Programs for Adults
The Mohr Library Genealogy Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4:30pm. Mohr Library has yearly subscriptions to Ancestry and also New England Historical Genealogical Society databases (NEHGS) on all library computers. Mohr Library also publishes a monthly newsletter outlining upcoming program details and includes tips for searching. Former programs include field trips to the State Archive and Swan Point Cemetery, as well as speakers on cemeteries, medallions found on gravestones, how to search for a particular nationality, and much more.Meetings open to all! Join avid ancestral sleuths. Learn tips from others. All nationalities discussed.
September 9, 4:30
American French Genealogical Society [AFGS]: a powerpoint presentation with Normand Deragon.
Native American Indians - the Massasoits. With Deborah Moorehead.
For more information about the Genealogy
Group and to receive the monthly newsletter:
Contact Grayce or Lori at Reference for more information.
Librarians will also try to get help for you on any basic problems that you have using computers.Contact Lori to schedule an appointment at 231-4980, ext. 213, or via this website, or stop by the library in person.
Free Tech Help
30 Minute, one-time sessions to meet YOUR tech needs!!
Click here for a printable copy of the Tech Help flyer.
We offer two classes in a small group setting:
Basic: covering logging on, opening programs, using the Internet, and basic Internet searching.
Word: creating, saving, printing documents; formatting text, inserting pictures.
September/October Computer Class Schedule
Tuesday Sept 8: 6:30-7:30pm Basic ComputersFriday Sept 18: 10:00-11:00am Basic Computers Tuesday Sept 22: 6:30-7:30pm World Wide Web Friday Oct 2: 10:00-11:00am World Wide Web Tuesday Oct 6: 6:30-7:30pm email Friday Oct 16: 10:00-11:00am email Tuesday Oct 20: 6:30-7:30pm Microsoft Word Friday Oct 30: 10:00-11:00am Microsoft Word Basic Computers *Basic parts & function of a computer *Keyboard & mouse functions *Computer settings World Wide Web *Getting online *Navigating web pages *Using search engines *Online safety Email *Basics of registering for an email account *Basic email functions: sending/printing/deleting messages, reading mail, using attachments Microsoft Word *Creating/saving/opening/printing documents *Formatting text, page setup, copy/cut/paste All classes are hands on! Registration is required with the Reference Department(register for a Tuesday OR Friday session).
We are a sponsoring site of the Northstar Basic Computer Skills Certificate
Make an appointment with us to take a Northstar Assessment: pass with an 85% or better and you earn a certificate in one or all test areas. Ask a librarian about earning this valuable credential today!Click here for current computer classes
Paper ArtistryMonday, October 19, 6-8pm A very special evening of learning with Carolyn Leone: Harvest Napkin Rings! Finish off your holiday decorating early! Space is limited: REGISTRATION is REQUIRED! Sponsored by "Mohr Friends". Click here for program flyer
Contact the Reference Department for class schedules and to sign up, as space is limited.
Play Reading Series
On the last Tuesday of every month, we bring in local actors to read a fantastic piece of theater. We've read everything from Chekhov to brand new plays.
For more information contact Kevin.
Fiction Book DiscussionsWith staff fiction specialist Kevin Broccoli
For more information contact Kevin.
Our August display holds a Rhode Island summer favorite - quahogs! "Quahogs of Rhode Island" contains quahog-themed items from the personal collection of Christopher Martin, Corresponding Secretary, Johnston Historical Society and curator of the website quahog.org.
For more information, or to receive email notices of events, contact us.