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Computer Classes @ Main

 

Basic Computers – Tuesday, January 24th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn the Basics skills needed to use a computer. No computer skills required.

Word 1 – Tuesday, January 24th from 6:30-8 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create and open a document, select text & change its formatting, and to save the Document.

! Computer ClassBasic Internet Skills – Wednesday, January 25th from 2-3:30 am – Learn the basics of searching the Web. Mouse and typing skills required.

Word 2 – Wednesday, January 25th from 6:30-8 pm – Learn to use the Quick Access & Mini Toolbars, line/paragraph spacing, alignment, margins & orientation, spell & grammar check, thesaurus, and how to print a document.

Basic Email – Thursday, January 26th from 10-11:30 am – Learn how to use your email account. Send email, reply to email, send attachments, labels emails, and archive emails. We will use Gmail as our sample email program.

PowerPoint 1 – Thursday, January 26th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn how to create and run a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Learn how to create a basic Presentation, provide basic formatting and background designs, and save the presentation.

Publisher 1 – Thursday, January 26th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2013 to create flyers and other publications.

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required. The programs will be held in the Frances Cleveland room on the second floor of the  Main Library. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, e xt. 247 for more information.

 


Medicare Basics 2017 @ Main

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

MedicareWhether you need to sign up for Medicare or have had it for years, you probably have questions. Join us to learn details on how Medicare works. This program will be presented by Donald Glink and Associates from Pelorus Financial.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Village Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Holocaust Memorial Lecture: Nazism in Germany @ Main

Monday, January 30, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

memorialDr. John Foster of the Adult Information Services Department presents his annual lecture in commemoration of the Holocaust. This year’s lecture will describe the rise, dominance, and downfall of the National Socialist movement in Germany.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Friends of Mentor Library Bag Sale @ Read House

Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 9 am – 4 pmbooks
Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 2 pm – 4 pm

Book sale open to the public at the Read House, just east of the Main Library. Parking is at the Main Library lot.

Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War: Hamlin & Johnson @ Main

Wednesday, February 8, 2017cannon civil war
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Hamlin & Johnson: Lincoln’s Two Vice Presidents. Learn about the two very different men that served as Vice President under Abraham Lincoln.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Windows 10 – Computers & Cookies @ Main

Saturday, February 11, 2017 windows-10
10:00 am – 11:30 am

Come have a cookie and learn about Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system. Discover what features Windows 10 has and tips and tricks for using it. Coffee & cookies will be provided for participants!

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Village Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Monday University: The Beatles in Cleveland @ Main

Monday, February 13, 2017beatles
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Relive the excitement of Beatlemania as John, Paul, George and Ringo visit Cleveland for two of the wildest, out of control concerts in Beatles – and rock ‘n’ roll – history. Author Dave Schwensen will take you behind the scenes and on stage with The Fab Four through insider stories, rare concert films, never-before published photos and memorabilia. 
The evening’s highlights will include rare films of The Beatles riotous concerts at Cleveland Public Hall in 1964 and Cleveland Municipal Stadium in 1966. 
A splendid time is guaranteed for all!
Books will be available for purchase and author signing at a special library discount price following the program.
For more information, visit www.BeatlesInCleveland.com

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Rain Gardens for your Home @ Main

Thursday, February 16, 2017rain-garden
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Do you have that one lower spot in the yard that stays way too moist? Do you want an area so you can have native perennial plants that really love their feet wet. This workshop will cover how to create a Rain garden as well as make you aware of the benefits to stormwater and wild life.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Computer Classes @ Main

 

Facebook – Tuesday, February 21st from 2-3:30 pm – Learn how to use Facebook. This hands-on class will demonstrate basic Facebook features, tips, and tricks. Please come to class with your Facebook login information and password.

Excel 1 – Tuesday, February 21th from 6:30-8 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2013. Describe a worksheet and its function, create a basic worksheet, apply simple formulas to perform calculations, and explore options for printing a simple worksheet. (Microsoft Word experience necessary.)

! Computer ClassWord: Flyers, Pictures, and Drawing Tools – Wednesday, February 22nd from 2-3:30 am – Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create flyers, manipulate pictures, and to effectively use Word’s Drawing Tools.

Excel 2 – Wednesday, February 22nd from 6:30-8 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2013. Create and copy formulas and functions, understand relativity when working with formulas and functions, recognize and troubleshoot errors in formulas and functions, insert, delete and resize rows and columns, and use advanced printing features.

Word: Labels & Mail Merge – Thursday, February 23rd from 2-3:30 pm – Using Microsoft Office 2013, learn how to create mailing labels and preform a mail merge to create labels, envelopes, and form letters.

Excel 3 – Thursday, February 23rd from 6:30-8:00 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2013. Learn how to Hide and Freeze columns and rows, use Print Area and Print Titles, Conditional Formatting, and how to create and format charts.

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required. The programs will be held in the Frances Cleveland room on the second floor of the  Main Library. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, e xt. 247 for more information.

 


Donations!

Do you have books, movies, magazines, etc. that need a good home? Mentor Public Library is now taking donations! Donations can be dropped off outside at the Donations Drop Box at the Read House (next door to the Main Library). Call the library at 440-255-8811 for more information.


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Have MPL librarians read anything good lately?  Do they have any book recommendations for you? Find out at Mentor’s Reader, a blog written by Mentor PL’s librarians all about the books they’re reading, favorite books, and other book-related topics. The blog is updated with a new recommendation at least once a week.  Enjoy!

 

 

 

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