Adult Services Ongoing Programs
"Strengthening Pontiac Through Literacy Partnerships"
Book Club for the Visually Impaired
Date TBD: The Pontiac Public Library is starting an audio book club for the visually impaired. We will set monthly meetings with snacks to discuss the books we are reading. Contact the Reference Desk to sign up and be invited to the first meeting.
ESL for Native Spanish Speakers
Wednesdays, 11am-12pm: Tutoring is available in half hour sessions by appointment for native Spanish speakers who are learning English as a Second Language.
Registration is required one week in advance! Please register with the tutor in person or by phone: 248-758-3942!
Mondays, 09/11, 10/09, 11/13, 12/11, 01/22, 02/26, 03/19, 04/23, 6-7:30pm, Auditorium: Come color intricate designs with colored pencils and fine markers. Adult Coloring is a trendy new way to settle your mind and de-stress.
Family Karaoke Nights
Thursdays, 09/14, 10/12, 11/09, 12/14, 01/25, 02/22, 03/22, 04/26, 6-7:30pm, Auditorium: Come sing with us in the Auditorium. Our Karaoke program is open to all ages!
On 12/14: Holiday Karaoke!
Light refreshments will be provided.
Free Test Proctoring Service
To fulfill the Library's mission to serve the cultural, educational and informational needs of the community of Pontiac, the library provides test proctoring services when possible. Currently, we offer proctoring through the Adult Reference Department. There is no charge for this service.
Registration is required one week in advance! Please register at the information desk or by phone: 248-758-3943!
Free Computer Classes @ Your Library
Please, register in person, on the phone (248-758-3943), or online.
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Wednesdays, 09/06, 10/04, 11/01, 12/06, 01/03, 02/07, 03/07, 04/04, 5-6pm, Computer Lab: Learn the basics on how to use a computer, including the mouse, and how to manage files using Explorer and "My Computer".
Wednesdays, 09/13, 10/11, 11/08, 12/13, 01/10, 02/14, 03/14, 04/11, 5-6pm, Computer Lab: This class will provide basic knowledge about the use of the internet, including: browsers, basic functions, searches, basic troubleshooting, good and bad practices, and how to avoid unwanted sites, viruses, and information theft.
Wednesdays, 09/20, 10/18, 11/15, 01/17, 02/21, 03/21, 04/18, 5-6pm, Computer Lab: This class will provide knowledge on how to create an email account, use it (send emails, open received emails etc.), and maintain your account.
Microsoft Word Basics
Wednesdays, 09/27, 10/25, 11/29, 01/24, 02/28, 03/28, 04/25, 5-6pm, Computer Lab: This class will provide knowledge on Microsoft Word's basic functions, including the ribbon, templates, and printing.
One-on-One Computer Help
Mondays and Wednesdays, 11am-12pm and 4-5pm: Register for a 15-minute session with a library staff person to help you with a certain computer related question. Help is available for one on one instruction on database usage and Microsoft Suite Applications.
Registration is required. Please register at the information desk or by phone: 248-758-3943!