Weber Works Skill Block 1: Basic Computer Literacy: Computer Basics

Understanding computers and technology is more important than ever at work. If you want to catch the digital wave, join us for free courses to help you succeed in your job search or professional development. We start with the basics and lead you through to more advanced learning. Space is limited, to register, call 801-337-2690.


Computer Basics:  This class will teach you how to use a personal computer and its basic functions, turning it on and off, how to find and open programs, what icons are for, learn keyboard functions, and how to start using to the Internet.

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Eating Smart, Being Active, Pleasant Valley Branch

This four week course will teach participants how to make smart food choices and ways to lead an active lifestyle.  Each week will present a new topic, such as meal planning, saving money at the grocery store, and the benefits of eating a proper diet.  This fun and interactive program will be presented by a representative from the Utah State University Extension Program.

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25th Street and Ogden's History of Vices, Pleasant Valley Branch

Much has been said and written about Ogden’s Historic 25th Street: prostitution, bootlegging, opium dens, and tunnels that connected it all. But how much is myth and how much is reality? Sarah Singh and Melissa Francis will explore answers to this question as they draw upon materials from the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections to discuss Ogden’s wild relationship with drugs, alcohol, and other vices.

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Understanding Addiction, Pleasant Valley Branch

Discover how chemical substances affect the mind and body.  Jim Hutchins, a health sciences professor from Weber State University, will discuss how chemicals alter the brain causing individuals to see, think, and act differently than they normally would.  Learn about the addiction process, how to identify people who may be struggling with addiction, and when to seek help.  Don’t miss this chance to pose your toughest questions to an expert in the field.

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Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions

Come see this thought provoking traveling exhibition produced by the National Library of Medicine and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  This six panel display explores the factors that have shaped the changing definitions of some of our most potent drugs, including tobacco, alcohol, opium, cocaine, and marijuana, from medicinal miracle to social menace.


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how to Lose Weight: Choosing the right diet plan, Pleasant Valley Branch

It’s a new year and you’re ready to start losing weight!  A registered dietitian from McKay Dee Nutrition Services will be on hand to talk about trendy diets, such as the Paleo, Atkins, and South Beach programs, compared with a common sense approach to healthy eating.  Get inspired, ask questions, and discover the best diet plan for your lifestyle.

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