Programs on October 12, 2016

Checking Out Digital Materials
Columbia Public Library, Studio

Learn about the library's digital services for borrowing eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics, music, movies and TV shows. Bring your mobile device or laptop. An active library card and email account are required. Registration begins Wednesday, September 28.

Talking Horse Productions: "Hare and Tortoise”
Columbia Public Library, Children's Program Room

Come see this award-winning adaptation of Aesop’s fable “Hare and Tortoise." The traditional moral we know is “slow and steady wins the race," but in this fresh retelling, the playwright includes an ongoing relationship between the two characters, and we discover lessons about patience, accepting others for who they are and what it means to be a true friend. Families, ages 3 and older.

Friends of the Columbia Public Library Lobby Book Sale
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.

Bookmobile Stop at Harrisburg
Bookmobile, Harrisburg, Lions Club Park

On board, you'll find books, music, DVDs and other services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up items you've requested online or over the phone.

Drop-in Apple Help
Columbia Public Library, Studio

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.

Wii Game Time
Southern Boone County Public Library

Think you have the best dance moves? Prove it! Can you drive like Mario? Bring it! Come play a variety of games on the Wii U. Treats served. Teens.

Google Photos
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

Looking for a place to store, organize, edit and share a large number of digital photos? Look no further. Google Photos, a photo sharing and storage service, is just the thing for you, and our class will show you how to use it to its full potential. Registration begins Wednesday, September 28.

Center Aisle Cinema: "All the Difference"
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

The often crushing yet invisible struggles of young African-American men come vividly — and heroically — to life in this month's documentary feature "All the Difference," which traces the paths of two teens from the South Side of Chicago who dared to dream a seemingly impossible dream: to graduate from college. Oscar-nominated producer/director Tod Lending's intimate film, executive produced by author Wes Moore, follows the young men through five years of hard work, sacrifice, setbacks and uncertainty. Shown in collaboration with POV, PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series ( Watch the trailer at (2016, not rated, 83 minutes) Adults and teens.

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