Posts by Debbie
Brainfuse Is Here
Free online services now available through the Ada Public Library.
Homework HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs—from elementary school subjects to college level assignments. HelpNow services include live tutoring, available from 1:00 pm until 11:00 p.m. Self-study tools are available on-demand 24/7, and collaborative tools let students form their own study groups. Plus, students can use the secure file sharing feature in the Writing Lab to submit writing assignments to tutors any time of the day. The Brainfuse full-service test center offers practice tests for all levels in math, reading, and writing as well as college preparatory tests—including the ACT and SAT.
JobNow is a versatile online service designed to support every step of the job search process. Live
online coaching is available from 1:00 pm until 11:00 p.m. to assist with resume and cover letter preparation, and to help with preparation for job interviews. Users will also find 24/7 access to a carefully-selected library of job resources.
VetNow helps veterans and their families understand and apply for benefits from local, state, and federal programs. It also provides academic tutoring and employment transition assistance. Live online navigators are available from 1:00 pm until 11:00 p.m. each day to help veterans connect with valuable services.
Upcoming Adult Events
Let’s Talk About It! Fall 2022
Upcoming Events of Children and Teens
Grow with Google
Thursday, February 10th 10:30-11:30 am CT- Power Your Job Search with Google Tools
REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8360447142931273997
Description:Discover new job opportunities using Google Search, and learn how to organize and enhance your job
search experience using Google Workspace tools.
In this session we’ll discuss best practices for:
· Discovering career opportunities using Job Search on Google
· Using Google Sheets to track the progress of job applications
· Creating a resume using Google Docs
Thursday, February 24th 10:30-11:30 am CT- Collaborate, Meet and Work Remotely ** Will also cover aspects of Google Calendar and G-mail.
REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4060821216164545037
Description: Learn about Google tools that can help you work and stay productive no matter where you are. Plus, get tips on more free online resources to help you gain new digital skills.
In this session we’ll show you how to:
· Schedule and host effective virtual meetings
· Collaborate on documents with others in real time
· Access your files from anywhere
Upcoming Programs for Children & Teens
Used Book Sale
This sale will include a large selection of used materials including fiction, westerns, history, aviation, military, children’s materials, CDs, vinyl, audiobooks, coffee table books and more…
Hatha Yoga – with Adrianna Lancaster
Wednesdays 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. – Large McKeel Room (1.5 hr.)
Fast Paced Yoga – with Rachel Gonzales
Mondays 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Large McKeel Room (45 min.)
Call Jolene at 436-8125 ext. 286 for more information.
Online Banking for the Online Challenged
Wednesdays, May 20, 27, and June 3 & 10 at 1:00 p.m.
Do you feel you are out of the loop when it comes to managing your bank accounts? What happened to the good old days when a check was a check no matter if your wrote it at the grocery store or received it on payday. Now, you don’t even have to take a check to the bank to get it deposited! And, what’s up with that monthly statement? Remember the days of magically appearing in your mailbox every month? Those days are gone with the dinosaurs. But never FEAR! Your LIBRARY is HERE!
Join us on a four-week journey into online banking. This workshop series will give participants the opportunity to see what features are offered through online banking, how these features work and how to protect your identity in the process. Those taking part will even get assistance setting up their accounts on their favorite device. Okay, so maybe “favorite device” might be a stretch for your smart phone. Let us help you show that ‘smart’ phone who’s boss.
Join us Thursday’s starting May 20th at 1:00 p.m. in the Music Room located on the second floor of the Library. To sign-up stop by the Library at 124 S. Rennie or call 580-436-8125, prompt 2.
Free Employment Training
Linkedin and Microsolf have teamed up to determine the top ten jobs that will be in the highest demand in the near future and are offering free career path training. Follow this link to learn relevant skills for jobs in-demand.