MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The following activities for adults and children are planned for July 2014 at Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Road, Middletown:
Microsoft Word (Tuesday, 7/8; 7 pm)
Use Word to write letters, reports, and many other kinds of documents. Participants will learn about formatting fonts and paragraphs, saving documents, printing, and basic page layout.
Tumblr (Wednesday, 7/16l 11 am)
Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website that makes it incredibly easy to share multimedia and other content and find the stuff that you love. Discover the best of the web!
Scrapbooking and Paper Crafts Club (Friday, July 18; 12 noon):
Adults are invited to come the third Friday of each month to do scrapbooking and paper crafts with master crafter Nancy
Pechinski. Bring your own scrapbook/papercrafting supplies: glue, scrapbook paper, scissors, cutter, ruler and pictures. This
is designed to be a friendly and collaborative gathering. So bring your coffee and supplies and get ready to have some fun.
Register at www.mtpl.org or call (732) 671-3700 ext. 320.
Computer Basics (Saturday, 7/19; 11 am)
Are you new to computers? Do you know how to use a mouse or where to find the desktop? Are you uncomfortable using
drop down menus, check boxes, and scroll bars? Find out what certain icons are for and how to best use them. In this class
you will learn the fundamentals of a computer and how to use Microsoft Windows. NOTE: This class is designed for those
who have little or no computer experience.
Apps and Games (Friday, 7/25; 2 pm)
Discover some of the newest and most popular apps for your cell phones, tablets, and other mobile devices. Become more
productive and have more fun with your gadgets!
Online Privacy (Tuesday, 7/29; 7 pm)
Worried about identity theft and viruses? Have you heard about something called “phishing Scams”? In this class learn and discuss online security and privacy issues, discover how to safeguard your privacy, and control your information on the web.
Also Happening at the Library:
Movie Mondays (2:30 pm each Monday):
It's a Jane Austen month with the films Persuasion (1995), Austenland (2013), Emma (1996), and Pride & Prejudice (2005)
MCAT Study Group (Thursdays in summer; 7 pm)
Students: looking for a place to study for your MCAT exams? Join your peers in a quiet and effective study environment.
Friday Fun: (2nd & 4th Friday; 2:30 pm)
All adults are welcome to join us for an activity session that may include crafting, gaming or a lifelong learning opportunity. This session we'll be playing rummikub other card games. Please register but all are welcome.
20somethings (Th, 7/3; 7 pm): The Golem and the Jinni, by Helene Wecker
Mystery Book Club (Wed, 7/9 10 am): Critical Mass, by Sara Paretsky
SciFi Book and Movie Discussion (Th, 7/10; 5:30 pm): The Princess Bride, by William Goldman. The Princess Bride (1987).
First Friday (Fri, 7/11; 9:30 am): The Interestings, by Meg Wolitzer