PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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December 2015-February 2016


March-May 2016

Download The Big Read
'True Grit' booklet
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April 2016

Download The Edge
Computer Training Catalog --
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January-June 2016


Several of our upcoming programs are listed below. View all programs by branch, audience, or subject by clicking the links at left.


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

  • Love Your Library!
    Brentwood Branch Library
    8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. for all ages, kids and families.
    As we get ready for our branch renovation, visit the Children's Department and fill out a heart that lists all the ways you love the Brentwood Branch! We'll display your hearts throughout the month to show our love for Brentwood's past, present and future!
  • Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    Library Center
    10 a.m.-noon in the Harrison Room 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. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 1; call 882-0714.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Station
    10 a.m. 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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Willard Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    10:15 a.m. 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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Strafford Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community 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.
  • All About Friends, Hearts and Love
    Library Center
    11:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for ages 3-6.
    Join your friends for a Valentine's Day storytime about hearts and love.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    11:15 a.m. 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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Station
    11:15 a.m. 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 Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    Library Center
    1-3 p.m. in the Harrison Room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using a keyboard and mouse Registration starts January 1; call 882-0714.
  • Flying Needles
    Ash Grove Branch Library
    1:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Bring your knitting and crochet projects and join other fiber artists on the second Tuesday of every month. Work on your current projects, share patterns, ideas and questions, and check out our knitting and crochet resources. All levels of experience are welcome.
  • "Minecraft" Teen Tuesday
    Willard Branch Library
    3-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
    Grab a friend and join us for an afternoon of "Minecraft"-themed fun. We'll play "Minecraft" and have other activities available for those who don't play. Materials will be provided.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
  • The Midtown Literary and Bring-Your-Own-Craft Society
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    5-7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for age 18 and older.
    Join this club of local crafters to work on projects while listening to an upbeat, humor-filled audiobook. Bring supplies for your craft of choice; we'll supply the workspace and an audiobook or podcast that's sure to make you laugh out loud.
  • "The Uninvited"
    Book Discussion

    Willard Branch Library
    5:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    By Cat Winters
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