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FREE TCC Tech Classes

By , 15 April, 2014, No Comment

TCC U is back at the library!  Classes are on Wednesday, April 16th in City Hall Council Chambers. Sign up for “iPad Basics” at 5 p.m. to explore the basics of the popular Apple iPad including basic layout, getting around, downloading apps, taking pictures/video, security concerns and some helpful tips. Bring your iPad if you have one!


“15 Great Apps” starts at 7 p.m. We will show you 15 great apps (programs) for your tablet or smart phone! If you have a tablet or smart phone and are looking for more cool things to add to it or do on it, this class might be for you.

Register online at http://www.tcc.coop/class.php or call the library at (608)989-2502.

 

Our New Library Catalog Is Here!

By , 18 March, 2014, No Comment

Our new WRLSWEB catalog is live!  It boasts new features that we are very excited about, including:
~Easier searching with a clean, well-organized screen
~Quick and easy access to articles on the search page
~A virtual cart to gather library titles to request, email, and save to lists
~Ability to add tags to library materials
~Increased functionality with tablets and mobile devices
~More seamless access to eBooks

Try it now!  Just click in the search box to the right under the “Search the WRLSWEB catalog” and see what you can discover.

Library Closed

By , 10 March, 2014, No Comment

The library will be closed on Monday, March 17th as we prepare to upgrade our card catalog.  Our new catalog will be user-friendly, clean, and well-organized.  If you have enabled your patron history, you will want to print off your list before Thursday, March 13th.  Speak to the librarian if you need help or go to LaCrosse Library’s link for help-just click on the picture above.

FREE Tech Classes

By , 3 March, 2014, No Comment

It’s been a long, cold winter, so why not get out of the house for some free technology classes at the library?  TCC will be offering two free tech classes at the library on Wednesday, March 12th. Both classes are free and open to the public.  Contact the library to sign up or register online at www.tcc.coop/class.php 

5 p.m.-Laptops - Basics of a laptop like physical features, battery tips and connecting to wi-fi. Plus a quick look at Windows including the Desktop layout, getting around and helpful tips. Bring your laptop if you have one! (sorry, not for Mac)

7 p.m.-Windows 8 - This class will give a basic look at the new Windows 8 operating system including screen layout and setup, how to get around and do stuff, how to get into common and helpful settings and some basic troubleshooting.

 

Who Will You Find In Your Family Tree?

By , 20 January, 2014, No Comment

Look up your family tree at the library!  Aspiring or experienced genealogists may access Ancestry.com (library edition) in the library on their own laptops or by using our public computers.  The best part?  Access is FREE at your library.

Get Your Books & Movies Now!

By , 18 December, 2013, No Comment

The library will be closed for the holidays on the following dates:

Tuesday, December 24th
Wednesday, December 25th
Tuesday, December 31st
Wednesday, January 1st

Happy Holidays to all of our patrons!

Hat & Mitten Drive 2013

By , 25 November, 2013, No Comment

It’s that time of year again!  Time to kick off the library’s annual hat and mitten drive!  Drop off your new or gently used hats, mittens, scarves, and gloves.  We are always happy to accept other items such as coats and snow pants too. All donations are given to the Blair-Taylor Elementary School and New Horizons in Trempealeau county.  We will accept donations through December 31st.  Help make someone warm this winter!  

Toddler Drive-In Movie

By , 20 November, 2013, No Comment

Would you let the pigeon drive the bus?  Find out at the library’s Toddler Drive-In Movie event on Saturday, November 23rd from 10:00-11:00.  Bring a box that your child can sit in comfortably, and we’ll have supplies on hand to “soup up” your child’s car.  Then we’ll enjoy snacks and the movie “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus.”  Put the pedal to the metal and drive on over to the library!

Family Reading Night

By , 19 November, 2013, No Comment

 

Don’t miss the 19th annual Family Reading Night Thursday, November 21st from 6:30-8:00 at Blair-Taylor Elementary School.  Doors open at 6:00 and everyone is welcome.  There will be great stories, cookies and milk, and a free book for every child attending.  This is a great night out for the family, so be sure to attend!

A Very Hairy Story Time

By , 6 November, 2013, No Comment

I mustache you to read me a story.

Join us for a Mustache Bash this Friday at 11:00!  We’ll read some very hairy mustache stories and play some fabulous mustache matching games.  All preschoolers are welcome. Don’t forget your milk mustache!