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COMPUTER TUTOR AT FAIRMOUNT ON THURSDAY!

COMPUTER TUTOR AT FAIRMOUNT ON THURSDAY!

The Davenport Public Library is launching a new technology program for people who need one-on-one computer help. “Computer Tutor” is designed to be a drop-in session where people can ask computer questions and gain one-on-one personalized attention.

Library program coordinator, Angela Campbell, comments “Our reference staff often gets asked technology questions that require more than minimal instruction. Computer Tutor is designed to go beyond basic help.”

Trained staff will be able to help people with the following programs: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, internet, job searching, setting up email accounts, and how to use library databases.

The Computer Tutor sessions will meet on the first two Thursdays of the month at the Fairmount Branch Library (3000 N. Fairmount Street). The first Thursday of the month will be at 7 p.m., and the second Thursday of the month will be at 2:00 p.m. Additional dates, times, and locations will be added once the Eastern Avenue Branch is open. Library staff anticipates this program to have a regular schedule beginning in September.

Registration is not required. People will be helped on a first come, first served basis. For more information, contact Angela at 563-888-3371.

June 29, 20100 comments
Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-25

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June 25, 20100 comments
5th ANNUAL TEEN BATTLE OF THE BANDS

5th ANNUAL TEEN BATTLE OF THE BANDS

Music lovers of the Quad City Community!  Join local teens as they battle for music supremacy at the 5th Annual Teen Battle of the Bands!  Come cheer on your favorite band or individual beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 24 at the Fairmount Branch Library.  The top three groups will take home cash and will have at least three additional paid gigs throughout the community.  The battle is a partnership between the Davenport Public Library, Davenport Parks & Rec., and the River Music Experience!

June 23, 20100 comments
Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-18

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June 18, 20100 comments
“PHANTOM”

“PHANTOM”

The Davenport Public Library is once again offering “Friday Films at Fairmount” throughout the summer. If you enjoy watching great musicals, eating free popcorn and drinking free lemonade, then you will love what we have in store for you at the Fairmount Branch Library every Friday, now through July 30, at 2:00 p.m.

This year, all movies will be based off great stage musicals. Titles include The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, A Chorus Line, Cabaret, Mamma Mia, and many more.

June 18th Movie – The Phantom of the Opera, starring Emmy Rossum and Gerard Butler.

Friday Films at Fairmount is brought to the public in conjunction with the Summer Reading Program, “Make a Splash at Your Library.”

June 17, 20100 comments