Programs for Adults
See beautiful colorful flowers when you stop by this annual flower show presented by the Fulton Garden Club. There is a science to growing flowers and you'll have an opportunity to talk with expert flower growers and browse the library's display of informative flower gardening books. Adults.
On board, you'll find books, music CDs, DVDs and library services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.
Learn about the five statewide constitutional amendments on the August 5th primary ballot. Speakers include: Amendment 1- Right to Farm: Pro - Brent Haden, MO Farmers Care and Con - Rhonda Perry, MO Rural Crisis Center; Amendment 5 - Guns: Pro - Jim Hill, CCW & Firearms Instructor and Con - Scott Wilson, attorney; Amendment 7 - Transportation Tax: Pro -Sen. Mike Kehoe and Con -Terry Ganey, Missourians for Better Transportation Solutions; Amendment 9 - Electronic Communication: Pro - Rep. Paul Curtman. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County. Refreshments at 6 p.m.
Discover how the real world of crime scene investigation compares to what we see on the screen. Retired Columbia police detective Jeff Nichols will discuss the life of a real crime scene investigator and share actual investigative techniques used by the police to analyze crime scenes. Adults and teens.
Looking for quick and fun ways to share photos, short text, quotes, links, music and videos from your phone or tablet? Then Tumblr and/or Instagram may be exactly what you are looking for. Bring your device and come learn how to use these free services. Basic knowledge of the Internet is required for this class. Registration begins Thursday, July 10.
Marlene Lee will talk about and read from her latest work, "Scoville," a collection of three mystery novellas revolving around Detective Scoville of Brooks Beach, a fishing village on the southern Oregon coast. Lee has written several novels, short stories, poems and has published in many literary journals. Copies of "Scoville" will be available for purchase and signing.
Stop by with questions about using your Apple computer, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Library staff will offer brief one-on-one help and answers on any Mac topic. You may bring in your laptop or device, or we can demonstrate with the library's equipment.
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.
On board, you'll find books, music CDs, DVDs and other services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.
Come learn about Universal Class, an online library service that allows you to take any of 500+ free online courses on topics ranging from accounting, photography and landscaping to event planning, business management and writing. The courses are taught by real instructors, but you have Web-based, 24/7 access, so you can study on your own time. Basic computer skills and a library card required. Registration begins Monday, July 14.