Wednesday, August 22, 2012
We are pleased to announce that we now offer the Mango Languages online language-learning system!
Learning a new language with Mango Languages is free for all library patrons, all you need is a home computer and your library card.
Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application that integrates components of vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture.
There are more than 40 foreign language courses available and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Once you create an individual account on the site, you can also learn languages everywhere you go with free apps for the iPhone, iPod touch and Android.
Please check out this great new service and let us know what you think!
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Due to the August election, this month's computer class with Mark Opyd has been moved from the 2nd Tuesday to August 21. Getting More out of Cloud Storage is the topic and will cover storing & accessing data in the Internet "cloud". Upcoming topics are:
- Sept. 11 - PC vs. Mac
- Oct. 9 - Learn a New Language
- Nov. 13 - Windows Basics
- Dec. 11 - Introduction to eReading