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November 1, 2009

Volume 5 Issue 5

Welcome to the Technology @ OCLS November 2009 Newsletter. In this month’s edition you can find fun filled activities that the whole family can participate in: from dressing a turkey with the little ones to computer classes for the adults - OCLS has something to offer for every age group.

What's New

.: The Holidays Are Coming!

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with delicious recipes, arts & crafts, and entertaining stories about the first Thanksgiving. Everything you need to know about this festive season can be found by visiting the Thanksgiving Virtual Gallery at the OCLS Web site.

.: Are You A Football Fan?

Test your knowledge about all things football. Visit the library’s Football Virtual Gallery and discover a host of information pertaining to this world famous sport. You can learn interesting facts about the game as well as find links to other football related information.

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     Featured Classes of the Month

.: Need Help Finding A Job?

The Library is hosting a series of classes that are designed to help you in your search to find a job. Learn how create a resume or enhance the one you already have. Below is a list of the job-seekers classes scheduled for this month. These classes are straightforward and taught at a comfortable pace.

  • Resume Writing
  • Search for Jobs Using the Internet  
  • Writing Cover Letter
  • Successful Job Interviews

For registration information, visit our online calendar or call 407.835.7323.

.: Microsoft Office Week

.:: Microsoft Office 2003 Week:  November 2 – 7
Register for Office 2003 classes for Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook while you still can. Space is limited, so register today!

.:: Microsoft Office 2007 Week:  November 16 - 21
You can attend the Microsoft Office 2007 training series in Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. The series will be continuously updated, so be sure and check regularly for new classes in each program. Space is limited, so register today!

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.: Mac Computer Classes

Several Library locations now offer Mac computer classes. Take a class and learn the basics of Mac computers including the iLife ’08 and iWork ’08 Suites. For a full list of all of the Mac classes available, visit our online calendar or call 407.835.7323.

.: Online Classes

Trying to fit a computer class into your hectic schedule? Take a live online computer class from your home or office via the Internet. We offer classes in Office 2007, Photoshop, and QuickBooks. Get on board and register today! Note: A computer speaker or a headset is required for audio.

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Did You Know?

.: Featured Database of the Month

.:: Know Your Authors.

The Literature Resource Center provides online access to more than 124, 000 biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors and their works. Get comprehensive research and detailed answers about these writers and their works by visiting the Literature Resource Center.

.: Start Holiday Shopping Early

Visit the OCLS Online Store and start getting your holiday shopping out of the way. You can find the latest books on the bestsellers list as well as movies and music DVD/CD’s. Visit the OCLS web site for more information.

.:Remember To Budget!

As the holidays start approaching, you might be tempted to start spending a little more than usual. Use our Personal Finance Web page to help you better plan and budget your spending .

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