Programs on November 13, 2014

Self-Guided Computer Tutorials
Callaway County Public Library, Friends Room

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.

Toddler Time
Columbia Public Library, Children's Program Room

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.

Bookmobile Stop at Hallsville
Hallsville, City Hall

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.

iPhoto for Beginners
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

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.

Friends of the Callaway County Public Library Lobby Book Sale
Callaway County Public Library, Friends Room

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.

Bedtime Stories & Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Southern Boone County Public Library

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.

Drop-in Internet and Computer Assistance
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

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.

Education Forum: Will Expanding Preschool Solve the Achievement Gap?
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

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.

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