BRENTWOOD BRANCH PROGRAMS

Monday, July 6, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:30 am 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.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

  • Super-palooza!
    2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
    Can you build tall structures? Do you have super speed? Are you super smart? We’ll have super stories and outstanding activities that will keep you moving, thinking and creating like a summer reading superhero!

Thursday, July 9, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:30 am 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
    3:30 pm 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, July 10, 2015

  • 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 June 01; call 883-1974.
  • 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 June 01; call 883-1974.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

  • "Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn"
    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. "Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn" by Hugo Pratt.
  • Saturday Sounds: Shannon Stine
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Shannon Stine has played guitar since childhood and been a member of several local bands including Nadia and Violet. Her new album was released in January 2015. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Monday, July 13, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:30 am 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.
  • Stories with Your Legislators
    10:30 am for all ages.
    Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Rep. Lincoln Hough

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

  • Teen Tuesdays: Board Game Edition
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Don't let summer boredom get the best of you! Spend a cool afternoon at the Library playing some of our new games with friends. Snacks provided.
  • Maker Camp
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for ages 8-12.
    Funkytown: Make some instruments, then make some noise. Materials will be provided. In the teen area. Call 616-0526 or 616-0706 to register.
    Registration starts June 23; call 883-1974.
  • Foreign Film Festival
    6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    "Lake Tahoe," not rated; in Spanish with English subtitles.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

  • Brown Bag Travelogue: Canyons of Southern Utah
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Learn about Grand and Bryce canyons and Zion National Park with retired teacher-turned-traveler Bob Shaw. Feel free to bring a sack lunch.
  • Super Magic with Marty Hahne
    2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
    Marty Hahne, "The Reading Magician," is back, with his all-new show, " Super Magic!" Find out what each of the letters H-E-R-O stands for, and enjoy non-stop magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss the surprise appearance of our live bunny rabbit! After you see it, you still won't believe it!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

  • Stories with Your Legislators
    10:30 am for all ages.
    Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Rep. Kevin Austin
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:30 am 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
    3:30 pm 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.
  • Sensory-Friendly: Super Magic with Marty Hahne
    6:30 pm for grades K-5.
    This program is designed for families with children with special needs and will feature smaller audiences and quieter performances, with an awareness of potential sensory issues. Marty Hahne, "The Reading Magician," is back, with his all-new show, " Super Magic!" Find out what each of the letters H-E-R-O stands for, and enjoy non-stop magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss the surprise appearance of our live bunny rabbit! After you see it, you still won't believe it!

Saturday, July 18, 2015

  • Superhero Obstacle Course
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
    Drop in anytime and show everyone your super strength, speed and brain power as you face superhero physical and mental challenges in the ultimate obstacle course! Wear comfy clothes and good running shoes to join this super-fun race to the finish line.
  • Conquer Your Clutter
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Join us for a live Skype session with blogger Joshua Becker and learn why he made the decision to minimize his lifestyle and the benefits he's reaped. A Q&A with Joshua and handouts will help attendees get started on the path to less clutter. A Summer Reading Program event.

Monday, July 20, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:30 am 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.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

  • Professor Powers Presents: Superhero Science!
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the meeting room for grades 4-9.
    What would it take for Superman to go faster than a speeding bullet? Join us for an in-depth look at the science of superheroes and learn about technology that's making some superpowers a reality.
    Registration starts July 07; call 883-1974.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

  • "Frozen" in July: A Sing-a-Long
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the meeting room for preschool-grade 5.
    Are you a Disney "Frozen" fanatic? Join us for a group sing-a-long, complete with karaoke-style video lyrics. We’ll beat the heat with ice pops and make a snow craft. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:30 am 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
    3:30 pm 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, July 24, 2015

  • 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 June 01; call 883-1974.
  • 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 June 01; call 883-1974.

Monday, July 27, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:30 am 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.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

  • "The Mysterious Affair at Styles"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Agatha Christie.
  • Maker Camp
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for ages 8-12.
    Fun & Games: Roll out the fun with games you make yourself, then challenge your friends and collaborators! Materials will be provided. In the teen area. Call 616-0526 or 616-0706 to register.
    Registration starts June 23; call 883-1974.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

  • KY3 for Kids Storybreak
    2:00 pm in the meeting room for all ages.
    Hear your favorite stories read by a KY3 news or weather personality.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:30 am 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
    3:30 pm 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 Playtime: PJ Edition!
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the meeting room for infants-age 6.
    Come play with us ... in your PJs! Learning begins at birth, and playing is how young children learn. Join us for a special pre-bedtime playdate filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers 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.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

  • Your Inner Warrior: Discover, Accept, Deploy
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Miyoko Hikiji spent her military career in both the active duty Army and the Iowa National Guard. She was mobilized twice--once after Sept. 11 and again in 2003 for a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Now she is an author and a member of the National Women Veterans Speakers Bureau. In this presentation, Miyoko shares how to find your inner warrior, including how to be an active participant-observer of your life and tap into your personal resources to give you renewed purpose and passion for every day. Copies of Miyoko’s book, "All I Could Be: My Story as a Woman Warrior in Iraq," will be available for purchase and signing. Sponsored by The Library Foundation.

Monday, August 3, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:30 am 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.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

  • Maker Camp
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for ages 8-12.
    Flight: Take off in the make-off of all things that zip and zoom above our heads! Materials will be provided. In the teen area. Call 616-0526 or 616-0706 to register.
    Registration starts June 23; call 883-1974.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:30 am 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
    3:30 pm 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.
  • "Some Luck"
    Evening Book Discussion
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Jane Smiley.

Friday, August 7, 2015

  • Say Goodbye & Hello: Summer Reading Finale & Back-to-School Bash
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting room for all ages.
    Calling all heroes! Put on your superhero gear and join us for games and crafts to celebrate the end of summer reading and the beginning of a new school year! Materials will be provided.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

  • Sensory-Friendly: Music with Meaning
    11:00 am for age 4-grade 2.
    This program is designed for families with children with special needs and will feature smaller audiences and quieter performances, with an awareness of potential sensory issues. Join us for a fun and exciting music-making class, where children play instruments, sing and move to music. Staff from Center for Music Therapy and Wellness at Drury University will pair books with music to make stories sing.
  • "Bluesman: A Twelve-Bar Graphic Novel"
    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. "Bluesman: A Twelve-Bar Graphic Novel" by Rob Vollmar and Pablo G. Callejo.
  • Saturday Sounds: Wild Bob's Musical Book Club
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Wild Bob's Musical Book Club is a unique event where singers/songwriters perform music based on books they've read including "Winter's Bone" and "To Kill a Mockingbird." Brooke Austen, Kevin Cott, Emily Higgins and Sarah Pearl will perform their original songs during this lively music program. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Monday, August 10, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:30 am 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.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

  • Teen Tuesdays: Board Game Edition
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Don't let summer boredom get the best of you! Spend a cool afternoon at the Library playing some of our new games with friends. Snacks provided.
  • Foreign Film Festival
    6:30 pm to 8:15 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    "Grigris," not rated; in French and Arabic with English subtitles.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:30 am 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
    3:30 pm 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, August 14, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting 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.
    Registration starts July 01; call 883-1974.
  • 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 July 01; call 883-1974.

Monday, August 17, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:30 am 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.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

  • Brown Bag Travelogue: Bridging the Straits of Gibraltar
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Where do you find cork trees and port wine? Portugal! For tapas and Moorish palaces, look to Spain! If it's Berber rugs or an ancient Casbah, then it must be Morocco! Ron and Leslie Carrier will share their journey to where East meets West. Feel free to bring a sack lunch.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:30 am 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
    3:30 pm 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, August 21, 2015

  • Friday Fun Hour
    4:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Play and learn together with hands-on games, art, science experiments and other STEAM-based activities!

Monday, August 24, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:30 am 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.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

  • "An Unnecessary Woman"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Rabih Alameddine.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:30 am 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
    3:30 pm 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, August 28, 2015

  • 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 July 01; call 883-1974.
  • Edge Mobile Class: File Management
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the meeting room 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 July 01; call 883-1974.

Monday, August 31, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:30 am 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.

Friday, September 11, 2015

  • 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 August 01; call 883-1974.
  • 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 August 01; call 883-1974.

Friday, September 25, 2015

  • 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 August 01; call 883-1974.
  • 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 August 01; call 883-1974.

Friday, October 9, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting 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.
    Registration starts September 01; call 883-1974.
  • 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 September 01; call 883-1974.

Friday, October 23, 2015

  • 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 September 01; call 883-1974.

Friday, November 13, 2015

  • 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 October 01; call 883-1974.
  • 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 October 01; call 883-1974.

Friday, December 11, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting 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.
    Registration starts November 01; call 883-1974.
  • 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 November 01; call 883-1974.
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