*Please be aware that these events are subject to change. Call ahead (854-7463) if you have questions.
Web School @ Bancroft Public Library
There is something on the Internet for everyone, but what do YOU want to find? Come to one or all of these FREE classes to go straight to the stuff you like best. Get recommended websites, searching tips, and a toolbox of tricks for using the web to go further with your favorites.
Internet Basics -- 1/13
Looking to get online, but not sure where to start? Come to this Internet Basics class for the tips, tricks, and tools you need to get online and get the most out of an Internet connection.
Find Facts Online -- 1/27
Need to brush up on some trivia, or swiftly win an argument? Get some tips for quickly finding facts and figures using the Internet. Featuring: Wikipedia, Google, and the Internet Movie Database.
www.DIY -- 2/10
Whether you're a seasoned tinkerer or looking to get into some DIY, this class will help you navigate the best of what the web has to offer in home and auto repair, crafting, and more.
Make Word Work for You -- 2/24
Learn some tips and tricks for avoiding pesky problems, and leave with some new ideas about how Word can work for you. Get started on a new project, or add this valuable skill to your resume!
Shopping Safely -- 3/9
Find anything online, and buy with confidence. Featuring: Amazon, ebay, and more.
Cooking with Computers -- 3/23
Kitchen beginners and seasoned (get it?) home cooks can all benefit from this class about using the web to find recipes, learn new cooking techniques, and plan meals and grocery shopping trips.
Mastering Maps -- 4/6
Learn how to use maps to calculate distance and gas mileage, as well as plan trips, track travel, and virtually tour the world.
All classes meet Wednesdays @ 5:30 PM. Please call the library at 854-7463 to register.
No prior computer experience necessary. Pick up the basics while you try a new approach to the things you already love. All ages and abilities welcome.
Presented by Cornell University Cooperative Extension Rensselaer County.
For questions about upcoming computer classes, call Sarah McFadden at 272-4210.
Book Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 1 PM. All are welcome. Attendees should enter through the Salem Village office, as the library is closed. Contact Margery Robertiello at 854-3166 for more information.
Scrabblers meet weekly on Wednesdays at 10 AM. Open to all. Boards are always available. Contact Anita Witten at 854-3238 for details.
Chess Club meets on Saturdays from 10 AM - 1 PM. All skill levels are welcome, even beginners. Boards are always available during library hours.
Questions or comments? Please let us know!