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January 2019 Events at Oswego Public Library

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

These workshops will include allowing patrons to see how the software Cura works and interacts with the printer (our library has a Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer), along with printing demonstrations and tutorials on how to use them safely.

The 3D Printer workshops will have a soft open this month on Wednesday, January 23rd and Wednesday, January 30th at 10am and 2pm.

The Saturday workshop that will be offered this month is Navigating ancestry.com and using Online Genealogy Resources, which will be held on Saturday January 19th at 2pm.

Here is the breakdown of all other classes that will be available in January of 2019:

Computer/Computing Classes:

Mondays, January 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th
     Introduction to Computers (#1-#4) – 10am-12pm
     Internet Basics (#1-#4) – 2-4pm
Thurs. January 3rd – Using Touchscreen Devices (2-4pm)
Thurs. January 10th – Using Apple iPads (2-4pm)
Thurs. January 17th – Using Apple iPhones (2-4pm)
Thurs. January 31st – Internal Components of a Computer (2-4pm)

Software Classes:

Wed. January 9th – Using Overdrive (Online and via App) (2-4pm)
Tues. January 15th – Selecting and Using Anti-Virus Programs (2-4pm)
Thurs. January 24th – Downloading eBooks to Kindles and other Devices (2-4pm)

Microsoft Office Classes:

Mon. January 7th – Microsoft Word (10am-12pm) and Microsoft Excel (2-4pm)

Website Classes:

Wed. January 2nd – Publishing with Amazon (2-4pm)
Tues. January 8th – Using Social Media Safely (2-4pm)
Sat. January 19th – Navigating ancestry.com (2-4pm)
Tues. January 22nd – Browsing and Using Wikipedia (2-4pm)
Tues. January 29th – Couponing with a Computer (2-4pm)
Wed. January 30th – Using Search Engines Effectively (2-4pm)

Other Classes:

Wed. January 16th – Resume Writing (2-4pm)

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

Tuesdays, January 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th
Thursdays, January 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st
Fridays, January 11th and 18th

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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