All Willard Library programs are free with a valid Willard Library card

Digital Library

Learn about our digital library and how to use it with your computer or mobile device. Books, magazines, movies, television, and music are all here at your fingertips. Don’t forget to bring important passwords!


Wednesday, January 28, 6:00 p.m. at Willard Library


Searching Battle Creek Newspapers

Become an expert at searching the digital newspaper collection. Reference Librarian Matt Willis will lead a hands-on tutorial on how to use Willard Library’s new digital search tool for all Battle Creek newspapers including the Enquirer, Moon Journal, and Shopper. You will learn how to find articles and obits all the way back to 1846. You’ll also gain the skills to digitally clip the information you need into a saved file or send as an email. Register online here.

Thursday, February 5
6:00 p.m.
Willard Library Meeting Room


Computer Basics

Never used a computer before? This class includes an introduction to the basic parts of a computer, using a mouse, and other skills.

Monday, March 9, 2:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, May 5, 6:00 p.m.
Willard Library Meeting Room

Searching and Finding Online

Begin using Google and other search tools. Learn how to work with online maps and directions. Find businesses,
people, and news in your hometown and around the world.

Monday, March 16, 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 12, 6:00 p.m.
Willard Library Meeting Room

Email and Social Networking

Create an account and perform basic email tasks.  Learn to connect with friends and family on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube.

Monday, March 23, 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19, 6:00 p.m.
Willard Library Meeting Room