Local musicians provide a musical backdrop at the Columbia Public Library on the first Sunday of every month. This month we present harpist Ruth Acuff.
Join us as local beekeeper Deborah Reed provides updated insights about keeping bees, the environmental impact of beekeeping and more. If you attended our series last year, this will be an opportunity for you to get a refresher and to ask follow-up questions.
Learn how to use internet and library resources to make your résumé more effective and improve your job search and interviewing skills. Basic computer skills required. Registration begins Monday, April 18.
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.
Learn about the history of local families as well as the evolution of cemeteries and gravestone art in America during this atmospheric walking tour of the Red Top Christian Church Cemetery in Hallsville. Meet at the church. Canceled if raining. All ages. Adult supervision required for those 12 and under.
Want to take your blogging to a higher level? Come learn about WordPress.com, a free online publishing platform where you can create a simple blog or a sophisticated website. You must have basic knowledge of the Internet and a WordPress.com account. Registration begins Tuesday, April 19.
Bring your lunch and join us for a discussion of "Tasting the Sky" by Ibtisam Barakat. In this memoir set in Ramallah during the aftermath of the 1967 Six-Day War, Ibtisam Barakat shares what it was like to be a child whose world was shattered by war.
This month's big sale will feature art and music books. First Wednesday sales offer some of the very best books that have been donated to the Friends. The Friends also conduct sales every Wednesday in the library lobby noon-3 p.m, and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds go to support library services.
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 adjust text size, mouse pointers and screen resolution to best suit your eyes. Also, find out about software that makes reading on your computer easier and removes annoying ads. Bringing your Windows laptop is optional. Registration begins Wednesday, April 20.