Library News & Notes

New Computer Classes Offered at the St. Helena Branch

The St. Helena Branch library is offering a few new computer classes for adults in May!
Microsoft Word Basics, May 16, 10:00am-11:30am Have you always wanted to learn how to create letters, labels, and cards in Microsoft Word? Now is your chance to explore this program and learn font manipulation, paragraph alignment, and line spacing. Class is open to 10 students ages 18+, sign up today by calling 255-6547!
 
Intro to Mac Computers, May 8 6:00pm-7:30pm and May 28 10:30am-12pm
 
Come by and learn how to use a Mac computer! Very different than Windows, we will cover how to find your documents, the look of the desktop, the dock, and how to surf the internet using Safari. Class is open to 4 students each session ages 18+, sign up starting May 1 by calling 255-6547!Read More...

Do you own a 'smart' device?

Yes, I have an iPad.
30% (25 votes)
Yes, I have an iPhone.
20% (17 votes)
Yes, I have a Kindle/Nook/Surface tablet.
24% (20 votes)
Yes, I have an Android.
14% (12 votes)
Yes, I have a Windows Phone.
1% (1 vote)
No, but I would really like one someday.
10% (8 votes)
Total votes: 83

National Library Week

Beaufort County Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, April 14–20. It's a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers who enrich and shape our communities. Please share with others that you value the libraries of America as a group, particularly those in our state and county!Read More...

Taxes, Taxes, Taxes

Taxes are always on our minds: We're bemoaning them, paying them, collecting them, preparing how to get out of paying them, listening to politicians talk about minimizing or raising them, arguing about how to spend them, etc. It's enough to make one's head spin! Taxes, of course, are one of the two certain things in this life according to Benjamin Franklin: "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." (From a letter he wrote to Jean-Baptiste Leroy in 1789, which was re-printed in The Works of Benjamin Franklin, 1817).Read More...

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