November is waning fast so pasted below is the listing of all our personal technology programs for December 2013.

And here is a link to a PDF version of our December tech programs flyer — feel free to print (on legal size paper) and share!

December 2013 Tech Programs @ SSCL

And on to the listing of personal tech programs for December!

Pinterest: Join hostess Jenn for a program based upon recipes and DIY projects found on the fun social networking/personal interest website – Pinterest! Each program offers a delicious recipe which we then use to create the delicious dish of the day and a home decorating craft. Program Date/Time: Tuesday, December 3, 2013; 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

iPad Workshop: This workshop offers new iPad owners an overview of how to use the iPad; and includes a discussion of useful suggested apps in categories that iPad owners might enjoy. The iPad app categories discussed include: News, Entertainment, Sports, Cooking, Games, Books, Weather and more! Program Date/Time: Wednesday, December 11, 2013; 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p. m.

Try It Before You Buy It! This program offers holiday shoppers the opportunity to come to the library and compare a variety of e-readers, tablets, Windows and Mac laptops and see how they work and thus determine which device they prefer to purchase as a holiday gift before purchasing a tech gift! Members of the library’s tech team will be on hand to answer any questions! Program Date/Time: December 14, 2013; 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Digital Literacy*: This informal program offers patrons a chance to try out a variety of tablets (including the iPad and Google Nexus 7), e-readers, Windows 8 touch screen laptops and Macs in a relaxed setting and either ask questions about how to use those tech device or simply sit down and try one more of them out!
Program Date/Time: Wednesday, December 18, 2013; 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p. m.

Pinterest: Join hostess Jenn for a program based upon recipes and DIY projects found on the fun social networking/personal interest website – Pinterest! Each program offers a delicious recipe which we then use to create the delicious dish of the day and a home decorating craft. Program Date/Time: Wednesday, December 18, 2013; 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

American Dream Program*: This program offers a fun presentation spotlighting historical and popular culture events that occurred during the month of the program. This program is intended for Adult Learners of English and anyone else who likes American history & pop culture history. Program Date/Time: Thursday, December 19, 2013; 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Teen Tech: GIMP: Teen Tech Fridays will be held the third Friday of the month and will be led by Kayla Crane. This month learn to use GIMP. Discover this freely distributed program for photo retouching, image composition and more. Program Date/Time: Friday, December 20, 2013; 3:30—5:00 p.m.

You can also make a free One-On-One appointment with a member of our tech team! We’ll assist you in learning how to use a new computer, e-reader, tablet or other tech device you own (this includes learning how to use new software and create resumes)! Just call the Reference & Technology Desk at 607-936-3713 extension 502 to make an appointment.

Registration is required for library programs (just so we know how many people to set up for!). To register call the library at (607) 936-3713 or send an email to REIMERL@STLS.ORG

The library is handicapped accessible. If you require special accommodations contact us in advance of your visit please call us in advance: (607) 936-3713.

If you have questions regarding the information on this flyer or about any upcoming library programs send an email inquiry to reimerl@stls.org

* This program is made possible through a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the American Library Association and its Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS).

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