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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Mon, 08/01/2016 (All day) to Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Receive individualized instruction from library staff. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis and last 30-60 minutes. If you require additional time, you may make a follow-up appointment.Topics include navigating the library's website, database research, career services, computer skills, and audio and eBook tutorials. Call 918-549-7550 to schedule an appointment.

08/01/2016 (All day) to 08/31/2016 (All day)
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MS Word 4

MS Word 4

Tue, 08/02/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

MS Word 4

This class explores mail merge, and shows how to use tables to perform calculations and create onscreen forms. You should take MS Word 3 prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/02/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-Up Basics

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-Up Basics

Thu, 08/04/2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Audience: 
Adults

Learn the essentials of business start-ups, get action steps for you business and receive one-to-one mentoring. SCORE is a nonprofit association of volunteer business experts. Registration is required. Go to www.tulsa.score.org to register.

08/04/2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 
 
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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Mon, 08/01/2016 (All day) to Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Receive individualized instruction from library staff. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis and last 30-60 minutes. If you require additional time, you may make a follow-up appointment.Topics include navigating the library's website, database research, career services, computer skills, and audio and eBook tutorials. Call 918-549-7550 to schedule an appointment.

08/01/2016 (All day) to 08/31/2016 (All day)
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Computers for Seniors

Computers for Seniors

Tue, 08/09/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/16/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/23/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/30/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Do your computer skills need an upgrade? Designed for people ages 55 and older who want to learn computer skills in a relaxed, encouraging atmosphere, each session builds on the one before. Make plans to attend all four! Aug. 9, "Hardware Boot Camp"; Aug. 16, "Internet Basics"; Aug. 23, "Fun With Files; and Aug. 30, "Email 101."

Special Instructions: 
Registration is required
Class is limited to 12 on a first-come, first-served basis
Call 918-549-7550 to register.
08/09/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
 
 
 
Go Bananas With Monkey Madness

Go Bananas With Monkey Madness

Tue, 08/09/2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens

In this hands-on workshop, Young Rembrandts and Release the Writer team up to bring you a wild afternoon filled with fun, creativity, and adventure. You will learn to draw this expressive animal, create a personality to bring him to life, and perhaps go bananas yourself! In the first hour, your adventure begins with a step-by-step drawing class that guides you through how to draw a cartoon monkey. We will discuss facial expressions, and how to add action and emotion to your drawing. The second hour, your monkey comes to life with personality and a unique story you create using storytelling techniques and characterization.

Special Instructions: 
Registration is required
Register by phone
918-549-7323
08/09/2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
 
 
MS Excel 1

MS Excel 1

Tue, 08/09/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

MS Excel 1

This class shows how to create formulas, use automatic fill and change basic formatting. You should take MS Word 2 and have some experience using a mouse prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/09/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
Résumé Tips & Tricks

Résumé Tips & Tricks

Sat, 08/13/2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

Whether you already have a résumé or need to start from scratch, we have the tools you need. In this hands-on class, we will explore the many resources the library offers to help you get your résumé right. Then, we will use MS Word to create a professional looking résumé using basic formatting tools. Bring your job history and a USB drive to save your work. Basic MS Word skills required.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/13/2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
 
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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Mon, 08/01/2016 (All day) to Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Receive individualized instruction from library staff. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis and last 30-60 minutes. If you require additional time, you may make a follow-up appointment.Topics include navigating the library's website, database research, career services, computer skills, and audio and eBook tutorials. Call 918-549-7550 to schedule an appointment.

08/01/2016 (All day) to 08/31/2016 (All day)
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Computers for Seniors

Computers for Seniors

Tue, 08/09/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/16/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/23/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/30/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Do your computer skills need an upgrade? Designed for people ages 55 and older who want to learn computer skills in a relaxed, encouraging atmosphere, each session builds on the one before. Make plans to attend all four! Aug. 9, "Hardware Boot Camp"; Aug. 16, "Internet Basics"; Aug. 23, "Fun With Files; and Aug. 30, "Email 101."

Special Instructions: 
Registration is required
Class is limited to 12 on a first-come, first-served basis
Call 918-549-7550 to register.
08/16/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
 
 
MS Excel 2

MS Excel 2

Tue, 08/16/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

MS Excel 2

This class shows how to create and edit formulas, and apply functions and advanced formatting to your spreadsheets and workbooks. You should take MS Excel 1 prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/16/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
Books People Are Talking About: The Best of Summer Reading

Books People Are Talking About: The Best of Summer Reading

Wed, 08/17/2016 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm

Audience: 
Adults

Like books? Let's talk! Our monthly book discussion kicks off a new season with the Best of Summer Reading. We want to hear about your favorite summer reads. And we will receive a variety of excellent recommendations for a new year of reading – guaranteed!

Light refreshments will be served.
Brought to you by
Friends of the Helmerich Library
08/17/2016 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm
 
 
 
 
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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Mon, 08/01/2016 (All day) to Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Receive individualized instruction from library staff. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis and last 30-60 minutes. If you require additional time, you may make a follow-up appointment.Topics include navigating the library's website, database research, career services, computer skills, and audio and eBook tutorials. Call 918-549-7550 to schedule an appointment.

08/01/2016 (All day) to 08/31/2016 (All day)
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Computers for Seniors

Computers for Seniors

Tue, 08/09/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/16/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/23/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/30/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Do your computer skills need an upgrade? Designed for people ages 55 and older who want to learn computer skills in a relaxed, encouraging atmosphere, each session builds on the one before. Make plans to attend all four! Aug. 9, "Hardware Boot Camp"; Aug. 16, "Internet Basics"; Aug. 23, "Fun With Files; and Aug. 30, "Email 101."

Special Instructions: 
Registration is required
Class is limited to 12 on a first-come, first-served basis
Call 918-549-7550 to register.
08/23/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
 
 
MS Excel 3

MS Excel 3

Tue, 08/23/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

MS Excel 3

This class shows how to create charts, apply conditional formatting and control the appearance of printed spreadsheets. You should take MS Excel 2 prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/23/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
LibCon! A Celebration of Fans!

LibCon! A Celebration of Fans!

Sat, 08/27/2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Audience: 
All Ages

Are you a “fan?” One of those fans who have multiple copies of Harry Potter that are battered and worn from being read over and over? Are you in limbo, waiting for the Doctor to return in his blue box? Or counting down the days to the next Star Trek/Star Wars movie? Can’t get enough Marvel/DC superheroes? Do you need more? Have we got the event for you! Yes, you! Join us for a few hours of arts, crafts, fun and games celebrating your favorite fandoms. Get your picture taken with cosplayers and participate in the costume contest. Attend one of our DIY Maker panels: Learn how to get started e-publish with local authors Gary Jonas and Bill Allen; and learn how to get started cosplaying. Attend a 3-D printing demonstration. Other special Guests include DC Marvel League, Mandelorian Mercs, Oklahoma Star Cars, Tuck’s Costumes, professional cosplay photographer George Jones and Green Country Cosplayers. Note: Fake weapons will not be allowed in the library. For all ages.

08/27/2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
 
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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Mon, 08/01/2016 (All day) to Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Receive individualized instruction from library staff. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis and last 30-60 minutes. If you require additional time, you may make a follow-up appointment.Topics include navigating the library's website, database research, career services, computer skills, and audio and eBook tutorials. Call 918-549-7550 to schedule an appointment.

08/01/2016 (All day) to 08/31/2016 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Computers for Seniors

Computers for Seniors

Tue, 08/09/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/16/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/23/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Tue, 08/30/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Do your computer skills need an upgrade? Designed for people ages 55 and older who want to learn computer skills in a relaxed, encouraging atmosphere, each session builds on the one before. Make plans to attend all four! Aug. 9, "Hardware Boot Camp"; Aug. 16, "Internet Basics"; Aug. 23, "Fun With Files; and Aug. 30, "Email 101."

Special Instructions: 
Registration is required
Class is limited to 12 on a first-come, first-served basis
Call 918-549-7550 to register.
08/30/2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
 
 
MS PowerPoint 101

MS PowerPoint 101

Tue, 08/30/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

MS PowerPoint 101

This class shows how to create group presentations and slide shows. You should take MS Word 2 prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/30/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm