Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Computer Classes and Open Hours for August

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Sidney Library’s Public Computing Center will offer classes during the month of August on the following topics:

  • computer basics
  • scanning and uploading photos
  • introduction to Skype

If you are interested in registering for any of these classes, you can click here to view the complete calendar. By holding your mouse over a workshop you can see more information, including if there are still openings. Registration is available online, or by calling 563-1200 or stopping in to the Sidney Library.

Open hours are also available if you have a specific question about using a device or website. The PCC’s open hours will be every Wednesday from 10:00am to noon.

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Computer Workshops for July

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Sidney Library’s Public Computing Center (PCC) will hold the following workshops in July:

If you are interested in registering for any of these classes, you can click here to view the complete calendar. By holding your mouse over a workshop you can see more information, including if there are still openings. Registration is available online, or by calling 563-1200 or stopping in to the Sidney Library.

Open hours are also available if you have a specific question about using a device or website. The PCC’s open hours will be every Wednesday from 10:00am to noon.

 

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Upcoming Computer Workshops for June

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Sidney Library’s Public Computing Center is offering a number of workshops during the month of June. A sample of topics include:

  • Introduction to Windows 8
  • How to Use Ancestry.com, Library Edition
  • Documents and Folders (keeping your computer organized)

Open hours have also been established. During these times, patrons are welcome to stop by for one-on-one help, such as using their e-reader or help using a particular website. In addition, we have scanners and a Mac computer available for use.

Click here to view the complete June calendar. By holding your mouse over a workshop you can see more information, including if there are still openings. Registration is available online, or by calling or stopping in to the Sidney Library.

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Computer Classes for May

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If you or anyone you know are interested in learning new computer skills, we invite you to check out the new computer classes being offered in May in our Public Computing Center. Topics include:

  • computer basics;
  • Microsoft Word;
  • email;
  • Facebook;
  • Pinterest;
  • downloading and accessing photos from your digital camera; and
  • using online services relating to the library system.

If you are interested, click here to view the calendar of classes. You can sign up online, by calling the library, or registering at the circulation desk.

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Lego Robotics!

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This summer we are running a Lego Robotics Club. Participants will learn programming by solving challenges with the Lego Mindstorms NXT kit and software. The program is open to tweens and teens (ages 9 – 16) and will run every other Monday in the Public Computing Center beginning in mid-July.

We are asking those interested to stop into the library to fill out a form with your age and time preference. Spots will be limited but we will try to accommodate everyone interested. Don’t miss out on this fun program!

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Free Microsoft Word workshop!

There are still a few spots available in June’s Microsoft Word workshop. The two-part workshop will take a focused and hands-on approach to learning Word. Participants will come away with an understanding of Word’s many features and the ability to create a wide range of professional documents. If you have ever been confused by Word or just want to understand some more of the program’s features, this workshop is for you!

The workshop will take place on Monday, June 10th and Monday, June 17th from 10:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. Follow the link on the left side of this page to register.

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