May Programs

Self-Guided Computer Tutorials
Thursday, May 1 › 9:30-11:30 a.m.
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
Thursday, May 1 › 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m.
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.

First Thursday Book Discussion
Thursday, May 1 › Noon-1 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Virginia G. Young Room

Bring a brown bag lunch and join us to discuss “The Age of Miracles” by Karen Thompson Walker. In this novel, Julia wakens to the Earth rotating at a slower pace. As the days and nights grow longer and longer, gravity is affected and the birds, ocean tides and even human behavior are thrown into disarray. In a world of danger and loss, Julia witnesses surprising developments in herself, her friends and family. With crystalline prose and the indelible magic of a born storyteller, Karen Thompson Walker gives us a breathtaking story of people finding ways to go on in a changing world.

Bookmobile Stop at Auxvasse
Thursday, May 1 › 1:30-7 p.m.
Auxvasse, Security Bank parking lot

On board, you'll find a full array of library materials and services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.

Downloading Made Easy
Thursday, May 1 › 2:30-4 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Training Center

Learn how to download MP3 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 Thursday, April 17.

Mother Goose Celebration
Thursday, May 1 › 5-7 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Children's Program Room

In honor of National Mother Goose Day, we're hosting a party! Meet Mother Goose and enjoy some of her favorite rhymes and activities. Baby goats and chickens from Marohl's Horse farm will help us celebrate. Plus there will be a Mother Goose photo op. Ages 2 ½ and older with parent.

Facebook Friday Reading Recommendations
Friday, May 2 › 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Regional, www.facebook.com/yourdbrl

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.

Toddler Time
Friday, May 2 › 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m.
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 North County Shopping Center
Friday, May 2 › 1:30-6 p.m.
Columbia, Columbia, North County Shopping Center

On board, you'll find books, music CDs and DVDs for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.

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