On the calendar: Tuesday, 10/13/2015 Preschool Storytime: 11:15am Calendar
Saturday, October 17th, 10:30-12:00 am. Celebrate our kids' garden harvest, plant fall/winter crops, enjoy entertainment by the Griffin Family Band, Pumpkin painting, Treats too!
11:00am on Tuesday, October 27th.
Please join us for a special dress-up party at the library! Pirate treasure, loot, activities and crafts! All preschoolers and young children welcome.
Please join us for the community event "Skagit Reads." We will all be reading and discussing the book "Spare Parts, four undocumented teenagers, one ugly robot, and the battle for the American dream." Visit the library for a free copy of the book; Join us at the Sedro-Woolley Community Center for a presentation by the Sedro-Woolley High School RoboCubs on Thursday, October 29th at 6pm. Watch the film at the Lincoln Theatre Sunday, November 1st, 5:30 p.m. and meet the author Joshua Davis, Tuesday, November 10th 7:30 p.m.; both events at the Lincoln Theatre.
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.
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.