Free Technology Classes
Join us at the library for the following free technology classes. Space is limited, so please call the library to register. If you see a class you'd like to take, but can't make it at the scheduled time, call our technology trainer for an individual session.
Wednesday, April 1: 1:00pm-2:30pm
Not sure how to set up or use your iPad? This class is for you! The session will cover: setting up an Apple ID, logging into WiFi, running updates to your device and your apps, and downloading/deleting apps from the App Store.
Thursday, April 9: 10:30am-11:30pm
Creating an Account and Using Gmail
Need an email account? This class will help you set up a free account on Gmail, Google's email service. You will learn how to forward, attach files and photos, print, and add contacts.
Tuesday, April 14 11:00am-12:00pm
Computer Basics: Using Files & Folders
Losing track of your files and photos after you download or save them? In this class you will learn how to create, organize, tag, delete, and rename your photos and documents so you can find them easily.
Wednesday, April 22: 11:00am-12:30pm
Up in the Air: What is the Cloud, and How do I Use it?
Wondering where the Cloud is and why you should use it? This class will introduce you to the various ways to compute in the Cloud! Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and Apple all have cloud-based software, and this class will show you each one and give you a short overview of how to set up an account and upload your files. You will need a valid email address to set up any accounts.
Saturday, April 25: 2:00pm-3:30pm
Computer Basics: Microsoft Word
This class is for those with little or no experience using Microsoft Word. We will be working with Word 2010. The session will teach you how to create a new document, change your font size and color, spell and grammar check, and print and save your document.
Food for Fines
The library will offer its traditional forgiveness of fines during National Library Week, April 13-18, 2015.
Patrons with overdue items or fines on their cards are encouraged to bring one item of canned or packaged food to the circulation desk for each book/CD/DVD, etc. that is late. Fines will be waived.
All food contributions will be donated to the Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry. Forgiveness of fines does not include lost or damaged items.
It's Story Time!
Come join us for Story Time (see details below). The library also offers Mother Goose Time for babies and toddlers on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome!
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Winter hours began Monday, Sept. 2, 2014, as follows:
Monday through Thursday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sundays and holidays: closed
Board of Trustees Meeting
The next meeting of the North Lake County Public Library Board of Trustees will be
Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. in the library meeting room.
Free streaming and music downloads, movies, and TV shows are now available at Freegal. This new service is available using your library card.
NLCPL on your Mobile Device
Download the BookMyne app for your Apple iOS and Android devices to access North Lake County Public Library on the go.
Unveiling: Four Little Free Libraries
The public is invited to the unveiling of four Little Free Libraries, sponsored by North Lake County Public Library. The event will take place at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 13th. Library Director Marilyn Trosper will launch the project in honor of National Library Week. Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served.
The new Little Free Libraries are weatherproof, handcrafted structures that have been creatively painted by local artists. They will contain constantly changing collections of 20 – 25 books which are contributed and shared by passersby of all ages and backgrounds. Based on the “take a book, leave a book” concept, these small outdoor structures have enjoyed great popularity worldwide. There are currently more than 25,000 registered Little Free Libraries in all 50 states and 70 countries.
Polson’s will be placed in various locations around the area after the unveiling.