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Friday, February 11, 2011

Upcoming Events at the Phoenixville Public Library

The Phoenixville Public Library is hosting several events over the next month:

  • PECO Smart Home E-Audit Presentation
    PECO, an Exelon Company, will offer a free presentation of their no-cost online energy audit tool, the PECO Smart Home E-Audit, on Thursday, February 24 at 7:00 PM at Phoenixville Public Library. Attendees who bring their 10-digit PECO account number with them will receive a free analysis of their home’s energy use. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.
  • Investing in Recovery, Part 2: Tools
    Financial advisor Eric Lanshe of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management will present the second in his three-part series of financial literacy seminars for investors at Phoenixville Public Library. “Investing in Recovery: A Guide to Portfolio Repair: Tools” will be presented on Monday, February 28 at 7:00 PM in the Library’s Community Room. Participants will learn about the different asset types they can use to build a diversified portfolio. Stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, and options will be discussed at a basic level. This event is free and open to the public.
  • Birthday Card & Craft Class for Adults
    Craft instructor Linda Santamaria will host a Birthday Card & Craft Class for adults at Phoenixville Public Library on Thursday, March 3 from 7:00 to 8:45 PM. No experience is necessary. Participants will make some whimsical birthday cards and crafts using out-of-the-ordinary techniques and tools. Cost is $10.00 per person, payable at the door. Reservations are required; cancellations appreciated.
  • Microsoft Office Intermediate & Advanced Classes
    Learn intermediate and advanced facets of Microsoft’s Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access software programs in a series of classes to be held Saturday mornings in March and April at Phoenixville Public Library. Ernie Tidball, a Senior IT Audit Consultant, will be the instructor. The class schedule is as follows: March 5 (Word Intermediate), March 12 (Excel Intermediate), March 19 (PowerPoint Intermediate), March 26 (Access Intermediate), April 2 (Word Advanced), April 9 (Excel Advanced), April 16 (PowerPoint Advanced), April 23 (Access Advanced). A basic-level class in Microsoft Publisher will be offered April 30. Class time is 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Library’s Community Room.

    Students should bring a USB drive if they wish to save their work. Basic knowledge of computers and the ability to use a keyboard and mouse are required. Cost for the class is $25.00 per person, per class, payable at class time. There is a limit of 8 students per class, and reservations are required. Students may register for one, all, or any combination of classes.
  • March Phoenix Book Club Meeting
    The next meeting of the Phoenix Book Club will be Monday, March 7 at 7:00 PM at Phoenixville Public Library. The book discussed will be “Rabbit, Run” by John Updike. A copy of the book may be reserved at the Library or online at www.ccls.org. The public is invited to attend.

For more information or to reserve a seat at any of these events, call 610-933-3013, Ext. 32 or e-mail mpinto@ccls.org. Phoenixville Public Library is located at 183 Second Avenue, Phoenixville, PA.

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