LIBRARY PROGRAMS IN MAY

Friday, May 1, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Republic Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills I.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Brush up on existing mouse and keyboard skills and learn the basics of word processing, including simple formatting, saving and printing documents.
    Registration starts April 01; call 732-7284.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Mac Basics.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn to identify common Mac elements including the desktop, Finder, Dock, menu bar, Spotlight and Notification Center. You'll also find out how to search, use the menu bar and explore various settings to personalize your Mac experience. Seating is limited.
    Registration starts April 17; call 837-5011.
  • Republic Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 732-7284.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Japanese Children's Day Celebration.
    5:00 pm to 7:00 pm for age 5 and older.
    Join us for a traditional Japanese Children's Day Celebration. 5 p.m. Craft traditional carp kites, materials will be provided, and try samples of non-alcoholic amazake, a traditional drink made from fermented rice. 6 p.m. Kizuna: Japan-America Friendship Group will perform several traditional Japanese dances and provide a kimono workshop.
  • Library Center - Friday Night Film Fest.
    6:00 pm in the auditorium for age 13-grade 12.
    Kick back and enjoy a film on the big screen. We'll provide the popcorn. "Guardians of the Galaxy," rated PG-13.
  • Library Station - Teen Friday Nights.
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events.
  • Park Central Branch Library - First Friday Art Walk.
    6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for all ages.
    Join the Park Central Branch Library and other art lovers for First Friday Art Walk. On display: Sumi-e Japanese Painting and Prints by Allen Lee.
  • Park Central Branch Library - First Friday Art Talk.
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm for adults.
    Artist Allen Lee will discuss Samurai Swords of the 1500s and display pieces from his collection.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Vintage Garden Mosaics.
    9:00 am to 11:00 am in the meeting room for age 18 and older.
    Get inspired in this two-part workshop taught by mosaic artist Pam Powell. Learn about the mosaic process while creating a bird feeder for your garden using broken vintage dishes. Bring a 4-inch terracotta pot and 8-inch terracotta saucer, all other materials will be provided. Register once for both sessions.
    Registration starts April 24; call 883-1974.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Retro Cartoon Saturdays.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 3.
    It's so sad that old Saturday cartoons like "Mighty Mouse" are gone, but the Library is here to save the day! Wear your pajamas and join us to watch retro cartoons and new counterparts, rated TV-G or PG, while we eat breakfast treats.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Volunteer-O-Rama.
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the meeting room for ages 14-18.
    Looking for something to do during summer break? Did you know that volunteering at the Library could help you get into college, or even help you get a job? We need teens to help us put together crafts, design props and come up with awesome programs for kids and teens at the Library! Learn about teen volunteer opportunities and pick up a volunteer application. Snacks will be provided.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Weekend Walk-In Theater.
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Frankenstein," 1931, and "The Bride of Frankenstein," both films not rated.

Monday, May 4, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Willard Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 742-4258.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Computer Skills I.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Brush up on existing mouse and keyboard skills and learn the basics of word processing, including simple formatting, saving and printing documents.
    Registration starts April 20; call 837-5011.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    1:30 pm to 3:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 751-2933.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - "Star Wars" Day.
    4:00 pm to 6:30 pm for grades 5-12.
    Enjoy all things "Star Wars" from lightsaber to Wookie, including crafts, snacks and contests. Materials will be provided.
  • Republic Branch Library - "Zodiac".
    4:00 pm for grades 7-12.
    By Romina Russell.
  • Library Center - Genealogy Workshop.
    7:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    Mastering RootsMagic Genealogy Software. Don Pruitt, Ozarks Genealogy Society member and longtime user of RootsMagic, will share his experience and expertise. Bring your laptops and mobile devices with the software or app installed for a hands-on session. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
    9:30 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Cinco de Mayo at the Library.
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Celebrate the history and traditions of Cinco de Mayo with trivia, games and food.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Meet the Computer.
    5:15 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn the basics of computing including how to use the mouse and keyboard. This class is designed for beginners.
    Registration starts April 21; call 837-5011.
  • Willard Branch Library - Off the Hook Crochet Club.
    5:30 pm for adults.
    Love to crochet? Want to learn how? Gather with us to visit, work on your own projects, share ideas and patterns, or receive beginner's help. Some instructional materials provided for use in the Library or bring your own. Knitters welcome!
  • Library Center - Greene Teens Tuesdays.
    6:00 pm in the Grafton room for grades 6-12.
    Chat about books and movies, play games and enjoy a snack.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
    6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
  • Republic Branch Library - "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?". (Evening Book Discussion)
    6:00 pm for adults.
    By Roz Chast.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Station - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 865-1340.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - "State of Wonder". (Brown Bag Book Discussion)
    12:15 pm to 1:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Bring your lunch and take a break from your workday with a good book. "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Internet Basics.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn how to navigate the Internet using your browser's menus and toolbars. Access websites by typing in a Web address or using search engines. Learn how to change your homepage and add a website to your favorites.
    Registration starts April 22; call 837-5011.
  • Library Station - Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills I.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Brush up on existing mouse and keyboard skills and learn the basics of word processing, including simple formatting, saving and printing documents.
    Registration starts April 01; call 865-1340.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Minute to Win It Wednesdays!.
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Join us the first Wednesday of every month for some crazy fun games. Prizes and snacks provided.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Station - Explore.
    10:30 am to 11:30 am in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Explore is an ongoing, inclusive series aimed at developmentally challenged adults. Not just a storytime, this program is a quest for fun and learning as we cover topics of interest with stories, images, crafts and sensory activities.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Downloading Made Easy.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn how to download and uninstall a program, along with information about PDFs, streaming videos and music. We'll also talk about how protect your computer from malware using antivirus and link inspector programs.
    Registration starts April 23; call 837-5011.
  • Library Station - Explore.
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Explore is an ongoing, inclusive series aimed at developmentally challenged adults. Not just a storytime, this program is a quest for fun and learning as we cover topics of interest with stories, images, crafts and sensory activities.
  • Willard Branch Library - Otaku Teen Thursday.
    3:00 pm to 6:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
    Have fun with everything manga, anime, and more at this special Otaku-themed Teen Thursday!
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Now Serving Raspberry Pi.
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.
  • Strafford Branch Library - PEEPS Art.
    3:30 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 5-12.
    It's PEEPS time! Create scenes from your favorite book or superhero comic using those sugary, marshmallowy PEEPS as your props. PEEPS will be provided.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Park Central TV Night.
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for age 14 and older.
    Get your couch potato on at the Library as we watch two episodes of "Supernatural," rated TV-14, featuring Sam and Dean Winchester's demon-hunting adventures. Snacks will be provided.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Fun with Paper Crafts.
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn how to turn paper into beautiful, usable art at this monthly craft series. Materials provided; bring scissors and glue if you have them, or use ours. Mini Notebooks: Fold your own functional book using one of several basic bookbinding techniques.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - "Station Eleven". (Evening Book Discussion)
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Emily St. John Mandel.
  • Library Center - "All the Light We Cannot See". (NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings)
    7:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Harrison room for age 20-39.
    By Anthony Doerr. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, May 8, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills I.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Brush up on existing mouse and keyboard skills and learn the basics of word processing, including simple formatting, saving and printing documents.
    Registration starts April 01; call 883-1974.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • - "To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care". (Northview Book Club)
    10:30 am to 11:30 am for senior adults.
    Check out our Library-sponsored book group just for seniors. We meet every second Friday of the month at the Northview Center in Doling Park, 301 E. Talmage St. "To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care" by Cris Beam.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 883-1974.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Introduction to Digital Devices.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Try out and compare a variety of tablets and e-readers in this hands-on session. Learn how to check out and download e-books from the Library, plus how to access Library and Web resources using mobile devices. Bring your fully-charged gadget, if you have one, so you can follow along.
    Registration starts April 24; call 837-5011.
  • Library Station - 'Tween Town: Superhero Edition!.
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 4-8.
    Drop in to 'Tween Town, where we make crazy (and sometimes incredibly messy!) crafts, play games and eat cookies! Repurpose old comic books to make awesome magnets with a vintage 90s feel. Plus, we'll get out the fuse beads to make cool pixelated superheroes. Materials will be provided.
  • Library Station - Teen Night: Avengers Assemble!.
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Santa Fe room for age 13-grade 12.
    The highly anticipated "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" comes out May 1, and to celebrate we're hosting a screening of "The Avengers," rated PG-13!

Saturday, May 9, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Vintage Garden Mosaics.
    9:00 am to 11:00 am in the meeting room for age 18 and older.
    Get inspired in this two-part workshop taught by mosaic artist Pam Powell. Learn about the mosaic process while creating a bird feeder for your garden using broken vintage dishes. Bring a 4-inch terracotta pot and 8-inch terracotta saucer, all other materials will be provided. Register once for both sessions.
    Registration starts April 24; call 883-1974.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Playtime!.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Come play with us! Learning begins at birth and young children learn through play. Join us for a playdate filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddler and preschoolers; where kids and parents can visit, play and socialize. You'll find fun activities you can recreate at home and enjoy some of our special toys.
  • Willard Branch Library - 'Toons and Treats.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for all ages.
    Do you like cartoons from the 80s and 90s? Enjoy an old-school Saturday morning with some of your favorites, rated TV-G or PG. Come in your PJs, bring your stuffed animal and we'll provide tasty treats.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - "The Miniaturist".
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for ages 20-40.
    Discuss a lively mix of fiction genres with others. "The Miniaturist" by Jessie Burton.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - "RASL". (Graphic Novels for Grown-ups)
    1:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Whether you’re new to the medium or have grown up with it, join us as we read and discuss contemporary and classic graphic literature from around the world. "RASL," by Jeff Smith with Steve Hamaker.
  • Willard Branch Library - LEGO Brick Saturday.
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Weekend Walk-In Theater.
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "The Mummy," 1932, and "The Mummy's Hand," both films not rated.

Monday, May 11, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Republic Branch Library - Stories for Life.
    9:00 am to 10:00 am for adults.
    Designed for older or memory-impaired adults, this series provides simple stories, poetry and visual aids to encourage discussion and pleasant reminiscing.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Computer Skills II.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn to identify common Windows elements, work with windows, use the taskbar, start menu, and explore control panel settings, including various display options.
    Registration starts April 27; call 837-5011.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
    9:30 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills I.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Harrison room for adults.
    Brush up on existing mouse and keyboard skills and learn the basics of word processing, including simple formatting, saving and printing documents.
    Registration starts April 01; call 882-0714.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Stories for Life.
    10:30 am to 11:30 am in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Designed for older or memory-impaired adults, this topical series provides simple stories, poetry and visual aids to encourage discussion and pleasant reminiscing.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Harrison room for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 882-0714.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - Flying Needles.
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    Bring your knitting and crochet projects and join other fiber artists on the second Tuesday of every month. Work on current projects, share patterns, ideas and questions, and check out our knitting and crochet resources. All levels of experience are welcome.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Computer Skills I.
    5:15 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Brush up on existing mouse and keyboard skills and learn the basics of word processing, including simple formatting, saving and printing documents.
    Registration starts April 28; call 837-5011.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
    6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
  • - "The Heavens Rise".
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for adults.
    Horror has never tasted so sweet. Join our horror book club and sink your teeth into a good book while enjoying Hurts donuts. "The Heavens Rise" by Christopher Rice. At Hurts Donut Company, 301 Park Central West.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Foreign Film Festival.
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    "The Auction," not rated; French with English subtitles.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Center - Genealogy Workshop.
    9:30 am in the auditorium for adults.
    Greene County Resources on the Secretary of State’s Website. Leslie James, field archivist with the Local Records Preservation Program, will demonstrate some of the online resources available on sos.mo.gov, including the Judicial Database and Missouri’s Union Provost Marshal Papers Index. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Email for Beginners.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn how to create an email account using free Web-based email services. We'll cover how to compose, read, reply to, forward and include an attachment in email.
    Registration starts April 29; call 837-5011.
  • Library Center - "The Weight of Blood". (Book Discussion)
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in meeting room A for adults.
    By Laura McHugh.
  • Willard Branch Library - "After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story". (Book Discussion)
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for adults.
    By Michael Hainey.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - "The Great Gatsby". (Book Discussion)
    1:30 pm for adults.
    By F. Scott Fitzgerald.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Otaku Club.
    3:30 pm to 6:30 pm for grades 5-12.
    Anime fans, unite! Join us every month for anime films and Asian treats.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - A Videographer's Tale: Ozark Life Stories with Ed Fillmer..
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    "Strangely Named Towns of the Ozarks." Award-winning freelance video journalist Ed Fillmer will give video presentations with some of his most popular glimpses of Ozarks culture and people. Fillmer's "KY3's Ozark Life" video stories aired during his 17 years as a reporter, photographer and producer at KYTV. He is Journalist in Residence for the History Museum on the Square.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Meditation at Midtown.
    12:00 pm to 12:45 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Take a break from the work day and join meditation instructor Holly Graves for this monthly meditation session, suitable for beginners and Zen masters alike.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Meet the Computer.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn the basics of computing including how to use the mouse and keyboard. This class is designed for beginners.
    Registration starts April 30; call 837-5011.
  • Republic Branch Library - "Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty". (Book Discussion)
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By Elizabeth Mitchell.
  • Willard Branch Library - Teen Thursday.
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
    If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, crafts and movies (rated PG-13 or under) and special events!
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Park Central TV Night.
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for age 14 and older.
    Get your couch potato on at the Library as we watch two episodes of "Supernatural," rated TV-14, featuring Sam and Dean Winchester's demon-hunting adventures. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, May 15, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Republic Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 732-7284.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Maintaining and Securing Your PC.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn how to keep your computer in good health by taking precautions to protect it from viruses and performing the appropriate tasks to maintain it.
    Registration starts May 01; call 837-5011.
  • Republic Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills II.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn to identify common Windows elements, work with windows, use the taskbar, start menu, and explore control panel settings, including various display options.
    Registration starts April 01; call 732-7284.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Friday Fun Hour.
    4:00 pm for all ages.
    Grab some friends or family members for an hour of fun and learning at the Library! Each month we'll try new STEM-related activities with games, hands-on crafts and simple science experiements the family can do together.
  • Library Center - "Pretty Little Liars" Party.
    5:30 pm in the Harrison room for age 14-grade 12.
    Are you as obsessed with "Pretty Little Liars" as much as we are? Help us count down to the top three scariest episodes, rated TV-14, vote for who you think "A" is, meet other liars and get ready for the summer premiere.
  • Library Station - Teen Friday Nights.
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Republic Branch Library - Off the Hook Crochet Club.
    10:00 am to 11:30 am for adults.
    Love to crochet? Want to learn how? Gather with us to visit, work on your own projects, share ideas and patterns, or receive beginner's help. Some instructional materials will be provided for use in the Library, or bring your own. Knitters welcome!
  • Strafford Branch Library - Summer Reading Kickoff.
    11:00 am to 5:00 pm for all ages.
    Zoom in to the Library to pick up your Summer Reading Program game board and favorite books, and make cool superhero crafts. Materials will be provided.
  • Library Station - Summer Reading Program Kickoff!.
    12:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the story hour room for all ages.
    It's the first day of summer reading, so come get your game board and stock up on books! We'll have crafts and activities available to help develop your summer reading superpowers.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Bluegrass in the Park.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for all ages.
    Join us as we kick off the Summer Reading Program with an afternoon of live bluegrass music by Red Bridge Bluegrass in the park behind the Library. Bring a picnic for the family; no alcohol allowed. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Midtown Neighborhood Block Party and Summer Reading Kickoff.
    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages, families.
    We're celebrating the Midtown Cargnegie Branch's 110th anniversary and kicking off summer reading in style. Join us in the parking lot for refreshments, music, crafts and activities for all ages. Music sponsored by Friends of the Library. Event will take place in the upstairs meeting room in the case of rain.
  • Library Center - Saturday Afternoon at the Movies: Screwball Comedies.
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the auditorium for all ages.
    Enjoy a Saturday matinee with a classic film. Feel free to bring your own snack. "The Awful Truth," not rated, 1937.
  • Republic Branch Library - Every Hero Has A Story Summer Reading Kickoff.
    2:00 pm to 4:30 pm for infant-grade 12.
    Kick off summer reading at the Library with games and activities for the whole family.
  • Willard Branch Library - Exploring Native American Flutes with Jerry Fretwell.
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
    Native American flute maker Jerry Fretwell will discuss the cultural history behind Native American flutes and perform a few songs. A selection of his flutes will be on display.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Weekend Walk-In Theater.
    6:30 pm to 9:00 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "The Creature from the Black Lagoon," rated G, and "The Return of Swamp Thing," rated PG-13.
  • Library Center - GeezerFest.
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Patio for all ages.
    Enjoy an evening of classic rock'n'roll from the 60s and 70s with Geezer, featuring Richard Struckoff, Mark Ellman, Mark Pasquale, Duane Lewis, Rusty Swift, Jana Henderson and David Sharon. Bring a lawn chair and join us on the patio! Event will move to the auditorium in the case of rain.

Monday, May 18, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 736-9233.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Internet Basics.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn how to navigate the Internet using your browser's menus and toolbars. Access websites by typing in a Web address or using search engines. Learn how to change your homepage and add a website to your favorites.
    Registration starts May 04; call 837-5011.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    1:30 pm to 3:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 759-2637.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Republic Branch Library - "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library".
    4:00 pm for grades 4-6.
    By Chris Grabenstein.
  • Library Center - "A Year in the South: Four Lives in 1865". (Civil War Book Discussion Group)
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in meeting room A for adults.
    By Stephen V. Ash.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
    9:30 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - "A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France". (Book Discussion)
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By Miranda Richmond Mouillot.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Computer Skills II.
    5:15 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn to identify common Windows elements, work with windows, use the taskbar, start menu, and explore control panel settings, including various display options.
    Registration starts May 05; call 837-5011.
  • Willard Branch Library - Off the Hook Crochet Club.
    5:30 pm for adults.
    Love to crochet? Want to learn how? Gather with us to visit, work on your own projects, share ideas and patterns, or receive beginner's help. Some instructional materials provided for use in the Library or bring your own. Knitters welcome!
  • Library Center - Fandoms Unite!.
    6:00 pm in the Harrison room for grades 6-12.
    All the Fandoms: Find out which fandom is the best in this extra special night of all things geeky. Be prepared to defend your favorites as we enjoy fun fandom activities and geeky snacks.
  • Library Station - TED Talks Tuesdays.
    6:00 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Watch and discuss some of the most entertaining, inspiring and mind-blowing TED Talks. Each week we'll watch two talks on a particular topic and then discuss. Further reading lists will also be provided for those wanting a more in-depth topic view. Indulge Your Wanderlust.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
    6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
  • Library Center - Estate Planning Basics.
    7:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    Confused about the estate planning process? An expert from Ozarks Elder Law will cover a different aspect of estate planning during each session of this three-part series. Nursing Home and Long Term Care Planning.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Center - Stargazing with the Springfield Astronomical Society.
    8:30 pm to 10:00 pm for all ages.
    Members of the Springfield Astronomical Society will set up their telescopes on the Library Center's south lawn to give us an "up-close" view of the night sky. Expect to view Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and the moon if the sky is clear. Rain date: May 21.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Station - Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills II.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Learn to identify common Windows elements, work with windows, use the taskbar, start menu, and explore control panel settings, including various display options.
    Registration starts April 01; call 865-1340.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Brown Bag Travelogue: RAGBRAI -- Bicycle Parade Across Iowa.
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the meeting room for all ages.
    Feel free to bring a sack lunch. Since 1973, biking enthusiasts have participated in RAGBRAI, The (Des Moines) Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. Library staff member Miranda Stringer will share her experiences from this amazing and colorful 450 mile "bicycle parade."
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Meet the Computer.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn the basics of computing including how to use the mouse and keyboard. This class is designed for beginners.
    Registration starts May 06; call 837-5011.
  • Library Station - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 865-1340.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - What Do I Read Next? A Group for Book Lovers.
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn about the best new and upcoming books, along with lesser-known classic gems. Feel free to bring recommendations of your own to share. Smart Beach Reads.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Computer Skills I.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Brush up on existing mouse and keyboard skills and learn the basics of word processing, including simple formatting, saving and printing documents.
    Registration starts May 07; call 837-5011.
  • - "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery". (South Side Senior Book Discussion Group)
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for senior adults.
    We meet every third Thursday of the month at South Side Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont Ave. "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery" by Alan Bradley.
  • Willard Branch Library - Teen Thursday.
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
    If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, crafts and movies (rated PG-13 or under) and special events!
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Park Central TV Night.
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for age 14 and older.
    Get your couch potato on at the Library as we watch two episodes of "Supernatural," rated TV-14, featuring Sam and Dean Winchester's demon-hunting adventures. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, May 22, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 883-1974.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills II.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Learn to identify common Windows elements, work with windows, use the taskbar, start menu, and explore control panel settings, including various display options.
    Registration starts April 01; call 883-1974.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learning Windows 8.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn how to personalize the Metro Interface (the start screen), use the search feature, work with windows and utilize the desktop. Find out about available apps and how to download them from the Windows Store.
    Registration starts May 08; call 837-5011.
  • Library Station - Teen Friday Nights.
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Bilingual Storytime.
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm for infants-grade 2.
    This bilingual interactive storytime is designed especially for Spanish-speaking families. We'll introduce parents and children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Republic Branch Library - Family Book Discussion. (Book Discussion)
    12:00 pm for families, grades 1-3.
    "The Sweet Story of Hot Chocolate" by Stephen Krensky.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Throwback Theater.
    1:00 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for classic family favorites! "Candleshoe," rated G.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - DIY Herbal Remedies for Summer.
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Library staff member Gina Marie Walden will demonstrate how to make herbal sunblock and insect repellent, and share some herbal iced tea recipes that will keep you refreshed during those hot summer days.
    Registration starts May 12; call 862-0135.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Reader's Choice. (Book Discussion)
    1:00 pm for adults.
    What have you been reading lately? Join us and talk about your favorite new book.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Weekend Walk-In Theater.
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "The Wolfman," 1941, and "Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman," both films not rated.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Harrison room for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 882-0714.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills II.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Harrison room for adults.
    Learn to identify common Windows elements, work with windows, use the taskbar, start menu, and explore control panel settings, including various display options.
    Registration starts April 01; call 882-0714.
  • Brentwood Branch Library - "Some Luck". (Book Discussion)
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Jane Smiley.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Internet Basics.
    5:15 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn how to navigate the Internet using your browser's menus and toolbars. Access websites by typing in a Web address or using search engines. Learn how to change your homepage and add a website to your favorites.
    Registration starts May 12; call 837-5011.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
    6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Center - Genealogy Workshop.
    9:30 am in the auditorium for adults.
    "Footprints to Land Records: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Your Ancestor’s Land." Author Donnis Slusser Crane’s new book begins with the 1803 Lewis and Clark expedition from St. Louis. Most of the land from there West, including Missouri, was mapped using the Government Rectangular Survey method. Donnis will show how that mapping system works. Books will be available for purchase. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Computer Skills I.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Brush up on existing mouse and keyboard skills and learn the basics of word processing, including simple formatting, saving and printing documents.
    Registration starts May 13; call 837-5011.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Brewing Kombucha for Beginners.
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Kombucha is a bubbly, healthful drink that retails for $4 a bottle. Did you know it's easy and cheap to brew your own at home? Kombucha aficionado Sabra Zay and Library staff member Cassie Fox will teach you how to make homemade kombucha and answer questions about the brewing process.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Computer Skills II.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn to identify common Windows elements, work with windows, use the taskbar, start menu, and explore control panel settings, including various display options.
    Registration starts May 14; call 837-5011.
  • Library Station - "Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale". (Book Discussion)
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Visit with others about the current read. "Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale" by Lynda Rutledge
  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    4:00 pm to 7:15 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Park Central TV Night.
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for age 14 and older.
    Get your couch potato on at the Library as we watch two episodes of "Supernatural," rated TV-14, featuring Sam and Dean Winchester's demon-hunting adventures. Snacks will be provided.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - "Pale Fire". (Tea and Classics Book Discussion)
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Enjoy a cup of tea and tackle some of the Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels with us, one at a time. "Pale Fire" by Vladimir Nabokov.

Friday, May 29, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
    11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Edge Community Technology Center - File Management.
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn to save, organize, copy, move, rename, delete, find and manage files and folders on your computer or external storage device.
    Registration starts May 15; call 837-5011.
  • Library Station - Teen Friday Nights.
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

  • Edge Community Technology Center - Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials.
    8:30 am to 12:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Science Saturdays.
    11:00 am for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "Born to Be Wild," rated G.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Science Saturdays.
    1:00 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. Disneynature's "Wings of Life" rated G.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Weekend Walk-In Theater.
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Dracula," not rated, 1931.
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