Local musicians provide a musical backdrop at the Columbia library on the first Sunday of every month. This month we present pianist Sam Otten.
It’s not too late to be a reading hero! We are still taking registrations for Summer Reading for all ages. This year's theme is "Every Hero Has a Story."
Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and big books. Parental participation is a must. Kids up to age 2 1/2 (30 mos.) walking confidently on their own.
Join us for songs, rhymes, movements and activities for babies who are not walking confidently on their own yet. Parental participation is a must. Babies not walking confidently.
The city of Columbia's Lunch in the Park program provides enrichment, recreation and a daily lunch to students and community residents each summer. The bookmobile will visit every Monday, from June 15 through August 3. Call the Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services Department at (573) 874-7355 for more information about Lunch in the Park.
Did you know the first written tales were about heroes? Learn about ancient heroes such as Gilgamesh and Khufu, Horus and Hercules, and then explore the ways the first hero tales and myths were written. We will make tablets in clay, bookmarks in papyrus and books on scrolls. Ages 8-11. Registration begins Tuesday, June 23.
Did you just buy a new Windows 8 computer and have no idea where to start? Come to our informal session to learn about the Windows 8 operating system and get pointers. You may bring in your laptop or device, or we can demonstrate with the library's equipment.
Enjoy big books, stories, songs and puppets. Ages 2 1/2 (30 mos.) to 5 with a parent.
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 the basics of the Mac operating system for desktops and laptops, including the essentials for using your MacBook, iMac or Mac Mini, using Apple's software for Internet browsing, email, music, photos, etc., and customizing your computer. There will be time to answer questions. Bringing your Mac laptop is optional. Registration begins Tuesday, June 23.