Upcoming Changes To Main Meeting Venue & Schedule

Beginning in October 2016, general meetings will be scheduled for the first Thursday of a given month and held in the Multi-purpose Room at the Goleta Branch Library between 6:00-7:30 PM.  The first event hosted at this location will be on Thursday, October 6, 2016 and begin at 6:00 PM.  You can expect a future post with details about October’s featured presentation will follow.


Goleta Branch Library
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500 North Fairview Avenue ~ Goleta, CA, 93117

21 September 2016 Main Meeting  Library Resources for Apple Lovers


Denise Rodriquez listens attentatively as Michelle Bone presents

Meeting Summary. . .
Michelle Bone, Adjunct Librarian at the Luria Library (SBCC) discussed and demonstrated lesser known research options available online as well at local libraries.  Notable during the well-received presentation – which included many visuals on the large screen – were the abilities of Google search, for instance, what’s available via “Advanced Search” and what’s not so commonly known about what’s available online at the Santa Barbara Public Library and its extensive databases. What was particularly interesting … Continue reading

17 August 2016 Main Meeting  Use Virtual Machine To Maintain Legacy OS X & Apps

Meeting Summary. . .

According to Jim Tinsley, the lucky winner of the Apple Gift Card drawing was Harold Adams and Ian demonstrated how to set up Snow Leopard (OS X v10.6.8) to run as a virtual machine using VM[Ware] Fusion on a Mac computer running El Capitan (OS X v10.11.x).  Ian mentioned that Oracle’s VirtualBox alternative is not as easy to use as [VMWare] Fusion, but it is free. For more details about other solutions and … Continue reading