In this beginner's course, get an overview of Google Drive, and learn the basics of how to use this cloud storage service, including creating, editing, and sharing documents, and uploading and organizing files.
Did you receive a new piece of technology this holiday season and need help setting it up or learning how to use it?
Stop by the Center between 10-12pm and staff and volunteers from the library will be on hand to help figure it out.
No registration needed; help will be available on a first come, first served basis.
Use pyrography (the art of wood burning) to create an art piece by singeing a design onto the surface of wood.
Have you ever walked into a room and forgot why you are there? Join us for a presentation and discussion to find out what happens to our brains as we get older and learn more about the difference between age-related memory loss and dementia.
Presented By: Ellen Taylor, Dementia Care Specialist ADRC of Dane County
Sometimes when we go to the grocery store, we buy things we don’t really need but really want. When you have limited resources, you have less money for making extra purchases. How do you decide what is a “need” and what is a “want”? Join FoodWIse Nutrition Educator, Emily Randerson, on recognizing the differences and using MyPlate to shop for healthy food choices.
Presented by: Emily Randerson, FoodWIse Nutrition Educator
What made a prominent conspiracy-theorist YouTuber finally see that 9/11 was not a hoax? How do voter opinions shift from neutral to resolute? Can widespread social change only take place when a generation dies out? From one of our greatest thinkers on reasoning, HOW MINDS CHANGE is a book about the science, and the experience, of transformation.
Space is limited, please register everyone who is going to participate.
Learn how to make a decorative pillow sham that you can swap out for the holidays.
Participants will need to bring their own fabric :
Lucille Ball was the most famous American comedienne of all time. She was also an actress, singer, and producer, and the first female head of a major Hollywood studio, Desilu. She and her husband, Desi Arnaz, created and produced the first American situation comedy, I Love Lucy, which ran for six years on CBS when television was in its infancy.
It was a new world. The settlers from England had gained a foothold in the verdant land called “Amerika”. Old traditions would be laid aside, new ones instituted. Greed, jealousy, suspicion would still persist. Were these at the root of “The Salem Witch Trials”? Innocent residents of Salem, Massachusetts were tried and many executed in perhaps the most infamous chapter in early American history. Learn the true story of one of those unlucky residents.
Presented by: Jessica Michna
Learn more about integrating mindfulness, supported by meditation, to deal with the stresses in our everyday lives.
Included in the talk will be some simple meditations and some "life hacks" that can be pulled up to calm us in particularly challenging moments.
Sponsored by: Friends of the DeForest Area Public Library