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Digital Saturday

  • Date: 09/16/2017 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Central Library
    1000 Avocado Avenue
    Newport Beach, California 92660
  • Introduction: The Library will be showcasing its digital resources, including downloadable books, audiobooks and magazines, online research materials, and tech toys

Newport Beach Public Library invites the community to enhance their technological literacy at Digital Saturday on Saturday, September 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach.

Digital Saturday will showcase the library’s digital resources, including eBooks, eMagazines, audio books, and online databases, as well as explore the  Media Lab, Sound Lab and Tech Toys now available for loan. Staff will be on hand to introduce customers to the library’s eBranch and to show them how to download eBooks and magazines to mobile devices; access valuable research materials and homework help; take online classes;  and create projects using state-of-the-art software and technology.  A current library card and Google or Apple ID password is needed for one-on-one instruction on downloading ebooks and magazines to personal mobile devices. 

Digital Saturday is free, and no registration is required to participate. Customers are encouraged to bring their mobile devices for assistance in downloading eBooks and eMagazines. A complete schedule of events will be posted in September.

 Program Schedule

10:00 a.m.  Axis 360 Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks
11:00 a.m.  Media Lab and Sound Lab Basics
11:00 a.m.  Children’s Online Learning Resources in Children’s Room
12:00 p.m.  Introduction to Lynda.com
1:00 p.m.    Axis 360 Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks 
2:00 p.m.   Introduction to Ancestry.com
3:00 p.m.   Media Lab and Sound Lab Basics
3:30 p.m.    Grand prize drawing for iPad Courtesy of Axis 360

All programs are free, last approximately 30 minutes and will be held in the Media Lab, unless otherwise noted.  

 

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