Enjoy big books, stories, songs and puppets. Ages 2 1/2 (30 mos.) to 5 with a parent.
Bring your baby/toddler for songs, rhymes and activities. Birth to 36 months. Older siblings welcome.
Kids and parents will enjoy stories, songs and simple craft activities. And, just for today's story time, local firefighters will be here for a visit! Ages 3-5.
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.
Learn about the library's digital and streaming services including eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, music, movies and TV shows. Bring your mobile device or laptop. Register for a 45-minute session. An active library card and email account are required. Adults. Registration begins Tuesday, September 30.
Loaded with books and other materials for kids and parents to check out, Bookmobile, Jr. visits community centers around Columbia.
Enjoy songs, rhymes, big books and flannelboards. Babies and toddlers up to age 2 1/2 (30 mos.) with a parent.
Learn about library digital resources for you and your child as well as best practices regarding how much screen time to allow. You'll also get hands-on time with some high quality apps and stories on iPads. Space is limited. Ages 4-5 with a parent. Registration begins Tuesday, September 30.
Local author Marsha Knudsen wove together the war-time letters, diaries, telegrams, greeting cards and photographs discovered in an old family trunk to tell the story of her parents' World War II journey. She'll talk about the writing of the book "Sailor's Mail S.W.A.K." and how to find information on a veteran's military service, safeguard photographs and letters, capture oral histories and leave a legacy for future generations. Copies will be available for purchase and signing.
Genealogist Tim Dollens will answer your questions about researching family history.