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Maine Driving Dynamics

$40

with Bureau of Highway Safety Instructor

Calendar Next session starts Nov 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Jan 27, 2020

This two-class, five hour course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. The course includes attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. The course is taught by a certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor. The course format engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussion/participation. Those completing the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving records. It is important that you arrive at class on time, otherwise you will not receive credit.

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Making Change

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2019 at 5 pm

Tuesday is a great day for making change! A support group for people ages 13 and up committed to or considering making a change with their substance use. It’s free, confidential, and there is no sign up. Just show up at the York Public Library. Free pizza too! Making Change is not treatment or therapy. Making Change is a one hour, weekly support group that encourages honesty, promotes self-awareness, and inspires positive change. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital. Pizza donated by Anthony’s, York House of Pizza, and Ruby’s. Thank you for your support! Location: York Public Library

Microsoft Excel

$49

with Marty Schofield

Calendar Next session starts Oct 15, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this hands-on course, the student will understand spreadsheet terminology and components. Learn to navigate within worksheets and workbooks. Enter data, manipulate cells and cell ranges, columns and rows, and other practical applications. The class builds on the student’s existing knowledge of their laptop. Bring your own laptop with MS 2007 or higher.

Microsoft Word

$49

with Marty Schofield

Calendar Next session starts Nov 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this hands-on course, the student will explore the Word interface, format characters and paragraphs. Insert headers and footers, save (and find after) and print. Develop effective documents, and other practical applications. The class builds on the student’s existing knowledge of their laptop. Bring your own laptop with MS 2007 or higher.

Migration & Borders: Book Club

Free

with Kathryn Miles (Maine Humanities Council)

Calendar Next session starts Oct 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Read and listen to short books, stories, poems, and essays related to the theme “Migration & Borders” as it relates to Maine. We will meet once a month to share our thoughts on the books and our own experiences within and beyond Maine’s borders. This informal book club is for EVERYONE! Whether you’re a beginning English speaker/reader or a college professor; whether you’re from Maine or another country, this will be a rich experience for all! The books and other materials are free, and yours to keep! This class is made possible by a generous award from the Maine Humanities Council. Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm, Cost: FREE Meeting Dates: Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4, Jan 8, Feb 5

Online Safety in Banking

Free

with Erica Berry

Calendar Next session starts Nov 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The majority of Americans now use online banking, which means keeping your transactions safe is more important than ever. Learn the risks and the best ways to protect you and your assets.

Organizing Computer files on a PC

$49

with Marty Schofield

Calendar Next session starts Sep 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Do you have difficulty finding things on your computer? This course will teach you all you need to know in order to have an organized computer. Bring your PC and by the end of the class your desktop will be all cleaned up! folders? We will cover these topics and more in a hands on course. Bring your questions and your laptop to class!

Painting Powerful Landscapes

$169

with Mary Byrom

Calendar Next session starts Sep 18, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
4 additional sessions through Apr 8, 2020

This studio painting class is for beginner-to-experienced painters wishing to expand their landscape painting skills. We will explore different ways to key a painting, how to make color choices, create solid designs and increase our visual vocabulary while having a lot of fun! Each week we will focus on different elements that will significantly improve your ability to see and understand how successful landscapes are painted. Asking key questions, we will work from direct observation, plein air sketches and photographs to design and develop landscapes with impact. Individual expression and creativity is strengthened by this process. Students may use oil, acrylic or gouache in this class. Beginners through intermediate painter are welcome. Materials list is available on our website.





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