Programs in Columbia
Mo Willems has just published the final Elephant and Piggie book! Join us for crafts and games to celebrate the joy of these two best friends. Bring your cameras for a fun photo opportunity. All ages.
Through August 12, the Food Bank serves free lunches to children ages 18 and younger at several locations in Columbia. Today, Bookmobile, Jr. will visit and offer activities during lunch at Indian Hills Park. For more information about the program and other locations visit http://sharefoodbringhope.org/new-events/2016/7/5/boone-county-summer-food-4-kids.
We'll provide all kinds of props and backgrounds for you to use to create your own mini-movie at this hands-on workshop. Staff will show you how to use software on our iPads to photograph and edit your film. Bring your own props and backgrounds if you wish. Children and teens, ages 8 and older. Registration begins Tuesday, July 19.
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.
Learn to navigate your iPhone or iPad while mastering basic functions. Basic internet and email skills required. Bring your device and your Apple ID. Registration begins Saturday, July 16.
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.
Enjoy stories and songs in Spanish. Presented by members of MU Voz Latina. [Disfrute de las historias y de las canciones en español.] Ages 2-5.
Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and big books. Parental participation is a must. Kids up to age 2 1/2 (30 mos.) walking confidently on their own.
Join us for songs, rhymes, movements and activities for babies who are not walking confidently on their own yet. Parental participation is a must.
The City of Columbia's Lunch in the Park program provides enrichment, recreation and a daily lunch to children each summer. The bookmobile will visit every Monday, June 13-August 1 (except July 4). Lunches are funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the food program is carried out in a partnership between the City's Health Department and Voluntary Action Center.