Programs on November 18, 2015
Enjoy big books, stories, songs and puppets. Ages 2 1/2 (30 mos.) to 5 with a parent.
Stop by with questions about using your Apple computer, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Staff can answer your questions with our equipment, or you may bring your laptop or device.
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.
Staff from the local Social Security office will show you how to create an account, estimate future benefits, manage or apply for benefits, and get advice on many other topics including SSI, disability, name changes and Missouri Medicare benefits. At 2 p.m., we will move to the computers in the library's Training Center, where you will get assistance in creating your personal account.
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.
Learn how to download audio files, photos, software and updates for your Windows computer without exposing it to harmful viruses, adware or spyware. Bring a USB flash drive for saving files. Knowledge of working with Windows files and folders is helpful. Registration begins Wednesday, November 4.
Help us select our own winner of the 2015 John Newbery Medal. At these fun sessions, you'll discuss Newbery finalists and defend the book you feel is the “Heavy Medalist” of the year. Library staff will facilitate, along with Nancy Baumann, a local educator and previous Newbery committee member. Sessions will be held Wednesdays on Sept. 9, 23, Oct. 7, 21, Nov. 4, 18 and Dec. 2, 16. Kids in grades 4-8. Registration begins Tuesday, September 1.
Master the basic functions of your iPhone or iPad. Bring your device and your Apple ID. Basic Internet and email skills required. Registration begins Wednesday, November 4.
Witness the struggle and determination of the civil rights activist and labor organizer during a free screening of the 2014 biopic starring Michael Peña and directed by Diego Luna (rated PG-13). A discussion will follow the screening. This program is part of the "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History" series. It is made possible through a partnership with the Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, the Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis, the Missouri Humanities Council and a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.