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Learn basic skills to use with all Microsoft Office products including how to open, save, and print a document. Also provided will be other tools and Web sites to continue your use of Office. Note: Recommend taking this class prior to Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.
Learn some advanced Excel features. The class will cover enabling, recording, and editing macros, using Visual Basic Editor, and creating Pivot Tables. Prerequisite: Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Excel.
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel including worksheet basics, formatting, sorting data, and simple formulas. Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Microsoft Office.
Learn additional features of Microsoft Excel, including complex formulas, functions, absolute references, and tables. Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel.
Come learn basic skills for Microsoft Word including how to open and save a document, modify text, insert lists and images, and print.
Learn additional features of Microsoft Word including using templates, setting up mail merge, and modifying pictures. Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Microsoft Word.
Learn additional features of Microsoft Word including global style changes, table of contents creation, editing, and importing references and citations. Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Microsoft Word.
Bring your presentations to a new level using Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn how to create slideshows, animate your slides, add themes, and print handouts. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Microsoft Office.
Come learn some basic skills for Microsoft Publisher. Learn how to create new publications, locate and use templates, and work with text and images. Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Microsoft Office.
Finding and using high quality competitive intelligence can make a big difference in the success of an enterprise or job search. This presentation introduces the library’s business databases and shows how they can improve your odds for success.
Join us as we explore the Consumer Reports database subscribed to by the library. You will learn how to access this database from home using your library card and how to search for product reports.
Meet informally to discuss genealogy, use the library’s genealogy databases (Ancestry Library Edition, Fold3, and My Heritage - World Vital Records), and learn from each other. Reference librarians will be available to answer questions.
Begin searching the Ancestry Library Edition database. Learn searching techniques and tips, and then use your new knowledge to find ancestors and practice hands-on searches. Get all the information Ancestry has to offer.
Join us as we discuss online job searching basics, including job site navigation, resume resources, and networking opportunities. We'll also review print and electronic resources that are available for researching companies, upgrading your job skills, and making career decisions.
Do you have an Android tablet but are not sure what to do with it? Our librarians will share their knowledge of terminology, basic functions, apps, and troubleshooting. Bring your own tablet to get some hands on experience during the presentation.
Do you have an iPad but are not sure what to do with it? Our librarians will share their knowledge of terminology, basic functions, apps, and troubleshooting. Bring your own iPad to get some hands on experience during the presentation. We will be teaching from iOS7, but can talk about older versions.
Do you have a Kindle Fire but are unsure what to do with it? This class will cover terminology, basic functions, apps, and troubleshooting. Note: Bring your own tablet to get hands-on experience during the class.
Internet has a wealth of information that you can use to make better job and business decisions, but not everything that the Internet offers can be found through basic Google searches. Learn tips and tricks to start using the Internet beyond Google to find out what is happening with potential employers, your competitors, customers, and more.
Learn how to edit digital photos using free and easy tools from the Internet. This hands-on session will focus on basic photo editing techniques such as cropping, rotating, resizing, red-eye reduction, and more! Bring your own digital images on removable media, or practice with examples we provide.
Attend this demonstration and learn to download eBooks to your computer and mobile devices (eReaders and other devices). Does NOT include eAudiobook demonstration.
Explore Google and learn search strategies, tips and tricks. This demo will send you away with the knowledge to reduce your search time!
Once you've mastered Kindle Fire basics, attend this class to learn additional features including downloading Library eBooks and magazines, watching videos, and organizing photos. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Kindle Fire devices.
Learn what the Internet is, how to navigate the Web, how to successfully search with Google and how to find great information in the library’s databases. After meeting each of four days, you’ll be finding the information you want just like a pro.
Come share tips and tricks with fellow LinkedIn users at this informal session. Prerequisites: Limited to those who have attended the LinkedIn Demo Class and who have at least 25 connections.
If you’ve taken the LinkedIn Demo class and are now ready to create or improve your profile, this is the class for you. Bring information of your past positions to this hands-on session and take advantage of this opportunity. Digital camera will be available to take profile photos, so if you need one, dress accordingly. Prerequisite: LinkedIn Demo Class
Facebook is such a phenomenon that if it were a country, it would have the third largest population in the world. Come learn how to set up an account, find friends and family, add pictures, and control content and security.
In job search and in business, who you know can be as important as what you know. LinkedIn is a social website for illuminating your skills and experiences while creating a network of associates to help you promote your abilities and yourself. This session introduces LinkedIn and many of its features.
Curious about Pinterest, but not sure what it is all about? We'll walk through establishing a Pinterest account and discovering what fun and crafty things Pinterest has to offer.
Get the basics of selling in the world's largest online marketplace. Learn the procedure for listing items for sale and get practical tips on getting the greatest profit from your listing from an Education Specialist trained by eBay. (For Adults)
Brown Bag Business Lunch & Learn is held the first Wednesday of every month at Centerville Library from Noon-1PM. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided. Topics vary monthly.
Join us to learn how to retrieve stock information and reports from the Library's investment databases. Hands-on instruction will be provided on searching Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage and Value Line.
Dayton SCORE will present free seminars for the business community at the Centerville Library. Check the online calendar of events or call the library for topics, descriptions and registration information.
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