Programs in Columbia
Enjoy big books, stories, songs and puppets. Ages 2 1/2 (30 mos.) to 5 with a parent.
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.
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 Wednesday, October 12.
We'll discuss how to use Apple's latest photo-editing software on Mac desktops and laptops. Learn about photo editing and organization, and how to move digital images from camera to computer. Bringing a Mac laptop is optional. Registration begins Wednesday, October 12.
Columbia Parks and Recreation and Aetna invite you to set aside an evening for fun and getting to know your neighbors. A variety of activities and games provided including a library booth. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair and food. All ages.
Help break a world record today! "Read for the Record" is an annual worldwide reading celebration sponsored by Jumpstart to raise awareness about the importance of early literacy. Come enjoy activities based on this year's title, "The Bear Ate Your Sandwich" by Julia Sarcone-Roach. Ages 2-5 with a parent.
Boone County SOAR is offering free developmental screenings for young children. Parents will complete an "Ages & Stages" questionnaire and then meet with a specialist who will explain more about childhood developmental stages. Results can help you monitor your child’s motor skills, language development, problem-solving ability and social-emotional skills. Developmental screening can help ensure that a child is on-track for school success. Ages 2 mos. to 5 years with a parent.
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.
We will review video editing with iMovie and storytelling techniques. This class is for intermediate and advanced technology users. Please bring your MacBook and a small collection of digital videos and/or images to work with. Attendees will qualify for further hands-on instruction. Registration begins Thursday, October 13.
Bring your little one for some quality parent/child time. Meet other parents and children, read to your child and get ideas for activities you can do at home to develop learning skills. Ages 5 and younger.