Drop in to ask questions about researching your family history.
Video games aren't just for kids! Wii bowling is a fun, low-impact exercise. If you can swing your arm, you can play this game.
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.
Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace opens November 1. Get ready by attending this series of presentations by staff from local health education agencies. This session will focus on communicating with health insurance companies. Presenting agencies are the Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging, Central Missouri Community Action, the Family Health Center and the Primaris Foundation. The final session takes place October 15.
Interact with family, friends and the world at large by creating a blog. Learn about popular blogging platforms such as WordPress and Blogger, and make your voice known to your community or to anyone on the Internet. To get started with Blogger, an active Gmail account is required. Registration begins Monday, September 28.
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.
Instructor Hanna Klachko will get you started on the American version of this ancient game, which is gaining popularity in Columbia. Part one of this presentation will introduce you to the tiles and the mahjong rule card. The second part, on October 20, will introduce you to game play and give you the opportunity to practice.
Master the basic functions of your iPhone or iPad. Bring your device and your Apple ID. Basic Internet and email skills required. Registration begins Tuesday, September 29.
Climb on board at our newest bookmobile stop. 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.
Join us for a screening of "Empire of Dreams," the second episode of the landmark PBS documentary, "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History," based on the book by acclaimed Hispanic journalist and author Ray Suarez. After the film, join in a discussion led by Dr. Lisa Dorner, assistant professor of educational policy at MU and faculty fellow at the Cambio Center. The screening is part of a nationwide initiative to tell the story of how Latino Americans have been an integral part of U.S. history from the 16th century to the present day. This program part of the "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History" series which is made possible through a partnership with the Missouri Humanities Council and a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.