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National Readathon Day is Saturday, January 24th

This a fundraising event for the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting literacy and spreading a love of literature. On January 24, participants will ask friends and family to support them as they read for 4 hours straight. Come get your free Readers Survival Kit at the 3rd floor desk. #timetoread Learn More

Teen Workshop

ACT Test Prep

Two-part practice test & strategy workshop sponsored by Kaplan. Saturdays, 1/31 and 2/7. Reservation required. Register

Computer & Tech Instruction

iPad Help: Lessons for Beginners

A guided tour of the iPad, teaching you how to navigate, find, download, organize and arrange apps. Tuesday Jan 27, 6:30 pm Register

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Jan 26 6:30 PM | Monday

Microsoft Publisher

Are you responsible for creating the family newsletter, brochures for work, or other materials? Do you want to give your documents a professional-quality look and save time? Microsoft Publisher, an entry-level desktop publishing application, gives the user design and layout control. You will need a working knowledge of Microsoft Word.

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Jan 27 2:00 PM | Tuesday

Find Tax Forms Online

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that individual taxpayers will no longer receive paper income tax packages in the mail from the IRS. This session will show you how to find some of the more widely used federal and state forms on the IRS and State of Illinois web sites.

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Jan 27 6:30 PM | Tuesday

iPad Help: Lessons for Beginners

Are you thinking about buying an iPad and want to learn more about it? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it to better use? This class will give you a guided tour of the iPad, teaching you how to navigate, and even how to find, download, organize and arrange the apps on the screen. Bring your iPad

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