Chardon Adult Programming
Digital Discoveries and Computer Classes
Adventures with Email
Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m.
This hands-on class is for people new to email or anyone looking for tips to use it more efficiently. Help will be provided p
rior to class to set up an email account.
Wednesday, May 8, 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 7 p.m.
Discover what search engines (Google, etc.) have to offer and learn how to safely navigate the Internet for information.
Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m.
A hands-on class for those with little or no computer experience.
Wednesday, June 5, 10 a.m.
Discover how to make the most of Google along with other search methods including subject indexes, metasearch engines and databases.
MS Word basics
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2 p.m.
This hands-on class walks you through creating documents or letters using Microsoft Word 2010. Prerequisite: You must have a working knowledge of the mouse and keyboard.
Introduction to Facebook
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m.
Want a Facebook account but don’t know where to start? This class provides beginners with hands-on experience. Come in early and have the staff help you set up an account before the day of the class.
Digital Travel Photography
Thursday, May 16, June 13, July 11, 7 p.m.
Award winning photographer, Ron Surmick will offer three sessions: one on creating spectacular photos, one on improving your landscape photography, and one on key techniques for shooting architectural images.
The Simple Act of Planting a Tree
Saturday, May 18, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Come spend the morning with Chardon’s Urban Forester, Dave Allen, to learn the best methods to ensure a healthy, safe, long-lived tree in your yard. The class will cover choosing the right tree, siting, planting and the all-important after care. Class will start indoors and continue outside as we plant a tree.
Using Legacy Software to Create Genealogy Charts
Wednesday, June 5, 7 p.m.
Have you wondered how to create a neatly typed ancestor chart or family tree? It’s easy, using free, downloadable software. Once you have entered several generations of your family’s birth, death and marriage dates and locations, you can print charts at the touch of a button. Creating large wall charts with commercial software will also be demonstrated. To save your work, bring a flash drive.
Saturday, June 15, 1 - 4:30 p.m.
Bring your photos and supplies. Share ideas during an afternoon of scrapbook fun. The Library’s Ellison Die Machine will be available for participants to use.
Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863
Monday, June 17, 7 p.m.
What started as a limited engagement between Union and Confederate troops near a Pennsylvania crossroad became one of the bloodiest battles ever fought on the North American continent. Todd Arrington, Chief of Interpretation at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site, explores this famous battle two weeks before its 150-year anniversary.
Crocheting for Beginners
Monday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m.
Calling all would-be crocheters! Join us for an evening of crafting fun as we demonstrate basic crocheting techniques. Each participant will learn how to make a lovely and useful
dish cloth. No experience is required. Supplies provided.
Sponsored by the Chardon Friends of the Library
Friday, Aug. 2 9 - 10 a.m. Friends Preview* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Open to the Public
Saturday, Aug. 3 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Open to the Public
Sunday, Aug. 4 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Bag Day
Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
May 15 Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Aug. 21 The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
Sept. 18 Doc by Mary Doria Russell