Upcoming Events at the Newport News Public Library System

Join us for the following events, classes, and programs at your local Newport News library. All events are free and some events require registration (where listed).
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Black History Month
South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Feb. 19, 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Join Us! Every Friday, during the month of February, the South Morrison Public Library, located at the South Morrison Family Education Center, will be showing movies that enlighten and educate the public about Black History Month and celebrate the African-American experience. 
Those who attend all four showings will be entered in to a drawing at the fourth and final movie to win a great prize! The movies being shown are: Pride, Ghosts of Mississippi, The Long Walk Home, and A Soldier's Story.

So come by a watch a movie with us!
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Black History Month
South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Feb. 26, 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Join Us! Every Friday, during the month of February, the South Morrison Public Library, located at the South Morrison Family Education Center, will be showing movies that enlighten and educate the public about Black History Month and celebrate the African-American experience. 
Those who attend all four showings will be entered in to a drawing at the fourth and final movie to win a great prize! The movies being shown are: Pride, Ghosts of Mississippi, The Long Walk Home, and A Soldier's Story.

So come by a watch a movie with us!
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Feb. 26,4:00PM - 6:00PM
Join us for dinner and a movie at South Morrison Library! Come by and have a great dinner and watch A Soldier Story with us as we celebrate Black History Month! 

Space is limited and registration is required for the food! All are welcome to the view the movie!
Word 201 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Feb. 16,10:30AM - 12:30PM
or call 757-591-4858.
A one session two hour course introduces users to the Microsoft Word program and explains the basic features required to create a document.  Prerequisites: Computer Basics   Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using ribbon tabs and Creating a simple document
Word 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Feb. 16,10:30AM - 12:30PM
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course introduces users to the Microsoft Word program and explains the basic features required to create a document.  Prerequisites: Computer Basics   Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using ribbon tabs and Creating a simple document
Excel 202 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Feb. 17,10:30am - 12:30pm
or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Excel201 using a templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and creating/editing formulas in the Microsoft Excel program.  Prerequisites: Excel 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Excel  Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Adjusting fonts, Page layouts, Creating Formulas, Editing Formulas, and Printing
Workforce Series - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 3:30p.m. - 5:30p.m. (Wednesdays, May 20, June 17, July 15, 2p.m. - 4:30p.m.)
or call 757-247-8677.
Network with others while obtaining some needed skills for entering the workforce. The workshop is geared toward providing assistance with online job search, creating an email   account, designing a resume, or completing an online application.  
Word 202 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Thursday, Feb. 18,10:30AM - 12:30PM
or call 757-591-4858.
A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Word 201 using templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and inserting graphics in the Microsoft Word program.  Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word  Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Customized fonts on a document, Inserting graphics, and Adjustment of the page layout
Word 202 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Feb. 18,10:30AM - 12:30PM
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Word 201 using templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and inserting graphics in the Microsoft Word program.  Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word  Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Customized fonts on a document, Inserting graphics, and Adjustment of the page layout
Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Saturday, Feb. 20,10:30AM - 12:30PM
or call 757-247-8677.
A one session two hour course, students will build upon skills learned in the Computer Basics 101 class. Upon completion students will be able to use the mouse and perform Computer Basics functions such as open/close windows, type simple text on a document, print, save, and organize documents. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101   Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Moving Windows, Printing and Saving, and Basic Desktop functions
FINANCIAL LITERACY Program COURSE 4: WHEELS AND HOUSING FOR COLLEGE
Grissom Library
Saturday, Feb. 20,11:00AM-12:00PM
or call 757-369-3190.
Many families will find that living on campus is not economically feasible.  In these instances, families should determine if purchasing an additional vehicle for their children to communte is a viable financial option.  This workshop will introduce participants to different resources such as the Kelley Blue Book. 
Workforce Series
Grissom Library
Monday, Feb. 22, 3:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.

Network with others while obtaining some needed skills for entering the workforce. The workshop is geared toward providing assistance with online job search, creating an email account, designing a resume, or completing an online application.

Word 201 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Feb. 23,10:30AM - 12:30PM
or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course introduces users to the Microsoft Word program and explains the basic features required to create a document.  Prerequisites: Computer Basics   Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using ribbon tabs and Creating a simple document
Internet 201 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Wednesday, Feb. 24,10:30am - 12:30pm
or call 757-591-4858.
A one session two hour course introduces users to the Internet and focuses on basic Internet functions.   Prerequisites: Computer Basics    Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Identify parts of the internet address, Browse Websites, and Internet Searching
Publisher 201- Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Feb. 25
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course introduces users to desktop publishing and basic features of Microsoft Publisher. Prerequisites: Computer Basic101 and Word 201.    Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Customized fonts, Inserting graphics, and Adjustment of the page layout
Word 202 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Feb. 25,10:30AM - 12:30PM
or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Word 201 using templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and inserting graphics in the Microsoft Word program.  Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word  Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Customized fonts on a document, Inserting graphics, and Adjustment of the page layout
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Mar. 1,10:30am - 12:30pm

A one session two hour course, students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring Windows 7. Basic parts of the computer will be explained and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Prerequisites: None Specific Skills Taught/ students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using the mouse to click on Icons and open programs, Identify computer components (This is not a typing class)

Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Mar. 2,10:30am - 12:30pm

A one session two hour course, students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring Windows 7. Basic parts of the computer will be explained and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Prerequisites: None Specific Skills Taught/ students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using the mouse to click on Icons and open programs, Identify computer components (This is not a typing class)

Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Mar. 2,10:30am - 12:30pm

A one session two hour course, students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring Windows 7. Basic parts of the computer will be explained and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Prerequisites: None Specific Skills Taught/ students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using the mouse to click on Icons and open programs, Identify computer components (This is not a typing class)

Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Mar. 3,10:30am - 12:30pm

A one session two hour course, students will build upon skills learned in the Computer Basics 101 class. Upon completion students will be able to use the mouse and perform Computer Basics functions such as open/close windows, type simple text on a document, print, save, and organize documents. Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Moving Windows, Printing and Saving, and Basic Desktop functions

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