Springing Questions!

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Check out the class schedule for April and May.

Do the bird songs in the morning remind you that you have something to say? Learn how to start your own blog for free using Blogger. What's a blog? This couple just made the news for their blog on how to live on a $1 a day diet.

Do you like to take digital photos of Spring flowers? Bring your camera to a Digital Camera 101 class or come to iPhoto, Flickr, or Photoshop Elements 101 to practice editing and sharing your photos using these three very different photo management programs.

Do you like to listen to books while you walk? Come to the Ebook class and learn how to download books from the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services.

Registration is not required for classes beginning April 1, 2010. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Classrooms will open 15 minutes before the class start times.

Create Mailing Labels, Print Envelopes, and Merge Letters

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Come on over to the Pittsfield branch on Wednesday, March 24th to learn Microsoft Word Mail Merge. We'll teach you how to create a quick database of names and addresses that you can merge with Microsoft Word Letters, Envelopes and Mailing Labels.

Wed 03/24 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm, Pittsfield Branch Training Center

Registration is required. Register online, visit any AADL location, or call 734-327-4555.

See you in class!

Looking for Typing or Keyboarding Help?

Need to become a better/faster typer? Here are a couple resources that you may find helpful.

Check out the book Keyboarding Made Simple or the cd-rom Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing.

Practice keyboarding at one of our public computer stations using one of the keyboarding websites:
Davis Keyboard Practice
Powertyping.com
Jo Edkins Typing Practice

Check here to see how to position your hands on the keyboard.

March Computer Classes & eBay101

aadl.orgaadl.org The March class schedule is available! We'll have a new class in March called eBay101. Learn how to create an eBay account to sell your stuff online. Why pay a third-party to sell your stuff on eBay when you can do it yourself. This class will review selling tips and explain some of the important features of eBay such as the PayPal account, eBay listings, and shipping. This class will also cover computer requirements, such as internet access and macromedia flash player, photos, etc. Basic computer skills and an email account are required.

Registration is required. Register online, visit any AADL location, or call 734-327-4555.

See you in class!

Ebook

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Register for Ebook and learn how to use your Ann Arbor District Library membership to connect to the Michigan Library Consortium to download eBooks, Audiobooks and Video.

Monday January 25, 2010: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

Registration is required. Register online, visit any AADL location, or call 734-327-4555.

See you in class!

iLearn: iDVD & iPhone

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Drop by the downtown library this Friday, January 15th to learn about iDVD and iPhone.

iDVD - bring some digital photos with you on a memory stick and your favorite music cd and we'll show you how to create a DVD slideshow with music using iTunes, iPhoto and iDVD. If you don't have your own photos, that's O.K., we'll have some digital photos for you to use.

iPhone - you don't have to have an iPhone to come to this class... but curiosity is required. We'll demonstrate the features of the iPhone and answer questions like: What's the difference between an iPhone and an iTouch? What's a cellular data network? What's the difference between model 3G and the 3Gs?

Registration is required. Register online, visit any AADL location, or call 734-327-4555.

See you in class!

Teen/ Youth Stuff: Guides to the internet

While these books are great for youth and teens to read themselves to get some direction, they’re also great books for parents for offer up to their kids or possibly discuss together.

A Smart Girl’s Guide to the Internet: “How to connect with your friends, find what you need, and stay safe online.” Did your BFF just tell you she’s RTFL and you’re confused? This quick & easy youth book may help you. It discusses net lingo, as well as basics of e-mail, social networking, blogging, online safety, and more. This little book features a lot of images and quizzes to keep interest.

A Teen’s Guide to Creating Web Pages and Blogs: This handy book shows you how to create and beef up your Myspace and Facebook pages, build your own website with html and javascript tips, and learn ways to protect yourself with some cybersafety tips.

iPhone!

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Curious about the iPhone? Want to learn more about your iPhone? Come to see a demonstration and and learn more about iPhone models, apps, and features.

iPhone: Thursday December 10, 2009: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Third Floor Training Center

Registration is required. Register online, visit any AADL location, or call 734-327-4555.

See you in class!

Come Learn About the iPhone!

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The iPhone is more than a phone, it's a computer that allows you to browse the internet, send text messages, take pictures, capture video and send/receive email..., and that's just the beginning. Interested? Come to the iPhone class on Thursday December 10, 2009: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center.

Registration is required. Register online, visit any AADL location, or call 734-327-4555.

See you in class!

Applying for Jobs Online

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Have you ever had trouble filling out forms on the internet? Come to Applying for Jobs Online and learn some tips and tricks for using online forms and job applications.

Friday December 11, 2009: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

Registration is required. Register online, visit any AADL location, or call 734-327-4555.

See you in class!

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