Powerpoint instruction on Saturday

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favwebsite-womanImprove your computer skills for school or career. The South Side Branch is offering beginner level instruction for adults on Microsoft’s Powerpoint slide presentations on Saturday from 2-4PM.

The class size is small so register now! Register here…

What have you read recently?

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book explodeGet together with other book lovers to discuss a recent book that you either loved or hated. Get suggestions from others about books they recommend. Published author, Sunny Serafino, will lead a Pick Your Own Book Discussion at the Main Library on Friday, November 7 from 1-3:00PM. Sunny is the author of several books including her latest novel, Finding Amy, (Double Edge Press, 2013). Two of her books have won recognition from the Florida Writers Association.

Open to the public. Register now

MOMs Club meets here on Friday

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mother+sonreadMeet other stay-at-home, work-at-home, and part-time working moms. Relax while your children play in a safe, kid-friendly, toy-filled space at the Main Library. The MOMs Club will meet on the first Friday of each month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. beginning November 7.

Learn about the Library’s programming, new books, educational computer software, and online resources appropriate for children.

More here

Thomas Malafarina program canceled.

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Tomorrow night’s author program with Thomas Malafarina has been canceled.


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We are expecting 800 children TONIGHT from 5 to 8PM for a ticketed author signing in partnership with Moravian Book Shop. Parking will be at a premium. We are giving everyone one day of grace because we know it will be difficult for our patrons to get into the Main Library to return books, etc. NOTHING WILL BE DUE TODAY!

BTW the tickets for the event are sold-out.

Fright Zone for teens & tweens

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spookyowl_smDo you dare to enter the Fright Zone at the Main Library on Wednesday, October 29? Come in costume at 6:30PM for Fear Factor style events, frightful games & a Zombie Dance Contest, of course! Snacks, too!

Grades 6-12. No registration. Drop in as your favorite zombie or in costume.

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Hello Kitty Reading Day

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hello kittyDid you know Hello Kitty is 40 years old? I know, where did the time go, right? Be a part of a national birthday celebration! Bring the kids anytime on Saturday, October 25 to the Main Library for activities and stories. Enter a drawing for a special prize!

No registration. Details here

Books Around the World Book Discussion – South Side

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rosie projectBooks Around the World is a reading adventure where you read books written by authors from around the world.  You will learn about different cultures, the people, food, and the history.  The Rosie Project is written by Graeme Simsion who was born in New Zealand.

Join us this Saturday, October 25 from 1:00-2:00 PM at the South Side Branch for a discussion of The Rosie Project.  Enjoy some refreshments while learning about New Zealand.

Register here