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East Library Update

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Laptop vending 8.21.13.jpgWE HAVE WIRELESS!

Our high-speed internet service has (finally) been installed! Many of our patrons have been waiting eagerly for our free Wi-Fi, which is now available to the public. You can now bring your laptop, smartphone, tablet, or other device, and connect to the internet for free at the East Library Temporary Location.

In addition, we have expanded our laptop services. Patrons can now use the internet on our laptops for up to two hours, and we have 18 laptops available for use. Stop by the library and try one out!

Submitted by Sophie @ East, photo courtesy of Margaret @ East

Digital Photography at Milwaukee Public Library

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DigitalCamera.jpgAre you curious about digital photography? Join us for Say Cheese! to take photographs of the library and learn how to capture terrific images, edit and enhance photos and manage your collection of digital photos.

The class will be offered at several Milwaukee Public Library locations, starting August 17th and running through August 24th. You do not need your own digital camera to take the class, but you can bring your own if you would like.

Registration is required. You can register online, or by calling Ready Reference at (414) 286-3011. Space is limited, so sign up today!

Desktop Publishing at Milwaukee Public Library

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Explore more of the amazing tools Microsoft Word has to offer by learning to use templates, make labels and stationery, create invitations, and make flyers with tear off tabs from scratch. Sponsored by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act.

This class is offered at several Milwaukee Public Library locations, so chances are there is a class near you. They will be held next week, on several different days, begining Monday, August 12th and ending August 20th.

Registration is required. You can register by calling Ready Reference at (414) 286-3011 or by clicking the picture above and registering online.

desktop publishing flier.gifExplore more of the amazing tools that Microsoft Word has to offer at one of Milwaukee Public Library's free computer classes.

Learn how to use templates, practice creating an invitation, and make a flyer with tear off tabs from scratch. This class will also provide instruction on how to make labels and stationery.

This class is available on multiple dates at various neighborhood library locations. Check our web calendar for availability.

Registration is required; call (414)286-3011 for assistance from Ready Reference or register online.

kingcomputers.jpgRegistration begins today for Milwaukee Public Library's July-August 2012 Free Computer Classes! With knowledgeable instructors and hands-on experience MPL's computer classes are perfect for those with little to no computer experience as well as those looking to learn more about Microsoft Word and Excel by taking our Intermediate classes.
Space is limited so call 414-286-3011 today to reserve your seat. You can also register in person at any Milwaukee Public Library location or online at www.mpl.org.


Sponsored by the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation and American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Award 55-42B10549.


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BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

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Were you lucky enough to receive an eReader, Kindle or iPad for Christmas this year and you need to know how to borrow downloadable media? Or maybe you would like to know how to borrow downloadable media for your home PC or Mac? If so, come to East library on February 18 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. for an informative workshop on how to borrow downloadable media through the library.

This event is open to adults and teens. No registration is required. For more information, please call (414)286-3011.



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Medline Plus Training @ Central Library

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With the vast amount of medical information on the internet, people are more involved in making health care decisions than ever. However, finding accurate medical information on the internet can be challenging. Websites that look authoritative may have misinformation. In order to make the most informed choices for yourself and your loved ones, accurate medical information can be vital.

On Monday, October 17 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Central Library on the 2nd floor computer training room, a representative from the National Library of Medicine will demonstrate how to use Medline Plus. Medline Plus is a free resource for high quality consumer health information.
This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call (414)286-3011.



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