All classes are at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, January 9-March 26, 2024 in the Sarah McCabe Power Community Room. Registration is required.
Newspaper Databases including access to the Independent Record – Jan 9, 2 p.m.
In this class, learn how to access and view a nationwide collection of newspapers right from the library’s website. We will show you how to use a database called NewsBank to view the image and text versions of newspapers, including the local Independent Record, from your home computer, phone, or a library computer. NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues, and access is provided to Lewis & Clark Library patrons free of charge. Register here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/11661757
iPhone Closer Look – Account Recovery and Digital Legacy - Jan 16, 2 p.m.
The iPhone Closer Look series is a monthly class where we explore a single topic of iPhone use and talk all about how to use it and why. This month, we will talk about Account Recovery and Digital Legacy. Account recovery contacts are trusted individuals that you can assign to help you recover your Apple ID Password if you lose or forget it. Digital Legacy is a way to ensure that the information on your phone or a loved one’s phone will transfer to a responsible party upon death. These two topics together will make sure that the information in your phone is not lost. All iPhone users at all levels are welcome in this class. Register here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/11661758
Google Photos – Jan 23, 2 p.m.
Google Photos is a free Google service where you can upload, backup, and store your digital photos. From this application, you can edit, share, organize, and store photos from your phone or from your personal computer. Come to this class to learn how to use Google Photos to make sure you never lose a photo memory. Bringing your Google account information, if you have it, is recommended for this class but not necessary. Register here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/11661759
Facebook – Jan 30, 2 p.m.
Facebook is a social media giant where you can stay in contact with friends and family, chat in interest groups, buy/sell items, connect with businesses and events, and so much more. Learn the basics of how the social media platform Facebook is organized, the features and abilities of Facebook, and the big picture of privacy on social media. Bringing your Facebook account information, if you have it, is recommended for this class but not necessary. Register here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/11661760
Valueline – Feb 6, 2 p.m.
The free Lewis & Clark Library’s online database collection now includes Valueline, a stock market tool for managing investments. Valueline is a source of interpretative analysis on approximately 1,700 individual stocks and approximately 100 industries, with predicted future stock outlooks and past performance for determining trends. Join the library’s adult services team in learning how to use this database to access the information you need for informed investing. All user levels are welcome in this class. Register here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/11661761
Google Drive – Feb 13, 2 p.m.
Learn how to use the free Google file storage and sharing app Google Drive. In the Drive, you can create, store, and share text documents, store photos, create and share presentations, collaborate with other users, and so much more. Then your files in Google Drive can be accessed from any device with an internet connection. Come learn all that Google Drive can do in this hour long class.
Facetime for iPhone and Androids – Feb 20, 2 p.m.
iPhone users can now call an Android user and have a Facetime (video chat) conversation through the Android user’s browser. Learn how to make a video call from your iPhone to another iPhone user or to an Android user, and learn some Facetime features that you may not know about in this hour long class. Android users can come to class and learn how to receive a Facetime call as well. Please bring your cell phone to class if you would like to follow along on your device. Register here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/11661763
Health Database – Feb 27, 2 p.m.
Want to know more about a health condition? Or a medication? Want to read about the latest medical research or browse health magazines? The Lewis & Clark Library provides patrons with free access to the Consumer Health Complete database from any location with a valid library card. Come to this class to learn how to access and use this database that is full of valuable medical information and research.
Google Docs – Mar 5, 2 p.m.
Google Docs is a free word processing program (like Microsoft Word) that is web-based so you can create typed documents anywhere that you have an internet connection, even on your phone. You can also easily collaborate with other Google users on a document, allowing for other users to make edits, changes, and chat while working in separate locations. Learn how to write a letter, share a letter, edit it, and share it all from a free Google account. Register here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/11661765
iPhone Closer Look - iCloud – Mar 12, 2 p.m.
The iPhone Closer Look series is a monthly class where we explore a single topic of iPhone use and talk all about how to use it and why. This month, we will talk about iCloud. iCloud is where your phone is backed up, your photos are stored, and more depending on your settings. We will bring out some library computers and talk about how to use iCloud both on your phone and on the computer. Please bring your Apple ID and password to class if you would like to sign into iCloud on a computer and follow along, or you can bring your laptop if you have/use one. All iPhone users at all levels are welcome in this class. Register here:
Google Sheets – Mar 19, 2 p.m.
Google Sheets is a free, web based alternative to Microsoft Excel where you can edit and make spreadsheets. Use this program to create budgets, make sharable lists, make graphs or charts, and much more. You can also easily collaborate with other Google users on a document, allowing for other users to make edits, changes, and chat while working in separate locations. Come to this class to learn how Google Sheets can help you with your work or personal organization. Register here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/11661767
Smartphone Security – Mar 26, 2 p.m.
Your phone holds some of your most personal information, like passwords, banking information, health information, photos, and your personal communication. In the wrong hands, this information could be used to steal your identity, make purchases with your money, and hack your accounts. Come to this class to learn about the best practices for security on your Android or iPhone. Register here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/11661768