I taught this class last night as part of the series of Internet classes I’m teaching to patrons at MRRL. I was a bit worried going into it, as almost all of the people at previous classes were seniors so I on the handout I added the websites I learned about at Internet Librarian last year. It ended up being a very interesting mix. I had some … Continue reading Find Your Friends on Facebook
Several people have asked me to share the classes I’m creating for the Patrons. I’m doing half of the series, a coworker is doing the other half, so you’ll only be seeing half the lessons. The first one is Introduction to Blogging. It’s geared towards, beginners, people don’t really know much about blogs or blogging. I’ll cover some information about blogs then have them set up … Continue reading Intro to Blogging for the Patrons
The laptops are here! I snuck in early this morning to sneak a picture of one of them. Dont’ tell Robin! 😉 Yes all 15 are red, they were on clearance from Gateway. We also purchased an instructor laptop that is blue, it’s a bit more powerful. Even better, it came with a free digital camera! I’m hoping we’ll have more pictures of programs and … Continue reading The Laptops are Here!
MRRL is getting ready to kick off it’s new serious of computer/internet classes for the public. I’ve agreed to teach half of them, so I’ve been busy working on presentations and plans. I wonder how this will be different from teaching other Librarians. Here’s my list of classes, any tips or suggestions? 🙂 Introduction to Blogging: Learn the basics of blogging – We’ll cover, what … Continue reading Computer/Internet Classes for Patrons
March 2nd – 8th is Teen Tech Week. YASLA has some great activity suggestions plus this hand out for the teens. Have you done or know how to do everything on this list? 25 Things you can do for Teen Tech Week 1. Download an eBook or audiobook onto your mp3 player. 2. Visit your local library’s webpage. 3. Blog about a library book or … Continue reading It’s Teen Tech Week!
Saturday was our first Game Day to include Guitar Hero. It was a small, last minute Game Day in order to help introduce the exciting new programs we’ll be having this year and the opening of our Teen Zone. It was a success! Although the lighting in the room wasn’t great I managed to snap a few ok pictures. Some how Robin got a hold … Continue reading Guitar Hero Rocks the Library
With a “to do” list a mile long I feel as though I’ll never get anything finished. Technically this isn’t finished either as it’s meant to be a living page and it’s well on it’s way. My library is using our del.icio.us account to create our Weblinks page for our patrons. Robin set up the page using dishy and I’ve been busy adding links left … Continue reading We are del.icio.us!