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October Computer Classes

October Computer Classes
East Brunswick Public Library has released a full schedule of computer classes for the month of October. Classes cover a variety of topics, including computer basics to the Microsoft Office programs.

East Brunswick Public Library  has released a full schedule of computer classes for the month of October.

Classes cover a variety of topics, including computer basics to the Microsoft Office programs. The complete list of programs is:

PC Literacy I (Monday, October 10, 2 pm)
PC Literacy II (Monday, October 24, 2 pm)

Intro to PowerPoint (Monday, October 10, 6:30 pm)
PowerPoint II (Monday, October 17, 6:30 pm)
PowerPoint III (Monday, October 24, 6:30 pm)

LEAP iPad: Basics Zoom Magnification (Tuesday, October 5, 1 pm)
LEAP iPad: Advanced Voice Over (Tuesday, October 12, 1 pm)
LEAP iPad: Advanced Voice Over (Tuesday, October 19, 1 pm)
LEAP iPad: Advanced Zoom (Tuesday, October 26, 1 pm)

Intro to Word (Thursday, October 6, 6:30 pm)
Word II (Thursday, October 13, 6:30 pm)
Word III (Thursday, October 20, 6:30 pm)
Word IV (Thursday, October 27, 6:30 pm)

Intro to Excel (Saturday, October 1, 9:30 am)
Excel II (Saturday, October 8, 9:30 am)
Excel III (Saturday, October 15, 9:30 am)
Excel IV (Saturday, October 22, 9:30 am)

BRC--Getting Your Small Business Online Part 1: Social Media (Saturday, October 1, 12:30 pm)
BRC--Getting Your Small Business Online Part 2: Creating a Website (Saturday, October 8, 12:30 pm)

The Intro to Word, Intro to Excel, Intro to PowerPoint, PC Literacy I and II, BRC and LEAP iPad classes are free. All other classes are $10 for LMxAC cardholders and $15 for non-LMxAC cardholders. All class fees are nonrefundable. 

For more information and to sign up for any class, visit the online library calendar or call the Information Desk at 732-390-6767.

Welcome to EB Event Today at 3PM

Welcome to EB Event Today at 3PM
This program is an opportunity to better know your community in a relaxed, casual setting. Speakers include specialists from the Housing Department, Police Department, one of our consumer health librarians, and more. Please stop by to learn about all the programs we have here in EB that can support you. Read More

For more information, contact Paul Kibala, Adult Services Librarian at pkibala@ebpl.org or call at 732-390-6774.

Bollywood Dance Workshop Tonight

Bollywood Dance Workshop Tonight
Instructor Puja Daga will share and teach steps of this popular dance form on Wednesday at 7PM. All ages and levels are welcome. This program is co-sponsored by the Indian Cultural Society.

Learn to Home Brew with Love2Brew Tonight

Learn to Home Brew with Love2Brew Tonight
Come join Love2Brew for an in-depth presentation on how to make your own beer, wine, cider, or mead at home on Thursday at 7PM. Read More

Home brewing is a fun, easy, and incredibly rewarding activity. We will cover all of the basics including ingredients, equipment, process, and more!

Thomas Boylan is the Manager of Love2brew North Brunswick, New Jersey's premier homebrewing destination. In addition to retail operations Tom oversees Love2brew's national distribution network and spends his days working closely with people helping them to craft incredible experiences with their friends and family through the joy of homebrewing.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Friends Speed "Dating" for Young Professionals Tonight

Friends Speed
20- to 30-somethings: come make some new friends in this fun speed “dating” evening this Thursday, September 22nd at 7:30 p.m. Read More

This event is hosted by the Library Xchange Meetup group.

Please register on the Meetup website.

Meditation Lecture Tonight

Meditation Lecture Tonight
Join speaker Jim Rose and learn how to use meditation to improve your thought patterns and help you to let go of anger, fear and worry at 7PM. Read More

Jim Rose holds an M.Ed. from Rutgers University and has been meditating for over 30 years.

View the event on our main calendar.

Fine Film: The Meddler on Tuesday, September 20

Fine Film: The Meddler on Tuesday, September 20
USA-2015-110 minutes-Rated PG-13. An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life. This comdey starring Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne and J.K. Simmons was written and directed by actress Lorene Safaria. Read More

For more information about film showings at the library please see our Film Festival page or contact Martha Hess at (732) 390-6767.

LEAP - Free Assistive Technology Classes are available for Adults

LEAP - Free Assistive Technology Classes are available for Adults
Are you 55 or older with a change in your vision? Free assistive technology classes are available for adults! Explore computers equipped with magnification and speach or learn to use the iPad! Read More

 

All classes are scheduled from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • A second session will be scheduled if there is an overwhelming response creating a wait list.
  • The second session will be on the same dates listed below but will run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September classes

Sept- 9/14 9/21 9/28, 10/5 (because we not meeting on 9/7 the 10/5 date is added to the September class schedule)

  • iPad Class – Basics Voice Over

In this very beginner class you will learn how to use Voice Over, Apple’s built in screen reader, to access the iPad.

  • iPad class - Basics Zoom Magnification

In this very beginner class you will learn how to use Zoom, Apple’s built in magnifier, to access the iPad.

 

October classes

Oct- 10/12 10/19 /10/26 11/2 (11/2 is added to the October class schedule to have 4 sessions)

  • iPad class -  Advanced Voice Over

In this advanced class, you will learn advanced features of Voice Over

  • iPad class -  Advanced Zoom

In this advanced class, you will learn advanced features of Zoom.

 

November classes

Nov- 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30

  • Basic Computer Skills Class

In this beginner class, you will learn basic computer terminology, learn basic mouse and keyboarding skills as well as how to navigate your computer

 

December classes

Dec- 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28

  • Access your home computer:  Magnification class

This moderately advanced class will show you how to download a free program Zoom Text and Ease of Access Center how to use it to navigate your computer and the Internet.

  • Access your home computer: Screen Reader Class using JAWS

This moderately advanced class will show you how to use JAWS to navigate your computer and the Internet.

Game Night for Adults Returns Thursday, September 15

Game Night for Adults Returns Thursday, September 15
Grownups like games too! Come enjoy our Game Night on the 15th at 6:45PM--bring your favorite game, or enjoy one of ours! Snacks will be provided. Read More

View the event on our calendar.

Kickstarter Campaign Lecture Tonight

Kickstarter Campaign Lecture Tonight
On Wednesday, September 7th at 7PM, independent web consultant Gary Cohen will be discussing how to run a successful Kickstarter campaign to help make your dream project come to life. Read More

In addition to a short lecture, open Q&A time will be offered to help answer any specific questions you may have.

Gary Cohen is an independent web consultant specializing in SEO and Google Analytics.

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for supporting this event.

Meet Other 20- to 30-somethings at the Library

Meet Other 20- to 30-somethings at the Library
Are you a 20- to 30-something, and want to meet others while going to cool events? Our Library Xchange Meetup group is just for you! Read More

The Library Xchange Meetup group has exclusive programs, as well as open events including crafting, cooking, game nights, film festivals, and hands-on workshops where you can meet others and do fun things at the same time!

Some of our exclusive upcoming programs just for people age 20-39 include:

Friends Speed Dating
Thursday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Come make some new friends in this fun speed “dating” evening!

Library Xchange Escape Room
Thursday, October 20 at 6, 7, and 8 p.m.

Race the clock to escape from the Professor's office before it's too late!

You can register now by joining the Library Xchange group on Meetup.com . We hope to see you there!

EBPL Fantasy Football League Draft September 7

EBPL Fantasy Football League Draft September 7
Are you ready for some football? You've asked for it, and we are starting our first ever East Brunswick Public Library Fantasy Football League! The draft will be Wednesday, September 7. There will be a prize for the winner to be determined. But be assured, it will be awesome! Read More

Join Now!

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