Sunday, July 31, 2005

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Monday, July 25, 2005

Due date reminder notices via e-mail with Library Elf!


Do you always forget when your items are due?
Keep track of what you have out, and get due date reminder notices by e-mail with Library Elf! Click here to read all about it, or follow this link to sign-up!


Checkout items at SWAN libraries? Sign up on this link too! http://www.libraryelf.com/SignUp.aspx?library=SWAN

Thursday, July 21, 2005

Looking for Wireless Connections?

Check out MetroFreeFi!

The searchable site lists free WiFi sites in Chicago and the suburbs!

Saturday, July 16, 2005

Resources from Planning a Website Lecture

Web links from today's Planning a Website Lecture have been posted to the library website. Click here.

There are links listed for domain name registration, domain hosting, accepting payments on your website (e-commerce) and search engine optimization.

Thursday, July 14, 2005

New Computer Class Topics Added!

In August, we will offer the following computer classes.
Registration is limited, and we expect classes to fill quickly, so sign up now!

Introduction to Library Computers & Mouse
Lansing Library Catalog
Yahoo! E-Mail for Beginners
Beginning Internet

NEW IN AUGUST:

Finding Your Next Great Read With NoveList
Finding Your Child's Next Great Read with NoveList K-8
Getting Started with Microsoft Word
"Mom & Me" Library Catalog (Dads or Grandparents are welcome too!)

An evening session will be offered for "Getting Started with Microsoft Word."

Click here for detailed information about registration requirements and class descriptions.

Lecture: Planning and Maintaining a Website

There is still time to register for Saturday's free lecture!

Saturday, July 16, 2005
10:30 a.m.
Computer Lecture:Planning a Website

Starting a site for your small business or personal use? Don’t miss this lecture!
Attendees will gain:
An understanding of the key steps to begin planning a site: examining other pages, exploring page layout schemes, and diagramming.

An overview of the costs involved in creating and making a page available on the WWW: domain fees, ISP hosting, design fees, graphics, and more.

An action plan for developing their own site and pointers to Web resources and books that will help.

Please register for this free program at the Circulation Desk, or call the Adult Services Dept. (708-474-2447, extension #122)

Saturday, July 09, 2005

Computer Class Registration

Registration for our August computer classes will begin on Monday, July 11, 2005. Register in person at the Adult Circulation Desk.