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Second Thursday Fiction Book Group

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 10:00am
The Widow by Fiona Barton
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Excel: Crash Course!

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 2:00pm
This class is designed to introduce new users to the basics of Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and toolbars.
The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to use the ribbon interface. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create and edit spreadsheets.
The class is free of charge and designed for library patrons who are new to Microsoft Excel.
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Star Wars Trivia Night

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 7:00pm
To celebrate the release of the new Star Wars movie, our monthly trivia night will quiz you on all things Jedi, Endor, Hoth, Empire, and more!

Round up a team and compete for prizes.
East 59 will be open so have dinner with us while you play or grab a snack or beverage!

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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Insatiable Readers: DIY

Saturday, 16 December 2017 - 10:30am
Feed your need for nonfiction titles and bookish conversations while you enjoy a cup of coffee! 444-7840
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Charles Dickens and A Christmas Carol

Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 2:30pm
Take a new look at an old favorite, as we discuss Dickens' best seller with Dr. Daniel Seigel, from UAB's English Department, followed by a viewing of the 1951 holiday classic starring Alastair Sim (NR, 86 minutes)
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Monday at the Movies: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Monday, 18 December 2017 - 2:00pm
December: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen).

105 minutes | Rated PG

FREE EVENT
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Monday at the Movies: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Monday, 18 December 2017 - 6:30pm
December: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen).

105 minutes | Rated PG

FREE EVENT
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PowerPoint: Crash Course!

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 10:00am
This class gives patrons a crash course in the fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint, a
multimedia presentation application. It covers an introduction
to the application and how to perform common tasks.
Microsoft PowerPoint is a digital version of a the traditional
slide show. PowerPoint allows you to organize, illustrate,
and present your ideas in a multimedia presentation.
This class covers the use of clipart, WordArt, charts and
graphs, slide templates and presentation options.
The class is free of charge and designed for all library users
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Intro to the Digital Media Lab

Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 2:00pm
This session is an introduction to the software and equipment available in the Library's Digital Media Lab.
The class is free of charge.
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Walt Disney: Part 1 - documentary screening

Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 2:00pm
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America’s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world’s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Walt Disney: Part 1 - documentary screening

Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 6:30pm
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America’s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world’s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Walt Disney: Part 2 - documentary screening

Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 2:00pm
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America’s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world’s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Walt Disney: Part 2 - documentary screening

Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 6:30pm
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America’s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world’s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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First Thursday Fiction Book Club

Thursday, 4 January 2018 - 10:00am
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
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One-on-One Tech Help

Saturday, 6 January 2018 - 10:00am
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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