Programs for Adults

One Read Art Show Reception
Fulton, Gladys Woods Kemper Center for the Arts

» The program at 5:30 p.m. has been canceled.

William Woods art professors and students created collages and prints that explore the issues raised in this year's One Read book, "The Boys in the Boat." Come see their work.

One Read Author's Talk: Daniel James Brown
Fulton, William Woods University Library Auditorium

One Read author Daniel James Brown steps up to the podium to talk about “The Boys in the Boat.” His presentation at Columbia College will be broadcast live to William Woods and on the radio at KOPN 89.5FM.

One Read Author's Talk: Daniel James Brown
Columbia, Launer Auditorium, Columbia College, 901 Rogers St.

One Read author Daniel James Brown will speak about his research and writing process in the creation of "The Boys in the Boat." He will be open to questions from the audience and will sign books following the talk. This presentation will be broadcast live at William Woods University Library in Fulton and on the radio at KOPN 89.5FM.

Introduction to Business Plan Writing
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

Do you need to write a business plan for a new business or for an existing one? Come learn about Business Plan Pro which will guide you through this process step by step. With 500+ sample plans, easy-to-follow instructions, built-in financial formulas and answers to legal questions, Business Plan Pro will help you write a business plan no matter what your industry. Registration begins Tuesday, September 16.

First Wednesday Book Discussion
Callaway County Public Library

» The program at Noon has been canceled.

Bring your lunch and join us for a discussion of Ben Fountain's darkly satirical novel "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk," this year's One Read runner-up. The novel takes place at the Dallas Cowboys' Thanksgiving Day game, where part of the entertainment is a group of Iraqi war heroes on their last day of a "victory tour" before returning to war.

First Wednesday Book Sale
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

This extended two-day sale features oldies and classics. First Wednesday sales offer some of the very best books that have been donated to the Friends. The Friends also conduct sales every Wednesday in the library lobby noon-3 p.m. and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds go to support library services.

Bookmobile Stop at Holts Summit
Holts Summit, Summit Plaza

On board, you'll find a full array of library materials and services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.

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, Basic or Intermediate Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. For the tutorials, please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.

Self-Guided Computer Tutorials
Callaway County Public Library, Friends Room

Learn at your own pace with these self-guided tutorials on the Windows operating system for beginners and intermediate users. An instructor will be present to get you started and answer questions. Choose from Keyboarding, Mouse Tutorial, Basic Skills, Computer Basics, Files and Folders, Exploring the Web, Basic or Intermediate Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. Please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.

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