Did you just buy a new computer running Windows 8 or 10 and have no idea where to start? Come to our informal session to learn about the newest versions of the Windows operating system and get pointers. You may bring in your laptop or device, or we can demonstrate with the library's equipment.
We'll help you set up a Facebook profile and show you how to use features like posting photos, making notes and sharing news with others while maintaining your personal security. A basic understanding of the Internet and an email account are required. If you already use Facebook, know your log-in information. Registration begins Monday, September 21.
Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace opens November 1. Get ready by attending this series of presentations by staff from local health education agencies. This session will focus on choosing the health insurance plan that is right for you. Presenting agencies are the Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging, Central Missouri Community Action, the Family Health Center and the Primaris Foundation. The remaining sessions take place October 12 and 15.
During these unstructured sessions, use library computers to apply for a job, write a résumé, set up an email account, get help navigating the Internet, study for a test with "Learning Express Library" or sharpen your computer skills with our excellent self-guided tutorials. Choose from Keyboarding, Mouse Tutorial, Basic Skills, Computer Basics, Files and Folders, Exploring the Web, Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. For the tutorials, please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.
Stop by with questions about using your Apple computer, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Staff can answer your questions with our equipment, or you may bring your laptop or device.
Learn to design greeting cards, newsletters, calendars and more using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Basic computer skills are required. Registration begins Tuesday, September 22.
Whether you need to write a plan for a new business or an existing one, come learn about Business Plan Pro which will guide you through this process, step by step. With 500+ sample plans, easy-to-follow instructions, built-in financial formulas and answers to legal questions, Business Plan Pro will help you write a business plan no matter what your industry. You may wish to bring headphones to this class. Registration begins Tuesday, September 22.
Bring your lunch and join us as we discuss this year's One Read runner-up, "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride. Little Onion, a 12-year-old slave actually named Henry, is mistaken for a girl and forced to flee the Kansas territory with abolitionist John Brown after an altercation with his master. The adventures that follow, told in Onion’s vibrant and singular voice, take us from Bloody Kansas to the doomed raid on Harpers Ferry.
This special two-day sale features a wide selection of oldies and classics. First Wednesday sales offer some of the very best books that have been donated to the Friends. The Friends also conduct sales every Wednesday in the library lobby noon-3 p.m, and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds go to support library services.
On board, you'll find books, music, DVDs and other services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up items you've requested online or over the phone.