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NetSmartz For Tweens

Thu., 4/24/14, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for NetSmartz, a nationally-recognized program on Internet safety, including cyberbullying, identity theft, proper and safe use of email and instant messaging, cyber predators, social networking, and more. It includes real-life stories, activities and games for tweens (grades 3-5) and their parents/guardians. ... (read more)
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Hour of Code

Teens and tweens can learn the basics of computer programming by working together on a variety of fun and intuitive projects! This program is based on the national Hour of Code initiative.
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Library Resources

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LearningExpress Library 3.0

Practice tests, tutorials, and e-books to help you succeed at work, school, or while searching for a job. Offers test prep.: ACT, AP, CLEP, PSAT, SAT, TOEFL, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and more; tutorials for popular software: Microsoft Office, Adobe CS, Windows, Apple OS, and more; reading, writing, and math tutorials for all ages.

Please note: If you created a LearningExpress account prior to 1/3/14, you will need to re-register.

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Internet Resources

DigitalLearn.org -- If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, these online tutorials are for you.

GCFLearnFree.org -- Over 750 free online lessons for anyone who wants to improve their technology, literacy and math skills.

Microsoft Office Training -- Free video courses and tutorials for Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more. Covers the most recent Office suite as well as previous versions from several years ago.

Mouserobics -- Learn how to use a mouse to navigate webpages. A series of exercises for absolute beginners.

W3Schools -- Offers basic to intermediate tutorials in popular website programming languages, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, ASP, XML, and more. Covers the basics of creating a website (from scratch).

WebWise | BBC -- An online beginner's guide to using the internet, created and maintained by the BBC. Includes introductions to computer hardware and software, using a mouse, common Internet tasks, email and social networking, and privacy/security.

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