Learn how to write the most powerful, effective proposal for your nonfiction book.
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.
Bring a knitting or crochet project and get to know your fellow Mechanics’ Institute members and staff.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Attendees will explore the proprietary content of digital stock reports displayed on ValueLine's dynamic platform.