Sing, clap, jump, dance and even sneeze along as Jim Gill bangs out energetic rhythms on his banjo. He'll be performing songs and stories from his award-winning recordings and books for young children. Jim's mission is to create a joyful musical experience for both children and their caregivers. Families, ages birth-5.
Come learn about Universal Class, an online offering that lets DBRL cardholders take any of 500+ free online courses on topics ranging from drawing, photography and landscaping to estate planning, criminology and paranormal investigation. The courses are taught by real instructors, but you have Web-based, 24/7 access, so you can study on your own time. Basic computer skills and a library card required. Registration begins Wednesday, January 8.
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.
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.
In this documentary by Hugh and Anson Hartford, we follow seven elderly table tennis players as they compete in the Over 80 division at the World Table Tennis Championships in China. "Ping Pong" is a humorous and unusual story of hope, regret, friendship, ambition, love, and sheer human tenacity in the face of aging and mortality. This screening is a collaboration with POV, PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series (www.pbs.org/pov ). Learn more and watch the trailer at films.dbrl.org.
Learn how to check out and download eBooks and digital magazines using the library’s OverDrive and Zinio services. Bring your mobile device or laptop and we'll guide you through either or both of these processes. Register for a 45-minute one-on-one session. A library card in good standing and email account are required. Registration begins Wednesday, January 8.