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Introduction to WorldVitalRecords.com
415 Commercial Street
Friday, Oct. 24, 1:00 p.m.
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WorldVitalRecords.com is yet another free genealogical database offered through the Waterloo Public Library’s website.  WorldVitalRecords.com was founded in 2006 to provide simple and affordable access to more than 4.2 billion names in family history record collections worldwide, including:
  • Over 158 million digitized images, including US and UK Censuses
  • Over 300 million names from birth, marriage and death records
  • Over 75 million names from military records
  • Over 100 million pages of newspapers, 1739 to present
  • One of world's largest historical map collections with 1.5 million maps
  • More than 8,000 high school, college and military yearbooks
  • More than 30 million tombstone photos
Duration: 2 hours

Annual Genealogy Lock-In
415 Commercial Street
Friday, Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m. - Midnight
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Join us for a night of research and fun! You will have unlimited access to the library’s genealogical resources, including all of our online databases. Feel free to bring a beverage or snack to share, but it is not necessary to attend. Be prepared to share stories about your “scary” ancestors as we enjoy food, drink and mingle with fellow genealogical researchers until the witching hour is upon us!

Facebook ’FUN’damentals
415 Commercial Street
Monday, Oct. 27, 1:00 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

What’s New in iOS8 for iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches
415 Commercial Street
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:00 p.m.
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Join us as we discuss Apple’s newest operating system - iOS8.  “The biggest iOS release ever” comes with big updates to apps you use every day, like Messages and Photos. It’s a whole new way to share content with your family with exciting new connections between apps and between devices.  Duration: 2 hours

Mouse & Keyboarding
415 Commercial Street
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 3:00 p.m.
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If you have never used a computer keyboard or a mouse, this class will help acquaint you with these basic skills. Duration: 60 minutes

What’s New in iOS8 for iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches
415 Commercial Street
Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:00 a.m.
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Join us as we discuss Apple’s newest operating system - iOS8.  “The biggest iOS release ever” comes with big updates to apps you use every day, like Messages and Photos. It’s a whole new way to share content with your family with exciting new connections between apps and between devices.  Duration: 2 hours

Internet Searching Basics
415 Commercial Street
Friday, Oct. 31, 10:00 a.m.
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Web search can be a remarkable resource for finding any type of information you can possibly imagine.  This class will help you to find what you’re looking for on the Internet by discussing search engines, search technique and strategies and Google web search features.  Duration: 2 hours

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.  

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