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Upcoming library events at Westlake Porter Public Library
Updated: 41 min 11 sec ago

iPad Skills Lab

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

If you need help with basic iPad skills, stop by the Computer Lab with your questions and your iPad. No registration required.

Makey Makey

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

During STEAM Week, Tuesday is Technology! All ages can have fun with the Makey Makey: a device that can turn anything conductive into a keyboard (such as fruits, vegetables, humans, water, metal objects, foil, conductive thread, coins, and Play-Doh!)

Make a "banana piano" or a human drum set; play Pac-Man with Play-Doh, Super Mario with a graphite pencil-drawn gamepad... the possibilities are endless!

Be sure to register in advance, as there are only 12 computers.

Excel 2013 Basic Formulas and Functions

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Review SUM function. Practice using basic functions: SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, IF, COUNT, COUNTA and COUNTIF.

Word 2013 Objects and Images

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Go beyond working with text and learn how to insert items into your Word document. Learn how to modify pictures, WordArt, text boxes, shapes, numbered and bulleted lists, symbols, cover pages, headers, footers, and tables.

Publisher 2013 Introduction

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn about the parts of the Publisher 2013 window. Insert and work with WordArt, pictures, text boxes, and designs in your publication. Apply backgrounds. Learn about drawing guides and baselines.

Maker Monday: Design 3D-Printable Objects

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to create objects on the computer you can later 3D print.

Part of the monthly Maker Mondays, a hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

Excel 2013 Introduction

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice entering text and numbers into cells. Change formatting and alignment of text and numbers inside cells. Learn how to insert, delete, and modify columns and rows. Begin working with formulas using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Introduction to the SUM function.

Word 2013 Introduction

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to customize the Word 2013 Ribbons. Learn how to select text and do basic formatting. Learn how to set margins and line spacing. Practice using Spell Check, Copy, Cut, and Paste.

PowerPoint 2013 Introduction

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Create a basic PowerPoint presentation with text, pictures, and sound. Insert and modify designs, transitions, and custom animations. Learn about different PowerPoint views and printing options. Practice saving the presentation. Review PowerPoint sound tools.

Digital Basics

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

This is a lecture based session. Hear tips on what to consider when purchasing your own computer or mobile device. Learn about library apps available for use.

Pinterest Basics

41 min 11 sec ago
When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

This is a lecture based session focused on the basics of using Pinterest followed by an open Pinterest Lab.

iPad Skills Lab

5 hours 44 min ago
When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

If you need help with basic iPad skills, stop by the Computer Lab with your questions and your iPad. No registration required.