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Adult Services
Adult Services
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At the DeSoto Public Library we offer materials, services, and programs designed for our adult customers and provide the resources you need to accomplish your career, education, and personal goals.

Adult Events

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Get Organized w/ Lorraine Brock
Date: Saturday, Sept 20th
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Location: Library Assembly Hall
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Do you struggle with piles, stacks, and stuff on your desk or kitchen counter tops? Come and meet professional organizer Lorraine Brock of Get Organized! Clutter is not just the stuff on your floor; it's anything that stands between you and the life you want to be living. Lorraine will share practical solutions and concepts on how to downsize, declutter, and organize your home and life. For more information, please visit or call the information desk at 972.230.9661.

Lorraine Brock is the President and Founder of Get Organized!, a professional organizing company based in the Dallas area since 2007. Her team offers both residential and business organizing services focused on creating order in your home, business, and life. For more information about Lorraine Brock and Get Organized! Services, visit www.getorganized.ws.
   
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Knit & Crochet Workshops
Date: Mondays, Begins Sept. 8
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Quilting Area (behind Adult Fiction)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Free your inner crafter! The DeSoto Quilters will be demonstrating and teaching knitting, crocheting, and other handicrafts every Monday morning. So if you ever wanted to learn to knit a sweater or crochet an afghan, join these talented ladies. You’ve seen The Quilters’ work on display and in process, so now’s your chance to learn to do by doing. For more information visit the Information Desk or call 972.230.9661
   
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Library Day 2014
Date: Saturday, Nov. 8
Time: 9am-2pm
Location: Library Breezeway and Outside theater
Cost: Free and Open to the Public/ Exhibitors see application below
Download Exhibitor Application

The Friends of the DeSoto Public Library will be hosting a fun filled day for the whole family including a book sale, fundraising event, and much more at the DeSoto Public Library. If you are a crafter, have a home business or are a small business owner, then join us in promoting your business and helping raise money at the same time. To sign up for a booth pick up an exhibitor application at the Library Information Desk or download it by clicking the link above in the info section. Proceeds from the fundraising event will be used by the Quilters to purchase a 60" flat screen TV for the library lobby to display upcoming library and community events, elections and announcements. For more information on the Friends of the Library click here.
   
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Morning Computer Classes
Date: Wednesday-Thursday
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Venable Training Room
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Class Schedule

Computer Literacy & Advancement Classes are taught year round in Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. The Fall & Spring semesters consist of the 8 course Computer Literacy series with classes on computer basics, internet basics, Microsoft Word & Excel, resume writing, and job searching. The fall and spring semesters are for beginner to intermediate level students. The Summer semester consists of the 5 course Living in the Online World series with classes on Microsoft PowerPoint, keyboarding, iPad basics, cloud computing, and tech savvy tips. The summer semester is for intermediate to advanced students. To register please visit or call the information desk @ 972.230.9661.
   
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Individual Technology Tutoring
Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: Tues 2pm-4pm; Thurs 1pm-3pm
Location: Library Lower Level
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Tutoring Schedule

The library offers afternoon individual technology tutoring sessions. Need help with your resume? Trouble applying for jobs? Problems with your email? Want to know more about your tablet or phone? We will help you learn how to use YOUR computer, do something new or extend your knowledge with our friendly expert guidance. Anything you need help with can be a tutoring session. You are free to bring your laptop from home or use one of our desktops. Two 1 hour sessions are offered every Tuesday and Thursday. Space is limited, registration is necessary. Please visit or call the information desk @ 972.230.9661 to register for a session. If you find you cannot attend a session after you've registered, please call the library to cancel.