Library Focus: Computer classes, Mother's Day celebrations and more

Spring has arrived however soggy and things are kicking into high gear down at the library. The Teen Photography Exhibit is up, the carp are warming up for their days in the sun and the library is busier than ever bringing you programs, materials and services to make your life better, easier and more interesting. Stop in soon or check the program schedule on our webpage to find out what you've been missing.

Newsflash: Computers continue

Kick, scream or cry, technology is not going away anytime soon. Find out how to make it work for you with the help of our many technology training classes. This month's schedule includes old favorites, new options and several programs geared to small business owners listed separately. Here's the main schedule in chronological order. Just remember Wired Wednesdays are primarily for beginners and Friday classes are on more advanced subjects. All workshops are hands on and have a limit of 10 participants, so be sure to call and register.

    Beginners: Wired Wednesdays (1:30 p.m.)

May 4 - Email Attachments

May 11 - Windows 7

May 18 - Skype, Don't Phone

May 25 - eBooks!

Intermediate to advanced: Friday computer classes (1:30 p.m.)

May 6 - craigslist

May 13 - Buy and Sell on eBay

May 20 - Twitter and Tweets

Pull threads, not hair

Tax time is over it's time to unwind and catch up on those projects that have been gathering dust. Pulling Threads meets twice this month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 and 18 to provide crafters with a clean well lighted space to work on quilts or what have you.

Job Club and Jobseekers Lifeline for the fight of your life

Keeping fully employed in today's economy can be a struggle but the library is here to help with a regular support group and specialized classes to improve your job hunting results. Job Club meets at 1 p.m. May 5 and 19 to share ideas and support. Jobseekers Lifeline offers two classes this month: Avoiding Job Scams at 1 p.m. Thursday May 12 and Computer Skills at 1 p.m. Thursday May 26.

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