Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Blogging Basics

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world? Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring some of the most popular services and sites available. We will learn how to create and customize a blog using Tumblr and Blogger.

Karaoke Fun

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 (All day)

Have a great time singing the lyrics from your favorite tunes.  Choose any song you want and do your best.  Remember, with Karaoke Fun, it's not about getting all the notes right, it's about having the courage to try.Ages 13-19.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 10 a.m.

Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs. 

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 11 a.m.

This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian.

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 12 p.m.

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every second Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know. 

Word II Intermediate

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 1:30 p.m.

Learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: I. Oscariz Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate and adjust default settings. Create and insert stylized headers and footers, footnotes, table of contents, indexes and cover pages.

Mail Merge in MS Word

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 4 p.m.

Learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to: Engage the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard to mail merge letters, envelopes and labels Create address lists as data sources for the mail merge process

PowerPoint Basics

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: S. Dodge Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to: Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft PowerPoint window.
Perfidia book coverJames EllroyThomas Mallon

James Ellroy & Thomas Mallon - 'Perfidia'

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 7 p.m.

Join us for an evening with James Ellroy in conversation with novelist Thomas Mallon.  They will be discussing Mr. Ellroy's latest book Perfidia.

Wonderful Ones

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, 10 a.m.

An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.Ages 12 - 24 months.

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