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Classes
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:15pm
Members Only - Free
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Classes
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
Web Exploration Series
Members Only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-internet-archive-and-its-wayback-machine-registration-32743652145
Classes
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:00am
Every Second Thursday of the Month
Members Only; Free
Classes
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Members & Public $105
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Classes
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 12:15pm
M.I. Resources & Databases Series
Members Only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wwwmilibraryorg-for-the-intrepid-library-user-registration-32743672205
Classes
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Every Third Wednesday of the Month
Members Only; Free
Classes
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:30pm
Group Activity
Members Only; Free
Classes
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 1:00pm
Members & Public $105
http://www.litquake.org/events/ellen-sussman%E2%80%94creativity-and-writing-taking-risks-bending-rules
Classes
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:15pm
Web Exploration Series
Members Only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/find-your-next-favorite-book-on-goodreads-registration-32743733388
Classes
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
Financial Literacy Series
Members Only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/key-financial-magazinesnewspapers-every-astute-investor-should-read-registration-32743534794
Classes
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 10:00am
Every Second Thursday of the Month
Members Only; Free
Classes
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Every Third Wednesday of the Month
Members Only; Free
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
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Every Third Wednesday of the Month
Members Only; Free
Classes
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Investment Information on the Web

Learn how to access investment research, analysis, and buy/hold/sell recommendations for publicly traded companies.

Members Only - Free

Classes
Wednesday, April 12, 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, April 13, 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
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Alejandro Murguía—The Power of Poetry: Focus Your Rage in Your Writing

Starting with the word and advancing to a complete poem, this workshop, taught by San Francisco’s poet laureate Alejandro Murguía, will focus on poetry for our times.

Members & Public $105

Classes
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

www.milibrary.org For the Intrepid Library User

M.I. Resources & Databases Series

Get acquainted (or reacquainted) with the Mechanics’ Institute’s website, online catalog, and library services. This is an interactive class, so bring your questions, and plan to test your skills as we learn how to use www.milibrary.org to its fullest potential!

Members Only; Free

Classes
Wednesday, April 19, 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, April 20, 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
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ellen Sussman—Creativity and Writing: Taking Risks, Bending Rules

Guided by New York Times bestselling novelist Ellen Sussman, in this three-hour seminar the focus will be on pushing your writing in new directions.

Members & Public $105

Classes
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Find Your Next Favorite Book on Goodreads

Web Exploration Series

Learn how to create an account and use the popular book recommendation website Goodreads.  We’ll explore how to add books to your virtual shelf, find recommendations and read-alikes, and discover fun extras, including blogs, groups, and giveaways.

Members Only; Free

Classes
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Key Financial Magazines & Newspapers Every Astute Investor Should Read

Financial Literacy Series

Discover publications providing useful investment information.

Members Only; Free

Classes
Thursday, May 11, 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
Wednesday, May 17, 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 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
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.