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JUNE 2006 

Volume 1 Issue 12

What's New


The Orlando Public Library has started the renovation project of the second floor. The Computer Resource Center is now located on the third floor where you will find the public computers and the classrooms. The second floor collection is open to the public and can be accessed by the public elevators.


We now have a Spanish language version of our award-winning eGuide on Starting Your Own Business. It includes additional Spanish language resources as well as all of the other great resources we already have packed in there. Click here to find out more information.


Our Internet upgrade was completed just last week! Visit us today and find a much faster and more convenient Internet to meet your needs. Public computers are available at any of our 16 locations. Ask a staff member how you can sign up and use this great service.



The computer courses spotlighted for the month of June are those to help your Children become computer savvy.

Orlando, Florida … Get computer savvy at your library this summer. A summer series of computer workshops to help students ages 8 through 18 "Get Savvy" about computers.

Camp Savvy classes will be offer at the Computer Resource Center in the Orlando Public Library and also at the Alafaya, Eatonville, North Orange, South Creek and West Oaks Branches.

Course exercises are based on a Pirate theme, and teach Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Windows Media Player and Internet skills in English and in Spanish.

Classes are held at various times and registration is required. You can call 407.835.7323 for more information or visit our web page for more information, or to sign up click here for classes in any of our locations.



We are offering four new classes in June 2006!  Click here to sign up for classes in any of our locations.

PowerPoint 4 en Español: Crea un Álbum de fotos con fotos digitales y sonidos usando Microsoft PowerPoint.
Prerrequisito Recomendado: Microsoft PowerPoint Nivel 3

Biblioteca Pública de Orlando- 22 de junio

How to Protect Your PC:  Learn How to Protect your PC against potential threats by learning about PC Security, including Firewalls and Virus Protection Software.

Orlando Public Library - June 12

Spyware Removal and Prevention: Learn about Spyware.  Protect your PC from the latest threats.
Recommended Audience: Adults

Orlando Public Library - June 13

Internet in Haitian Creole: Aprann tout konsèp ak tèminoloji entènèt la. Epi tou Vinn abitye avèk ki jan pou navige sou entènèt la. Odyans (Patisipan): adilt

Bibliyotèk Piblik De Òlando - 23 Jwen 


.: SPANISH CLASSES (Classes en Español)
The Orange County Library System believes in offering the best computer training to its patrons and to the community. Course offered in Spanish are Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Windows Media Player, Internet skills and much more.

For more information call 407.835.7381.

Click here to sign up for classes in any of our locations. 


Did You Know?

Rosetta Stone - Use Rosetta Stone to learn a new language or brush up on your world language skills. Its colorful images and audio make learning fun and easy.


The Library has its own collection of online videos in addition to those found in the catalog. Watch this digital cinema for storytelling, Library events, educational ESL and Math videos, and more. For more information please visit our page.


Have a fine to pay? You can pay your fines online using your MasterCard or Visa. Login to your account, click on the amount of fines you owe, and then click on Pay Online. To find out more information click here.


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