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Tidbits and treats from the Sunnyvale Public Library Reference Division

Buying a Digital Camera — Monday, June 28 June 26, 2010

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Want to buy a new digital camera? Don’t know what to look for? Don’t know what a megapixel is or what camera modes are? Please join us on Monday, June 28 from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. for Buying a Digital Camera.

Chris Willis from HP Labs will go through the basics of what to buy and what it all means.


Mystery Book Group June 7, 2010

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010
7 p.m.
Program Room

At the initial meeting of the Mystery Book Group we’ll discuss The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.  Stieg Larsson’s first book of a trilogy set in Norway combines a murder, a family saga, a financial intrigue, and a modern love story.


Tax Topics for Individuals and Families: June 9, 6-8 PM

Did you know that if you qualify for tax credits, your tax bill may be reduced or even eliminated? Some credits can even provide you with a refund!

Learn about child tax credits, credits for dependent care costs, education and retirement savings credits. Our speaker, Liz Lison, E.A., will also explain how you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit.

This free program will be held Wednesday, June 9, from 6-8 PM.  No registration is required.


Basic Small Business Resources Class: Thursday, June 10

On Thursday, June 10, from 3– 5:00 pm, The Sunnyvale Public Library will be offering a free class entitled, “Basic Small Business Resources”.

This regularly-scheduled class is just one of several small business-related classes and workshops that will be held at the library during the month of June.  Learn how to find information on starting a small business, writing a business plan, finding company performance data, and performing competitive analysis. We will also cover resources for protecting and researching the intellectual property of a business. 

There is no registration required.


Blogs & Blogging class Wednesday, June 2 June 1, 2010

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Wednesday, June 2, 3 -5 p.m.
Library Program Room

Open the door to the blogosphere and learn how blogs are reshaping the way the Web works.  Learn about free tools to create a unique Web Page, and technologies to help share your blog with anyone.

This program is free and no registration is required.