Adult Programs 

 

Advocacy Day
Saturday, September 20th
10am-12pm

         

Have you ever . . .

  • felt passionate about a cause, but didn’t know how to promote its interests?  
  • stood next to a politician and not known how to approach him/her regarding your interests?
  • wished to start a grass roots campaign, but were unsure where to begin?

If so, join us in welcoming Margie Stern, from PA Forward, and Susan Nenstiel, from Lower Macungie Library, as they present on the subject of advocacy .  This presentation will cover the nuts and bolts of being an advocate and how to turn your new learning into taking action.
 
Help us help our community!
Become an advocate for your library, for your community, and for the things you are passionate about!
 

To register for this event, please contact Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864.

 

 

 

 

      "Get in the Game"
All ages are welcome!
Saturday, September 20th ; 1-3pm
Inside the Library 

Board game lovers take note! LML is hosting a series of Board Game Events held at Lower Macungie Library.  Join us for an interactive and fun event.  Light refreshments will be provided.
  Please sign up for this program by calling Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864 or stopping by the Circulation Desk.

 

  

   

Pennsylvania German Classes
Ich gleich Pennsylvania Deitsch!  Gleichscht du?

 

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      When:   Monday Evenings
Starts:  Sept. 8, 2014        
Ends:    Dec. 22, 2014
Time:    7:00-9:00pm

Where: Wescosville Rec. Center
         5047 Hamilton Blvd.
         Wescosville, PA 18106

This 16-week dialect class includes word learning, conversations and writing.  The course costs $20.00 per person.  Dictionary can be purchased at the first class for an additional $20.00. Register at the Library Circulation Desk or by mailing in check (payable to Lower Macungie Library) and registration form.

 

Take a Computer Class at the Library!
Classes last approximately two hours and require pre-registration.
There will be a $5 non-refundable fee due at time of sign-up. 
Y
ou must be a Lower Macungie Library cardholder to participate in the classes. 

Please stop by at the circulation desk to check for availability and to sign up for classes.


September 2014 Classes

Intro to Computer Basics: Level 1 -- Friday, September 5th @ 10am
Learn the basics of using a computer, both its external and internal parts, using a mouse, and basic windows operation.

Intro to Computer Basics: Level 2 -- Tuesday,
September 9th @ 5pm
Topics will include how to cut and paste, file management, webpage toolbar functions, control panel functions, and simple web searches.

Intro to the Web -- Saturday,
September 13th @ 10am
An introductory course on learning to navigate web pages, basic searches, downloading files, and printing.

Ancestry Library Edition -- Part 1: Tuesday, September 16th @ 5pm
Learn genealogy basis while researching your family tree history using these international databases and other online resources.
Part 1: Getting Started With Hands-on Training ; Part 2: Fine Tuning Information Retrieval

Intro to Microsoft Word 2010 -- Friday, September 19th @ 1pm
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word which makes documents easier to create, share, and read.

Heritage Quest -- Tuesday, September 23rd @ 5pm
This class will explore search techniques to access unique American genealogical databases dating back to the 1700’s which can be accessed from home computers. It will include US Census records, Revolutionary War records, book and periodical indexes of local and family histories from around the world, post-Civil War southern and African American family records, and US House and Senate documents.

Social Networking -- Wednesday, September 24th @ 5pm
We’ll cover the fundamentals of the most popular sites, explain how to create a new account, discuss the more commonly used functions, and make sure you’re taking the steps needed to protect you and your information.

Intro to PowerPoint 2010 -- Thursday, September 25th @ 5pm
We’ll cover how to create and present professional-looking slide presentations.  Students will be introduced to navigating basics that will enable them to insert text, themes, images, SmartArt graphics, sound, and video in a presentation.

Intro to Excel 2010 -- Friday, September 26th @ 10am
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.  Topics covered include: uses of Excel, formatting of spreadsheets, & simple formulas.

Job Searching and Resume Basics -- Tuesday, September 30th @ 1pm
This class will explore a variety of online employment resources (from skill assessments to popular job search sites), introduce the print career resources available at the library, and cover resume and cover letter writing basics.

 

  LML's Book Club
Come join us for our next meeting
on Wednesday, August 6th @ 10:30am
in the LMT Municipal building Meeting Room B
where we'll discus
s Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer


Lower Macungie Library's Book Club meets every first Wednesday of each month from 10:30am to 12:00pm in the Lower Macungie Township Municipal building's Meeting Room B. Come join us for great discussion and light refreshments. Please sign up at the library circulation desk to reserve your spot.

2014 Book Club schedule:
    

August  6    Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer

Sept 3        Off Kilter: A Woman's Journey to Peace with Scoliosis, Her Mother, and Her Polish Heritage by Linda Wisniewski

Oct 1        The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
   
Nov 5        The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
 
Dec 10**    Holiday Cookie Exchange and Readings
 
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Jan 7        Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel
 
Feb. 4        The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
       

  * July meeting is the SECOND Wednesday of the month
** December meeting is the SECOND Wednesday of the month

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