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, Basic or Intermediate Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. For the tutorials, please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.
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.
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.
Using Google’s free Picasa software, we’ll show you how to move digital images from your camera to a Windows computer or online album, do basic editing, share pictures and order prints. Registration begins Wednesday, May 8.
Meet Buck Brannaman, a true American cowboy and sage on horseback, who travels the country for nine grueling months a year helping horses with people problems. A real life "horse whisperer," he eschews the violence of his upbringing and teaches people to communicate with horses through leadership and sensitivity, not punishment. Buck possesses near magical abilities, dramatically transforming horses--and people--with his understanding, compassion and respect. This documentary by director Cindy Meehl was a huge hit at the True False Film Fest in 2011. (88 min.)
Learn to design greeting cards, newsletters, calendars and more using Microsoft Publisher. Basic computer skills are required. Registration begins Wednesday, May 8.
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. Registration begins Thursday, May 9.
On board, you'll find books, music CDs, DVDs and library services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.
Come by the library and browse a large selection of used books. Hardbacks are $1 and paperbacks are only 50¢! All proceeds benefit library programs and services. You can donate your gently-used books at the library anytime during regular business hours.
Medicaid and health care have been prominent in public discussions this spring. Ryan Barker, vice president for health policy at Missouri Foundation for Health, will speak on the implications of the legislature's decision on Medicaid expansion, the Foundation's "Cover Missouri" initiative to help Missourians get insurance through the federal insurance marketplace and current issues in health care in Missouri. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters Columbia-Boone County Health Committee. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m.