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Classes
Saturday, June 03, 2017 - 1:00pm
Members & Public $105
http://www.litquake.org/events/ted-weinstein%E2%80%94book-proposal-boot-camp
Classes
Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 10:00am
Every Second Thursday of the Month
Members Only; Free
Classes
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:30pm
Group Activity
Members Only; Free
Classes
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:15pm
Web Exploration Series
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/encrypting-your-digital-life-registration-33476909337
Classes
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Every Third Wednesday of the Month
Members Only; Free
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Classes
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:15pm
Members Only - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mergent-intellect-registration-32744825655
Classes
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
Web Exploration Series
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adding-branches-to-your-family-tree-using-ancestry-registration-33477036718
Classes
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
Web Exploration Series
Members Only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-internet-archive-and-its-wayback-machine-registration-33476946448
Classes
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:15pm
Members Only - Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valueline-resource-center-registration-32744859757
Classes
Saturday, June 03, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ted Weinstein—Book Proposal Boot Camp

Learn how to write the most powerful, effective proposal for your nonfiction book.

Members & Public $105

Classes
Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Technology Office Hours

Every Second Thursday of the Month

Reserve a 30-minute appointment to work with a librarian for one-on-one help with a device, software, email, or have other internet-related questions.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Knit Happens

Group Activity

Bring a knitting or crochet project and get to know your fellow Mechanics’ Institute members and staff.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Encrypting Your Digital Life

Web Exploration Series

Learn tips for making sure the information you want to keep private, stays private. We’ll talk about passwords, hard drive encryption, texting versus email, and avoiding trackers as you browse the web.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free

Classes
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Library Downloads Workshop: eBooks, eMagazines, eComics, eAudiobooks

Every Third Wednesday of the Month

Bring your device to this hands-on workshop where you'll set up an account, have your questions answered, and get started downloading eBooks, eMagazines, eComics, and eAudiobooks.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Mergent Intellect

Looking for timely business information? Developing a list of key contacts for sales or as a potential employer? Researching competitive intelligence or exploring industry developments? Through sample searches, class attendees will discover the breadth of information that can be retrieved using Hoover's Mergent Intellect – a powerful upgrade from Hoover's basic database offering.

Members Only - Free

Classes
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Adding Branches to Your Family Tree Using Ancestry

Web Exploration Series

The Mechanics' Institute subscribes to the Ancestry database for libraries, which provides access to billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. This class will provide tips on searching, how to download records, and plenty of time for hands-on practice.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free

Classes
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

The Internet Archive and Its Wayback Machine

Web Exploration Series

The Internet Archive provides access to millions of open source files. Come learn how to find and download free ebooks, movies, music, audiobooks, artwork, software, and even video games. We’ll also be learning how to use their Wayback Machine to digitally transport back to the internet of yesteryear.

Members Only; Free

Classes
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

ValueLine Resource Center

Attendees will explore the proprietary content of digital stock reports displayed on ValueLine's dynamic platform.

Members Only - Free