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July-December 2016

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

Brentwood storytimes and other programs will be held at nearby locations. Please note the location of Brentwood programs in the program description.


Saturday, September 24, 2016

  • STEAM Play Saturday
    Republic Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community room for grades K-8.
    STEAM play encourages logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning, creative problem solving and an appreciation for their connection to art. We’ll supply LEGO bricks, Raspberry Pis, simple circuits and other materials – just bring your imagination!
  • Fall Craft Festival
    Strafford Branch Library
    1-3 p.m. for all ages.
    Celebrate autumn's arrival with fall-themed crafts that the whole family can enjoy making together. Hot cider and materials will be provided.
  • "Supernatural" Saturday
    Library Station
    3:30-5 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
    Put on your plaid and have the rock salt ready for an afternoon of "Supernatural" fun! If you enjoy the CW show, “Supernatural,” then this is the place to meet fellow fans, show off your trivia skills, get crafty and, of course, eat some apple pie!

Sunday, September 25, 2016

  • Tom Sharpe: World Music that Rocks!
    Library Center
    2-4 p.m. in the auditorium for all ages.
    Experience a sonic and visual feast for the senses during this special concert event with Tom Sharpe, drummer for Mannheim Steamroller. Tom's music is a percussive symphony - wildly emotional and technically precise, with a gutsy edge of percussive frenzy and tribal ritual. His high-energy, passion, emotion and superb musicality leave audiences amazed and inspired! Sponsored by the Library Foundation.

Monday, September 26, 2016

  • Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for infants-18 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 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.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    Strafford Branch Library
    10 a.m.-noon in the community 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 August 1; call 736-9233.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    1:30-3:30 p.m. in the community 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 August 1; call 759-2637.
  • By Hand: Art of the Zine
    Willard Branch Library
    4 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
    Self-published and low-cost, printed zines continue to grow in popularity as an intriguing form of self-expression. Find out more about the art form, zine collectives and how to create your own. Materials will be provided.
  • Movie Monday
    Library Station
    6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for age 13-grade 12.
    Join us for a movie and popcorn every fourth Monday of the month. "Zootopia," rated PG
  • Board Game Night
    Library Center
    6:30-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grade 4-adult.
    Love to play games? Want to learn how to play strategy games, card games or Euro-games? Join us for a monthly board game night and learn how to play new games or play some old favorites. Games will be provided or you can bring your own.
  • "Three Months in the Southern States: An Officer of the Coldstream Guards' Observations of the Confederate Army on Campaign During the American Civil War" by Arthur J. L. Fremantle
    Civil War Book Discussion Group

    Library Center
    7 p.m. in the meeting room A for adults.
    By Arthur J. L. Fremantle

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

  • Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    Library Station
    9:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for infants-age 1.
    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: Understanding Facebook
    Library Center
    10 a.m.-noon in the Harrison Room for adults.
    Create a Facebook account or use your existing account in this hands-on class. Learn how to personalize your account, review privacy settings, manager your friends, post to your own timeline, create photo albums and "Like" and comment on other people's posts. A valid email address is required to create a Facebook account; have your email address and Facebook password available if you wish to use your existing account in class. Prerequisite: Experience using a keyboard and mouse. Registration starts August 1; call 882-1340.
  • 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.
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