On May 9th, the new ocls.info will arrive! All webpages and URLs in the www.ocls.info website* will change as we switch to our new and improved site. When this happens, bookmarks, favorites, and links to this page may cease to work OR may redirect you to a page on the new site which contains similar content. Learn more about the new site!

*Please note that the redesign does not include the library's catalog or the event & class registration system.

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December 1, 2009

Volume 5 Issue 6

Welcome to the Technology @ OCLS December 2009 Newsletter. The holidays are here and the kids are off, are you wondering what to do? At OCLS.info, you can find tons of great activities to share with the family from basketball trivia to computer classes. Visit the site today to learn more.

What's New

.: Basketball Anyone?

Test your knowledge on this world famous sport by visiting our Virtual Gallery. Check out NBA players’ biographies as well as tips and tricks from the players themselves. We also have a kids gallery for your little sport stars!

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     Featured Classes of the Month

.: Citizenship Inspired

The Library is hosting a series of citizenship classes designed to help green card residents take and pass their naturalization test and interview. These classes are straightforward and are taught at a comfortable pace.

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

.: Microsoft Office Week

.:: Microsoft Office 2003 Week:  December 4 – 9
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:  December 19 - 23
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 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

.:: Help With Exams

LearningExpress Library provides online access to a wide range of tests, including the Florida Real Estate exam, FCAT practice for 4th, 5th, and 8th grades, GED preparation, and college entrance exam practice.

.: Always on the Run?

If you have an iPhone or iPod touch then you may want to get OCLS Mobile. With this web app, you'll be able to check out news items, the catalog, location information with map directions, the full OCLS calendar, and OCLS' videos.

.:System Holiday Closing Schedules

All Orange County Libraries will be closed on the following days in observance of the holidays.

  • Thursday, December 24, 2009
  • Friday, December 25, 2009
  • Thursday, December 31, 2009 (Library Closes at 6:00 p.m.)

For more information on the Library's holiday closing schedule, visit our Web site.

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