Programs on November 13, 2014
Learn at your own pace with these self-guided tutorials on the Windows operating system for beginners and intermediate users. An instructor will be present to get you started and answer questions. Choose from Keyboarding, Mouse Tutorial, Basic Skills, Computer Basics, Files and Folders, Exploring the Web, Basic or Intermediate Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. Please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.
Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and big books just right for this age. Parental participation is a must. Kids up to age 2 1/2 (30 mos.) walking confidently on their own.
On board, you'll find books, music CDs, DVDs and library services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.
We’ll show you how to use Apple's iPhoto software to move digital images from your camera to your Mac, do basic organizing and editing and then share your images. We'll also discuss features of the iPhoto app for iPhone and iPad. Registration begins Thursday, October 30.
Come by the library and browse a large selection of used books. Hardbacks are $1 and paperbacks are only 50¢! All proceeds benefit library programs and services. You can donate your gently-used books at the library anytime during regular business hours.
Breaking news alert! All the fairy tale characters have escaped from their books and are lost in the library! Drop in this evening to help us wrangle the characters back into their story books with crafts and games. You're welcome to wear a costume. Ages 3 and older with a parent.
Curious about what happens after the library closes? Enjoy a special bedtime story time before tucking your stuffed animal in to stay the night. Pick up your animal the next day after 3 p.m., along with a photo souvenir of its overnight library adventure. (Unable to attend the story time? Drop off your tagged stuffed animal anytime earlier in the day.) Ages 3 and older.
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.
A panel of experts will discuss the current effort to expand access to preschool to more Missouri children. Hear about research on the benefits of preschool, how 2014 legislation providing new (but limited) funding will affect availability, how the state regulates early childhood programs and how the private sector fits into these plans. There will be time for public comment and questions. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m.