Funk, Rock and Blues at The Library
Learn about an amazing, one handed-pianist
Learn about one of the most amazing musicians you will ever hear about. Visit The Library from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28, and learn about Paul Wittgenstein - an accomplished pianist who lost his right arm while serving in World war I. Following the tragedy, Wittgenstein devised techniques that allowed him to play musical chords otherwise impossible for someone like himself. Follow this inspiring journey through wealth, music and the holocaust during a presentation of the documentary, “All in One hand.” The event will be presented by Richard Bidnick, a leading scholar of piano concertos for the left hand alone. Also featured in the documentary are Leon Fleischer, Gary Graffman and Pierre Boulez. Come and watch this inspiring documentary and stay for a special talk about Bidnick’s participation in the project. This program is sponsored by the Arts Commission and The Library.
April Computer Training at the Library
Register now for the East Brunswick Public Library’s latest computer class offerings. The April schedule offers something for beginners with a repeat of basic courses, Internet I and II and newer class: Excel III, as well as our popular class on Downloading eBooks.
Excel III :
Continue advancing your intermediate skills in Excel. Learn how to use the data tab to import data, do more work with formulas, create simple macros for repetitive tasks and explore more of the page layout options. As time permits, students will also explore Excel templates and conditional formatting in Excel 2010.
Prerequisite: Excel II or equivalent Excel experience.
Search, Checkout and Download: Downloading Audiobooks and eBooks
People who like to read on the go might want to check out our class on how to download eBooks and Audiobooks. Learn how to download free books from The Library’s growing collection and other free resources to your Barnes & Noble Nook, Sony Reader, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Droid phone. Please note that the Kindle ereader is not compatible with library ebooks due to the manufacturer’s restrictions.
Classes for April include:
- Microsoft Office 2010 Overview, Saturday, April 2 at 9:30 a.m.;
- Search Check and Download, Monday, April 4 at 7 p.m.;
- Internet I, Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m.
- Microsoft Word III, on Thursday, Apr 7at 7 p.m.
- Introduction to Microsoft Word, Saturday, April 9 at 9:30 a.m.;
- Internet II, Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m.;
- Excel Basics,Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m.;
- Excel II on Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.;
- Microsoft Word II, Saturday, April 23, 9:30 a.m.;
- Excel III on Tuesday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
All courses are offered using the latest Microsoft software - Windows 7 and Office 2010.
Registration is required. All registrants should look at the class offerings carefully to insure that they have the necessary skills for each class. Classes are two hours long and limited to 12 students per class.
There is a $5 fee for cardholders and a $10 fee for non-cardholders. Fees will be added to a cardholder’s account and paid for at the Circulation desk.
Register at the Library, by phone or by going to the event in the website Calendar and clicking on the Sign Me Up link. Non-cardholders must pay at the time of registration, i.e. registrations must be in person. For more information, please call 732-390-6767.
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