ASH GROVE BRANCH PROGRAMS

Monday, June 1, 2015

  • 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 May 01; call 751-2933.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

  • Animal Superpowers!
    10:00 am for grades K-5.
    Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. Comic book superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.

Friday, June 5, 2015

  • 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.
  • Stories with Your Legislators
    9:30 am for all ages.
    Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Sen. Jay Wasson.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

  • Hapless Heroes and Their Funny Feats
    10:00 am for grades K-5.
    Some are born to be heroic and others just bumble into it. Jay and Leslie from Laughing Matters explore feats of skill, feats of daring and feats of dumb luck! Highlights include plenty of juggling, a touch of magic and the adventures of library hero Dewey Decimal.
  • 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 your current projects, share patterns, ideas and questions, and check out our knitting and crochet resources. All levels of experience are welcome.

Friday, June 12, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

  • "Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books"
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for ages 20-40.
    By Azar Nafisi.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

  • "The Memory Garden"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By Mary Rickert.

Friday, June 19, 2015

  • 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.

Monday, June 22, 2015

  • Teen Mini Comic-Con
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Do you root for the heroes or the villains? Dress up as your favorite character for a costume contest, superhero selfies, a superhero scavenger hunt and all the geeky fun you can ask for!

Friday, July 3, 2015

  • 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.

Monday, July 6, 2015

  • 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 June 01; call 751-2933.

Friday, July 10, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

  • "Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things that Happened"
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for ages 20-40.
    By Allie Brosh.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

  • 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 your current projects, share patterns, ideas and questions, and check out our knitting and crochet resources. All levels of experience are welcome.

Friday, July 17, 2015

  • 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.

Monday, July 20, 2015

  • Avengers Unite!
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for ages 13-grade 12.
    See your favorite Avengers battle against evil villains as we watch "The Avengers," rated PG-13, 2012. Refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

  • "Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By Karen Abbott.

Friday, July 24, 2015

  • 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.

Monday, August 3, 2015

  • 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 July 01; call 751-2933.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

  • 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 your current projects, share patterns, ideas and questions, and check out our knitting and crochet resources. All levels of experience are welcome.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

  • "Orphan Train"
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for ages 20-40.
    By Christina Baker Kline.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

  • "The Wives of Los Alamos"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By TaraShea Nesbit.

Monday, September 14, 2015

  • 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 August 01; call 751-2933.

Monday, October 5, 2015

  • 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 September 01; call 751-2933.

Monday, November 2, 2015

  • 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 October 01; call 751-2933.

Monday, December 7, 2015

  • 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 November 01; call 751-2933.
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