Programs for Adults

Adult Coloring Exhibit
Callaway County Public Library, Friends Room

Grown-ups are embracing the opportunity provided by coloring to pause, relax and express their creativity. Visit the library during October to view an exhibit of the colorful pieces created by those who came to the "Coloring for Adults" events this summer.

Friends of the Columbia Public Library Lobby Book Sale
Columbia Public Library, Lobby

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.

Tunes at Two
Columbia Public Library, Reading Balcony

Local musicians provide a musical backdrop at the Columbia Public Library on the first Sunday of every month. This month we present keyboardist Banastre Tarleton who plays Americana music.

Personal Archiving
Columbia Public Library, Studio

Do you have different photos on your computer, digital device and Facebook account? These days, we must actively manage our digital keepsakes to preserve them for the next generation. Join us for tips on managing and protecting your digital documents as well as scanning and preserving hard-copy items. We'll conclude the program with a demonstration of the library's digitization equipment. Registration begins Monday, September 19.

Drop-in Internet and Computer Assistance
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

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.

Drop-in Apple Help
Columbia Public Library, Studio

Stop by with questions about using your Apple computer, iPad or iPhone. These sessions are great for quick answers about basic Apple functions such as managing storage or setting up email, contacts or calendars.

Investing in Stocks
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

Learn the basics of investing in stocks from experienced investors Hanna Klachko and Fred Tonnies, members of local investment clubs and representatives of the Kansas City Chapter of Better Investing. They will explain commonly used terms, how to interpret stock reports and which tools they use to evaluate and pick stocks. They will also highlight some resources available free online through the library, including Value Line and Morningstar.

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