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Introduction to the Internet

Thursday, 16 July 2015 - 10:00am
This class is designed to acquaint you with the Internet. It covers an introduction to the World Wide Web and how to search for information quickly and effortlessly.

The class includes a demonstration of a browser’s basic features, along with guidance on how to evaluate web sites.

The class also teaches how to search for information on the net, as well as considerations for protecting yourself and your computer from viruses and other malicious software.

The class is free of charge and designed for all library users new to the Internet.
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Glue Gun Gang: Terracotta Turtles

Thursday, 16 July 2015 - 10:30am
Use flower pots to create cute turtle decor for your patio. Adults only. FREE! Reservations required. Sign up begins July 1. Call 444-7840.
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The Birmingham Seven

Thursday, 16 July 2015 - 6:30pm
Birmingham Seven is a straight-ahead jazz septet patterned after the small groups of the hard bop era.

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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Superhero Double Feature

Saturday, 18 July 2015 - 10:30am
We'll be showing two superhero films. Free admission and free refreshments!

10:30 a.m. - Captain America: Winter Soldier (PG-13: 136 mins.)
2:00 p.m. - Guardians of the Galaxy (PG: 121 mins.)

FREE ADMISSION
LIBRARY THEATRE
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Excel: Crash Course!

Saturday, 18 July 2015 - 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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Basic Word (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word, a word processing application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and tool bars.

The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and tool bars. Includes step-by-step instructions on sentence and paragraph formatting, setting tabs, creating tables, setting margins, and printing documents.
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Basic PowerPoint (Part 1 of 2)

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 - 6:00pm
This class introduces patrons to Microsoft PowerPoint, a
multimedia presentation application. It covers an introduction
to the application and how to perform common tasks
through the use of menus and toolbars.
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.
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Basic Word (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word, a word processing application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and tool bars.

The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and tool bars. Includes step-by-step instructions on sentence and paragraph formatting, setting tabs, creating tables, setting margins, and printing documents.
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Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 7:00pm
Join us for a discussion of the book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg.
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After Hours @ the Plaza: Game Nite

Friday, 24 July 2015 - 7:00pm
Put on your game face on and team up with your fellow gamers! Have a favorite board game you want to share? Bring it with you, we'll have space!

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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Write Club

Saturday, 25 July 2015 - 10:30am
Meet and mingle with your fellow amateur poets and novelists. Flesh out your characters and tie-up those dangling plot threads! Swap material with other writers, or even read your work aloud. Share your stories and inspirations!

Write Club is a monthly forum for local amateur writers to meet and discuss their work. The goal of Write Club is to inspire and encourage literary involvement in the community by providing an environment in which local authors can network, share their writing and offer each other moral support and constructive criticism.

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The Matchcoats

Sunday, 26 July 2015 - 2:30pm
Country-blues and folk duo combines vocal harmonies with guitar playing reminiscent of Mississippi John Hurt.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Monday at the Movies: My Dog Skip

Monday, 27 July 2015 - 2:00pm
Willie Morris as an adult is looking back on his childhood in Yazoo City, Mississippi in the early 1940s and his friendship with his dearly beloved dog, a Jack Russell Terrier named Skip. In the beginning, Willie (Frankie Muniz) is a lonely child with a gruff, proud father (Kevin Bacon) and a charismatic, talkative mother (Diane Lane), but he is an only child and small for his age with few friends. His one companion is a young man who lives next door, Dink Jenkins (Luke Wilson), who is the local sports hero in Mississippi.
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Monday at the Movies: My Dog Skip

Monday, 27 July 2015 - 6:30pm
Willie Morris as an adult is looking back on his childhood in Yazoo City, Mississippi in the early 1940s and his friendship with his dearly beloved dog, a Jack Russell Terrier named Skip. In the beginning, Willie (Frankie Muniz) is a lonely child with a gruff, proud father (Kevin Bacon) and a charismatic, talkative mother (Diane Lane), but he is an only child and small for his age with few friends. His one companion is a young man who lives next door, Dink Jenkins (Luke Wilson), who is the local sports hero in Mississippi.
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Basic Excel (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce new users to Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and tool bars.

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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