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The Basics of Online Security - Part 2

Sony, Target, and celebrity smartphone pictures have made “cybersecurity” headlines news. But technical security topics are often presented as black and white: either individuals are totally vulnerable and clueless or they are super-secure hackers. The reality is that online security is a range of gray. We can all take several small steps, each one improving our security bit by bit.
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The Basics of Online Security - Part 1

Sony, Target, and celebrity smartphone pictures have made “cybersecurity” headlines news. But technical security topics are often presented as black and white: either individuals are totally vulnerable and clueless or they are super-secure hackers. The reality is that online security is a range of gray. We can all take several small steps, each one improving our security bit by bit.
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Zinio Drop-In Clinic: Download Free Magazines with your Library Carde

Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card

Freegal Drop-In Clinic: Download Free Music with your Library Card

What is Freegal Music? Freegal Music is a FREE service with your DC Public Library card! Download up to three songs a week and stream up to twenty-four (24) hours every dayfrom ten thousand labels including Sony Music, with your library card and pin number.  Access to over seven million songs which are DRM-Free and compatible with all .mp3 players and computers.
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Facebook Archiving

Join us in the Dream Lab to learn how to archive your Facebook photos.  We will show you how to preserve your photo information and the photos themselves.  Please bring your computer with you.  See you there! 
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Digital Estate Planning

Have you ever thought about your digital afterlife?Learn what happens to your digital photos, files, and accounts after death, and how you can create and protect the priceless memories on your computer, phone, social media accounts, and email.The class will be held 1-2:30 p.m. in the Dream Lab. The last section of the class will be a Q&A .

OverDrive Class

Do you need help navigating OverDrive on your desktop? This is the class for you! Whether it is searching for an e-book or downloading an audio book to your account, we can help.  A brief 20 - 30 minute tutorial will be provided on OverDrive. After the tutorial, we can troubleshoot individual issues on your devices.  What do you need to bring? Your device and yourself!  
E-MAIL Basics

E-mail Basics

Learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: J. Jackson Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to:
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Online Surveys that Work: Get Feedback from Your Customers (Registration Required)

Online Surveys that Work: Get Feedback from Your Customers is a 1.5 hour seminar, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., that will show you how the use of online surveys, polls and reviews is an easy way to retrieve customer feedback and what the effective use of the best practices in this area can do for your business or organization.Register Now
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Events and Online Registration - Fill Seats, Deliver Success (Registration Required)

Events and Online Registration - Fill Seats, Deliver Success is a 1.5 hour seminar sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., that will not only show you how live and online events can build customer loyalty, invite new prospects, and increase donations. but will also demonstrate how to provide an optimal registration experience.Register Now

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