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August 2018 Events at Oswego Public Library

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Erin Lohnas will continue holding workshops on using 3D printers this month.

These workshops will cover the usage of Cura (the program used to interface with the Lulzbot Mini printer) as well as examples of the different ways that 3D printing technology is being utilized in different fields of study and development (construction, medicine, etc.) using some videos on YouTube. Patrons will be able to see the 3D Printer create something and the process that it goes through to create plastic models, as well as ask questions about the technology during the workshops.

The 3D Printer workshops will be available this month on Thursday, August 16th from 2 to 4pm, and on Wednesday, August 29th from 2 to 4pm and 5 to 7pm.

The Introduction to Computers classes, Internet Basics and Microsoft Office classes will be offered again this month due to patron demand for these workshops.

Also, the Computer Lab will be closed from Sunday, August 19th through Thursday, August 23rd of this month; Tech Help and Workshops will be offered on the weekends preceding and following this break for patrons to come in for any needed help.

Here is the breakdown of all other classes that will be available in August of 2018:

Computer/Computing Classes:

Introduction to Computers - Mondays August 6th, 13th and 27th, 10am-12pm
Internet Basics - Mondays, August 6th, 13th and 27th, 2-4pm
Microsoft Office – Tuesdays August 7th (Word), 14th (Excel) and 28th (PowerPoint), 2-4pm

3D Printing Workshops:

Thursday, August 16th, 2-4pm
Wednesday, August 29th, 2-4pm and 5-7pm

Other Classes:

Using Search Engines – Wednesday, August 1st, 2-4pm
Computer Maintenance – Thursday, August 2nd, 2-4pm
Navigating YouTube – Wednesday, August 8th, 2-4pm
Navigating Facebook – Thursday, August 9th, 2-4pm
Using eBay – Wednesday, August 15th, 2-4pm
Using Overdrive – Friday, August 17th, 2-4pm
Google Earth – Friday, August 24th, 2-4pm
Navigating – Saturday, August 25th, 2-4pm
Selecting an Apple PC – Thursday, August 30th, 2-4pm

Tech Help Open Lab will be held on the following dates during the month of August:

Tuesdays, August 7th, 14th and 28th
Thursdays, August 2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th
Fridays, August 17th, 24th and 31st
Saturdays, August 18th and 25th

The Library Learning Center is located on the lower level of the Oswego Public Library and is open Monday-Friday. All programs are free and open to the public. Please call the library at 341-5867 to register for workshops or if you have further questions. Sign-Up sheets are also available at the main desk for you to sign up for courses.


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