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Hillcrest Heights Branch Events

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more. Ages 3-5. 

Limit 25.

This summer we are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. 

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-11

 

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more. Ages 3-5. 

Limit 25.

This summer we are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. 

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Facebook: Getting Started Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 6:00pm

Learn how to get connected and set up a user profile. Learn to use Facebook as a networking tool or just for fun. In addition, learn about additional features such as uploading photos, making friends, sending private messages and much, much, more.

*Registration Information:
You must have an email account to register for Facebook.  Mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required.

Computer Basics for Beginners Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 9:30am

mouse image

Learn basic components of the computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and work with Windows 7. No computer skills required. Registration required. Limit 8 per class.

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-11

 

Computer Basics for Beginners Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 9:30am

mouse image

Learn basic computer components of the computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and work with Windows 7.

Registration required.  Limit 8 per class.

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more. Ages 3-5. 

Limit 25.

This summer we are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. 

Nature 101 Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 1:00pm

A one-hour presentation on wildlife, plants, and other nature-related information. Ages 4-6

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Internet Basics Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 9:30am

an image of a lady sitting at the computer

Learn how to use web browsers, search engines, and evaluate information. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required, limit 8.

 

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-11

 

Internet Basics Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 9:30am

an image of a lady sitting at the computer

Learn how to use web browsers, search engines, and evaluate information. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required, limit 8.

 

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 2:00pm

Learn the basic features of creating a dynamic slide show presentation. Make a great impression when giving presentations in the workplace and/or in educational settings. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. 

Registration required. Limit 5.

*Participants can bring your personal laptop due to limited laptops available in the branch.

 

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more. Ages 3-5. 

Limit 25.

This summer we are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. 

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Historical Fiction Book Discussion-Philippa Gregory's The Red Queen Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 3:00pm

Red Queen book jacket

Let Your Mind Rewind with this intriguing historical fiction title- Philippa Gregory's The Red Queen. 

Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him into exile; and pledges him in marriage to her enemy Elizabeth of York's daughter. As the political tides constantly move and shift, Margaret charts her own way through another loveless marriage, treacherous alliances and secret plots, always with her ultimate goal before her.

Mad Science Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Email Basics Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:30am

new message image

Using Google, create an email account. Compose, send and receive messages, send attachments, create folders and much more. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. 

Registration is required, limit 8.

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-11

 

Email Basics Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 9:30am

new message image

Using Google, create an email account. Compose, send and receive messages, send attachments, create folders and much more. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Resume Start-up using MS Word 2010 Templates Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 2:00pm

Discuss the different types of resumes. Learn about different tools to help you design one that best fits you using Microsoft Word templates, free resources from the Testing & Education Resource Center and the Internet. Bring your information and a flash drive to create and save your own resume.

Basic mouse and keyboard skills required.

Registration required. Limit 8.

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more. Ages 3-5. 

Limit 25.

This summer we are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. 

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

Just the basics! Learn how to compose, modify, format, and print documents.

Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

 

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-11

 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

 Word processing basics using Microsoft Word, including creating and saving documents, and modifying their appearance, insert pictures, ClipArt, Shapes and SmartArt graphics. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers,basic formulas, and save/print worksheets. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required. Limited to 5.

*Participants are welcomed to bring their personal laptops if the class fills up due to the limited amount of laptops available.  

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Facebook: Getting Started Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 6:00pm

Learn how to get connected and set up a user profile. Learn to use Facebook as a networking tool or just for fun. In addition, learn about additional features such as uploading photos, making friends, sending private messages and much, much, more.

*Registration Information:
You must have an email account to register for Facebook.  Mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required.

Computer Basics for Beginners Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 9:30am

mouse image

Learn basic components of the computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and work with Windows 7. No computer skills required. Registration required. Limit 8 per class.

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-12

 

Computer Basics for Beginners Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 9:30am

mouse image

Learn basic computer components of the computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and work with Windows 7.

Registration required.  Limit 8 per class.

Show Your Card! Library Card Sign-up Month Monday, September 8, 2014 - 4:00pm

smartest card imageSeptember is Library Card Sign-up Month. It is a time to remind parents and children that a library card is the most important school supply of all. During the month of September, drop by the Hillcrest Heights Library and register for a library card. We even have a student card if your parent can't come with you.

Get a free gift when you receive your library card (while supplies lasts). 

Resume and Financial Literacy Workshop Monday, September 8, 2014 - 5:30pm

Resumes. Paychecks. Loans. Budgets. These words shouldn't scare you! Come learn how to improve your resume, follow effective budgets, and increase your funds.

Friends of the Hillcrest Heights Library Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Friends of the Library provide generous support for Library programming, service and collections. Come support your library and share your ideas at our monthly meetings.

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Internet Basics Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 9:30am

an image of a lady sitting at the computer

Learn how to use web browsers, search engines, and evaluate information. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required, limit 8.

 

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-12

 

Internet Basics Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:30am

an image of a lady sitting at the computer

Learn how to use web browsers, search engines, and evaluate information. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required, limit 8.

 

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 2:00pm

Learn the basic features of creating a dynamic slide show presentation. Make a great impression when giving presentations in the workplace and/or in educational settings. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. 

Registration required. Limit 5.

*Participants can bring your personal laptop due to limited laptops available in the branch.

 

Google Tips: Search like a Wizard Monday, September 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

Search the Web like an expert using Google search tips and tricks. Quick, fun, and easy! ***Registration required. Must have basic mouse and keyboarding skills.

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Historical Fiction Book Discussion-Philippa Gregory's The Other Boleyn Girl Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 3:00pm

The Other boyelyn girl book jacket

Let Your Mind Rewind with this intriguing historical fiction title- Philippa Gregory's The Other Boleyn Girl. 

The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king, who first takes Mary as his mistress, in which role she bears him an illegitimate son, and then Anne as his wife.

Mad Science Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Resume Start-up using MS Word 2010 Templates Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:00pm

Discuss the different types of resumes. Learn about different tools to help you design one that best fits you using Microsoft Word templates, free resources from the Testing & Education Resource Center and the Internet. Bring your information and a flash drive to create and save your own resume.

Basic mouse and keyboard skills required.

Registration required. Limit 8.

Email Basics Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 9:30am

new message image

Using Google, create an email account. Compose, send and receive messages, send attachments, create folders and much more. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. 

Registration is required, limit 8.

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-12

 

Email Basics Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:30am

new message image

Using Google, create an email account. Compose, send and receive messages, send attachments, create folders and much more. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Resume and Financial Literacy Workshop Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:30pm

Resumes. Paychecks. Loans. Budgets. These words shouldn't scare you! Come learn how to improve your resume, follow effective budgets, and increase your funds.

Introduction to MS Publisher 2010 Monday, September 22, 2014 - 6:00pm

Learn how to make newsletters, brochures, cards and more. *Advance mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration required.

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

 Just the basics! Learn how to compose, modify, format, and print documents.

Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-12

 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

Just the basics! Learn how to compose, modify, format, save and print documents.

*Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers,basic formulas, and save/print worksheets. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required. Limited to 5.

*Participants are welcomed to bring their personal laptops if the class fills up due to the limited amount of laptops available.  

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Facebook: Getting Started Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

Learn how to get connected and set up a user profile. Learn to use Facebook as a networking tool or just for fun. In addition, learn about additional features such as uploading photos, making friends, sending private messages and much, much, more.

*Registration Information:
You must have an email account to register for Facebook.  Mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required.

Computer Basics for Beginners Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 9:30am

mouse image

Learn basic components of the computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and work with Windows 7. No computer skills required. Registration required. Limit 8 per class.

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-12

 

Computer Basics for Beginners Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 9:30am

mouse image

Learn basic computer components of the computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and work with Windows 7.

Registration required.  Limit 8 per class.

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Internet Basics Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 9:30am

an image of a lady sitting at the computer

Learn how to use web browsers, search engines, and evaluate information. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required, limit 8.

 

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-12

 

Internet Basics Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 9:30am

an image of a lady sitting at the computer

Learn how to use web browsers, search engines, and evaluate information. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required, limit 8.

 

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 2:00pm

Learn the basic features of creating a dynamic slide show presentation. Make a great impression when giving presentations in the workplace and/or in educational settings. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. 

Registration required. Limit 5.

*Participants can bring your personal laptop due to limited laptops available in the branch.

 

Google Tips: Search like a Wizard Monday, October 13, 2014 - 6:00pm

Search the Web like an expert using Google search tips and tricks. Quick, fun, and easy! ***Registration required. Must have basic mouse and keyboarding skills.

Friends of the Hillcrest Heights Library Monday, October 13, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Friends of the Library provide generous support for Library programming, service and collections. Come support your library and share your ideas at our monthly meetings.

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Historical Fiction Book Discussion-Margaret George's Elizabeth I Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 3:00pm

Elizabeth I book jacket

Let Your Mind Rewind with this intriguing historical fiction title- Margaret George's Elizabeth I. 

Elizabeth's rival for the love of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and mother to the Earl of Essex, the mercurial nobleman who challenged Elizabeth's throne, Lettice Knollys had been intertwined with Elizabeth since childhood. They are both women of fierce intellect and desire: one trying to protect her country, and throne, the other trying to regain power and position for her family and each vying to convince the reader of her own private vision of the truth.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Email Basics Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 9:30am

new message image

Using Google, create an email account. Compose, send and receive messages, send attachments, create folders and much more. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. 

Registration is required, limit 8.

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-12

 

Email Basics Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 9:30am

new message image

Using Google, create an email account. Compose, send and receive messages, send attachments, create folders and much more. Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Resume Start-up using MS Word 2010 Templates Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:00pm

Discuss the different types of resumes. Learn about different tools to help you design one that best fits you using Microsoft Word templates, free resources from the Testing & Education Resource Center and the Internet. Bring your information and a flash drive to create and save your own resume.

Basic mouse and keyboard skills required.

Registration required. Limit 8.

One Maryland One Book- Reyna Grande's Distance Between Us Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon discussion of the 2014 selected One Maryland One Book- Reyna Grande's Distance Between UsOne Maryland One Book is a program of the Maryland Humanities Council. Pick up your copy of Distance Between Us at the Information Desk on the upper level. 

A POIGNANT MEMOIR OF LIFE BEFORE AND AFTER ENTERING THE U. S. FROM MEXICO AS AN UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT. Read more... 

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

 Just the basics! Learn how to compose, modify, format, and print documents.

Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-12

 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

Just the basics! Learn how to compose, modify, format, save and print documents.

*Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers,basic formulas, and save/print worksheets. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required. Limited to 5.

*Participants are welcomed to bring their personal laptops if the class fills up due to the limited amount of laptops available.  

Introduction to MS Publisher 2010 Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:00pm

Learn how to make newsletters, brochures, cards and more. *Advance mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration required.

Preschool Storytime Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 4:00pm
Bring your own electronic device to learn the basics of eBooks and eReaders, including how to borrow and download library eBooks from Overdrive or read magazines from Zinio or check out movies from Hoopla, check your account or browse the catalog using Owl iLibrary and other mobile apps.

***Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Legos: Creative Club Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Come build and create with LEGOS! Ages 6-12

 

Historical Fiction Book Discussion-Sarah Dunant's Blood & Beauty: the Borgias Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:00pm

blood and beauty book jacket

Let Your Mind Rewind with this intriguing historical fiction title- Sarah Dunant's Blood & Beauty: the Borgias. 

A tale inspired by the lives of Borgia siblings Lucretia and Cesare traces the family's rise in the aftermath of Rodrigo Borgia's rise to the papacy, during which war, a terrifying sexual plague, and the family's notorious reputation forge an intimate bond between brother and sister.