Adult Services Ongoing Programs
"Strengthening Pontiac Through Literacy Partnerships"
Services for the Visually Impaired
The Pontiac Public Library provides applications for the O.T.B.S. (Oakland Talking Book Service) at the Rochester Hills Public Library for the visually impaired. For more information, please visit or contact our Adult Reference desk.
The Pontiac Lions Club has donated System Access Screen Reader and Sero Software for two computers in the Instructional Computer Lab, to serve our visually impaired patrons! Phylis Slater of the Pontiac Lions will be providing training on the software by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call (248)320-2586.
Family Karaoke Nights
Tuesdays, 11/19, 12/10, 01/21, 02/18, 03/17, 04/21, 6-7:30pm, Auditorium: Come sing with us in the Auditorium. Our Karaoke program is open to all ages!
New Year's Themes: 01/21: One Hit Wonders, 02/18: 90's, 03/17: Sock Hop, 04/21: Disco Fever.
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!
ESL 101 and Spanish 101
ESL 101, Mondays (except when the library is closed, 09/30 is cancelled), 6-7pm, Computer Lab: This is a class for adult English language learners to enhance their conversational English proficiency.
Spanish 101, Wednesdays (except when the library is closed, 10/02 is cancelled), 6-7pm, Computer Lab: This is a class for adults wanting to learn conversational Spanish.
Free Computer Classes @ Your Library
Please, register in person, on the phone (248-758-3943), or online.
PHOTO/VIDEO USE - The Pontiac Public Library reserves the right, under federal, state and local law, to use photographs and videos taken at library events for reproduction on the library’s website or in other official library publications and displays, including but not limited to print or online, without consideration or compensation. The Library reserves the right to crop or treat the photographs/videos at its discretion. Full names will not be used unless participants express their desire to be identified.
Thursdays, 11/07, 12/05, 01/02, 02/06, 03/05, 04/02, 6-7pm, Saturdays, 11/09, 12/07, 01/04, 02/08, 03/07, 04/04, 11am-12pm, Computer Lab: Learn the basics on how to use a computer.
Tuesdays, 11/12, 12/10, 01/07, 02/11, 03/10, 04/07, 6-7pm, Saturdays, 11/16, 12/14, 01/11, 02/15, 03/14, 11am-12pm, 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.
Thursdays, 11/21, 12/19, 01/16, 02/20, 03/19, 04/16, 6-7pm, Saturdays, 11/23, 12/21, 01/18, 02/22, 03//21, 04/18, 11am-12pm, 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
Tuesdays, 11/26, 01/21, 02/25, 03/24, 04/21, 6-7pm, Saturdays, 11/30 (cancelled), 01/25, 02/29, 03/28, 04/25, 11am-12pm, 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, 11am-12pm and 6-7pm, Saturdays, 12-1pm: 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!