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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Folk Art/Crafts
Hook & Needle Friends
Bring knitting, crocheting, quilting, or other needlecraft supplies and share your ideas, questions, and love of needlecrafts. Learn from the experience of others and advise those who are just beginning.
Wichita Public Library – Lionel D. Alford Branch
Wichita, KS

Wed 1/16/19 at 10am-12pm
Wed 1/23/19 at 10am-12pm
Wed 1/30/19 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Computers/Technology
Use Google to Get a New Job: Part II
In this self-paced class, students will use the "Use Google to Get a Job" curriculum from Google. Students will learn job searching techniques, craft a resume, prepare a spreadsheet, and practice interview techniques. This is part two of two parts. Regist...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Wed 1/16/19 at 4pm-5:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Teams that Work
This session deals with teams – at work, in the community, etc. – that WORK. These teams need collaboration to successfully complete projects and meet goals. However, avoiding traps of unequal contribution, rubber-stamping leadership, and in-fighting can b...
Kansas Institute For Peace and Conflict Resolution
North Newton, KS

Thu 1/17/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Computers for Beginners
This class is for the beginning computer user. We’ll cover the basics of how to use a computer, including using a mouse and navigating the Microsoft Windows Operating System. No previous computer skills necessary. Registration is required, beginning on Dec...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Sat 1/19/19 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Outlaw Blues Society
Outlaw Blues Society honors Literary Wichita in a memorial to Charles Whitworth. Readings, stories, music.
Hotel at Waterwalk
Wichita, KS

Sat 1/19/19 at 2pm-3:35pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Computers/Technology
Wichita Genealogical Society: Research Pavilion Tour
Tour the new Research Pavilion at the Advanced Learning Library. Wichita Genealogical Society board members will introduce you to the local resources, show you how to operate the library microfilm machines (including printing and saving to a jump drive), a...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Sat 1/19/19 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
AV Studio 101: Audio
Get started with sound editing using the free software Audacity, available in the AV Studio Room. Manage timelines and multiple tracks, learn best practices for recording sound, and learn how to cut between audio tracks. We will work on a sample project in...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Tue 1/22/19 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
GoCreate: Wood Turning
Learn how to do wood turning on a mini-lathe. Registration is required, beginning Dec. 1, 2018; call 261-8500 or register online. Co-sponsored by WSU's GoCreate.
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Tue 1/22/19 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tuesday Topics: Privatization of Veteran Medical Care
The U.S. has a long commitment of providing lifetime medical benefits to its veterans. More recently, there has been a call for increased privatization, also known as "community care" options. Join us to learn more about the pros and cons of changing the...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Tue 1/22/19 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tuesday Topics: Privatization of Veteran Medical Care
The U.S. has a long commitment of providing lifetime medical benefits to its veterans. More recently, there has been a call for increased privatization, also known as "community care" options. Join us to learn more about the pros and cons of changing the...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Tue 1/22/19 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Masters of Mystery Book Discussion
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Wichita Public Library – Lionel D. Alford Branch
Wichita, KS

Wed 1/23/19 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Computers/Technology
Tinkercad
Use a free 3D modeling program on the web to create digital objects in three dimensions. In this class, we will introduce the many tools Tinkercad offers new 3D modelers and work on a simple project that can be exported to an STL file for use with 3D prin...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Wed 1/23/19 at 4pm-5:30pm
Sat 2/23/19 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Budget Tips: What's the Compromise?
Start the New Year off right by learning steps you can take to get back on track if you overspent for the holidays. Consumer Credit Counseling trainers will share tips for reducing your expenses and getting the most out of every dollar. Registration is req...
Wichita Public Library – Evergreen Branch
Wichita, KS

Thu 1/24/19 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Digital Literacy
Digital literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills. This class will look at some social media outlets and web sites to help...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Thu 1/24/19 at 4pm-5:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Computers/Technology
Downloading E-Books
Learn how to use Overdrive, the Library’s free digital e-book service. Bring your digital reader or mobile device for hands-on-help. Participants must have an active library card to use the digital collection. Registration is required, beginning on Dec.1, ...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Thu 1/24/19 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Inkscape
Create scalable vector graphics (SVG) for illustration and design using Inkscape, a free to use software for digital drawing. Learn how to use Inkscape’s flexible tools to create and manipulate images. Must have basic keyboard and mouse skills. Registratio...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Sat 1/26/19 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
SCORE-Simple Steps to Start Your Small Business
This Small Business Administration/SCORE program will show you the steps to starting up a business the right way. You will also learn about business start-up resources at the Library. Registration is required, and is open between Dec, 1, 2018, and Wed., Ja...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Sat 1/26/19 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Rockwell Mystery Book Discussion
The Disappeared by C.J. Box
Wichita Public Library – Rockwell Branch
Wichita, KS

Mon 1/28/19 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
AV Studio 101: Video
Get started learning non-linear video editing with Adobe Premiere, available in the AV Studio room. Cut together sample video and images to create a final product, and use titles and transition effects to add polish. We will discuss best practices for reco...
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Tue 1/29/19 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Folk Art/Crafts, Class/Workshop
GoCreate: Wood Turning
Learn how to do wood turning on a mini-lathe. Registration is required; call 261-8500 or register online. Co-sponsored by WSU's GoCreate.
Wichita Public Library – Advanced Learning Library
Wichita, KS

Tue 1/29/19 at 1pm-3pm
    

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