Google Courses Begin February 21

Google Courses – Docs, Sheets and Slides
Anna Aldous, instructor
Dates Vary; Time 6:00 – 8:00pm at Downtown Library | Community Room

Interested in learning how to use Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides? These fun and FREE programs will take your technology skills to a whole new level.

Basic computer skills helpful and laptops can be provided (up to 10 available). You must have a Gmail account to participate. If you need help creating an account, please visit with library staff.

Google Docs REGISTER
February 21, 22, 27, 28 and March 1 from 6:00-8:00pm
Use Google Docs to create, and collaborate on online documents.

Google Sheets REGISTER
March 6, 7, 8, 10, 11 from 6:00-8:00pm
Use Google Sheets to create and edit online spreadsheets.

Google Slides REGISTER
April 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 from 6:00-8:00pm
Use Google Slides to create online slideshows.

Contact Erin Kolb, adult services librarian with any questions at 509-758-5454 or adultservices@aclib.org

Virtual Talks From Bestselling Authors

Asotin County Library now offers a diverse mix of virtual programs from bestselling authors and thought leaders.

Expect 2 – 3 interactive programs each month with an opportunity for Q & A with the author.

The selected books and authors cover a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres including historical fiction, contemporary fiction, romance, OwnVoices, poetry, business, personal growth, social justice, history, art, culture and more.

Learn more and register for these great events at https://libraryc.org/asotincountylibrary

Lana Harper on Thursday February 9 at 4pm; register for online access
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Grace M. Cho on Thursday, February 16 at 10am; register for online access
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Sadeqa Johnson on Tuesday, February 28 at 1pm; register for online access. 

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Please contact Erin Kolb, adult services librarian, with any questions at adultservices@aclib.org or 509-758-5454.

Brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium.

Library Board Position Opening


Applicants must reside within the Clarkston city limits. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM Friday, February 10th. Job applications and job descriptions are also available at the downtown library service desk.

LIBRARY TRUSTEE JOB DESCRIPTION
The Board of Trustees determines the basic policies for the Library’s operation and selects the Director to whom the Board delegates the authority and responsibility for the administration of the
Library. The Board, with the assistance of the Director, develops the Library’s annual budget,
apportions the funds collected by the county, and authorizes and oversees all major
expenditures.

The members of the Board are appointed by the Asotin County Commissioners for a five-year
term. According to Washington State law, two terms are the maximum allowed. The Board is
responsible for carrying out duties assigned by state law and local ordinances. The Library
Director reports to the Board and is accountable for the proper fulfillment of assigned
responsibilities.

Trustees should be interested in the Library and be a current user. He/she should recognize
the Library as a center of community culture, education, and recreation. He/she should be able
to work well with others and be cooperative with all who work for the benefit of the Library.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE TRUSTEE:
– Meet once a month. Currently, meetings are scheduled for the third Thursday of the month at
3:30 pm. This is subject to change.
– Elect officers and establish various committees.
– Evaluate and examine the Library’s monthly financial report.
– Determine the goals and objectives of the Library and methods of evaluating progress towards
them on an annual basis.
– Authorize the Director to take specific action as required and to conduct special studies and
report the findings to the Board.
– Continually appraise the effectiveness of the Director and perform an annual evaluation of the
Director.
– Be aware of local, state, and federal library laws.
– Continually promote the Library in the community and explain policies and services whenever
called upon by public officials and private citizens

Board of Trustees Meeting and Agenda 12-15-22

Asotin County Library
Board of Trustees
Agenda

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2022, 4:00pm  Zoom

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81688568228?pwd=SlBGOTR1aE96clR0N3lhVzBEaW9qQT09

Meeting ID: 816 8856 8228
Passcode: 758594

Call meeting to order:

Additions/Corrections to the agenda:

Acceptance of minutes:
– October meeting minutes

Financial report:
– November financials

Old business:

New business:
– Credit Card Policy
– Approval of Vouchers/Payroll

Communications:

Public/Staff Comment:

Adjournment:

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

New Year! New & Improved Skills!

Mondays and Wednesdays | January 9 – February 8 | 6:00 – 8:00pm | Community Room at Downtown Branch 

Whether you are brand-new to spreadsheet programs or want to learn specific skills, this FREE five week class has what you need. Learn how to create spreadsheets, work with functions and formulas, create a budget, and more.

Laptops will be provided and having some basic computer skills will be helpful for this class. You are welcome to bring your own laptop if it has Excel 2016 installed.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel is taught by certified instructor Anna Aldous. Debbie took Anna’s Word class at the Library in 2022 and shared “… learning through experimenting. I learned something new at every class and was excited to branch out without fear of screwing up the computer. Anna’s a great teacher.”

Registration is now closed and class is full. 

 

Virtual Talks From Bestselling Authors

Asotin County Library now offers a diverse mix of virtual programs from bestselling authors and thought leaders.

Expect 2 – 3 interactive programs each month with an opportunity for Q & A with the author.

The selected books and authors cover a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres including historical fiction, contemporary fiction, romance, OwnVoices, poetry, business, personal growth, social justice, history, art, culture and more.

Learn more and register for these great events at https://libraryc.org/asotincountylibrary

Geraldine Brooks – Tuesday, December 6 at 4:00pm; register for online access. 
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Fredrick Backman –  Saturday, December 10 at 11:00am; register for online access
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Dr. Nicole Eustace – Wednesday, December 14 at 9:00am; register for online access. 

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Please contact Erin Kolb, adult services librarian, with any questions at adultservices@aclib.org or 509-758-5454.

Brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium.

Jump Into the Foundation’s Online Silent Auction

The online auction has closed. 

Gift Cards | Jet Boat Trip | Wine Baskets | LCSC & WSU Baskets
Baby Gifts | Spa Baskets | Family Night Baskets | Gardening Items

The Asotin County Library Foundation is having an online silent auction October 13 – 23.

Proceeds from this auction will support the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten project, supplies for the 3D printers and Glowforge, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) projects.

You’ve helped us remodel and update the Downtown library.
We also were able to bring a reader board to the Heights library.
Help us continue to provide cutting edge projects for our community!

For more information contact Kay Andersen, ACLF President kaydavisandersen@gmail.com or 509-552-1180.

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MS Publisher & PowerPoint Essentials Class

Learn the Essentials of Microsoft Publisher and PowerPoint

August 8 – 19 | 8:00am – 10:00am | Community Room at Downtown Library

Free classes with instructor Anna Aldous.

August 8 – 12 | Publisher Essentials

August 15 – 19 | PowerPoint Essentials

Register for one or both classes using the online form below.

Laptops will be provided and having some basic computer skills will be helpful for these classes. You are welcome to bring your own laptop if it has Publisher or PowerPoint 2016 installed.

Questions can be emailed to Erin at adultservices@aclib.org.

MS Word 2016 Classes

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Laptop Requirement