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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, July 01, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, July 02, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, July 08, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, July 09, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:00am
Every Second Thursday of the Month
Members Only; Free
Classes
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Every Third Wednesday of the Month
Members Only; Free
Classes
Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Presented by Linda Lee, web designer and founder of WordPress Bootcamp
Members $39, Public $49
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-author-website-building-a-site-that-works-wordpress-101-registration-35358270539
Classes
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 1:00pm
Presented by Linda Lee, web designer and founder of WordPress Bootcamp
Members $119, Public $139
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wordpress-bootcamp-creating-a-wordpress-website-and-how-to-use-it-wordpress-101-registration-35358590496
Classes
Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, August 05, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, August 06, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, September 02, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, September 03, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, September 09, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Photograph of Laurie McLean
Classes
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am
Members $39, Public $49
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/secrets-of-the-perfect-pitch-and-the-quintessential-query-registration-35359857285
Classes
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Photograph of Laurie McLean
Classes
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
Members $99, Public $119
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshopping-your-perfect-pitch-and-the-quintessential-query-registration-35359927495
Classes
Sunday, October 01, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, October 07, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, October 08, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 10:30am
$240 MI Members, $280 Public
Classes
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:00am
Taught by Ewelina Krubnik
Members & Public 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

Classes
Saturday, July 01, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, July 02, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, July 08, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, July 09, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, July 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 similar tech- and internet-related issue.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, July 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
Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am

The Author Website: Building a Site That Works

Presented by Linda Lee, web designer and founder of WordPress Bootcamp

Learn the basics and how to improve what you already have—featuring WordPress.

Members $39
Public $49

Classes
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

WordPress Bootcamp: Creating a WordPress Website and How to Use It

Presented by Linda Lee, web designer and founder of WordPress Bootcamp

Each attendee will be given a WordPress test site, set up with plugins and ready to use, so the class will be able to learn at the same pace. You will have access to your WordPress test site for 90 days after class to continue to practice or refresh what you will learn.

Members $119
Public $139

Classes
Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, August 05, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, August 06, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, September 02, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, September 03, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, September 09, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Secrets of The Perfect Pitch and the Quintessential Query

Laurie McLean will unveil the secrets of the perfect pitch and the quintessential query in an information-rich 2-hour class.

Members $39
Public $49

Classes
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Workshopping Your Perfect Pitch and the Quintessential Query

This is a hands-on workshop for your specific pitch and query.

Members $99
Public $119

Classes
Sunday, October 01, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, October 07, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, October 08, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 10:30am to 5:00pm

Memoir Writing with master memoirist Adair Lara

$240 MI Members, $280 Public
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No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Beginners and Intermediate Players

Taught by International Master Elliott Winslow

Interested in learning the basics of chess? Planning to play in your first tournament? Looking for new opponents, or just want to get back into the game your dad taught you long ago? Then come on down to the Mechanics' Institute, the oldest chess club in the country and sharpen your skills!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Ewelina Krubnik

Do you play chess? Do you wish you played chess? Have you played a few times but have been intimidated about playing more? If any of these things apply to you, come to the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco for our free women-only chess classes!

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.