Programs on November 21, 2015
If you've ever thought about writing a novel, National Novel Writing Month is a great time to really give it a try. All across the world, beginners and seasoned writers alike will spend November trying to complete a novel, with the help of an online community. At this all-day "write-In," you'll be among fellow NaNoWriMo participants and have a chance to get in lots of work on your novel as the deadline draws near. The library will provide light refreshments. Sponsored by the local NaNoWriMo group. Visit http://nanowrimo.org to sign up or learn more. Adults and younger writers. Registration begins Monday, November 2.
This program series sparks children's creativity using technology and exploratory play. This month, enjoy digital painting with the apps "Peppa’s Paintbox" and "Color Mix (HD)" for iPad, then create your own personal masterpiece with real watercolors. Ages 4-6 with a parent. Registration begins Tuesday, November 3.
Every Saturday, November 7-January 30, trained staff from one of four local agencies will help you review health insurance plans, choose one that meets your needs and assist you with enrollment. Participating agencies are the Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging, Central Missouri Community Action, the Family Health Center and the Primaris Foundation. Walk-ins welcome.
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.
Nurture your child’s interest in reading, visual literacy, creative thinking and language development. In each session, a picture book will provide the jumping-off point for an art project that encourages active looking, listening, imagining and creating. Presented by the Columbia Art League. Ages 5-9. Registration begins Tuesday, November 10.