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Hour of Code – Scratch Project “Speed Racer” September 8th @ 4:30 PM [8+]

Hour of Code is a program brought to you by the Parker Williams Branch to help give school aged children some exposure to various computer programming languages.

Meet us in the Library Computer Lab on September 8th from 4:30 to 5:30 to get an introduction to MIT’s free programing language Scratch while creating a simple racing game named "Speed Racer."

 

 

Hour of Code – HTML Workshop March 10th @ 4:30 PM [8+]

     Hour of Code is a program brought to you by the Parker Williams Branch to help give school aged children some exposure to various computer programming languages.

     Meet us in the Computer Lab on March 10th from 4:30 to 5:30 to work on a HTML coding project.

 

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October Computer Classes

InternetIn October we are offering the following computer classes:

Computer Basics—October 1
Beginner Internet—October 8
Internet Safety—October 15
Beginner E-mail, part 1—October 22
Beginner E-mail, part 2—October 29

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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May Computer Classes

Computer flowerIn May, we’ll be offering the following computer classes:

Computer Basics—May 7
Windows 8.1—May 14 (you must bring your own laptop)
Beginner Internet—May 21
Beginner Email Part 1—May 28

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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October Computer Classes

Do you dread the idea of having somebody send you an e-mail or advising you to look something up on the Internet?  Well, fear no more!  It is time to gather up your courage and head to one of our computer classes.  This month we are offering:

Intermediate Excel—October 2
Computer Basics—October 9
Beginner Internet—October 16
Beginner E-mail, part 1—October 30

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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August Computer Classes

Escape thComputers, beache heat by learning some basic computer skills in a pleasant atmosphere at your cool library.  This month we are offering:

Computer Basics—August 7
Beginner Internet—August 14
Beginner Email Part 1—August 21
Beginner Email Part 2—August 28

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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Learn to Use Your E-Reader!

Thinking of buying an e-reader or already own one and not sure of how to use it?  The South Houston Branch Library will be hosting a workshop Thursday, March 29 from 2-4 pm where you can learn how to use our digital media catalog and download e-books for free using our wireless network.  Bring your own e-reader or you can compare between the Nook, Kindle or iPad that the branch will have on display.

 

 

 

Flickr CC:Summertime lunch in Bryant Park, Aug 2009-27:Ed Yourdon

New Computers and Faster Internet at Katy

Fast Internet LinesKaty library has all brand new computers, adding more than 30 PCs and 5 laptops to our existing fleet. We also have new high speed T1 lines which means faster computers and reliable wireless connections. Of course, this fantastic update is not without its wrinkles. However, if you need any help at all please don’t hesitate to ask me, John, the new technology trainer and I will gladly assist you. Please check our online calendar for upcoming computer classes beginning in May.

This Day in History

Today in History

One of my favorite books as a child was an annual that highlighted Today in History. I remember looking up my birthday, my sisters' birthday, my parents' birthday, my best friend's birthday, my teacher's birthday, my dog's birthday. (Well... ya get the picture!). Now, this type of information is just at your fingertips! Check out some of these sites:

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