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[25 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
FLORIDA KEYS QUILTERS

FLORIDA KEYS QUILTERS
10 AM – 5 PM

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[25 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

MEETING
5:00 PM

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[24 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Two new views of Catherine the Great

The last few months have brought us two new books about Catherine the Great, the 18th century ruler of Russia considered the epitome of the enlightened despot.
One is nonfiction: Robert K. Massie’s magisterial biography, Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman. The other is a work of historical fiction, The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak. Both are in the library’s collection and, read together, offer an interesting new perspective on the legendary ruler.
I didn’t know much at all about Catherine beyond the notorious (and apparently untrue) rumors about her love …

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[22 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Feb 28th Library Advisory meeting cancelled

Due to scheduling conflicts, the February 28th Library Advisory Board meeting has been cancelled.

Cool for Kids, Islamorada Event »

[22 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
TODDLER STORY TIME

LET YOUR FINGERS DO THE TALKING!  LEARN ALL ABOUT HOW YOUR FINGERPRINTS CAN HELP YOU!

Events, Key West Event »

[18 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Computer class: Basic photo editing using portable Picasa

How to save, share and edit photographs using free web-based software.
Students should bring a portable flash drive (also called a thumb drive or a USB drive) to class.
This is a basic-level class for beginners, but students need to know how to use a mouse and keyboard. (If you need practice with those, sign up for our Saturday morning practice sessions.)
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register stop by the Reference Desk or call 305-292-3595

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[18 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Computer class: Basic email tips

Learn how to add attachments like pictures and documents to your email, as well as opening attachments you may receive.
Students should bring a portable flash drive (also called a thumb drive or a USB drive) to class.
This is a basic-level class for beginners, but students need to know how to use a mouse and keyboard. (If you need practice with those, sign up for our Saturday morning practice sessions.)
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register stop by the Reference Desk or call 305-292-3595

Events, Key West Event »

[18 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Computer class: Basic Microsoft Word 2003

What is word processing? Learn how to create and format a document and how to copy, cut and paste text within a document.
This is a basic-level class for beginners, but students need to know how to use a mouse and keyboard. (If you need practice with those, sign up for our Saturday morning practice sessions.)
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register stop by the Reference Desk or call 305-292-3595

Events, Key West Event »

[18 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Computer class: Saving files

Learn how to save a file and how to find a file.
You should bring a flash drive (also called a thumb drive or a USB drive) to class.
This is a basic-level class for beginners, but students need to know how to use a mouse and keyboard. (If you need practice with those, sign up for our Saturday morning practice sessions.)
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register stop by the Reference Desk or call 305-292-3595

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[18 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Computer class: Basic Internet

Learn about web pages, how to read web addresses and what “hyperlink” means, as well as finding websites using one of the top search engines, Google, or viewing information from a directory like Yahoo.
This is a basic-level class for beginners, but students need to know how to use a mouse and keyboard. (If you need practice with those, sign up for our Saturday morning practice sessions.)
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register stop by the Reference Desk or call 305-292-3595