Computer ClassPosted: January 30th, 2015

cloudAre you going crazy trying to remember if your information is on your phone or your tablet or other computer? If you have more than one device, we’ll show you the best apps to use to sync your information using cloud storage on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. We’ll compare Dropbox, Evernote and Google Drive. You can even store your photos in the cloud to save space on your devices.

You should be comfortable using your device before this class. Reserve your seat today. Call 967-3798 or sign up on the calendar.

Storytime Crew!Posted: January 26th, 2015

Lots of happy faces in the children’s department today! A new session of storytimes begins this week: Mondays at 11 a.m., Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Save on your cable TV bill!Posted: January 22nd, 2015

vidLearn how to use video-streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu and devices including Apple TV and Roku at a free program Monday, Feb. 2 at 6:30 p.m. We’ll also talk about the music-streaming services Spotify and Pandora. No need to register; we’ll meet in the Commons.

Learn Google Docs!Posted: January 20th, 2015

Don’t own Microsoft Office? Google has the answer! Google Docs let you create documents, spreadsheets and slide shows for free! No software to purchase or download. The best part — your work is readily available from any computer with Internet access. Learn how to use it a free, hands-on class in the computer lab Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. Please create a Google account ahead of time and bring your user name and password to class. Sign up on the calendar or call 967-3798.

Author Talk!Posted: January 14th, 2015

dessertsChef Bev Shaffer will stir up excitement for the Friends’ annual Chocolate Festival at a free program Sunday, Jan. 18 at 1:30 p.m. Shaffer wrote the “Ask Bev” column for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and several cookbooks including “Chocolate Desserts to Die For”. She’ll share her cooking experiences and tips from her books, and set the stage for the Chocolate Festival, which is Saturday, Feb. 7.

The festival, a Friends fundraiser held during Vermilion’s town-wide Ice A-Fair, is open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Buy tickets for 50 cents each and sample dozens of delicious chocolate dishes prepared by local cooks. Then vote for your favorite. Or if you like to cook, enter your best dish and compete for the title of Chocolate Champ! Shaffer’s talk is free and open to the public. No registration needed. For information about the Chocolate Festival and details about how to enter, click here or call 967-3798, ext. 13.


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