TECHNOLOGY Electronics Recycling Drive with PCs for People Saturday, May 6, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Come to the Library parking lot to donate old tech devices to be refurbished and provided to low-income families in need! Items can be in any condition; new, used, broken; we take it all! ACCEPTED ITEMS: Desktop or Laptop Computers, Phones, TVs and Monitors (NO CRT/TUBE TVs), Computer Accessories (i.e. keyboards, mice, or speakers), Printers, Hard Drives and other Computer Parts, Power Cords and Cables, Servers and Networking Equipment. WE DO NOT ACCEPT household appliances (including microwaves, refrigerators, and vacuums), car batteries, tube tvs and monitors, copiers, or anything containing chemicals, fossil fuels, bio waste, oil, liquids, powders, asbestos, or freon. AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY HELP SESSIONS Call the Library to make an appointment to meet with a representative from The Ohio Connectivity Champions to determine eligibility and apply for government-funded lower cost Internet or devices. Photoshop Open Lab Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. May 4, June 22, July 6, August 24 Get answers to questions or help on projects from a professional in an open lab environment. We will begin each session in the Archives Research Center for a quick tutorial on digitizing photos and slides on our scanning equipment. (Registration is required as class size is limited to 3.) Tech Tutor Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. May 11, 25, June 8, 22, July 13, 27, August 10, 24 If you have a computer, laptop, phone or device, we are here to help you learn more about them! Drop by for a quick session with one of our Tech Tutors who can help you. Basic Computer Skills Kayla Cicola, Connectivity Champion, presenter Tuesday, May 23, at 6:00 p.m. - Online Safety For Families Learn to protect your family's safety online. Tuesday, June 27, at 2:00 p.m. - Online Safety for Seniors Learn to protect yourself online. Tuesday, July 25, at 2:00 p.m. - Excel Learn more about creating spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel. Tuesday, August 8, at 2:00 p.m. - Google Docs Learn how to create and collaborate on online Google documents. FOLLOW US! Keeping Seniors Safe and Wills & Estates Monday, May 15, at 2:00 p.m. Legal Aid of Western Ohio A double-topic session covering learning skills to protect your personal information, safety and money and learning how to transfer your property when you die. This program is provided by Legal Aid of Western Ohio as part of its Plan Ahead and Protect Yourself Legal Series for Seniors. Remember When Adult Story Time Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15 An interactive afternoon of listening to nostalgic short stories and sharing memories and stories of the past. Adult Virtual Reality Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Explore the immersive work of Virtual Reality (VR) with Meta Quest Headsets. May 16 - Space: Visit space through an immersive virtual reality experience June 20 - All Together Now: Immerse yourself in a humancentered story that will help to promote connection, empathy, and empowerment July 18 - Beatsaber Competition: Be crowned the Best of Beatsaber in this friendly competition where players will compete to see who can get the highest score. August 15 - National Geographic Nature: Explore one of the most exciting places on the planet in this immersive virtual reality experience. Games, Puzzles, and Conversation Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16 An hour of conversation around games and puzzles. Games and puzzles will be provided. Bring a favorite game from home to share. Learn a new game. Complete a puzzle with friends. Nature On Your Doorstep: An Overview of Erie MetroParks Thursday, May 18, at 6:00 p.m. Martyn Drabik-Hamshare, Erie MetroParks Erie MetroParks manages over a dozen local park properties, providing recreational opportunities, free educational programming, and public access to the natural environment. Erie MetroParks Naturalist Martyn will provide a presentation about these locations and help you make the most of your summer. Plant Swap Friday, May 19, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. You are invited to bring your healthy cuttings, starters or full-size plants to donate-- you can take one plant home for each one that you bring. Welcome new greenery into your home while passing it on to others as well. Please separate and label all plants.

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