SCHWEITZER BRENTWOOD BRANCH PROGRAMS

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

  • Brown Bag Travelogue
    noon for adults.
    A Tour of Springfield's Sister Cities. Lisa Bakerink will take you on a virtual tour of Springfield's Sister Cities -- Isesaki, Japan, and Tlaquepaque, Mexico.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

  • "The Summer that Melted Everything" by Tiffany McDaniel. Visit with author Tiffany McDaniel via Skype during the discussion. We'll have playlists and recipes from Tiffany, and more!
    Book Discussion

    1:30 p.m. for adults.
    By Tiffany McDaniel. Visit with author Tiffany McDaniel via Skype during the discussion. We'll have playlists and recipes from Tiffany, and more!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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
    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.
  • "Arrowood" by Laura McHugh
    Evening Book Discussion

    6:30-8:30 p.m. for adults.
    By Laura McHugh

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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
    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.

Friday, February 10, 2017

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learning Windows 10
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn about the new Windows 10 operating system including features like Task View, Virtual Desktop, and Cortana. Explore the Start menu and Settings menu, and use File Explorer to manage, move, and rename files and folders. Use tiles to launch apps and to access other programs on the computer. Learn to use the Edge browser to surf the Internet. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 883-1974.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 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 keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 883-1974.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

  • Get Your Groove On With Pete the Cat
    11 a.m. for all ages.
    Pete the Cat is coming to the library! Wear your shades and get ready to rock out with the coolest cat in town at this interactive storytime. Don't forget your camera!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Brown Bag Travelogue
    noon for adults.
    Vietnam Revisited. Join Bill Webb as he explores modern Vietnam, a different country than the one he experienced 40 years ago as a Marine.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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
    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.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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
    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.

Friday, February 24, 2017

  • Edge Mobile Class: Staying Safe and Secure in the Digital World
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    It's a big, online world out there. Learn what to do to protect yourself and your computer when you are connected to the Internet. Learn about anti-virus programs, Internet privacy and how to keep your personal information safe. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 883-1974.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 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 keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 883-1974.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

  • "Remains of the Day" by Kazuo Ishiguro
    Book Discussion

    1:30 p.m. for adults.
    By Kazuo Ishiguro
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