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How to Stay Organized on your Computer
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 3:00 p.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 hours

Best Practices for Prevention of Malicious Software
415 Commercial Street
Thursday, Dec. 4, 10:00 a.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 hours

Windows Tools
415 Commercial Street
Friday, Dec. 5, 1:00 p.m.
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This class will teach you about the various programs and tools that come already installed on your Windows computer (Vista, 7, 8).  Discussion will include but not be limited to the Snipping Tool, WordPad, Notepad, Sticky Notes and Ease of Access.  Duration: 90 minutes

Minecraft @ WPL
415 Commercial Street
Saturday, Dec. 6, Noon - 4:30 p.m.
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Minecraft has exploded recently to cross the realm from cult hit to worldwide phenomenon.  In an effort to jump on the Minecraft bandwagon, WPL will host a Minecraft party.  At this event, Minecraft will be played the way it is meant to be played, with multiple realms.  This program is in collaboration with the Cedar Valley Computer Conglomerate, CedarLUG and the UNI Computer Science Department.  The party will take place in the library's Meeting Rooms.  Registration is required.  

Google Tools
415 Commercial Street
Monday, Dec. 8, 1:00 p.m.
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Google is much more than just an online search engine....it has grown rapidly to encompass a vast array of "free" tools and services that have transformed the way we use the Internet today. This session will highlight many of the free Google tools available and share examples, ideas, and best practices for incorporating Google's various free tools into your daily lives. Duration: 2 hours

How to Use Skype
415 Commercial Street
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 3:00 p.m.
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This service has over 300 million users and allows them to communicate with peers by voice using a microphone, video by using a webcam, and instant messaging over the Internet.  Join us as we talk about how to download, install and use the free features of this software.   Duration: 90 minutes

Get Pinterested!
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 6:00 p.m.
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Since its launch, Pinterest has become insanely popular, reaching 10 million unique visitors in a month faster than any other site ever. That includes the likes of Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter. With Pinterest you can find the hottest fashion statements, get ideas to redecorate your home, plan a special party, or just about anything. Come learn how to use this great new tool.  Duration: 90 minutes

How to Stay Organized on your Computer
415 Commercial Street
Thursday, Dec. 11, 10:00 a.m.
Register Online
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 hours

Best Practices for Prevention of Malicious Software
415 Commercial Street
Monday, Dec. 15, 3:00 p.m.
Register Online
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 hours

Windows Tools
415 Commercial Street
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 10:00 a.m.
Register Online
This class will teach you about the various programs and tools that come already installed on your Windows computer (Vista, 7, 8).  Discussion will include but not be limited to the Snipping Tool, WordPad, Notepad, Sticky Notes and Ease of Access.  Duration: 90 minutes

Google Tools
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online
Google is much more than just an online search engine....it has grown rapidly to encompass a vast array of "free" tools and services that have transformed the way we use the Internet today. This session will highlight many of the free Google tools available and share examples, ideas, and best practices for incorporating Google's various free tools into your daily lives. Duration: 2 hours

How to Use Skype
415 Commercial Street
Thursday, Dec. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Register Online
This service has over 300 million users and allows them to communicate with peers by voice using a microphone, video by using a webcam, and instant messaging over the Internet.  Join us as we talk about how to download, install and use the free features of this software.   Duration: 90 minutes

Get Pinterested!
415 Commercial Street
Friday, Dec. 19, 10:00 a.m.
Register Online
Since its launch, Pinterest has become insanely popular, reaching 10 million unique visitors in a month faster than any other site ever. That includes the likes of Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter. With Pinterest you can find the hottest fashion statements, get ideas to redecorate your home, plan a special party, or just about anything. Come learn how to use this great new tool.  Duration: 90 minutes

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