BRENTWOOD BRANCH PROGRAMS

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.

Thursday, September 3, 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
    4:00 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.
  • "The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates"
    Evening Book Discussion
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Wes Moore. In conjunction with Missouri State University’s Common Reader Program. An MSU faculty member will lead the discussion.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

  • Teen Tuesday
    3:00 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Join us for games, computers, crafts and snacks on Teen Tuesdays! Kick back after school and bring a friend to join the fun.
  • Foreign Film Night
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    "King of Devil's Island," not rated; in Norwegian with English subtitles.

Thursday, September 10, 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
    4:00 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, 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.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

  • "Aya: Life in Yop City"
    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. "Aya: Life in Yop City" by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie.
  • Saturday Sounds: Joni Lemons
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the meeting room for all ages.
    Enjoy a variety of covers from 16-year-old Joni Lemons, an accomplished guitar player and singer. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Monday, September 14, 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, September 16, 2015

  • Brown Bag Travelogue: A Hike to Remember with Savannah Waszczuk
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    As a new hiker, 417 Magazine Home Editor Savannah Waszczuk traveled to Colorado to climb Longs Peak, the mountain that towers over all others as the highest point in Rocky Mountain National Park. Learn about her adventure, including camping in a boulder field, hiking across deadly narrow ledges and even surviving a pop-up hailstorm while descending the 14,259-foot summit.

Thursday, September 17, 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
    4:00 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, September 18, 2015

  • Teddy Bear Sleepover
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the meeting room for ages 2-8 .
    Bring a stuffed animal to the library for a sleepover! Drop in on Friday to play with your friend, take photos and make a keepsake frame before saying "Good night" to your little buddy. We’ll take good care of them and snap lots of pictures for you to enjoy when you pick them up on Saturday from 10-11 a.m. Then stay for bagels and juice in the Children’s Department before taking your stuffie home.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

  • Teddy Bear Sleepover
    10:00 am to 11:00 am in the meeting room for ages 2-8 .
    Bring a stuffed animal to the library for a sleepover! Drop in on Friday to play with your friend, take photos and make a keepsake frame before saying "Good night" to your little buddy. We’ll take good care of them and snap lots of pictures for you to enjoy when you pick them up on Saturday from 10-11 a.m. Then stay for bagels and juice in the Children’s Department before taking your stuffie home.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

  • ReNew Brentwood Block Party
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for all ages.
    We’re celebrating the next phase of the capital campaign to renovate the Brentwood Branch with a family block party. The Library has moved closer to the $2.5 million goal, and now it’s time to let all of our library patrons help us finish the campaign. We’ll kick it off with free food, children’s activities and live music. For details call 883-1974.

Monday, September 21, 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, September 22, 2015

  • "Kafka on the Shore"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Haruki Murakami.

Thursday, September 24, 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
    4:00 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, 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.

Monday, September 28, 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.

Thursday, October 1, 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
    4:00 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.
  • "The Crane Wife"
    Evening Book Discussion
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Patrick Ness.

Monday, October 5, 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.

Thursday, October 8, 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
    4:00 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, 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.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

  • Let’s Go Back to the Future: A Bash from the Past!
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting room for all ages, families.
    Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the cultural classic, "Back to the Future"! Let your inner mad scientist out and join us for games, building robots, decorating futuristic donuts, and singing and dancing to 80s music -- while watching excerpts from the original "Back to the Future" movies, rated PG.
  • "Luna Park"
    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. "Luna Park" by Kevin Baker, Danijel Zezelj, Dave Stewart and Jared K. Fletcher.
  • Saturday Sounds: High Hopes Bluegrass
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the meeting room for all ages.
    High Hopes Bluegrass plays a variety of music including gospel, bluegrass and old country. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

  • Teen Tuesday
    3:00 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Join us for games, computers, crafts and snacks on Teen Tuesdays! Kick back after school and bring a friend to join the fun.
  • Foreign Film Night
    6:30 pm to 8:15 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    "Chungking Express," rated PG-13; in Cantonese and Mandarin with English subtitles.

Thursday, October 15, 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
    4:00 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.

Monday, October 19, 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, October 21, 2015

  • Brown Bag Travelogue: Ghost Towns of the Ozarks
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Enjoy a composite of Ed Fillmer’s most popular Ozark Life Stories video reports produced during his 17 years at KYTV. Ed is Journalist in Residence for the History Museum on the Square in cooperation with KYTV.

Thursday, October 22, 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
    4:00 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, 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.

Monday, October 26, 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, October 27, 2015

  • "The Picture of Dorian Gray"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Oscar Wilde.

Thursday, October 29, 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
    4:00 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.

Monday, November 2, 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.

Thursday, November 5, 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
    4:00 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.
  • "Etta and Otto and Russell and James"
    Evening Book Discussion
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for adults.
    By Emma Hooper.

Friday, November 6, 2015

  • Racing to Read Playtime!
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for infants-age 6.
    Come play with us! Learning begins at birth, and playing is how young children learn. Join us for a play-date filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. 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, November 7, 2015

  • Comic Book in a Day with Jared George
    12:30 pm to 4:30 pm in the meeting room for grades 6-12.
    Create your own comic book during this four-hour workshop with local comic book creator Jared George. He'll cover storytelling, layout, drawing, inking, lettering and coloring your original comic book. After the workshop, your comic will be professionally printed at no cost and returned to you. Materials will be provided. Limited to 15 participants.
    Registration starts October 24; call 883-1974.

Monday, November 9, 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, November 10, 2015

  • Teen Tuesday
    3:00 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Join us for games, computers, crafts and snacks on Teen Tuesdays! Kick back after school and bring a friend to join the fun.
  • Foreign Film Night
    6:30 pm to 7:45 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    "Traitors," not rated; in Arabic, French and English with English subtitles.

Thursday, November 12, 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
    4:00 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, 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.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

  • The Maze Games
    10:30 am to 11:30 am in the meeting room for grades 3-6.
    Are you a die-hard fan of "The Hunger Games" and "The Maze Runner"? Join us for a mash-up celebration our favorite fall movie premieres with marble mazes, movie trivia and survival skills challenges. Materials will be provided.
  • "Wake Up, Percy Gloom!"
    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. "Wake Up, Percy Gloom!" by Cathy Malkasian.
  • Saturday Sounds: Lija Fonner
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the meeting room for all ages.
    Enjoy sweet and soulful music by local singer/songwriter, Lija Fonner. She has appeared on "The Mystery Hour" television program and ArtsFest on Walnut Street. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Monday, November 16, 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, November 18, 2015

  • Brown Bag Travelogue: The Alaska Highway
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Rick and Faith East traveled from Springfield to the Arctic Circle and back, a trip of 12,000 miles in 42 days. Experience the Alaska Highway through their windshield.

Thursday, November 19, 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
    4:00 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.

Monday, November 23, 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, November 24, 2015

  • "Euphoria"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Lily King.

Monday, November 30, 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, 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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