Programs on January 8, 2013
Enjoy big books, stories, songs and puppets. Ages 2 1/2 (30 mos.) to 5 with a parent.
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.
Bring your lunch and join us for a discussion of "The Girls From Ames" by Jeffrey Zaslow. This true story of a group of ordinary women who built an extraordinary friendship, reveals both universal insights and extraordinary personal moments. In preparation for next month's discussion, please bring a favorite book wrapped in brown paper. Write several descriptive words on the outside so we can choose books to read for a "blind date" with a book.
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 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.
Celebrate Amelia Earhart Day (January 11) in recognition of her first solo flight across the Pacific in 1935 and other feats of aviation. Join us for stories about this courageous lady, along with paper airplane making, an obstacle course and a photo op. Ages 6-12. Registration begins Tuesday, December 31.
Learn how to create Circles of friends and family, connect with Communities, browse and review local businesses, and find out "What's Hot" on Google Plus. Basic computer skills and a Gmail account are required. Registration begins Thursday, December 26.