Programs on February 4, 2015

AARP Free Tax Aide
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

AARP volunteers offer free, confidential help with income taxes and Missouri Property Tax Credits to people with middle to low incomes, giving special attention to those aged 60 and older.

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 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.

Baby, Oh, Baby
Columbia Public Library, Children's Program Room

Join us for songs, rhymes, movements and activities for babies who are not walking confidently on their own yet. Parental participation is a must.

Toddler Time
Columbia Public Library, Children's Program Room

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and big books. Parental participation is a must. Kids up to age 2 1/2 (30 mos.) walking confidently on their own.

First Thursday Book Discussion
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

Bring a brown bag lunch and join us to discuss “Don't Start Me Talkin’” by Tom Williams. This comedic road novel tells the story of Brother Ben, the only remaining True Delta Bluesman, as he embarks on his final North American tour. Set in contemporary society, Brother Ben's protégé Silent Sam Stamps narrates an episodic 'last ride,' that reveals America's complicated relationship with African-American culture.

Bookmobile Stop at Auxvasse
Auxvasse, Security Bank parking lot

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.

Movie Maker
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

Learn how to create your own movie using Windows Movie Maker. We'll go over how to make a movie and use transitions, sounds and special effects. Please bring a small collection of digital videos and/or images to work with. Registration begins Thursday, January 21.

Southern Boone County Public Library

Join us for basic chess instruction and a chance to play one of the world's oldest games at this drop-in program. Ages 11 and older.

Quilts Show & Tell
Callaway County Public Library, Friends Room

Bring in a lap quilt to display for the evening. Everyone is invited to enjoy light refreshments as each quilter shares her handiwork. We'll also have a collection of quilting books available for check-out. All ages.

Paper and Digital Stories With Kamishibai
Columbia Public Library, Studio

Learn about Kamishibai, a form of storytelling with illustrated cards that originated in Japan. Create your own Kamishibai story cards on paper or digitally. Ages 7-12. Parents welcome. Registration begins Tuesday, January 19.

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