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.: eKIDS


February 1, 2010

Volume 5 Issue 8

Welcome to the Technology @ OCLS February 2010 Newsletter. It may be the shortest month of the year, but there are still plenty of resources to take advantage of at the Library. Explore Black History Month, check out the Be Mine Virtual Gallery, and attend any of our exciting computer classes.

What's New

.: Be Mine

Do you need some ideas for Valentine’s Day? We can help! Make a Valentine’s Day eCard , find a romantic place or just romantic music. Visit this interesting Virtual Gallery to find out more information about our Valentine’s Day resources.

.: Black History Month

Take time to check out some videos, interviews, songs, and biographies on notable people in black history. The Black History Month Virtual Gallery has volumes of information on Civil Rights and African-American literature you can read up on.

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     Featured Classes of the Month

.: Citizenship Inspired

In February, the Library is offering Citizenship Test preparation classes. This class is a six- week program. Students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

For registration information, visit our Web site or call 407.835.7323.

.: Microsoft Office Week

.:: Microsoft Office 2003 Week:  February 1– 6
Register for the Office 2003 class series. It includes classes on Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. Space is limited, so register today!

.:: Microsoft Office 2007 Week:  February 14 -20
You can attend the Microsoft Office 2007 training series in Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. We are continuously updating the series, so be sure and regularly check-in 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 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

.:: Reading Gurus

If you love reading, “What Do I Read Next” is a database where you will find helpful award lists, recommended titles, plot summaries, and much more. Get ideas on what books to read next!

.: eKids

TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books that teaches kids the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

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