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The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 2/27/2012 to 4/12/2012.

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Business/Finance/Taxes     Computer Skills/Technology     Genealogy/History     Jobs/Careers     Movies/Films     Multicultural     


Business/Finance/Taxesback to top

Introduction to Finding Funders
Learn how to get started using Foundation Directory Online to find potential private foundation funders for your nonprofit. Please phone 704-416-0128 or email ltowery@cmlibrary.org with questions or to register. Audience: Adults

Computer Skills/Technologyback to top

Computer Basics Part I
Get a basic overview of computer terms and concepts in this class for adults with little or no previous computer experience. Audience: Adults

Creating a Job Search Log
If you've submitted more resumes to more places than you can possibly remember, it's time to start keeping a log of where and when you've applied to each job. Find out how in this workshop lead by a CPCC instructor. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Self Assessment in the Job Search Process
In this workshop lead by a CPCC instructor, we will go over what an assessment test is and why its important to you. You’ll then take an assessment and then meet with an assessment coach for results. Audience: Adults

Computer Basics Part II
Get hands-on practice using a computer, keyboard and mouse in this class for beginners. Audience: Adults

Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
LinkedIn is a social networking tool you can use to increase your visibility and connections so that employers and recruiters can find you. In this workshop led by a CPCC instructor you’ll set up an account and discover how to maximize its usefulness Audience: Adults

Excel Basics (2007)
Create a simple worksheet using Microsoft's Excel 2007. Participants must be comfortable with working in the Windows environment. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word would also be helpful. Audience: Adults

Digital Literacy Workshop
Today, modern citizenship is digital citizenship. Digital technology is a critical tool to help people stay informed, stay current, and stay connected. To be a digital citizen, you need to develop these important digital literacy skills. Please join us for a free workshop, where you can customize what YOU want to learn and what YOU want to do. The workshop is being provided by instructors and students from Queens University of Charlotte as part of a grant made possible by the Knight Foundation. Participants are required to have basic computer skills, such as using a mouse, navigating around a computer, and know what a url is. Audience: Adults

Excel II (2007)
This workshop is a follow up to the introductory class. After a review of the basics, we will discuss formulas, functions, modifying a spreadsheet and charts and graphs. Registration preference is given to those who attend Excel Basics. Audience: Adults

Computer Skills that Help You Find Employment
Learn the basic computer software skills that help you get a job. You will receive instruction from a CPCC instructor with the HRD department on the basic functions of Microsoft Windows, using Word to create employment-related documents, and more. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Genealogy/Historyback to top

Archaeology and the Old Catawba Nation
The Carolina Room & the Charlotte History Museum will sponsor Dr. Steve Davis, professor of Archaeology at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Davis will share his findings of the Catawba Nation, one of the most well-known tribes in this area. Audience: Adults, Family/Youth & Caregivers

Jobs/Careersback to top

Computer Basics Part I
Get a basic overview of computer terms and concepts in this class for adults with little or no previous computer experience. Audience: Adults

Creating a Job Search Log
If you've submitted more resumes to more places than you can possibly remember, it's time to start keeping a log of where and when you've applied to each job. Find out how in this workshop lead by a CPCC instructor. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Self Assessment in the Job Search Process
In this workshop lead by a CPCC instructor, we will go over what an assessment test is and why its important to you. You’ll then take an assessment and then meet with an assessment coach for results. Audience: Adults

Computer Basics Part II
Get hands-on practice using a computer, keyboard and mouse in this class for beginners. Audience: Adults

Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search
LinkedIn is a social networking tool you can use to increase your visibility and connections so that employers and recruiters can find you. In this workshop led by a CPCC instructor you’ll set up an account and discover how to maximize its usefulness Audience: Adults

One-on-one Job Coaching
Meet with a CPCC instructor for a 30-minute session to discuss personal goal setting, job search strategy, resume/cover letters, behavioral interviewing techniques, how to create an elevator speech, and more. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Excel Basics (2007)
Create a simple worksheet using Microsoft's Excel 2007. Participants must be comfortable with working in the Windows environment. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word would also be helpful. Audience: Adults

G4S Job Recruiting
G4S will be hosting a recruiting event at Main Library. Open positions include both armed and unarmed security. Must have two forms of ID, one of which must be a photo ID. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Excel II (2007)
This workshop is a follow up to the introductory class. After a review of the basics, we will discuss formulas, functions, modifying a spreadsheet and charts and graphs. Registration preference is given to those who attend Excel Basics. Audience: Adults

How to Write a Resume in 15 Minutes
If you’ve got 15 minutes to spare, you’ve go enough time to write a winning resume. You will find out how at this small, informal group session where you are guaranteed to get individualized attention. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Networking Tips For Job Seekers
Career networking is one of the most successful ways to find a new job. This program will cover tips on how to effectively network in order to enhance the chances of getting the job you really want. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Creating a Job Search Log
If you've submitted more resumes to more places than you can possibly remember, it's time to start keeping a log of where and when you've applied to each job. Find out how in this workshop lead by a CPCC instructor. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Computer Skills that Help You Find Employment
Learn the basic computer software skills that help you get a job. You will receive instruction from a CPCC instructor with the HRD department on the basic functions of Microsoft Windows, using Word to create employment-related documents, and more. Audience: Adults, Teens (12-18)

Movies/Filmsback to top

BETWEEN THE LINES (1977)
Enjoyable comedy-drama about an "underground" weekly Boston paper, and the professional and emotional dilemmas experienced by its staff. Audience: Adults

DEFIANCE (2008)
This Holocaust film from 2008, starring Daniel Craig, is based upon the amazing true story of Bielski brothers, who led a group of surviving Jews against the Nazis. This screening is part of the special series and exhibition "VIOLINS OF HOPE". Audience: Adults

Multiculturalback to top

Archaeology and the Old Catawba Nation
The Carolina Room & the Charlotte History Museum will sponsor Dr. Steve Davis, professor of Archaeology at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Davis will share his findings of the Catawba Nation, one of the most well-known tribes in this area. Audience: Adults, Family/Youth & Caregivers

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