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PCPL is announcing a partnership with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free DMV practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the state DMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.
This partnership allows the Putnam County Public Library to harness the power of Driving-Tests.org’s specialized practice exams to turn new drivers into safer drivers. The new program will work as an outreach for several valued groups of patrons, such as teens, those with disabilities, those who participate in the library’s programs for seniors and need to take a renewal exam, and patrons at every other stage of life.
May Computer Classes
Putnam County Public Library will be offering three computer classes in May. The computer classes being offered are lecture classes and are designed to introduce patrons to Internet technologies and managing digital photos.
- Friday's Social Networking class has been cancelled because not enough people signed up. Sorry for the inconvenience.
- On Friday, May 11th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Introduction to Cloud Computing will introduce patrons to cloud computing, demonstrate free cloud software from Google and Microsoft, and explain why cloud computing is the way the world will be using computers in the future. Click here to register for Introduction to Cloud Computing.
- On Monday, May 21st, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Managing Your Digital Photos will discuss the basics of importing and exporting digital photographs from your camera or phone to your computer, give tips on organizing large numbers of photos, new and creative ways of managing photos across different devices like phones, tablets, and cameras, and demonstrate some basic photo editing techniques. Click here to register for Managing Your Digital Photos.
All classes are for beginners and are free and open to the public but registration is required since space is limited. Classes are two hours long with a break.
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