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Write Club

Saturday, 15 October 2016 - 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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Last Will. & Testament - documentary screening

Monday, 17 October 2016 - 2:00pm
It's the greatest literary mystery of all time: Who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Derek Jacobi and Oscar-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave lead an impressive cast on a quest to uncover the truth behind the world's most elusive author, and discover a forgotten nobleman whose story could rewrite history (2013, 85 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! 205-⁠444-⁠7840
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Last Will. & Testament - documentary screening

Monday, 17 October 2016 - 6:30pm
It's the greatest literary mystery of all time: Who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Derek Jacobi and Oscar-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave lead an impressive cast on a quest to uncover the truth behind the world's most elusive author, and discover a forgotten nobleman whose story could rewrite history (2013, 85 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! 205-⁠444-⁠7840
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Neuroscience Cafe: Autism - The Road from the Brain to Clinic

Monday, 17 October 2016 - 6:30pm
Presented by Rajesh Kana, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology, and Sarah O'Kelly, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology. NEUROSCIENCE CAFE is an ongoing series from the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center in which experts in the neurosciences present topics, create discussion and answer questions for the community.
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Financial Planning Expo

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 (All day)
Financial Planning Expo - Programs presented by the Financial Planning Association of North Alabama, with free one-on-one consults throughout the day.

1:00-1:10- Opening Remarks
1:10-1:55- The ABCs of Medicare & Managing Health Care Expenses in Retirement"- Pat Burris, CFP(R), Meld Financial, Inc.
1:55-2:40- "The No Rate Increase Solutions to Long Term Care Planning" Babs W. Hart, CLTC, MDRT- Hart Insurance Group
2:40-3:25- "Savvy Social Security Planning"- Pat Burris, CFP(R), Meld Financial, Inc.
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PowerPoint: Crash Course!

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce new users to the basics of 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.
The class is free of charge and designed for library patrons who are new to Microsoft PowerPoint.
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English Classes for Adults

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 6:30pm
Instruction in basic and intermediate-level English for adult speakers of other languages.
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October Glue Gun Gang: Ghost in a Jar

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 6:30pm
Create your very own pet ghost and trap him in a spooky jar, perfect for Halloween. Adults only. Free! Reservations required. Sign up begins October 1. 444-7840

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French Conversation Club

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 7:00pm
Practice your French and celebrate the culture! Some experience with French is suggested.
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Spanish Conversation Practice for Advanced Speakers

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 7:00pm
Advanced Spanish conversation practice for advanced Spanish speakers.
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No Jacket Required Nonfiction Book Group

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 - 10:30am
Join others to discuss your nonfiction book of choice in this month's genre: Unsolved Mysteries. Stop by the Nonfiction Department for suggestions. 444-7840
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Basic Excel (Part 2 of 2)

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 - 6:00pm
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 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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Publisher: Crash Course!

Thursday, 20 October 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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October Glue Gun Gang: Ghost in a Jar

Thursday, 20 October 2016 - 10:30am
Create your very own pet ghost and trap him in a spooky jar, perfect for Halloween. Adults only. Free! Reservations required. Sign up begins October 1. 444-7840

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English Conversation Practice

Thursday, 20 October 2016 - 6:30pm
Informal practice session to reinforce ESL classroom material.
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