Posted tagged ‘free’

Free Web Design Class

February 24, 2009

Computer classes @ MPL

Have you ever wanted your own website but didn’t know where to start? Need to create an online presence for your small-business? Come to the library for a free class introducing you to website basics and design. Charles Cantrell, a computer professional with 20 plus years experience, will present techniques and technologies for creating a website and answer your questions about the process.

The topics to be discussed, but not limited to, are: basic HTML, web servers, web content, and hosting.

Classes will take place once a week for 3 weeks and last for two hours.

Dates and times are as follows:
March    3 @ 5:30pm
March 10 @ 5:30pm 
March 17 @ 5:30pm

Classes will be held in the Maring-Hunt Loft, located on the second floor. **Registration is required due to limited seating.**

***Classes are currently full.  ***(Updated March 2, 2009)

Prerequisites: To sign up for this class basic computer knowledge is required and you must be comfortable using the Internet, keyboard, and mouse.

Contact Jen Booth to register or if you have any questions.

Jen Booth
741-7337 
jbooth@munpl.org

Advertisements

Need Legal Advice? Get Answers!

February 2, 2009

Indiana Legal Services Logo

——————————————————–
View our calendar for upcoming dates and times
——————————————————–

An attorney from Indiana Legal Services, Inc. in Indianapolis will provide free and confidential legal advice on civil matters. If you have legal questions, you can get answers. Please stop at the Reference Desk on the day of the event to put your name on the list for first come, first served basis.

***To be eligible for these services, a person must have a household income that is less than 125 percent of the federal poverty income level, meaning an income of $13,000 for a one-person household, or an income of $26,500 for a four-person income. Those ages 60 or older are eligible for services regardless of income or household size.***

Indiana Legal Services Official Website

Need Legal Advice? Get Answers!

January 7, 2009

Indiana Legal Services Logo

Tuesday, January 6 at Maring-Hunt Library , 9 a.m. until Noon
An attorney from Indiana Legal Services, Inc. in Indianapolis will provide free and confidential legal advice on civil matters. If you have legal questions, you can get answers. Please stop at the Reference Desk on the day of the event to put your name on the list for first come, first served basis.

Tuesday, January 20 at Conley Library , 9 a.m. until Noon
An attorney from Indiana Legal Services, Inc. in Indianapolis will provide free and confidential legal advice on civil matters. If you have legal questions, you can get answers. Please stop at the Checkout Desk on the day of the event to put your name on the list for first come, first served basis.

***To be eligible for these services, a person must have a household income that is less than 125 percent of the federal poverty income level, meaning an income of $13,000 for a one-person household, or an income of $26,500 for a four-person income. Those ages 60 or older are eligible for services regardless of income or household size.***

Indiana Legal Services Official Website

Free Tax Help is Coming to MPL!

December 31, 2007

Paying taxes

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program offers free one-on-one tax help for people with low to moderate incomes. VITA will hold several tax help sessions at Muncie Public Library throughout February, March and April. Dr. Paul Parkison, retired Ball State University Accounting Professor, oversees this volunteer-based program. Call 759-8620 for more information.

The following tax help sessions have been scheduled for February and March at either Kennedy Library or Maring-Hunt Library:

  • February   1      M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Cancelled
  • February   6      M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • February   8      M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • February 13      M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • February 15      M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • February 20      KB        10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • February 22      M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • February 27      KB        10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • February 29      M-H    10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • March   5          KB         10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • March   7          M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • March  12         KB        10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • March  14         M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • March  19         KB        10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • March  21         M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • March 26          KB        10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • March 28          M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • April 2             M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • April 4             M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • April 9              KB       10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • April 14           M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • April 15           M-H     10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Just in time for the Holidays!

November 21, 2007

eBook 

 (original image from Mike Otto at www.gateway.ualberta.ca/view.php?aid=7500)

Need some extra reading material to keep your brain busy during this Holiday season? We’ve found some free eBook resources for you to check out:

eBooks with no downloads

a small collection of downloadable Sci Fi novels

the first producer of free eBooks

eBooks for a PDA, iPod or eBook reader

PDF eBooks

online literature resource

philosopher’s classics

collection of public domain documents including American and English literature and Western philosophy

eBooks and other resources from the Internet Public Library

For more ebooks and other eResources check out MPL’s eResource page!

Home

Take Five Give Away @ Maring-Hunt

November 1, 2007

Take Five logo

Take Five Community Outreach knows it is getting harder to stretch those dollars for many with lower incomes in Delaware County. Take Five cares. This group helps families by providing gently used clothing and daily essential items, free of charge, with no strings attached. Take Five will hold a Give Away on Tuesday, November 13 at Maring-Hunt Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Atrium. Supplies such as toothpaste, dish detergent, deodorant, etc. are usually available. Participants are not required to prove financial need. Each household can get up to five items free.

 clothing       toiletries       money

Take Five will also gladly accept donations of gently used clothes and new and unopened toiletry items such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, detergents, etc. This nonprofit group operates with very little overhead and gets these essential items directly into the hands of those who need them. Take Five also accepts financial donations.

If you need a few items, stop by. If you have some items to spare, stop by. Either way you will see efficient and effective charitable help in action in our community.

Home