July 28, 2014

Prendergast Library July Programming & Events

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Prendergast Library July Computer Classes

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Introduction to Microsoft Office 2010 – Excel and Word
Mondays & Wednesdays  1:00-2:30pm
July 7, 9, 14, and 16

Learn an overview of both Microsoft Office 2010 Excel and Word in one class.

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word are must-have skills in today’s work force. If you are new to Microsoft Office or need to upgrade your skills, this is the perfect class. You will create spreadsheets and documents throughout the class that benefit you.  Introduction to Spreadsheets (Excel) You will learn to work with and analyze numbers using a spreadsheet.  You will create your own spreadsheets using formulas and formatting. You will learn to search, manage, calculate and use graphs in Microsoft Excel 2010.  Introduction to Word Processing (Microsoft Word). You will learn features of Microsoft Word 2010. Class includes editing and creating documents, formatting, cutting and pasting, tables, headers, footers and mailing labels.


3-D Printing Class
Wednesdays  1:00-2:30pm
July 2 OR 23

Prendergast Library will offer a new single-session Introduction to 3D printing.  Each session will contain information about the history, mechanics and applications of the expanding field of 3D printing.

Those attending will learn the fundamentals of object manipulation in MakerWare as well as printing on a Makerbot Replicator 2. There are no prerequisites for attendance, and registration is not required. Participants at all levels of technological ability are welcome.


Parent Education Class – “Internet Safety for Elementary School Age Children”
Wednesday  7:00-8:00pm
July 30th

Learn how to safeguard your children while they are online. (Located in the PCC Lab for this event.)


One-on-One Technology Assistance
Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays  1:00-4:00pm (by appointment only)

Do you need help with a new tablet, computer, or software?  Make an appointment for one-on-one assistance with one of our two Learning Lab technicians!  Our Learning Lab techs can help you with devices such as: Kindles, iPads, Nooks, Android/Apple products and many more.  We can also demonstrate the use of our 3D printer, as well as answer any question in detail. We ask that you leave information about the technology you require assistance with.

New OverDrive Titles Purchased by James Prendergast Library – May 19, 2014

May 19, 2014 - Excel spreadsheet

Title Creator Reader PlayTime FormatClassification Series
A is for Alibi Sue Grafton Mary Peiffer 07:39:29 Audiobook Kinsey Millhone
American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook American Heart Association eBook
Birdmen Lawrence Goldstone eBook
Bittersweet Miranda Beverly-Whittemore eBook
Black Lake Johanna Lane eBook
Blink Malcolm Gladwell eBook
The Boys in the Boat Daniel James Brown eBook
Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven Fannie Flagg eBook
Cavendon Hall Barbara Taylor Bradford Anna Bentinck 13:12:07 Audiobook
Church of Mercy Pope Francis eBook
Clouds of Glory Michæl Korda eBook
The Corsican Caper Peter Mayle Erik Davies 04:30:19 Audiobook
Crossfire Trail Louis L’Amour Jason Culp 05:03:55 Audiobook
Defend and Betray Anne Perry eBook William Monk Mystery
Family Secrets Nancy Thayer eBook
A Fatal Grace Louise Penny Ralph Cosham 10:31:04 Audiobook Chief Inspector Armand Gamache
Finding Me Michelle Knight eBook
Firefly Lane Kristin Hannah eBook
The Fleet Street Murders Charles Finch eBook Charles Lenox Mystery
Frog Music Emma Donoghue Khristine Hvam 12:43:51 Audiobook
Ghost Ship Clive Cussler eBook NUMA Files
The Golden Egg Donna Leon David Rintoul 08:00:56 Audiobook Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery
A Great Deliverance Elizabeth George eBook Inspector Lynley
The Hurricane Sisters CD Dorothea Benton Frank Robin Miles 10:26:30 Audiobook
The Inn at Rose Harbor Debbie Macomber Lorelei King 09:34:36 Audiobook Rose Harbor
Into the Wild Jon Krakauer eBook
James Madison Lynne Cheney eBook
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells Sebastian Faulks Julian Rhind-tutt 06:55:18 Audiobook
The Kill Switch James Rollins eBook
Kitchen Confidential Anthony Bourdain eBook
The Last Time I Saw You Elizabeth Berg eBook
The Lincoln Myth Steve Berry eBook Cotton Malone

Basic computer classes available to public

Beginning Monday, February 3rd, basic computer classes will be available for the public at Jamestown (Prendergast Library), Dunkirk Free Library, and Olean Public Library from 10:15-12:15, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for two weeks, as part of the New York State Literacy Library Services grant.

A BOCES instructor will be at the Prendergast Library and the instruction will be video conferenced to the Dunkirk’s and Olean’s PCC lab.

To register, contact the library:

Dunkirk Free Library:  716-366-2511

James Prendergast Library: 716-484-7135

Olean Public Library: 716-372-0200

Free Computer Classes at Dunkirk Library & Prendergast Library!

Beginning Monday, January 6th, basic computer classes will be available for the public at Jamestown (Prendergast), and Dunkirk Library from 10:15-12:15, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for two weeks, as part of the New York State Literacy Library Services grant.

A BOCES instructor will be at the Jamestown library and the instruction will be video conferenced to the Dunkirk’s PCC lab.

This first session for 2014 will run Jan. 6-17.  If patrons miss the January session, it will be repeated February 3-14.

To register, contact the library:

Dunkirk Free Library:  716-366-2511

James Prendergast Library: 716-484-7135