 13th, 20th, and 27th) in the Local History Room from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact…

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

June 19, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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English Conversation Club

June 20, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is FREE and you can attend as many sessions as you like! Sessions will be Thursdays (June 13th, 20th, and 27th) in the Local History Room from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact…

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel – CANCELLED

June 26, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This class has been cancelled.

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English Conversation Club

June 27, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is FREE and you can attend as many sessions as you like! Sessions will be Thursdays (June 13th, 20th, and 27th) in the Local History Room from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact…

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July 2019

Haish Garden Club

July 9, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Are you an avid gardener? Are you interested in volunteering at the library? We would love to have you as a member of our new Haish Garden Club! Members will form a committee to keep our newly planted Haish Garden weeded, watered, and healthy. Join us for an informational meeting on July 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the Local History Room to learn more about the Haish Garden and what will be expected of Garden Club members. This program is…

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English Conversation Club

July 11, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is FREE and you can attend as many sessions as you like! Sessions will be Thursdays (July 11th, 18th, and 25th) in the Local History Room from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact…

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

July 17, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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English Conversation Club

July 18, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is FREE and you can attend as many sessions as you like! Sessions will be Thursdays (July 11th, 18th, and 25th) in the Local History Room from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact…

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English Conversation Club

July 25, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is FREE and you can attend as many sessions as you like! Sessions will be Thursdays (July 11th, 18th, and 25th) in the Local History Room from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact…

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

July 31, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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August 2019

Computers 101: Introduction to Google Docs

August 7, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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American Sign Language Conversation

August 13, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a new language can be a lot easier when you have a chance to practice with other people. Whether you are an fluent, an advanced signer, or just learning, we welcome you to come and converse in this space with other people! Conversations can be able anything and everything, so long as it is in sign language (That’s correct. No voices in the room.). Please feel free to bring a pen and paper to help in communicating with others…

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

August 21, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

August 28, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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September 2019

Computers 101: Introduction to Google Docs

September 3, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

September 10, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

September 17, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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American Sign Language Conversation

September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a new language can be a lot easier when you have a chance to practice with other people. Whether you are an fluent, an advanced signer, or just learning we welcome you to come and converse in this space with other people! Conversations can be about anything and everything, so long as it is in sign language (that’s correct, no voices in the room). Please feel free to bring a pen and paper to help in communicating with others…

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Computers 101: Introduction to Google Docs

September 24, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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October 2019

Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

October 1, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

October 8, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Laptop computers will be provided for…

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American Sign Language Conversation

October 10, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a new language can be a lot easier when you have a chance to practice with other people. Whether you are an fluent, an advanced signer, or just learning we welcome you to come and converse in this space with other people! Conversations can be about anything and everything, so long as it is in sign language (that’s correct, no voices in the room). Please feel free to bring a pen and paper to help in communicating with others…

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

October 15, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited and registration begins 30 minutes before class begins at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext 6103.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

October 22, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Crime Fiction Book Club

October 22, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This month's read is Broken Ground by Val McDermid. Six feet under in a Highland peat bog lies Alice Somerville’s inheritance, buried by her grandfather at the end of World War II. But when Alice finally uncovers it, she finds an unwanted surprise―a body with a bullet hole between the eyes. Meanwhile, DCI Pirie is called in to unravel a case where nothing is quite as it seems. And as she gets closer to the truth, it becomes clear that…

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English Conversation Club

October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is free and you can attend as many sessions as you like! For more information, contact Cassandra at cassandrap@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

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Microsoft Excel: Tips and Tricks

October 29, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class in the…

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November 2019

Computers 101: Introduction to Google Docs

November 5, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the Tech Desk—first come first serve. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

November 12, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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English Conversation Club

November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is free and you can attend as many sessions as you like! For more information, contact Cassandra at cassandrap@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150

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Computers 101: Computer Basics

November 19, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Are you new to computers and having trouble performing basic tasks? The computer basics class will include time to practice saving and finding your files on your computer. It also includes time to practice making a computer file folder and moving files around. Laptops will be provided for use in class. Registration begins 30 minutes before the start of the class. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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December 2019

Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

December 3, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

December 10, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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January 2020

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Tuesday January 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computers 101: Introduction to Microsoft Word

Tuesday January 14 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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Computer Basics – CANCELLED

Tuesday January 21 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This class has been cancelled.

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Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

Tuesday January 28 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Laptop computers will be provided for…

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February 2020

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Tuesday February 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. Computers are supplied for this class.…

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Tuesday February 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computer Basics

Tuesday February 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Are you new to computers and having trouble performing basic tasks? The computer basics class will include time to practice saving and finding your files on your computer. It also includes time to practice making a computer file folder and moving files around. Laptops will be provided for use in class. Registration begins 30 minutes before the start of the class. For more information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Microsoft Excel: Tips and Tricks

Tuesday February 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class in the…

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March 2020

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

Tuesday March 3 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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. Seating is limited; first come, first…

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Tuesday March 10 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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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 30 minutes before class at the Tech Desk. Space is limited. For additional information, please contact the Tech Desk at techdesk@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 6103.

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Computer Basics – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This program has been cancelled.

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Microsoft Excel Formulas – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This program has been cancelled.

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Introduction to Microsoft Word – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 31 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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This program has been cancelled.

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