Programs for Adults
The Friends hold sales in the library lobby every Wednesday noon-3 p.m. and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds support library services.
Stop by with questions about using your Apple computer, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Staff can answer your questions with our equipment, or you may bring your laptop or device.
In this intro class, learn the basics of selling your stuff on three popular websites — eBay, an auction site; Craigslist, a classified ad site; and Etsy, a marketplace for handmade and vintage items. Basic computer skills required. Registration begins Monday, February 1.
AARP volunteers offer free, confidential help with income taxes and Missouri Property Tax Credits to people with middle to low incomes, giving special attention to those aged 60 and older.
Boyd Blomberg and Adam Moe have been performing roots and Americana music together since 1997. With Boyd on guitar, Adam on fiddle and both singing, they play a mix of original songs plus covers of classic artists like Bob Dylan, Tom Waits and Nina Simone and some fresh takes on old folk songs. You'll enjoy their tight harmonies and the gonzo approach that keeps their shows fresh and exciting. More info at http://www.pushingchain.com. Adults and teens.
These monthly sessions offer music, books, participation and more. Adults with a caregiver.
During these unstructured sessions, use library computers to apply for a job, write a résumé, set up an email account, get help navigating the Internet, study for a test with "Learning Express Library" or sharpen your computer skills with our excellent self-guided tutorials. Choose from Keyboarding, Mouse Tutorial, Basic Skills, Computer Basics, Files and Folders, Exploring the Web, Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. For the tutorials, please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.
» The program at 6:30 p.m. has been canceled.
NOTE: THIS PROGRAM WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE. Bill Thompson, a local musician and music historian, will talk about the history of some of the gospel music that we hear today. You'll be invited to sing along if you wish.
Want to take your blogging to a higher level? Come learn about WordPress.com, a free online publishing platform where you can create a simple blog or a sophisticated website. You must have basic knowledge of the Internet and a WordPress.com account. Registration begins Tuesday, February 2.
What is enough? How do we know what’s real and what’s illusion? What is death? Is it ever OK to lie? Where do we find real value? If you've ever questioned some of society’s most basic assumptions, then come try out the Socrates Café. We'll have a discussion in the spirit of Christopher Phillips’ book "Socrates Café: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy." No preparation is required. Just come with questions and an open mind.