LTTC Registration – Fall 2014

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Please click the box beside the classes you wish to attend:

No computer experience is required for this class.
Learn how to use a mouse, become familiar with the keyboard, and learn about other parts of the computer.

Basic computer skills are required.
Learn how to access the internet using different search engines and create your own e-mail account.

Basic computer skills are required.
Learn a new way to browse the internet using Chrome. Also learn how to use Google Drive, which allows you to save documents online, so you can access them from any computer with internet access.

Basic computer skills are required.
Learn how to navigate Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media sites.

Basic computer skills and USB storage device required (there will be USB devices for sale).
Find out how your computer is organized. Learn how to open and save files, and use storage devices.

Basic computer skills are required.
Learn how to create professional documents such as resumes, letters, legal documents, brochures, and more.

Basic knowledge of wireless devices and a library card is required.
Learn how to access and download e-books, audiobooks, and magazines on your wireless device.

Advanced computer skills (experience copying/pasting, downloading/uploading) are required.
Interested in creating your own webpage? Let us show you how!

Basic computer skills are required
Learn how to organize, format, and calculate data with formulas using a spreadsheet system broken up by rows and columns.

Basic computer skills are required.
Bring your own device and let us help you learn how to use all of the new features of Windows 8 to your advantage.

CG – Adult Summer Programming

The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library is proud to announce its Adult Programming for Summer 2014. The theme for the Summer Reading this year is science. There will be three events, all held at The Depot at 109 King Street, on Tuesdays at 5:30 P.M. 

The first, on Tuesday the 15th of July, is a presentation by Special Agent Audey Murphy of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Special Agent Murphy is a Crime Scene Specialist and will discuss investigative techniques and procedures.

On Tuesday the 22nd of July, Kevin Casey – operations manager of WEBS Radio Station, will explain the emergency alert system – how it works, where information is disseminated, the codes used, the agencies involved, and how quickly the radio station can alert the public.

Our last speaker is Fire Chief Lenny Nesbit, on Tuesday, July 29th, Fire Chief Nesbit will discuss fire-fighting and investigative processes regarding the forensics of suspected arson inquests and the associated technology.

All adults are welcome. Please call the library at (706) 624-1456, and ask for Carmen Forsee, with any questions.

DW – How To (LTTC)

The Dalton-Whitfield Library will be offering a How To (use Facebook and Microsoft Office) course this May. Registration is required and limited to 15 people per class. To register, visit the Learning and Technology Training Center’s Schedule.

Classes being offered:

How To: Facebook and Social Media – May 19th at 10am-12pm.
How To: Microsoft Office – May 28th at 10am-12pm.

For more information about the classes, check out the class descriptions.

You must be 16 or older to register and take classes at the Learning and Technology Training Center.

DW – Words for Work / Palabras para Trabajar

Words for Work / Palabras para Trabajar

WfW English

Words for Work is dedicated to providing job training and English Language Development for Latinos.

Skill Modules:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Understanding the American Workplace
  • Job searching
  • Effective communication
  • Becoming a successful employee
  • Healthcare (optional)
  • Construction (optional)
  • Basic Math

About:

  • Employees who would like to improve their English can register to participate in the program.
  • The program is designed to help improve communication in the workplace between English and Spanish speaking workers and customers.
  • Employers who would like to learn more about the program for their employees can contact the LTTC for more information.

For more information about the program or to register, please contact Marlen Rodriguez at 706-876-2504 or rodriguezm@ngrl.org

DW – Palabras para Trabajar / Words for Work

¡Le invitamos a registrarse en el programa Palabras Para Trabajar!

Palabras para Trabajar

Si a usted le gustaría tener una trabajo en instituciones médicas, en construcción, o aprender inglés para el trabjabo, podemos ayudar.

¿Como puede ayudarle Palabras para Trabajar?

Nuevas habilidades
Registrándose en Palabras para Trabajar, aprenderá:
– Como usar una computadora
– Habilidades importantes para desempeñar su trabajo
– Vocabulario en inglés relacionado con el trabajo

Aserca de Palabras para Trabajar
Para su conveniencia:
– Las clases serán gratis
– Los materiales del curso serán proveídos gratis
– Las clases será ofercido en la Biblioteca del Condado Dalton-Whitfield
– El horario de las clases será conveniente a usted.
– El programa estará disponible en Mayo, 2014

Si a usted le gustaría saber mas aserca de esta programa o registrase en Palabras para Trabajar, por favor comuníquese con Marlen Rodriguez (706) 876-2504.

Biblioteca del Condado Dalton-Whitfield
Learning and Training Technology Center
310 Cappes Street
Dalton, GA 30720
706-876-1360

DW – Career Counseling (LTTC)

Thinking of changing career paths or getting ready to start working? Come meet with a trained career counselor for free and discuss your options!

Dalton-Whitfield will be partnering with trained counselors to provide Career Counseling to all area residents: Fridays, 10am – 4pm March 21st – June 27th.

The counseling is free, open to everyone, and registration is not required.

If you aren’t sure what kind of career you want to start, have a career and want to change, or just want to explore your options, this counseling might be for you!

When you come in, you will need to complete a written form and an online career assessment through GA College 411, before you meet briefly with a career counselor to figure out which of the three colleges in the area (Chattahoochee Tech, Dalton State, or Georgia Northwestern Tech) will be the best to help you meet your new career goals.

Schedule

Fridays: 10am – 4pm

March 3/21
3/28
April 4/4
4/11
4/18
4/25
May 5/2
5/9
5/16
5/23
5/30
June 6/6
6/13
6/20
6/27

Teen Summer Reading Registration

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Below is a list of programs that we'll be doing during the Teen Summer Reading Program. Please let us know which programs you might like to attend and we'll contact you with more information!

Make, decorate, and shoot off some model rockets since really going to space is way too expensive. There might even be a chance to win some prizes!

Are you ready for a zombie apocalypse? What about a normal one? Join Chattanooga's Zombie Response Team and learn some tips about surviving, whether it's zombies, nature, or just because.

Cody Holloway is coming to teach us a little about robots and then to guide us through the process of making one.

Come build LED throwies, light up cards, and learn the basics about circuits all at the same time.

Let loose your inner Sherlock Holmes and figure out who did it in this mystery theatre.

We all know that CSI is fake! Learn some real techniques with the Whitfield County Sheriff's Department.

Artist Tammy Pryce will be here to show everyone how to make art out of clay. What do you want to make? A Harry Potter Wand? A Sonic Screwdriver? A Dragon?

Come an Ad Libs game as you learn how to program in Python. This can be a stepping stone to other languages, like the Java necessary to mod Minecraft.


Not sure what to read next? Fill out this part of the form and next time you come in, stop by the reference desk to get some suggestions!

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Add your favorite non-fiction topics separated by commas.

The YA Books are written for teens and often include things many teens deal with - sex, violence, and cursing. If you, or your parents, are uncomfortable with that, choose some of these options. Remember, it's up to your parents and you to determine what is best for you and to check the books you are reading.

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Recommendations

Book/Movie/Music Recommendations for Purchase

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