Programs on February 5, 2016
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.
Get a personalized reading suggestion through Facebook one Friday a month. Just look for our reading recommendations post, tell us about two or three books or authors you like and we'll recommend your next great read.
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.
Take some time to relax by picking up a crayon or marker! We invite you to come socialize while you let your inner artist play. Materials provided.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute provides programming for Columbia area residents over 50. At this special free brown-bag seminar, librarian Lauren Williams will talk about the community-wide reading program, One Read, a project she co-chairs. Learn about One Read's 15-year history, past book selections and how community members can get involved. Feel free to bring your lunch.
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.
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, Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. For the tutorials, please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.