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Share The Dream

Copy of Share The Dream

In coordination with the Putnam County Community Foundation (PCCF), the library is participating in the Share The Dream initiative. The Share The Dream initiative is an effort by the PCCF to help raise funds for various organizations in the Putnam County area.

At the library, we strive to share as many resources as possible with the community. Everyone knows that libraries have books, but did you know that we have DVDs? What about video games? We have audiobooks, CDs and public computers. We even have bikes that anyone with a library card can check out.

Sharing is the core value of the library. Sharing materials, sharing space and sharing information is our main trade. We are known for sharing smiles and sharing laughter at our many programs and activities for children. Teens share their opinions on books, movies and music at our monthly book clubs. Adults share their experiences and knowledge in our adult programs.

In order to build on what we already share with the community, we need to additionally build on the funding that goes into these projects and programs. The PCCF Share The Dream initiative allows us to do just that. As long as we raise ten donations of $25 dollars, the PCCF will match contributions to our endowment at 60%. That is sixty cents for every dollar donated.

If you are able to share with us to help build a better future for the library, you can donate here. First, make choose the amount you would like to contribute. Then, make sure to select "Putnam County Library Endowment Fund." If you prefer to donate by check or by cash, you are able to drop off donations at the library or at the PCCF offices. Share The Dream runs from May 1-August 1, 2019.

At the library, we appreciate any and all contributions to the welfare of the library. Monetary donations are appreciated, but we appreciate our volunteers, presenters, patrons and partners equally.

Thank you to the Putnam County Community Foundation for providing us with this way to raise funds to preserve the future of the library. Thank you to all of our patrons for your continued support.

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Program Registration

Want to register for a program? The following programs are open for registration. Please click on a link to sign up. Computer Classes: Site Under Construction - Please check back for new class dates. Introduction to the Internet will introduce patrons to search engines, browsers, and some of the best websites on the Internet. Click here to…
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Computer Classes

Putnam County Public Library offers free computer classes.

All classes are for beginners and are free and open to the public but registration is required since space is limited.

Classes that are scheduled but not yet open for registration may be listed on our online events calendar

Classes are two hours long with a break. Registration for classes open the last week of the month for the upcoming month. To sign up you can click on the link in the class description below, call Arlene Tincher at 765-653-2755 Ext. 7094, or stop by our circulation or reference desks at the library.


July 9th, 11:00 - 1:00 Lecture

Computer Basics Class
Discussion on the history of the computer, how the computer interprets what we type on the keyboard.  How it has changed over time, those who played a role in the development of what we use today.  Explanation of the difference between Operating systems, Files and Apps.
Click Here to Sign up for Computer Basic Class

July 9th, 2019 - 2:00 - 4:00 - Hands On

Class on Windows 10
Hands on class – Laptops will be provided.  Class size limited to 10.

This class will learn how to turn on the laptops, log on, explore the desktop, file explorer, how to make Icons larger if needed, how to find your files, open Word or Notepad, how to get to the Internet and basic navigation and how to properly shut down the PC.
Class size can be larger if there are those who just want to follow along to the PowerPoint and not participate in the hands on portion of the class.
Click Here to sign up for Windows 10 Class

July 11th, 11:00am - 1:00pm  Lecture
Safety and Security on the Internet class discusses safeguarding your privacy and keeping your computer and information secure while using the Internet. Click here to sign up for Safety and Security on the Internet.

July 25th, 11:00am - 1:00pm - Hands On
Working with Office 365 class will show you how to setup your Microsoft email account and move around Office 365 programs.  Click here to sign up for Working with Office 365.

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