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Introduction to ComputersBeginners

Today at 12:30pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: June 19th Tue
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Covers the basic parts of a computer, flash drives, saving documents/pictures, printing, mouse usage, keyboarding, an introduction to Microsoft Word, Internet browsing. No computer skills needed.

Introduction to Computers on Tuesday, June 19 at 12:30pm

Studio Sessions

Today at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: June 19th Tue
  • Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Requests for 30-minute recording sessions are limited to two per day, and confirmed by email. A Detroit Public Library or HYPE card is required. Teens attending must be between the ages of 13-18.

Studio Sessions on Tuesday, June 19 at 3:00pm

ProjectArtAges 8-12 yrs.

Today at 4pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: June 19th Tue
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

ProjectArt transforms the nation’s public libraries into vital cultural hubs by offering youth year-round visual art classes.

ProjectArt on Tuesday, June 19 at 4:00pm

Al McKenzie2018 Java and Jazz Series

Today at 6pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: June 19th Tue
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Music

From being the former music director and keyboard player for The Temptations to conducting the Buffalo Symphony to teaching jazz music to youth, to know Al is to love him.

Al McKenzie on Tuesday, June 19 at 6:00pm

Introduction to ComputersAdvance

Today at 6pm
Chaney

  • Location: Chaney
  • Date: June 19th Tue
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Introduction to Advance Computers, Glimpse into Technology, Understanding Bitcoin, Microsoft PowerPoint.

Introduction to Computers on Tuesday, June 19 at 6:00pm

ProjectArtAges 13-17

Tomorrow at 12am
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 12:00am - 1:00am
  • Age Group: Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Join us for an ongoing class in the visual arts for youth ages 8-17.Register at Reference Desk

ProjectArt on Wednesday, June 20 at 12:00am

Introduction to ComputersAdvance

Tomorrow at 10:30am
Chase

  • Location: Chase
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Intermediate skills for Windows PC’s and basic Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint will be covered.

Introduction to Computers on Wednesday, June 20 at 10:30am

StorytimeHeadstart Preschool Outreach

Tomorrow at 10:30am
Chandler Park

  • Location: Chandler Park
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Age Group: Toddlers, Children
  • Event Category: Storytime
Storytime on Wednesday, June 20 at 10:30am

Book ClubLibrary for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Tomorrow at 1pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Book Club meets 4th Tuesday of the month. Two books are discussed at each meeting. Call or attend to receive a digital copy of the books to be discussed. Light refreshments.

Book Club on Wednesday, June 20 at 1:00pm

Meet Up and Eat Up!Summer Lunch Program

Tomorrow at 1:30pm
Chandler Park

  • Location: Chandler Park
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Wellness

Stop by for a nutritious lunch!

Meet Up and Eat Up! on Wednesday, June 20 at 1:30pm

Studio Sessions

Tomorrow at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Requests for 30-minute recording sessions are limited to two per day, and confirmed by email. A Detroit Public Library or HYPE card is required. Teens attending must be between the ages of 13-18.

Studio Sessions on Wednesday, June 20 at 3:00pm

Arts & Crafts

Tomorrow at 4pm
Bowen

  • Location: Bowen
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

A different project every week plus sign up to read & receive free books.

Arts & Crafts on Wednesday, June 20 at 4:00pm

ProjectArt

Tomorrow at 4pm
Hubbard

  • Location: Hubbard
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Join us for free art classes, taught by real artists! All that is required is that you show up ready to learn how to draw. All art supplies provided. Limited to 15 children.

ProjectArt on Wednesday, June 20 at 4:00pm

Introduction to Internet

Tomorrow at 6pm
Edison

  • Location: Edison
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Computers

Learn to use the World Wide Web, the essential terminology, and how to conduct Internet searches.

Introduction to Internet on Wednesday, June 20 at 6:00pm

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

Tomorrow at 6pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: June 20th Wed
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Author Events

MICHAEL ERIC DYSON is one of America’s premier public intellectuals and the author of The New York Times bestseller Tears We Cannot Stop.

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson on Wednesday, June 20 at 6:00pm
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