Programs in Columbia
Get revved up for the final weeks of summer by bringing your family to a special performance by award-winning author and recording artist Bill Harley. Bill uses songs and stories to paint a vibrant, hilarious picture of growing up, schooling and family life. Visit http://www.billharley.com to find out more and watch some of Bill's videos. Supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State. All ages.
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.
Loaded with books and other materials for kids and parents to check out, Bookmobile, Jr. visits community centers around Columbia.
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 Tuesday, July 14.
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.
The Food Bank serves free lunches to children July 6–August 14. Today, the library will be sharing activities at the Again Street Park location. For more information about the program and other locations visit http://sharefoodbringhope.org/summerfood4kids.
Meet cartoonist James Mouser and have fun drawing shapes, faces and heroes — some super, some duper. Explore the cartoony side of your brain with games and giggles. Ages 8 and older. Registration begins Tuesday, July 14.
Homeless individuals and families are encouraged to attend and receive assistance, resources and services including: information about shelter/housing, food and clothing donations, identification cards, medical check-ups, mental health screening and substance abuse screening.
Enjoy activities all about the heroes who fight fires. A firefighter will join us to talk about firefighting gear and, if the fire truck is not hard at work, it will be here as well! Families, all ages.
Staff can answer your questions with our equipment or you may bring your laptop or device.