OASIS Connections Computer Classes for Adults 50 & Older

ALL COMPUTER CLASSES ARE HELD FROM 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM. 
Registration is required. 

This program is being offered in partnership with Pittsburgh OASIS and is underwritten by The Fine Foundation.

Introduction to Digital Photography
Tired of having film developed? Want to share photos electronically via email and the Internet? Considering buying a digital camera? In this course you will learn about the advantages of digital photography and the equipment and features you need to know about when buying a digital camera. You will also get a brief introduction to software and websites for organizing, editing, and sharing digital photos.
Please bring your camera, phone, cables, etc. to the class.

Monday, May 8th, Wednesday, May 10th, and Friday, May 12th
$15 for all three classes

Introduction to Computers
In this fun, hands-on course, you will learn all the basic computer skills including: using the mouse and keyboard, working with Microsoft Windows 7 and 10, using Microsoft Word, surfing the Internet, and using Email. This course is ideal for someone who has a little bit of experience with the computer, but wants to know more.

Monday, May 15th, Wednesday, May 17th, Monday, May 22nd, and Wednesday, May 24th
$20 for all four classes

Microsoft Word Online
Word Online is a free, online version of the best known word processing program ever. Even though it lacks the advanced features of Word, it is a great app for the casual user to create letters, resumes, newsletters, and more. In this class you'll learn the basics of Office Online use, including the use of OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage solution. You''ll learn how to create and format, print, and share simple documents.

Wednesday, May 31st, Friday, June 2nd, and Monday, June 5th
$10 for all three classes

Microsoft Excel Online
Excel Online is a free, online version of the best known spreadsheet program ever. Even though it lacks the advanced features of Excel, it is a great app for the casual user. In this class you'll learn the basics of Office Online use, including the use of OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage solution. You'll learn how to create and format, print, and share simple documents.

Wednesday, June 7th, Friday, June 9th, and Monday, June 12th
$10 for all three classes

FREE FINANCIAL EDUCATION SERIES

Join us at the Library for these free sessions to learn ways to save money for retirement, college, and more! Registration is suggested. Each program will begin at 7:00 PM.

Long Term Care Insurance - Monday, May 22nd
Most individuals will experience the financial pressures that occur when a loved one is in a long term care facility. Long term care insurance can help ease that burden. This course will help define why there is a need for long term care insurance and provide an understanding to help individuals determine if this is an area that they should consider adding to their retirement plan.

Financial Protection - Monday, June 26th
It has been said, two things are certain in life, death and taxes. Taxes are tolling on an individual's goals and lifestyle, but death is devastating. During this course, we will explore how life insurance can help play a crucial role in your financial strategies during your working years, retirement, and legacy planning process. We will also review the various types of life insurance available and how they can help bring security to your financial plan, while not breaking the bank.

Income During Retirement - Monday, July 31st
You have worked hard for the past 40+ years, now you are ready to relax and enjoy the various benefits you have accumulated. However, navigating and coordinating various income streams from Social Security, Pensions, employer saving plans, and IRAs can destroy relaxation during retirement before it even occurs. During this session we will explore how to prepare for income during retirement from sources such as investments, social security, and pensions.

Thursday Nights at the Movies

Come to the library for a fun movie night! Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is appreciated. 

Thursday, May 18th: The Princess Bride
Thursday, June 15th: Evil Dead
Thursday, July 20th: Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Crafternoons for Adults at the Library!!

What is it? An afternoon solely devoted to the joys of craft. The only three conditions are that the activity must be after midday, crafty, and with friends! We will meet downstairs from 2:30-4:30. Bring your best craft ideas with you! This is an informal gathering and a chance to meet new people and learn new craft ideas. Adults ages 18 and over welcome.

If you can't make it in the afternoon, stop by between 6pm-8pm that evening. Registration is appreciated for this program because it helps us prepare adequate materials.

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday, May 17th: DIY Spa

Wednesday, June 21st: Lanterns

Wednesday, July 19th: BYOC (Bring Your Own Craft)

New Release Movie Night

Wednesday, May 31st
6:30  PM

Come to the Library to watch the movie adaptation of William P. Young's best seller book. This movie stars Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, and Tim McGraw. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is preferred. Rated PG-13.

Belly Dancing Classes

Tuesday, June 27th; Tuesday, July 25th; Tuesday, August 29th
7:00-8:00 PM

Join Amethyst from Pittsburgh Bellydance & Healing Arts for belly dancing classes at the Library this summer! The classes will cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Registration is through PayPal with Amethyst by emailing her at pittsburghbellydance@gmail.com.


Cook the Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, June 28th
7:00 PM

There will be cooking demonstration with Theresa Falvo, a chef at Williams and Sonoma. She will be sharing her very own children and peaches recipe with us.

Please register by calling 412-563-4552 or stopping in the Library.