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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Workforce Series
Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Register Online 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.



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Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 3.
Workforce Series
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.
 


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Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 17.
Workforce Series
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.
 


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Booksale at Fall Festival of Folklife
Newport News Park
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday, Oct. 4, and Sunday, Oct. 5)

The Newport News Public Library System and Friends of the Newport News Public Library will sell books, DVDs, CDs and more, as well as distribute Library information, at the Library System’s booth (next to the Ranger Station) during the Fall Festival of Folklife, Saturday, Oct. 4, and Sunday, Oct. 5, at Newport News Park. Get great deals while supporting the Library, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day of the festival. Call Library administration at 757-926-1350 for more information.

Sponsored by Friends of the Newport News Public Library.



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Booksale at Fall Festival of Folklife
Newport News Park
Sunday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday, Oct. 4, and Sunday, Oct. 5)

The Newport News Public Library System and Friends of the Newport News Public Library will sell books, DVDs, CDs and more, as well as distribute Library information, at the Library System’s booth (next to the Ranger Station) during the Fall Festival of Folklife, Saturday, Oct. 4, and Sunday, Oct. 5, at Newport News Park. Get great deals while supporting the Library, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day of the festival. Call Library administration at 757-926-1350 for more information.

Sponsored by Friends of the Newport News Public Library.



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Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 24.
Workforce Series
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.
 


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Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 5.
Workforce Series
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.
 


PowerPoint 201 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 10AM - 12PM
Register Online or call 757-591-4858.

A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn how to create a slide show presentation.  Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Create a basic slideshow presentation, insert pictures, design slides, and use of slide transitions.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics 101 and Word 201.

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Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Sep. 11, 10AM -12PM
Register Online or call 757-247-8677.
A one-session, two-hour course in which 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. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class:Using the mouse to click on icons and open programs, identify computer components.
Prerequisites or skill level: None
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Computer Basics 102 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Sep. 18, 10AM -12PM
Registration required, begins Sep 4.
A one-session, two-hour course in which student will build upon skills learned in the Computer Bsics 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 document, print, save, and organize documents. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Moving eindows, printing, saving, badic desktop functions.
Prerequisites or skill level of: Computer Basics 101
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Excel 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10AM-12PM
Registration required, begins Sep 9.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn the basic features of a Microsoft Excel workbook and how to create a spreadsheet.Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: cration of a spreadsheet, omsertomg data, renaming a spreadsheet, insert/delete colums, insert/delete rows, seleting text, and saving a workbook.
Prerequisite or skill level of: Word 201
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Excel 202: Formulas and Editing - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Sep. 25, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Sep 11.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will be introduced to concepts beyond Excel 201, using templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and creating/editing formulas in the Microsoft Excel progrom. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Adjusting fonts, page layouts, creating formulas, editing formulas and printing.
Prerequisite or skill level of: Excel 201
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Internet 201 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Sep 23.
A one-session, two-hourcourse that introduces users to the internet and focuses on basic Internet functions and security. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Identify parts of the internet address, browse websites, searching, and Intenet safety.
Prerequisite or skill level of: Computer Basics 101
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Email 201: Sending and Receiving - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10AM - 12AM
Registration required, begins Oct 7.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will establish an email account and learn to generate email messages. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Sign up for and an e-mail account and send and receive email.
Prerequisite or skill level of: Computer Basics 102
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Email 202 : Reply, Forward and Attachments - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Oct. 23, 10AM - 12PM
Registration required, begins Oct 9.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will learn how to reply to email messages, forward email and send attachments with email. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Reply to email messages, forward email messages, and send and receive attachements.
Prerequisites or skill level of: Computer Basics 102 and MUST have an email account established and accessible prior to class,
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Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:30PM -8:30PM
Registration required, begins Oct 14.
A one-session, two-hour course in which students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring Windows 7. Basic parts of the computer will be eplaine and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Specific skills taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Usin the mouse to click on icons and open programs, identify computer components. This is not a typing class.
Prerequisite or skill level: None
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Workforce Series
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 22.
Workforce Series
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.
 
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