Internet for Seniors: Beginner

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
If you have never tried the Internet, cannot use a mouse, and don’t know what a URL looks like, this session is for you. This is a hands-on class for people who want to review basic computer skills before using the Internet. We’ll cover: mouse skills, browser functions, privacy issues, enlargement of screen text, bookmarks, and printing. Webcams or Mapquest will be included if time permits. Skills needed: none. Classes are open to DGPL cardholders only.

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Internet for Seniors: Intermediate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
There are now more than 27.5 million seniors using the Internet. If you’re ready to become one of them, this is the class to join. We’ll explore a few simple techniques to access a wide variety of Internet sites, including weather, news, financial and magazine options. Several special online services, including video tutorials, Skype and YouTube will also be introduced. Skills needed: mouse skills, screen functions, create a bookmark, and print. Classes are open to DGPL cardholders only.

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Microsoft® Word 2007 Intermediate

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Create a table of contents using styles, track changes in documents and create labels or documents using the Mailings tab. Prerequisite: "Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" or equivalent. Classes are open to DGPL cardholders only.

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sslamar@dglibrary.org
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Farmer's Market

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Come by and see us at the Farmer's Market! Giveaways, reading recommendations, games, Summer Reading Club signup, and more! Mini storytimes are scheduled for 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Program location: Downers Grove Main Street Train Station

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mdoornbos@dglibrary.org
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Miss Mouse's Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Monday, September 29, 2014 (All day)
Drop-off your favorite stuffed animal at the Junior Room desk for a fun weekend sleepover at the library! Miss Mouse will show your stuffed animals around the library when no humans are around. Photos are goodie bags will be waiting when you pick up you’re animal on Monday. Group Limit: 20 stuffed animals; one per child.

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Miss Mouse Mysteries

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (All day)
Look for the three clues posted each week in the picture book area of the Junior Room. Figure out the answer to the Miss Mouse Mystery question and tell a librarian at the Junior Room desk for a sticker prize. Miss Mouse Mysteries runs from Sept.1 -Oct. 31.

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