This class is designed as an introduction to word processing using Word 2007. Students will learn the basic tools of Word 2007 and practice selecting text, modifying text, cutting and pasting, opening a file, and saving a document. Spelling and grammar checks, paragraph options, and alignments buttons will be discussed. Hands-on exercises will include editing a pre-existing document and creating a party invitation. This class assumes the student has some experience with Windows and using a mouse. Beginner class.
Classes are FREE but we do ask that you call (903) 237-1354 or stop in and register in advance. Also, if you sign-up for a class and cannot make it, please be considerate and call and cancel with us so that we may give your spot to someone else. We hate turning away people, as many of our classes do fill up!
The Library will close at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, December 31, for New Year's Eve. We will also be closed all day on Wednesday, January 1, in observance of New Year’s Day. Book drops will remain open for your convenience and we will resume normal business hours Thursday, January 2.
City of Longview offices and the Longview Public Library will be closed Wednesday, January 1, in observance of New Year’s Day and will resume normal business hours Thursday, January 2.
The Sanitation Division will not pick up trash on Wednesday, January 1. The Compost Site will be closed Wednesday, January 1. Due to large trash collection amounts after the Christmas holiday, citizens are asked to please not set yard waste curbside until their next scheduled collection in 2014.
Longview Transit, the public bus transportation system, will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, and Wednesday, January 1. Longview Transit’s fixed route service will close early at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 31. However, Longview Transit will offer a free Safe-Ride-Home service on New Year’s Eve, December 31, from 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. which can be scheduled by calling 903-753-2287.
To report a water or sewer emergency during the holiday, call 903-236-3030.
Looking for a good book? Come to the Scholastic Book Fair: December 9th - 13th at the Longview Public Library!
Parents, come in and get clued in on great gifts for Christmas, Hannukah, birthdays and more! Some new books are great tools to keep the kids quiet on your next roadtrip or family vacation! we’ll have a little of everything from cool nonfiction reads to your favorite chapter and picture books.
TheScholastic book fair will be set up in the Moeschle Room during library hours. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.
The Children's Department staff will be doing a special reading of Clement Clarke Moore's famous poem "T'was The Night Before Christmas." Gather with us in the department on Monday, December 23rd for this festive reading at 5:00 PM.
If you love books and helping people, we need your help! The Library is always in need of volunteers for everything from shelving books and stuffing envelopes, to cleaning and teaching computer classes! Tell us what you'd like to do and we'll try and find a spot for you! Just let us know when you would like to work- there are no mandatory shifts or hours for volunteers.
If you like to work with computers, class schedules are flexible- we can accommodate you whether you're available in the morning, afternoon or evening. We even have complete lesson plans if you prefer to just follow them or you can make your own. No teaching experience necessary- you just need to know whichever computer program you're teaching. If there's a program you really enjoy and we don't offer a class for it- you can start one- the possibilities are endless! Also, we would love to be able to offer computer classes in Spanish if you speak Spanish fluently!
Volunteering can gives you valuable experience to add to your resume as well.. From college students to retirees, this is a great opportunity to give back to the community. If you're interested in volunteering at the Library, contact Mary Jane Burnett, Community Relations Coordinator, at 903-237-1390 or email her at email@example.com
After the busy holiday season, why not focus on brushing up your resume? We offer a variety of adult computer classes to help you enhance your education and experience. From Computer & Internet Basics to the more challenging programs Adobe InDesign, there's something for everyone. You can even learn how to make cards, banners and other creative items in our Microsoft Publisher class which is returning by request next month!
Classes are free, but we ask that you register in advance, as space is limited. You can stop in and register at the reference desk or call them at 903-237-1354.
Also, if you sign up and then realize you can't make the class, please call and cancel so that we can give your spot to someone who can attend. Also, everyone who registers and comes to class will be put in a monthly drawing for a free flash drive and other prizes!
Join us on Wednesday, December 18th, for a merry morning of holiday crafting! We'll be creating holiday cards to give to our loved ones. Just bring your creative minds and we'll provide all the cards, art supplies, glitter and more!
Also, thanks to a generous donation from our local Corner Bakery, we'll also be providing yummy cookies to decorate with colorful frosting, sprinkles and other festive trimmings!
It's going to be lots and lots of fun!
Hey Teens! Who's your favorite television Doctor?! Come to the Library and gather in the Moeschle Room on Saturday, November 23rd.
The exciting event, called Day of the Doctor, is for teen "Whovians" under the age of 21. Bring some snacks and a friend or two and diehard Whovians are encouraged to come in costume as your favorite incarnation of the clever Doctor himself!
We'll get started at 3:00 PM with previously aired episodes and the screening of the 50th Anniversary special will begin at 6:00 PM. Pease be aware that the Library closes at 6:00 PM so make sure you're early or you'll get locked out!
The Northeast Texas Humane Society (HSNTX) is coming to the Longview Public Library and they're even bringing their adoption trailer! Come on out to the Library on Saturday, November 16th, and adopt a pet! By adopting a dog or cat, you'll be saving a life and getting a fun, furry family member in return.
The adoption event will begin with a program in the Moeschle Room where we will learn about our local HSNTX shelter and what they do. Then we will go outside and meet some of the adoptable animals out on the plaza. The program will begin at 2:00 PM so come on out and learn how you can save an animal's life and consider taking home a new 4-legged friend!
Adoption fees are as follows:
$100 for unaltered dogs/puppies (includes a certificate for a free spay/neuter)
$75 for unaltered cats/kittens (includes a certificate for a free spay/neuter)
$50 for all altered animals
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