Friday, February 15, 2013

Computer Basics Classes

prepared by Regina Gillam

Do you need to brush up on your computer skills or are they non-existent?  If either is the case, you should come to the free computer basics classes at the library.  

The Delgado Community College Library and the Adult Education (GED) Program are hosting FREE Basic Computer Classes.  The seminars are presented every Friday from 1- 3 in the library classroom.  The library classroom is located in building 10, room 134.  

The next class will be held on February 22nd and will focus on learning about email.  Each class covers a different topic.  

 Topics that have been covered in previous seminars include: “keyboarding and computer terminology,” “Working with Windows” and “Microsoft office”.  All classes are two hours long.  The first hour of the class consists of instruction on the selected topic.  The second hour of the class is the hands-on portion where students get to practice what they've learned. The classes are on a first-come, first-served basis and pre-registration is not required.

The more things change, the more they stay the same - as evidenced by the fact that 27 years ago Delgado was providing computer-literacy education, just as we are now.


Friday, February 8, 2013

Fall in Love...With a Good Book!

Prepared by Jude Morrissey

The Black Brunswicker by John Everett Millais
 With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we recommend reading a book on Romance! Our Popular Reading Collection includes several books to choose from. Some are traditional "damsel in distress meets sexy hero" romance novels while others are fiction from other genres where romance plays a significant role. Still others are non-fiction accounts of people looking for true love. 

Here's a list of likely titles:

You can find descriptions of each of these books in one of the City Park hall displays. 

City Park Hall Display

Of course, if Romance is not your thing, there are many other genres to choose from in the collection. If you'd like some help finding a good book to read in your spare time, just Ask A Librarian