Calendar

Friends of the Columbia Public Library Lobby Book Sale
Wednesday, April 16 › Noon-3 p.m.
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.

Mah-Jongg, American Style, Part 2
Wednesday, April 16 › 1-2:30 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

In part one, on April 9, instructor Hanna Klachko introduced tiles and 2014 rules for the American version of this ancient game. Today, learn about game play and have an opportunity to practice. If you are somewhat familiar with the game and haven't played in a while, this will be an excellent review.

Bookmobile Stop at Holts Summit
Wednesday, April 16 › 1:30-7 p.m.
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.

Blogging Made Simple
Wednesday, April 16 › 3:30-5 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

Interact with family, friends and the world at large by creating a blog. Learn about popular blogging platforms such as WordPress and Blogger, and make your voice known to your community or to anyone on the Internet. To get started with Blogger, an active Gmail account is required. Registration begins Wednesday, April 2.

Maximizing Your Apple Mobile Device
Wednesday, April 16 › 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

Master the basic functions of your Apple mobile device while exploring library services available directly on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Bring along your device, if you have one, and know your Apple ID. Basic Internet and email skills required. Registration begins Wednesday, April 2.

Socrates Café
Wednesday, April 16 › 7-8:30 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Conference Room B

What is enough? How do we know what’s real and what’s illusion? What is death? Is it ever okay to lie? Where do we find real value? If you've ever questioned society’s assumptions, then come by and 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 your questions and an open mind. The program will be facilitated by Dr. Brian Bowles, a counselor and former philosophy professor.

Self-Guided Computer Tutorials
Thursday, April 17 › 9:30-11:30 a.m.
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.

Bookmobile Stop at Auxvasse
Thursday, April 17 › 1:30-7 p.m.
Auxvasse, Security Bank parking lot

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
Thursday, April 17 › 2-4 p.m.
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.

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