Welcome to Sedro-Woolley: Gateway to the North Cascades
Summer Reading 2015 Bam! Pow! Read!
Please join us for Summer Reading 2015! Sign-up starts June 8th. Celebrate our theme "Every hero has a story." Be a Hero - read! All ages, newborn, to eighteen welcome. Prizes every week and a book for every participant who reads 800 minutes, and an entry in the prize drawing for a bicycle. Teens also qualify for a final prize drawing.
Schedule of events*
Wednesday, June 17th 1:00 p.m. Sylvia Trask - creative movement and dance
Wednesday, June 24th 1:00 p.m. Cardboard building challenge
Thursday, July 2nd 1:00 p.m. RoboCubs - SWHS Robotics Club
Wednesday, July 8th 1:00 p.m. Superheroes Scavenger Hunt
Friday, July 8th 1:00 p.m. Jason Quick - Juggler
Fridays, July 10-Aug 28 1:00 p.m. Kids' Zumba - with Kim Lukehart
Wednesday July 15th 12:00 p.m. Local heroes -fire trucks, police cars & more
Wednesday, July 22nd 1:30 p.m. Knights of Veritas - armor & sword fights!
Wednesday, July 29th 1:00 p.m. Predators of the Heart - local NW animals
Tuesday, August 11th 6:00 p.m. Mayor's night with Mike Anderson
* All programs located at the Sedro-Woolley Community Center.
Book Movie Night
Please join us Thurday, June 11th for the movie "An Ideal Husband." Potluck starts at 5:30 with movie to follow. Recommended reading The collected works of Oscar Wilde.
Daytime Story Times are taking a break
Children's StoryTime will resume in June.
Microsoft IT Academy
The Microsoft IT Academy offers a range of official Microsoft online courses and learning resources covering subjects from digital literacy (how to use a computer) to Microsoft Office business skills, advanced networking, and programming skills.
Are you new to computers? You can get started right away by clicking here where you’ll find basic classes on using a computer and the Internet and no signup is required.
A Microsoft ID. If you already have a Microsoft email account (Hotmail, MSN, Outlook), you can use that login information, otherwise:
Create a Microsoft Account:
1.Go to https://signup.live.com and click Sign up.
2.Complete the fields to create your live ID/Microsoft Account.
3.Go back to your email account and verify email.
Next you will need an Enrollment/Access Code. This requires you to visit Sedro-Woolley Public Library. Ask at the front desk, and when you have the enrollment code, proceed with the following steps:
Activate E-Learning Courses:
1.Go to learner site http://itacademy.microsoft.com/, and click Sign In.
2.Select how you want to sign in. In most cases, you will want to choose Microsoft Account. Enter your email and password when prompted.
3.Click the link to redeem your code.
4.Enter the code and your email.
5.Check the box to accept the User Agreement & click Continue.
6.Fill out the profile information, and click Save.
Finding and Accessing Courses
Use the Search box or Browse tab to find and add courses. Once you've added a course, you can access it by clicking on My Courses and then clicking the hyperlinked name of the course.
1.Go to learner site http://itacademy.microsoft.com/
2.Click the Sign In button on the right of the home page.
3.Enter with your Microsoft Account and password.
4.From My Courses, click the course you would like to start or resume.
You may use our Library computers or your own for IT Academy.
The Sedro-Woolley Public Library now has reciprocal agreements with ALL the public libraries in Skagit County enabling you to apply for a card with the other libraries. If you are a resident of Sedro-Woolley; reside within the city limits; and have a clean borrowing and fine record please come in and we will tell you how to apply.
To access your library account :
1. Click on the "My account" button below.
2. Type your entire library card number without spaces into the ID box.
3. The last four digits of your library card number is your PIN.