An example of a non-library event held in the Library Community Room
Selling on E-Bay
On Thursday December 4 the local Post Office provided a session on how to sell on E-Bay. The session included information on setting up an account, how to add items for sale, etc. One copy of the information provided to the participants is available for review at the Reference Desk. Ask the Reference Desk for more information. ______________________________________________________________________________
Upcoming Events: Current events at the Library are listed in the current issue of Library LinksClick herefor details.
Senior Computer Classes The Library ran a series of computer classes during the Summer of 2013. There are no computer classes currently scheduled at the Southwick Public Library. Pending both interest and funding the library can consider this in the future. The Westfield Atheneaum periodicallly conducts computer classes contact them for details. The Southwick Senior Center also conducts classes periodically and more information contact the Senior Center.
The library has received funds to conduct an advanced series of classes during the Summer 2014. This would not be a very basic series on how to use a computer. For more information on the Summer 2014 class click here and go to page 3 of the document for an article and pictures. It is from the August 15, 2014 issue of the Southwick Suffield News (now known as Southwick News)..
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Participants in the Adult Book Discussion group at the Southwick Public Library may pick up and pay for September's selection: "Remarkable Creatures" by Tracy Chevalier beginning Monday, August 1, 2011 while supplies last.
The book is characterized by the Los Angeles Times as "Engrossing...[an] illuminating story of women finding fulfillment in shared passions and the bonds of friendship."
The fall discussion session will begin with the Chavalier book on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Interested patrons are always welcome to participate.
Computer Workshops Slated [in 2011]
The Southwick Public Library will present a series of three free computer workshops for adults beginning with a computer overview on Tuesday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. which will be facilitated by Frank B. Quirk a retired instructor/trainer with Northeastern University whose work included teaching computer skills to adults. Registration by adult patrons in good standing should be completed as soon as possible.
The three-program series will consist of three one-hour instruction periods in the Community Room, and on the 19th with a one-hour session on keyboard and mouse use, if needed. The 19th will also include Internet concepts/ equipment/ terminology, Internet access and navigation, and security.
The Wednesday, July 27, 2011 session will feature Email, creating Email accounts, ID and password, and sending and receiving.
Finally, the Tuesday, August 2, 2011 session will concentrate on entering and editing text for word processing/resumes/forms.
The registration form, outlining both interest and knowledge, needs to be completed in advance, and will be available at the Circulation Desk of the library. No phone registrations will be accepted.
Library Link's is the monthly Library newsletter. This newsletter is available by mail to members of the Friends of the Southwick Public Library as well as available at the Circulation Desk of the Library and on this website.
A book discussion group meets monthly ask at the Circulation Desk for details.
A knitting group meets monthly at the Library. For more information read the flyers inside the front door of the Library or ask at the Circulation Desk.
During the month activities for children and young adults are held. For more information on upcoming events or check the Library calendar on the Town website www.southwickma.org/library,
For information on conferences, workshops and other business subjects being held in the greater Springfield area check the Southwick Economic Development Commission website at www.southwickma.info or click here
To read the current issue click here. Paper copies of Library Links are available at the Circulation Desk at the Library. Members of the Friends of the Southwick Public Library receive a copy of Library Links newsletter mailed to them. Forms to join the Friends for 2013 are now available at the Circulation Desk.
Library now offers new Job Hunting services online as of February 1, 2010
The Southwick Public Library as a recipient of a grant from the Friends of the Southwick Public Library will offer a new online service for job seekers and those considering changing careers. For more information click here, read the article in the February 2010 issue ofLibrary Links or ask at the Reference Desk.
For information on other job/career events click here. __________________________________________________________________________________
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