UPCOMING YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
2nd Floor Computer Room / Main Library
Ages 13 & Over
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Learn how to create, add, and edit slides, add graphics, make a show progress on its own, save to the cloud or flash drive (bring your own) and slide special effects.  Prerequisites:  Proficient fa

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Program Room / Rockton Centre Branch
Ages 13 & Over
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Bring your eReader or tablet and all your cords with you to this drop-in class. Get the help you need and hands-on practice while you are here. All brands welcome.

Repeats every week on Wednesday until Wed Aug 19 2015 except Wed Jun 03 2015, Wed Jun 10 2015, Wed Jun 24 2015, Wed Jul 08 2015, Wed Jul 15 2015, Wed Jul 29 2015, Wed Aug 05 2015.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
J.R. Sullivan Theater / Nordlof Center
Ages 13 - 19
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Gather with other teens for an entertaining movie on the big screen and refreshments.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Program Room / Rockton Centre Branch
Ages 13 & Over
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Let us get you started with your new iPad. Learn how to connect to WiFi, adjust your settings, add an email account, browse the internet, and more.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over
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You've got the basics on your Android phone or tablet down, now you're ready for the fun stuff. We'll explore which apps are great, which apps to run away from and how to tell the difference.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over
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Have you had that Kindle Fire for a while and still don't really know what that rolodex thingy on the home page is? Not even sure what the home page is? This class was made for you.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Computer Lab / Nordlof Center
Ages 13 & Over

Learn the fundamentals of Excel 2010, a spreadsheet program that allows you to organize, calculate and analyze data.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
J.R. Sullivan Theater / Nordlof Center
All Ages
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Join us for a session of lively music by The Navy Band Brass Quintet, featuring members of the United States Navy Band!  This free concert is part of Rockford Navy Week, June 1-7 (

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Program Room / Rock River Branch
Ages 10 - 14
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Enjoy Tween'scape at your neighborhood library. Mingle with other tweens as you play video games, surf the net, challenge each other at board games or make a cool craft.

Repeats every month on May, June, August on the first Wednesday until Mon Aug 31 2015 .
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Auditorium / Main Library
Ages 13 - 19
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The young adult board is made up of teens ages 13 to 19 years old who promote young adult use of the Rockford Public Library.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
2nd Floor Computer Room / Main Library
Ages 13 & Over
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This class is designed for the person who has never used the computer and doesn't know how to use a mouse.  Learn terminology, how to use the mouse and where to find more free computer learning opp

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over
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Bring your iPad and all your cords with you to this drop-in class. Get the help you need and hands-on practice while you are here. Don't forget your passwords!

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Local History & Genealogy Room / Main Library
All Ages
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Registration is not required, but since space is limited, you are strongly encouraged to RSVP to Kathy Hughes, 815-987-6603 or khughes@rockfordpub

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Connie Lane Room / Montague Branch
Ages 9 - 13
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Are you a Lego Master? Do you think you are up to the challenges librarians can come up with? Come to MakerSpace Lego Masters and show off your mad skills on a monthly challenge.

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over
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Bring your eReader or tablet and all your cords with you to this drop-in class. Get the help you need and hands-on practice while you are here. All brands welcome.

Repeats every month on June, August, September, October, November, December on the first Friday 6 times . Also includes Sat Aug 08 2015, Sat Nov 07 2015.
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Patron Lounge / Main Library
All Ages
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Get your hands on the best deal in town while supporting the Library at the Friends of RPL First Friday Book Sale.

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Little Theatre / Main Library
Ages 13 - 19
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  Do you love music and have a sweet tooth?  Then we have the program for you!  Make some of our favorite musical instruments from CANDY including, Kit Kat Keyboards, Chocolate Pretzel Drumsticks,

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over

¿Usted siente que necesita un poco de ayuda adicional con sus habilidades de computación? ¿Siente como que ayuda personalizada es mejor para usted que un aula lleno de estudiantes?

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over

Do you feel like you need some extra help with your computer abilities? Do you feel like a one on one class would help better than a classroom full of students?

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over

¿Usted siente que necesita un poco de ayuda adicional con sus habilidades de computación? ¿Siente como que ayuda personalizada es mejor para usted que un aula lleno de estudiantes?

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