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  • This Calendar of Events includes library-sponsored events and public meetings that are held in library meeting rooms. For information about reserving a library meeting room, please see our Meeting Rooms page.
  • Community meetings are subject to change without notice.
  • Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The Pima County Public Library endeavors to ensure that all persons with special needs have access to Library facilities and resources. Persons with special needs may request reasonable accommodation by contacting the individual branch, or the Community Relations Manager at 594-5600.

All Events on May 15th (108 events)

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5/15/2013
Wednesday
8:30am - 10:00am
Location:
Miller-Golf Links
Categories:
Adults
Computer Classes


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Introduction to Microsoft Excel

This course teaches Microsoft Excel basics. Excel is a spreadsheet program that helps you manage mathematical information. It is frequently used in today’s workplace. Once you begin to understand the basics, you will find it is an easy and fun application to use. For example, you can use Excel to budget your personal finances and keep track of your investments. You can also use Excel to follow loan repayments, compare different mortgages, create invoices and more.

Prior experience with the computer and an understanding of the Windows operating system is recommended.

Part 1 of 2. Register at the library or by calling 594-5355. Registration for May classes starts April 20.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
8:30am - 10:00am
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Computer Area
Categories:
Computer Classes



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Introduction to Social Networking: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest

Social networking online is communicating electronically with people who share common interests. There are many methods of social networking online. In this class, we will focus on chatting, blogging, and participating in a social networking community. We will also discuss common sense and safety online.
NOTE: You must have a valid e-mail address to register for these social networking sites; please bring your e-mail address and e-mail password to each session.

Session 1 of 4. Class is limited to seven (7) students. To register, please call 520-594-5345 starting Thursday, May 2nd.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 10:00am
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness
Teens

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Yoga Classes

Start your morning off with a peaceful and energizing yoga class! We recommend wearing loose clothes and bringing a yoga mat. This class meets before the building opens, so please knock to be let in.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
El Pueblo
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes

Spanish/Español

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Introduction to Computers / Introducción a las Computadoras

In this fun, hands-on course you will learn all the basic computer skills including using the mouse and keyboard, working in Microsoft Windows, using Microsoft Word, surfing the Internet and using Email. This course is ideal for someone who has a little experience with the computer but wants to know more.
Note: If you have never touched a computer or keyboard before, you may benefit from attending our Meet the Computer course prior to Introduction to Computers.


Introducción a las Computadoras incluye usando el teclado y el raton. Usando Microsoft Word y navegando el Internet. Es para personas con poca experiencia usando computadoras.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Oro Valley
Program Room
Categories:
Adults
Writing Workshops

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Writers' Workshop

Interested in writing? Join us for an opportunity to discuss your project and discover creative writing techniques. Whether it is an essay, short story, novel, or a memoir for your grandchildren, we will discuss the joy of writing!

5/15/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Martha Cooper
Categories:
Adults

GED Prep
Literacy

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Free GED/HSE Preparation and Tutoring

At this drop-in session, get help from our tutors to get started preparing for the GED/HSE at your own pace. All classes are taught by Pima County Public Library tutors with Adult Education Certification, and will be taught in English. Students ages 16 and older can attend classes.

Please note that children cannot attend these classes. Parents must make their own child care arrangements for children under age 8.

Martha Cooper Branch Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave. Registration is not required.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Computer Classroom
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes



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Introduction to the Internet

Demystify the Internet! Learn how to navigate the Internet and use email to keep in touch with your friends and family. Not a lecture, this class is all hands-on learning with a high-speed Internet connection. You will open your own free email account to send and receive email with friends and relatives.

Before taking this course, you should know basic computer skills like how to use a mouse and keyboard, how to turn the computer on and off and a general understanding of the Windows operating system.

Session 1 of 3. To register, call 594-5580 starting Wednesday, May 1.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
9:30am
Location:
Murphy-Wilmot
Small Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Kids
Storytime

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Babytime

Designed for babies up to 18 months of age. At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
9:30am
Location:
Joyner-Green Valley
Categories:
Kids
Preschool
Storytime

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Toddler Storytime

Designed for children 18- to 36-months-old. Parents/caregivers and children interact through stories, songs, and rhymes. tories are kept short to fit the toddlers' short attention spans. Each Toddler storytime is 20 to 30 minutes long.
Hora de Cuentos de Niños. Esta Hora de Cuentos es diseñada para los niños de 18-36 meses de edad, y corre por 20-30 minutos. Este programa es presentado en inglés.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
9:30am - 11:00am
Location:
Flowing Wells
Computer Lab
Ellie Towne Community Center
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes


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Meet the Computer

Never tried a computer before? In this course you will get to meet the computer, the keyboard and the mouse, and you will learn what they are and how to use them. No experience is necessary for you to take this relaxed, fun class.
Note: If you have never used a computer before, this is an excellent class to take before Introduction to Computers.

Session 2 of 2

5/15/2013
Wednesday
9:30am - 11:00am
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Categories:
Preschool
Spanish/Español

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Stay and Play/Grupo de Juego

Learn how playing with your child can promote healthy cognitive and emotional development. Our playgroup includes songs, games and play that promote language acquisition, social/emotional skills, motor skills, and intellectual growth. Children ages 8 months to 4 years and their parents or caregivers are invited to come play! A certified child development specialist from The Parent Connection will be available to answer questions.
Presented by The Parent Connection. This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) program.


El aprender como jugar con su hijo puede promover un desarrollo cognitivo y emocional adecuado y saludable. Nuestro grupo de juego incluye canciones y juegos que promueven la adquisición de lenguaje, habilidades sociales/emocionales, habilidades motoras y crecimiento intelectual. ¡Invitamos a niños de 8 meses a 4 años y a sus padres a que vengan a jugar! Una especialista certificada en el desarrollo de niños de The Parent Connection estará disponible para contestar sus preguntas.
Presentado por The Parent Connection. Este es un programa bilingüe (Inglés/Español).

5/15/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 10:30am
Location:
Oro Valley
Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Storytime

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime is for all ages. It is an opportunity for parents to introduce their children to reading and language in a fun way.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Bookmobile
Categories:
Adults
Kids
Family

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Visit the Bookmobile

Visit the Bookmobile at San Fernando School #35, Sasabe (District 3) on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

5/15/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Joyner-Green Valley
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+

Spanish/Español

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Intercambio de Lenguaje

¿Le gustaría mejorar su dominio sobre inglés o español? ¡Únase a nosotros! Le ofrecemos una oportunidad gratuita para practicar su fluidez en un ambiente acogedor y estructurado. Estudiantes de nivel principiante a intermedio están invitados.
Se requiere inscripción. Llame al 520-594-5295

5/15/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Sahuarita
Categories:
Adults
Computer Classes

Job Help

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One-on-One Computer/Resume Help

Our computer instructor is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics. Topics can include resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, internet searching, and more. Available time slots vary.

Appointments available at 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00. Please call 594-5490 to register.

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