Area briefs

Y offers basketball shooting clinic

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA is offering a basketball shooting clinic for youth and teens from K-12 on Jan. 30 at the Robinson branch, located on County Road 25-A between Troy and Tipp City.

Professional Shooting Coach Thom Townsley, promoter for the Indiana Pacers will lead the clinic. Coach Townsley has more than 25 years of experience performing clinics worldwide and teaching professional practice skills used by both NBA and WNBA players.

The clinic is free for members and youth registered in the winter youth basketball leagues. There will be a $5 fee for all other youth. Clinic times are as follows:

Kindergarten through second grade — 9-10:20 a.m.

Third and fourth grade — 10:30-11:50 a.m.

Fifth grade and up — noon to 1:20 p.m.

Registrations are being accepted. For more information or to register, contact Jaime Hull at 440-9622 or

Computer help offered

WEST MILTON — If you are still figuring out how to navigate a computer or a new Windows program, the Milton-Union Public Library has two options to help.

First, retired librarian Valerie McKay will offer one-on-one tutoring in “Basic Computer Skills” from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 25. Sign up for a 20 minute slot. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library’s.

If you have a specific question about your personal computer or digital technology, you can also sign up for a one-on-one session with local computer expert Bill Coate. Coate will be meeting with patrons in 20-minute time slots from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3.

Registration is required for all sessions. Call (937) 698-5515 to sign up.

Milton-Union Public Library is located at 560 S. Main St., West Milton.