Two crochet class for beginners are being hosted at Rodman Library. Monday classes continue on March 24 and 31, April 7 and 14, and Tuesday classes continue on March 25, April 1 and 8. Taught by Jane Graham, a member of the KnitWits Needlework Circle, participants will learn how to crochet a dishcloth. Those attending will need to bring a size G or H crochet hook and one skein of Peaches and Cream Yarn in the color of their choice.
An intermediate knitting class hosted at Rodman Library continues on Tuesday, June 3, at 6:00 p.m. All classes will be held in Rodman Main Auditorium except on June 3, which will be held in the Children’s Programming Room. Taught by Jane Graham, a member of the KnitWits Needlework Circle, the classes continue on four consecutive Tuesdays through June 24. The class is open to new knitters as well as those knitters who want to learn additional skills.
United Way, an accredited I.R.S.-V.I.T.A. agency, returns to Rodman Library to prepare taxes for the community.
The VITA Program generally offers free tax help to people who make $50,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to qualified individuals.
Please call 330-994-0888 to make an appointment for this free service. (jmh)
Partnering with Alliance City Schools after-school Navigators program. (jm)
Who is helping give out half a million free books across America on April 23rd?
World Book Night U.S. is an ambitious campaign to give thousands of free, specially printed paperbacks to light or nonreaders across America on one day. Volunteer book lovers help promote reading by going out into their communities and sharing free copies of books they love. The mission of World Book Night is to seek out those without the means or access to printed books.
In celebration of National Historic Preservation month, Martha McClaugherty will review the differences between the National Landmarks, listing on National Register of Historic Places and local designations, the work of the Alliance Historic Preservation Commission and the activities of the Alliance Area Preservation Society. The presentation will take place on Monday, May 19, at 7:00 p.m. in the Rodman Public Library Auditorium.
The knitting class for beginners will meet in the Conference Room this evening, January 21, 2014
Learn the basics of the Internet: terminology, navigation, browser options and some sites of interest.
Prior experience with using a mouse is preferred.
Become familiar with Word through an overview of this program and its functions. Learn the basics of word processing, how to copy and paste, cut and paste, insert date, time and page numbers, plus how to format a document and use templates.
Attendance at Windows Basics or prior experience with Windows is preferred.
What kind of typist are you -- hunt and peck? Or do you just want to become more proficient? This class will introduce you to the basics of touch typing by stressing proper keying position and technique. Free online practice sites will also be discussed.