Middleton Public Library
Address: 7425 Hubbard Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: 608-831-5564     Email: info@midlibrary.org

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES


Wednesday October 12

Hoopla is a digital media lending service for libraries. Users sign up with an email address, password, and library card information, and Hoopla gives them access to their local library's collection of digital titles of ebooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV. This class will be in the Friends Community Room on the lower level.


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Wednesday October 26

Do you need help finding a new book? We will look at one of our databases, Novelist Plus, and some others that are web based resources. They can be used to help recommend new books to read! This class is live on Zoom.

 


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Wednesday November 9

Access to genealogy databases are available through the library. We will look at Ancestry, Heritage Quest, and others, as well as learn some BASIC tips and skills to search and view information to start your genealogy project. This class will be in the Archer Room.


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Wednesday November 30

Join us as we explore and learn how to use the database Creative Bug. This database is all about crafting. Use it to get ideas, patterns, watch video classes, and be able to save them in one place to get back to when you need it. If you are looking for some make-it-yourself gift ideas, this will help you out! This class will be live on Zoom.


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Wednesday December 14

Join us as we explore and learn how to use the Consumer Reports database. Use it to compare products such a washing machines, dryers, fans, cars, and much more! This class will be live on Zoom.


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  Some programs require pre-registration. To register for these free programs, call 608-827-7403, email info@midlibrary.org, or stop by at the library's lower level Reference Desk.

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DO-IT-YOURSELF LESSONS
Expand your computer skills with the  Learning Express Library
 

TECHNO MINUTES
One-on-One Computer Classes

Meet Amanda at the Reference Desk for a one-on-one tutorial session in one of our study rooms.  Sign up for these 30-minute-or-less computer classes by calling 827-7403, stopping by the library's Reference Desk, or emailing info@midlibrary.org.   E-readers and laptops are welcome at our sessions; please let staff know at sign-up if you plan to bring your own equipment.  All classes are free and open to the public!  Classes run year-round; please inquire about upcoming sessions.

Topics Include:
How to use a mouse
Help navigating the new LINKcat catalog
Signing up for an email/social networking account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
Opening and attaching email files
Scanning photographs and basic editing
Accessing full-text magazine articles online
Sprucing up your resume with style formatting
Using Overdrive (e-books, downloadable audiobooks) on your computer or mobile device