UPCOMING DIGITAL LITERACY CLASSES

 

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Flash Drives

Flash Drives

Files, Folders and Flash Drives
Bay St. Louis – Hancock County Library
Thursday, October 5 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 Noon

Learn how to save information and pictures, how to find them when you need them, and how to organize it all. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Registration is required. Call 228-467-5282 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Wednesday, October 4.

Lunch and Learn – Lynda.com
Waveland Public Library
Wednesday, October 11 from 12 Noon – 1 p.m.

Lynda.com

Lynda.com

A vast world of online learning is available free to anyone with a Hancock County Library Card. During this Lunch and Learn class (you can bring your lunch), we’ll show you how easy it is to access Lynda.com and search an amazing variety of online classes, available on demand. Registration is required. Call 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.
Deadline to register is Monday, October 9.

 

Gmail and Google Tools
East Hancock Public Library
Wednesday, October 18 from 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Gmail

Gmail

Find out how much more there is to your Gmail account when you click on the square/dots icon on the top right hand side of the Google page. Learn what each of these apps mean and what they can do for you!  Bring your laptop or tablet and Gmail password. Registration is required. Call 228-255-4800 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.
Deadline to register is Monday, October 16.

Microsoft Excel 101
Kiln Public Library
Monday, October 23 from 9:30 a.m. – 12 Noon

Excel

Excel

This class will give you basic instruction in creating and using simple spreadsheets. Practice changing fonts, inserting and adjusting rows and columns, entering data, making basic calculations, adding borders and shading, and more. Even if you have taken this class before, come for a refresher and get your questions answered. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Registration required. Call 228-255-1724 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.
Deadline to register is Friday, October 20.

Microsoft Excel 201
Kiln Public Library
Monday, October 23 from 1 – 4 p.m.

Build on what you learned in Excel 101, or expand your basic knowledge by going over more advanced formulas such as IF statements and VLOOKUP, as well as ways to organize your data to maximize your use of Excel. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Registration is required. Call 228-255-1724 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.
Deadline to register is Friday, October 20.

Lunch and Learn – Cypress Resume
Wednesday, October 25 from 12 Noon – 1 p.m.
Waveland Public Library

Creating a resume can be daunting – until now! We’ll demonstrate one of the best online tools for crafting your resume, free with your Hancock County Library Card. You’re welcome to brown bag your lunch. Registration required. Call 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk.
Deadline to register is Tuesday, October 24.

Getting The Most Out of Pinterest
Waveland Public Library
Thursday, October 26 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 Noon

Pinterest

Pinterest

Ready to find perfect DIY ideas for your home? Or maybe you’d rather plan your next big vacation, find the perfect project for your landscape, or have the most requested casserole at Thanksgiving dinner! Easy-to -use Pinterest is a great tool for finding and saving your favorite ideas in one creative, free on-line site. Learn how to get the most out of your searches and organize the results like a pro. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours.  Registration required. Call 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Wednesday, October 25.


eAudios

eAudios

eAudio Books
For your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Over 4,200 titles you can listen to, including NY Times bestsellers, perennial favorites, and classics. Multi-access, so there’s no waiting list! Go to www.hancocklibraries.info/eaudio

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango Languages: Mango is online language-learning, with over 70 languages, via an app for your phone or tablet, or on the desktop. Vocabulary, grammar, culture, and pronunciation all in a fun interface. Go to www.hancocklibraries.info/mango

 Learn it with Lynda.com
Anytime, anywhere!

Lynda.com

Lynda.com

Learn at your own pace on any Internet-connected device, with over 4,700 professionally-produced video courses. Normally, this service is at least $20/month, but with your library card it’s paid for! Includes virtually any software you can think of, including Adobe Photoshop and Creative Cloud; QuickBooks; and Microsoft products – plus business skills, photography, Web design, and lots more. For FREE access, start at www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-creation-station

VHS to DVD conversion

By appointment, Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library

Don’t shell out and send your home videos away for an expensive conversion. Bring your old VHS tapes (or the smaller VHS-C type) and a blank DVD, and convert for free! Make a reservation at the Information| Services Desk. 

3D Printing

By appointment, Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library

Download a design or create your own, and print it on our new Ultimaker 2! Items up to 15 grams are free (e.g., a custom key fob or pendant). Larger items are $1 per 15 grams (e.g., a pencil cup or action figure). Inquire at the Information Services Desk.