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iPad User Group
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Apr. 23, 10:00 a.m.
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Please join us for our monthly informal get-together as we discuss how we all use iPads in our daily lives. Bring your questions as well as your favorite apps!  Duration: 2 hours

Windows Computer Basics
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Apr. 23, 6:00 p.m.
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Never used a computer before? Feel like computer terms are written in a different language? This class is designed to work with the specific needs of participants. Topics may include learning mouse skills, Windows 7 & 8, internet, e-mail, various software, saving and printing. There are no skill prerequisites.   Duration: 90 minutes

Facebook Basics
415 Commercial Street
Thursday, Apr. 24, 3:00 p.m.
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Have you noticed that Facebook has changed – AGAIN? This class will discuss those changes, along with how to navigate your profile and stay as safe as possible while online. Please know your username and password for your Facebook account. Duration: 2 hours

How to use (Library Edition)
415 Commercial Street
Friday, Apr. 25, 1:00 p.m.
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As of early March 2014, Ancestry said goodbye to the “Old Search” functionality in its database, but it can still be seen in some of the consolidated features of its new “Primary Search”. Join us as we discuss how to get at these features as well as how to effectively use the Library Edition of the database. Duration: 2 hours

How to Stay Organized on your Computer (File & Folder Management)
415 Commercial Street
Saturday, Apr. 26, 10:00 a.m.
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Thought file management was just for paper files? Think again. It's just as important to keep the files on your computer organized and up-to-date. Just as with paper files, the goal of computer file management is to ensure that you can find what you're looking for, even if you’re looking for it years after its creation. The file management tips in this class will help you keep your files accessible.  Duration: 2 hour

How to use Heritage Quest
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Apr. 30, 6:00 p.m.
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HeritageQuest is a source for finding out more about your family's history, the history of a local region, and genealogy research. It provides access to U.S. census records, books, periodicals, Revolutionary War service records, and Freedman's Bank depositor records. It also can lead you to resources on how to do genealogy research. Duration: 2 hours 

How to Create a Timeline using Microsoft Excel
415 Commercial Street
Friday, May. 2, 3:00 p.m.
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Picking up from Beth Foulk’s presentation on how to solve genealogy problems by creating a timeline, this class will teach you to do just that.  Using the latest version(s) of Microsoft Excel, learn how to organize your genealogy data into a visual timeline that may help you solve a piece of your family history puzzle.  Duration: 90 minutes

App of the Month - Dropbox
415 Commercial Street
Monday, May. 5, 3:00 p.m.
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This class will discuss an app that is available for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and any Android device.  Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again! 
Duration: 90 minute

How to Use the Microfilm Reader/Printer
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, May. 7, 1:00 p.m.
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The Waterloo Public Library just acquired a brand new microfilm reader/printer.  Join us as we teach you how to scan, print, save to a flash drive, email and save your research to your Dropbox account!  Duration: 90 minutes
Note: This class will take place in the Genealogy Room on the 2nd floor of the WPL.  Due to space restrictions, the class will be limited to 8 participants.

Best Practices for Prevention of Malicious Software
415 Commercial Street
Thursday, May. 8, 6:00 p.m.
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Lately, there has been a bigger than usual outbreak of spyware, malware and adware infecting computers. It seems even if you visit legitimate websites, you are a target for these malicious programs. The first part of this session will teach you where to look for malicious software and how to remove it.  In the second part, you will learn what to do to try and prevent future infestations. Duration: 2 hour

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