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Gadget Lab by Appointment

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Talk with one of our resident Gadget Lab experts about how you can access thousands of books, magazines, songs and more for free through eCLP.

Keyboarding 1 : Classroom Technology Training

Monday, January 5, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Excel Basics: Classroom Technology Training

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of Microsoft's spreadsheet program, including the construction of formulas for math calculations.

Gmail Basics : Collaborative Technology Training

Wednesday, January 7, 2015  
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Gmail is a powerful email service. This class will introduce you to the basics of using Gmail, including composing and sending emails, labeling emails and more!

Interviews: Before, During and After: Career Development Program

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule an appointment with a qualified volunteer who will conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback. Participants will also learn about interview preparation and follow up. Registration is required.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Computer Basics 1: Mousing: Classroom Technology Training

Thursday, January 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows. This class will provide an overview of parts of the computer and mousing techniques.

Open Gadget Lab

Thursday, January 8, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Talk with one of our resident Gadget Lab experts about how you can access thousands of books, magazines, songs and more for free through eCLP.

Word Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Friday, January 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Learn the basics of word processing in this introductory class. This class will cover formatting text, saving a file, how to cut, copy and paste, as well as other fundamentals.

Keyboarding 2 : Classroom Technology Training

Monday, January 12, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: New to typing or rusty in the fingers? This three-session class will cover basic typing skills, from finding your home keys in Keyboarding 1 to basic exercises in Keyboarding 3.

Word Beyond the Basics

Tuesday, January 13, 2015  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Here you’ll learn the next level of Word skills, such as setting margins, line spacing and page numbering, plus how to work with columns, clip art and create labels. Prerequisite: Word 2010 Basics or solid Word experience.

Career Counseling by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule a time to meet with a career counselor from the Career Development Center to discuss your job search strategies, self-marketing and employment barriers.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Computer Basics 2: File Management : Classroom Technology Training

Thursday, January 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows. This class will help you with file management, including creating, naming and moving files.

Video Recorded Mock Interviews by Appointment: Career Development Program

Thursday, January 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your mock interview practice to the next level by taking part in one of our video mock interview sessions.

Online Job Searching: Career Development Class

Thursday, January 15, 2015 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This class will help you set up a plan for your online job search, introduce you to major job search websites and provide you with insight into the online application process.

Modeling Basics for 3D Printing : Collaborative Technology Training

Friday, January 16, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: 3D printing is an exciting new technology trend that's redefining the way we manufacture physical products. This session will teach you the basics of 3D digital modeling and how the 3D printer works.

Gadget Lab by Appointment

Friday, January 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Talk with one of our resident Gadget Lab experts about how you can access thousands of books, magazines, songs and more for free through eCLP.

PowerPoint Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, January 17, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Want to impress your boss with a great presentation? Learn how to create slides with text and pictures, as well as other special techniques to make your next presentation a hit.

Excel Beyond the Basics: Classroom Technology Training

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Are you ready for the next level? This class includes advanced formula use, data entry control, freezing panes and adding comments to a cell.

Learn LinkedIn : Collaborative Technology Training

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This small one-hour workshop will introduce you to the basic functions of the career networking service LinkedIn. Hosted in the Job & Career Education Center on the Second Floor.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Computer Basics 3: Access the Internet : Classroom Technology Training

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this class you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows. This class will help you learn the basics of using the Internet.

Gadget Lab by Appointment

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Talk with one of our resident Gadget Lab experts about how you can access thousands of books, magazines, songs and more for free through eCLP.

Excel Expert Skills : Classroom Technology Training

Friday, January 23, 2015  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: This highest level class for Excel includes information on protecting your worksheets, advanced function use and templates.

Excel Basics: Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, January 24, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of Microsoft's spreadsheet program, including the construction of formulas for math calculations.

Word Basics : Classroom Technology Training

Monday, January 26, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Learn the basics of word processing in this introductory class. This class will cover formatting text, saving a file, how to cut, copy and paste, as well as other fundamentals.

Career Counseling by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule a time to meet with a career counselor from the Career Development Center to discuss your job search strategies, self-marketing and employment barriers.

Interviews: Before, During and After: Career Development Program

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Schedule an appointment with a qualified volunteer who will conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback. Participants will also learn about interview preparation and follow up. Registration is required.

Resume Assistance by appointment: Career Development Program

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you develop a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview.

Resume & Cover Latter Workshop

Thursday, January 29, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Does your resume and cover letter need a tune up? This class will cover everything you need to know about resumes and cover letters, from current formatting trends to getting them to your potential employer.

Google Drive Basics: Collaborative Technology Training

Friday, January 30, 2015  
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Take your Google experience to the next level with Google's cloud tool, Google Drive. This class will introduce you to the basics of using Google Drive and its multiple functions.

Excel Beyond the Basics: Classroom Technology Training

Saturday, January 31, 2015 | Other Dates  
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Directions to this location: Job and Career Education Center

Summary: Are you ready for the next level? This class includes advanced formula use, data entry control, freezing panes and adding comments to a cell.