Programs for Adults
Programs for Adults

Art WallsBusiness | Computers/eServicesEmployment | Finances | Health | Legal | Maker | ScienceWriting




Art Walls

December 2017

Art walls and glass display cases are available at Central Library, free of charge, to local artists. For booking information, contact the Information Services Department, 905-615-3500 ext. 3660.

The Photography of Jeff Dickey
Information Services (Third floor)

The Artwork of Jacqueline Halstead
Information Services (Second Floor), Yellow Wall

The Artwork of Tahera Hoque
Information Services (Second Floor), Green Wall 



Business

An Introduction to LinkedIn
Central Library, Green Space West, 2FL
Join us for this introductory seminar on how to use LinkedIn. Learn how to create an effective profile, network with colleagues, and use LinkedIn to advance your career.
Thursday December 14, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission is free. Registration is required.
For more information, please call Sciences & Business Department 905-615-3500 ext. 3589.

Small Business Resources @ Your Library
Central Library, Green Space West
Discover the wealth of Library resources available on starting and running a small business.
Saturday, Jan 20, 10-11:15 AM
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free.



Computers/eServices

Relearn Word & Excel
In partnership with The Learning Centre.
Central Library, 2nd Floor, Information Services
Relearn Word and Excel to get that job in this 4 session course covering formatting text, tables, inserting images, data entry, basic formulas, and more. Attendees that complete all 4 sessions will receive a certificate.
9:30-12 PM
Feb 5, Feb 9, Feb 12, Feb 16
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free.

eLibrary Basics
Central Library
To setup or learn how to enjoy eBooks, eMagazines, eComics, eLearning, or downloadable and streaming music and video, book an appointment by calling 905-615-3500 x3589 for one-on-one tutorial.



Employment

Resume Help Days
Central Library, Green Space West, 2FL
Job hunting and interview tips are provided in addition to assistance in writing an effective resume.
Tuesday December 19, 2017, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Admission is free. Registration is required.
For more information, please call Sciences & Business Department 905-615-3500 ext. 3589. This program is presented in partnership with Centre for Education & Training.

Job Hunting Resources @ Your Library
Central Library, 2nd Floor, Information Services
Library staff will highlight some of the key Library resources to assist in hunting for a job including how to research companies.
7-8:15 PM
Jan 8, Feb 5
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free.

Resume Help Days
In partnership with Centre for Education & Training.
Central Library, 2nd Floor, Information Services
Job hunting and interview tips are provided in addition to assistance in writing an effective resume.
1-4 PM
Jan 30, Feb 27
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free.



Finances

Investing Resources @ Your Library
Central Library, 2nd Floor, Information Services
Discover a wealth of investment resources available at the Library. Learn to use the eResource, Value Line, as well as the free web site, Google Finance, for stock research.
Saturday, Feb 17, 10-11:15 AM
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free. 



Health

Taking Charge of Your Brain Health
In partnership with Alzheimer Society Peel.
Central Library, Classroom 2
Ever wonder how you can keep your brain active and healthy? Learn how to protect your cognitive health with Karen Phair of Alzheimer Society Peel as she discusses dementia and strategies for controlling the risk factors associated with it.
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2-3 PM
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free.

Radon : Is It in Your Home?
Central Library, 2nd Floor, Information Services
What is radon, what are its harmful effects, and how do I measure the amount in our home? Presented by Mary Chimienti, RRT, CRE, CTE
Saturday, Jan 20, 2-3:30 PM
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free.



Legal

Wills & Powers of Attorney
In partnership with Ontario Bar Association.
Central Library, Classroom 2
Learn about the reasons why you need a will, updating your current will, probate free planning, do's and don't's of joint accounts, powers of attorney, and more from Suzanne Deliscar, LL.B.
Saturday, Jan 13, 1-2:30 PM
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free. 



Maker

Maker Mississauga: 3D Printer Certification
Central Library, 2nd Floor, Information Services
Learn about 3D printing and how to print your own designs on the Mississauga Library’s own 3D printer! This orientation is required to submit personal designs for printing at the library.
7-7:30 PM
Jan 3, Jan 15, Feb 14, Feb 26
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free.



Science

The Spinning Magnet
In partnership with RCI Science.
Central Library, Noel Ryan Auditorium
Author and award-winning science-journalist, Alanna Mitchell, talks about her latest book, The Spinning Magnet: The Force That Created The Modern World and Could Destroy It.
Thursday, Feb 1, 7-8 PM
Registration is not required.
Admission is free.

Universal Misconceptions: From Basics to Big Bang
In partnership with University of Toronto Mississauga.
Central Library, Noel Ryan Auditorium
As part of the UTM Lecture Me! series: Prof. John Percy provides a profusely-illustrated, non-technical, light-hearted talk, that gently corrects a variety of "heavenly errors", from basic concepts to the birth of the universe. Lots of time for Q&A!
Tuesday, Feb 6, 7-8:30 PM
To register, call 905-615-3500 Ext. 3589.
Admission is free.



Writing

Readers to Writers Network
Central Library – Readers Den Department
Are you an aspiring writer or a reader interested in assisting new writers?  The Library’s Readers to Writers Network is here to help! Writers have the opportunity to interact with readers by sharing short drafts of their work and receiving feedback from readers. 
More Information.

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