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Publisher: Crash Course!

Thursday, 29 December 2016 - 10:00am
This class introduces patrons to Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing application that helps create eye-catching newsletters, flyers, brochures, programs, and web sites.

The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and toolbars. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create and edit publications will also be included.
The class is free of charge and designed for all library users
new to personal computing.
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The National Parks: America's Best Idea - Part 5 - documentary screening

Thursday, 29 December 2016 - 2:00pm
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, join us for a marathon screening of the Emmy Award-winning film by Ken Burns!

In Part 5, Great Nature (1933-1945), Franklin D. Roosevelt creates the Civilian Conservation Corps to battle unemployment during the Great Depression, spawning a "golden age" of park renovation projects. Also, the President is pressured to open the parks to mining and lumbering during World War II.

Free admission and refreshments! (2009, 2 hours) 205-444-7840
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The National Parks: America's Best Idea - Part 6 - documentary screening

Thursday, 29 December 2016 - 6:30pm
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, join us for a marathon screening of the Emmy Award-winning film by Ken Burns!

In Part 6, The Morning of Creation (1946-1980), the parks are overwhelmed as visitation reaches 62 million people a year after World War II. A new billion-dollar campaign is created to build facilities and infrastructure that can accommodate the flood of visitors.

Free admission and refreshments! (2009, 2 hours) 205-444-7840
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Spanish Conversation Practice for Advanced Speakers

Tuesday, 3 January 2017 - 7:00pm
Advanced Spanish conversation practice for advanced Spanish speakers.
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How to Find Grants

Saturday, 7 January 2017 - 10:30am
Learn how to use the Foundation Center Cooperative database to find grants for nonprofits and individuals. Free. Reservations required. 444-7816
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How to Find Grants

Sunday, 8 January 2017 - 2:30pm
Learn how to use the Foundation Center Cooperative database to find grants for nonprofits and individuals. Free. Reservations required. 444-7816
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Friends of the Library Meeting- Mayor Frank Brocato

Monday, 9 January 2017 - 9:45am
State of the City Address with Mayor Frank Brocato of Hoover.
Refreshments at 9:45 a.m. Meeting begins at 10 a.m. Free and open to the public. 444-7840
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Helping Hands

Monday, 9 January 2017 - 3:00pm
Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Adults and teens. 444-7840
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The A, B, C & Ds of Medicare

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 1:00pm
A free educational workshop concerning Medicare led by Karen Haiflich.
The workshop will cover the following:
- Defining Medicare and it's four parts (A,B,C & D)
- How and when to enroll in Medicare
- When you can change plans (Annual Open Enrollment, Special Enrollment Periods)
- Medicare Health Plan Coverage Choices
- Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
- How to get help paying your Medicare premium, prescription drugs, and other Medicare costs
- How does Medicare work with other coverage, etc.

For more information, call 444-7816
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Best Books of 2016: Championship Tailgate Party

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 4:00pm
2-4-6-8! Which books did we think were great? Cheer for booktalks of our team's favorite titles for kids and teens. Eat terrific tailgating food and win door prizes. For parents, teachers and fellow librarians.
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No Reading Required: Leadership Lessons from the Game of Thrones

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 7:00pm
Read, watch or listen, then join us. 444-7840
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Spanish Conversation Practice for Advanced Speakers

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 7:00pm
Advanced Spanish conversation practice for advanced Spanish speakers.
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The Library Theatre 2016-2017 Season

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 7:30pm
The Library Theatre 2016-2017 Season
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The Library Theatre 2016-2017 Season

Thursday, 12 January 2017 - 7:30pm
The Library Theatre 2016-2017 Season
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Craft for a Cause: Valentines for Children's Hospital

Friday, 13 January 2017 - 11:00am
Create a card to lift spirits! Adults and teens. Free. 444-7840
Nonfiction Department 800s Room 11 am – 3 pm


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