All Library branches will be closed on Sunday, Apr. 5, in observance of Easter.

REPUBLIC BRANCH PROGRAMS

Friday, April 3, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm 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 March 01; call 732-7284.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1:00 pm to 3:00 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 March 01; call 732-7284.
  • March Madness Teen Book Tournament Champion Reveal
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Join us after hours for the reveal of the Teen Book Tournament Champion! Snacks and games will be provided. Participants must be signed in by a guardian by 6 p.m. and picked up by 7:30 p.m. Participants may not leave before 7:30 p.m. without a parent or guardian.

Monday, April 6, 2015

  • "Prisoner B-3087"
    4:00 pm for grades 7-12.
    By Alan Gratz.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

  • "The Giver"
    Evening Book Discussion
    6:00 pm for adults.
    By Lois Lowry. A One Read event.
  • Preserving Family Memories
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm for all ages.
    Personal historian Wayne E. Groner will discuss the role of the Receiver of Memories in "The Giver" by Lois Lowry and methods for keeping family memories in permanent formats. A One Read event.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

  • "The Giver"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By Lois Lowry. A One Read event.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

  • Craft for a Cause with Project Linus
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn about Project Linus and make blankets for children in need. Bring fleece material if you have it, or use ours.

Monday, April 13, 2015

  • Get Carded @ Your Library
    8:30 am to 9:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Celebrate National Library Week by showing that you are a proud carrier of a library card. Stop by anytime during the week, show your library card to a staff member and you will receive an awesome prize!
  • Stories for Life
    9:00 am to 10:00 am for adults.
    Designed for older or memory-impaired adults, this series provides simple stories, poetry and visual aids to encourage discussion and pleasant reminiscing.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

  • Get Carded @ Your Library
    8:30 am to 9:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Celebrate National Library Week by showing that you are a proud carrier of a library card. Stop by anytime during the week, show your library card to a staff member and you will receive an awesome prize!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

  • Get Carded @ Your Library
    8:30 am to 9:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Celebrate National Library Week by showing that you are a proud carrier of a library card. Stop by anytime during the week, show your library card to a staff member and you will receive an awesome prize!
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:00 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.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

  • Get Carded @ Your Library
    8:30 am to 9:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Celebrate National Library Week by showing that you are a proud carrier of a library card. Stop by anytime during the week, show your library card to a staff member and you will receive an awesome prize!
  • Pajama Storytime
    7:00 pm for infants-age 6.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.

Friday, April 17, 2015

  • Get Carded @ Your Library
    8:30 am to 6:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Celebrate National Library Week by showing that you are a proud carrier of a library card. Stop by anytime during the week, show your library card to a staff member and you will receive an awesome prize!
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 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 March 01; call 732-7284.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Email for Beginners
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn how to create an email account using free Web-based email services. We'll cover how to compose, read, reply to, forward and include an attachment in email.
    Registration starts March 01; call 732-7284.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

  • Get Carded @ Your Library
    8:30 am to 6:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Celebrate National Library Week by showing that you are a proud carrier of a library card. Stop by anytime during the week, show your library card to a staff member and you will receive an awesome prize!
  • Off the Hook Crochet and Knitting Club
    10:00 am to 11:30 am for adults.
    Love to crochet? Want to learn how? Gather with us to visit, work on your own projects, share ideas and patterns, or receive beginner's help. Some instructional materials will be provided for use in the Library, or bring your own.
  • Family Book Discussion
    Book Discussion
    12:00 pm for families, grades 1-3.
    "Leroy Ninker Saddles Up" by Kate DiCamillo.

Monday, April 20, 2015

  • "Brown Girl Dreaming"
    4:00 pm for grades 4-6.
    By Jacqueline Woodson.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

  • Bunny Money Storytime
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a Max and Ruby story about money smarts and crafts. A Money Smart Week event.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:00 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.

Friday, April 24, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:00 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.
  • Bunny Money Storytime
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a Max and Ruby story about money smarts and crafts. A Money Smart Week event.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

  • LEGO Brick Saturday
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10:00 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.

Friday, May 1, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills I
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm 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 April 01; call 732-7284.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1:00 pm to 3:00 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 April 01; call 732-7284.

Monday, May 4, 2015

  • "Zodiac"
    4:00 pm for grades 7-12.
    By Romina Russell.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

  • "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?"
    Evening Book Discussion
    6:00 pm for adults.
    By Roz Chast.

Monday, May 11, 2015

  • Stories for Life
    9:00 am to 10:00 am for adults.
    Designed for older or memory-impaired adults, this series provides simple stories, poetry and visual aids to encourage discussion and pleasant reminiscing.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

  • "Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By Elizabeth Mitchell.

Friday, May 15, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 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 April 01; call 732-7284.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills II
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm 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 April 01; call 732-7284.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

  • Off the Hook Crochet and Knitting Club
    10:00 am to 11:30 am for adults.
    Love to crochet? Want to learn how? Gather with us to visit, work on your own projects, share ideas and patterns, or receive beginner's help. Some instructional materials will be provided for use in the Library, or bring your own.
  • Every Hero Has A Story Summer Reading Kickoff
    2:00 pm to 4:30 pm for infant-grade 12.
    Kick off summer reading at the Library with games and activities for the whole family.

Monday, May 18, 2015

  • "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library"
    4:00 pm for grades 4-6.
    By Chris Grabenstein.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

  • Family Book Discussion
    Book Discussion
    12:00 pm for families, grades 1-3.
    "The Sweet Story of Hot Chocolate" by Stephen Krensky.

Friday, June 5, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm 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 May 01; call 732-7284.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1:00 pm to 3:00 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 732-7284.

Friday, June 19, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 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 732-7284.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Downloading Made Easy
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for adults.
    Learn how to download and uninstall a program, along with information about PDFs, streaming videos and music, and downloading games. We'll also talk about how protect your computer from malware using antivirus and link inspector programs.
    Registration starts May 01; call 732-7284.
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