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In-Person: Open Lab - Ask A Tech

2022-11-29 11:00:00 2022-11-29 13:00:00 America/New_York In-Person: Open Lab - Ask A Tech Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab. West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Technology Classroom

Tuesday, November 29
11:00am - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-11-29 11:00:00 2022-11-29 13:00:00 America/New_York In-Person: Open Lab - Ask A Tech Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab. West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Technology Classroom

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

West Oaks - Technology Classroom

Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

Please note: Software questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes offered at the Library.

Recommended Audience: Adult

Questions will be answered first come, first serve. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Basic Tech Skills |

TAGS: | tec101 |

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Feb 06 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Feb 07 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Feb 08 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Feb 09 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Feb 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 11 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Feb 12 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 125 Silver Star Rd.
LYNX Bus Link 27 Ocoee / Winter Garden

The construction of the West Oaks Branch was funded by the Library System and a Florida Library Construction Grant.

Genealogy Center Blog

Learn about the Genealogy Collection!

Upcoming events

Wed, Feb 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Feb 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Calling all trainers big and small: we choose you to party like a Pikachu! Fun, activities and crafts are waiting for you! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 09, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Feb 09, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Feb 09, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Feb 09, 11:45am - 12:30pm
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Feb 09, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn to crochet with a new material as we create a fun and functional bowl out of t-shirt yarn.

Thu, Feb 09, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Thu, Feb 09, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Fri, Feb 10, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Fri, Feb 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Make a seasonal decoration using straight stitch and chaining techniques.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 11, 10:00am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Connect with some of the many resources, societies, and organizations available to help with your family history research journey.

Sat, Feb 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
In this two part series, we will learn how to make paper and use our paper to make hand made Valentine's cards! This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

Sat, Feb 11, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Junk journal, scrapbook, diary? Bring your imagination and join us to discover the possibilities of altered books at this monthly workshop. Registration required. Recommended for ages 18 and up.

Sat, Feb 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Sit back and relax during a family-friendly movie while working on a craft or coloring sheets. Recommended for families.

Sun, Feb 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Celebrate the library's 100th anniversary with art using book pages. All supplies provided. Recommended for ages 18 and up. Registration required.

Mon, Feb 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Share the beauty of African life and culture through a unique folkloric performance filled with drumming, dance and storytelling. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Tue, Feb 14, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Feb 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Red means stop, green means go! Learn about African-American inventor Garrett Morgan and his creation of the traffic light through food! Registration required. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Feb 14, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Feb 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Honor African American artist Alma Thomas and create your own colorful abstract work of art. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

Thu, Feb 16, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Feb 16, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Feb 16, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Feb 16, 11:45am - 12:30pm
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Feb 16, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to work with a new material as we make headbands using t-shirt yarn.

Thu, Feb 16, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Feb 16, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Fri, Feb 17, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Fri, Feb 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
We're celebrating 100 Years at our library with fiber arts. We'll be creating a display at our main branch with the help of our community and fiber arts.

Fri, Feb 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Leave your talent at the door because it is time to make some truly dreadful art. Prizes will be given to the worst masterpiece. Recommended for ages 13-18. Registration required.

Sat, Feb 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn hand sewing and beading skills as we make crowns from lace scraps. This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

Tue, Feb 21, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Feb 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn about the lively rhythms and improv sound of jazz music through melodic stories, instrument play and more. Recommended for ages 3-5. Registration required.

Tue, Feb 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

Tue, Feb 21, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Wed, Feb 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Get the scoop on African American inventors and discover common household items invented to make our lives easier, including Alfred L. Cralle's ice cream scoop! Recommended for ages 6-12.

Thu, Feb 23, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Feb 23, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Feb 23, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Feb 23, 11:45am - 12:30pm
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Feb 23, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Thu, Feb 23, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Feb 23, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Fri, Feb 24, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Fri, Feb 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
We're celebrating 100 Years at our library with fiber arts. We'll be creating a display at our main branch with the help of our community and fiber arts.

Sat, Feb 25, 11:30am - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® [R.E.A.D.] program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a therapy dog. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Sat, Feb 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Bring your family on down to Motown! Move and groove together with drop-in activities related to the first black-owned record company in the US. Recommended for families. Registration required.

Sun, Feb 26, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

Tue, Feb 28, All day
Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month. Then drop it in our mailbox. This month's character is Doc McStuffin!

Tue, Feb 28, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Feb 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Cuentame un Cuento is an interactive bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish that are suitable for speakers of either language. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Feb 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Tue, Feb 28, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Wed, Mar 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Mar 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we will learn about a different culture while we sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 02, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Mar 02, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Children's Area
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Mar 02, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Children's Area
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Mar 02, 11:45am - 12:30pm
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Mar 02, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn new stitches while creating a market bag out of cotton yarn in this four part series! We will be learning double crochet and in the round techniques in this class.

Thu, Mar 02, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs.

Thu, Mar 02, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.

Fri, Mar 03, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Canceled
Fri, Mar 03, 10:00am - 2:00pm
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide.

Sat, Mar 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Create cute felt mushrooms while learning hand sewing techniques. Best for ages 6+. This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

Sat, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Use beginning crochet stitches to create beautiful spring flowers!

Mon, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Tue, Mar 07, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Mar 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Celebrate National Pig Day with stories and activities featuring our favorite pigs. Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Registration required.

Tue, Mar 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Tue, Mar 07, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Wed, Mar 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Children will participate in rainforest activities while learning about Margaret Lowman and her discoveries as one of the first scientists to explore the rainforest canopy. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Thu, Mar 09, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Mar 09, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Mar 09, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Mar 09, 11:45am - 12:30pm
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Mar 09, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn new stitches while creating a market bag out of cotton yarn in this four part series! We will be learning double crochet and in the round techniques in this class.

Thu, Mar 09, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Are you stuck on a your resume? Need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

Thu, Mar 09, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Better prepare yourself for the big day! Learn the interview process and become familiar with popular websites that provide supporting information.

Fri, Mar 10, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Fri, Mar 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Use beginner sewing techniques to sew an envelope pouch in this two day class.