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KPL to Go App Kearney Public Library is excited to announce our new “KPL to Go” application for Android and Apple devices. This app allows you to access our services from anywhere you have mobile access. The app is free, and can be found by searching for “KPL to Go” in the Google Play store on Android or the App Store on Apple devices. The app will give you easy access to our online catalog, as well as our OverDrive catalog of Audio and eBook titles, which can be downloaded directly to your device. You can also access your library account to place holds, renew items, and view your current checkouts. “ KPL to Go” also offers Book Look, which is a feature that allows you to scan the UPC code or enter the ISBN number of any book to see if it is in our catalog. If the item is available at KPL you can simply place a hold from your mobile device. This feature makes it easy to see if the library has a specific item without having to call or find a computer with internet access. The app also has an event calendar that allows you to find times and descriptions of library events. There is also a built-in link to our Facebook page where you can interact with us and with other library patrons. Some of the other app features include library hours, contact information, and a map showing the location of the library. We will also be adding more content soon, including reading lists. We hope you take advantage of the “KPL to Go” app to make it easier to use our services on the go. You are only one download away from enjoying your library in a new way. Download the app or ask a staff member for help today!
COMPUTER CLASSES MICROSOFT WORD - BASIC - This two-session class will cover the basics of using Microsoft Word. This class will be taught by instructors from Central Community College. Patrons must be able to attend both sessions. BEGINNING COMPUTERS - This class will cover the basics of using a computer for personal use. 10:00-11:30 am Wednesday February 13 The classes below are free. Registration required. Stop by the Library or call 308-233-3612 to register. Registration will open two weeks prior to the class. Kearney Public Library – Computer Lab on the lower level. Max. 12.
The classes below are being offered free of charge through the LBBNC grant. Registration required. Basic computer skills are needed in order to attend. Stop by the Library or call 308-233-3612 to register. Kearney Public Library – Computer Lab on the lower level. Max. 12.
INTERNET BASICS - This class will cover the basics of using the internet and a personal email account.
6:30-8:00 pm Thursday February 21
5:00-8:30 pm Tuesday January 8
5:00-8:30 pm Tuesday January 15
FACEBOOK - This class will cover the basics of setting up and using a Facebook account.
2:00-3:30 pm Tuesday February 26
MICROSOFT POWERPOINT - This four-session class will cover the basics of using Microsoft PowerPoint to create presentations. This class will be taught by instructors from Central Community College. Participants must be able to attend all four sessions.
5:00-8:30 pm Thursdays January 10 - 31
GOOGLE SEARCH - This class will focus on how to use the search feature in Google to find websites, images, videos, and other information.
2:00-3:30 pm Tuesday, March 12
MICROSOFT WORD - INTERMEDIATE - This two- session class will build on the material taught in the Microsoft Word – Basic class. This class will be taught by instructors from Central Community College. Patrons must be able to attend both sessions.
FLICKR - This class will explore how to use Flickr for uploading, organizing, and sharing photographs.
10:00-11:30 am Wednesday, March 20
5:00-8:30 pm Tuesday January 22
5:00-8:30 pm Tuesday January 29
GOOGLE DRIVE - This class will explore how to use Google Drive to store and create documents, presentations, and spreadsheets without having Microsoft Office installed on your personal computer.
MICROSOFT WORD – ADVANCED - This two-session class will build on the material taught in the Microsoft Word – Intermediate class. This class will be taught by instructors from Central Community College. Patrons must be able to attend both sessions.
2:00-3:30 pm Tuesday, March 26
5:00-8:30 pm Tuesday February 5
5:00-8:30 pm Tuesday February 12
GOOGLE MAPS - This class will explore how to use Google Maps to find places, get driving directions, create personal maps, and use street view.
2:00-3:30 pm Tuesday, April 9
EMAIL BASICS - This class will center on creating a personal email account using Yahoo Mail. Information will be given on how to send and receive emails, attach files, manage your inbox, and create contacts.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2013 Summer Reading Program Kicks off on Thursday, May 23 from 9:00 am - Noon. ALL AGES!
6:30-8:00 pm Thursday, April 18
INTRO TO SOCIAL MEDIA - This class will explore some of the different social media sites commonly in use, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and more. This class is designed for anyone interested in entering the world of social media.
10:00-11:30 am Wednesday, April 24th
LIBRARY COMPUTER CLASSES
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