Calendar of Events › Adult Programs
May 9, 2013
Designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and some experience with using the mouse, this class covers the basics of internet security from protecting your computer against malware and virus attacks, configuring your computer security and firewall settings to protecting your personal information online. After taking this class, you’ll have a basic understanding of the importance of internet security.
May 8, 2013
Designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and some experience with using the mouse, this class covers the basics of the Internet and will give participants a better understanding of the technology that is reshaping our world and our community. After taking this class, you’ll feel more comfortable taking advantage of resources on the Internet.
May 7, 2013
This is a more advanced class designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and the Internet. Students in this class will be introduced to blogging sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. These sites are the new way to communicate and share photos with friends and family.
A, B, C, D. What are all those parts? What is the right Medicare coverage for you? Working through the Medicare maze often seems complicated. What do you get with each of the Medicare parts and how do you choose? Join Karen Rozelle, the Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) Regional Coordinator, for a Medicare overview that addresses these topics. Come and learn about the various assistance programs and how to fight against Medicare fraud. Register at www.grpl.org.
May 5, 2013
Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us! Learn about the significance of the holiday, enjoy a performance by Grupo Tarasco—A Dance Company of the Cook Arts Center, and enjoy refreshments and crafts for kids.
May 4, 2013
Learn how to find funders for your nonprofit organization with the Foundation Center’s comprehensive funding research tool, Foundation Directory Online. Search tactics, database design, and comprehensive information strategies for nonprofits will be covered.
May 2, 2013
Come explore the Lakes with us! We’ll read a range of titles including mystery, history, fiction, and nonfiction all taking place in the Great Lakes region–from Chicago to Cleveland. This book club will be lead by our smart librarians and will take place the first Thursday of every month. Additional copies of the book are available to be checked out on Level 4 of the Main Library. May’s selection is The Living Great Lakes by Jerry Dennis.
Digital cameras make it easier to upload videos and photos to the Internet and to have pictures printed. Basic tips on how to access digital camera files via your computer, upload them to photosharing or social networking sites, and have pictures developed will be highlighted.
April 30, 2013
Skype is a phone and video calling service that offers free videoconferencing in real-time to an international audience. Want to connect with your relative in another state or chat with a friend overseas for free? We’ll show you how to connect with this revolutionary videoconferencing service.