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Classes
Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 10:00am
Members only - Free
Classes
Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 6:00pm
Members only - Free
https://ancestrymarch2017mi.eventbrite.com
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Classes
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month
Members only - Free
Classes
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:15pm
Members Only - Free
https://privatecompanies2017mi.eventbrite.com
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Classes
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:15pm
Members Only - Free
https://webinfo2017mi.eventbrite.com
Classes
Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Tech Office Hours

If you're looking for one-on-one help with a device, software, email, or have other internet-related questions, librarians are happy to help you with many of these issues. Reserve a 30-minute appointment to work with a librarian regarding email, ebook readers, how to make the best use of the Library's online features, how to safely manage social media accounts, or other technology-related questions.

Members only - Free
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No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Adding Branches to Your Family Tree Using Ancestry

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. The class will provide tips on searching, how to download records, and plenty of time for hands-on practice.

Members only - Free

Classes
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Library Downloads Workshop: eBooks, eComics, eMagazines, eAudiobooks

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month

The Mechanics' Institute offers thousands of digital titles that you can download to your computer, tablet, or smartphone from anywhere there's an internet connection. Bring your device to this hands-on workshop where you'll set up an account, have your questions answered, and get started downloading eBooks, eComics, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks.

Members only - Free
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No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Information Sources on Private Companies

This tutorial shows class attendees both web-based content and print resources that provide relevant information on these firms.

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