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CLOSED - Thanksgiving

Friday, 28 November 2014 (All day)
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Open Lab: Computer Help

Saturday, 29 November 2014 - 2:00pm
This is an open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. No sign-up is neccessary, and walk-ins are encouraged. The class is free of charge.
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Mother Goose: Elves on Shelves

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Early Birds - Family Circle

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 10:00am
Join Ms. Polly for 20 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays for children birth to 12 months and their caregiver. Register each week.
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Mother Goose: Elves on Shelves

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Kitty Cats

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Kitty Cats

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - The Bear Necessities

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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Open Lab: Computer Help

Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 10:00am
This is an open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. No sign-up is neccessary, and walk-ins are encouraged. The class is free of charge.
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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss BEAUTIFUL RUINS by Jess Walter.
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Storytime Live - Terrific Trees

Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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Alabama's Best Restaurants Cookbook

Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 6:30pm
Hoover author, Jon McClure, takes you behind the scenes of Alabama's most loved restaurants. Book signing to follow. Free event. 444-7840
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PJ Storytime: Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Frozen Fun

Saturday, 6 December 2014 - 10:30am
Hang out with Elsa, Olaf and the gang for crafts, games and more! FREE Family Event
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Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Italy

Sunday, 7 December 2014 - 2:30pm
Coffee-ol-ogy Café presents FREE programs on food and coffee from around the world. Complimentary samples provided. We'll explore the cuisine of Italy in December.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Together With Twos - All Snowed In

Monday, 8 December 2014 - 9:30am
Join Mr. Jeremy for Stories and crafts designed for two year olds and their caregivers. Register each week.
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Coupon Swap

Monday, 8 December 2014 - 10:00am
Bring coupons you don't need and swap for ones you do. 444-7840
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Together With Twos - All Snowed In

Monday, 8 December 2014 - 10:30am
Join Mr. Jeremy for Stories and crafts designed for two year olds and their caregivers. Register each week.
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Helping Hands

Monday, 8 December 2014 - 3:00pm
Join us in making newspaper rolls for a local humane society.
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Mother Goose: Jingle Bells

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Early Birds - Can't Catch Me!

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 10:00am
Join Ms. Polly for 20 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays for children birth to 12 months and their caregiver. Register each week.
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Introduction to Personal Computing

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce library patrons to the Windows operating system. It covers an introduction to the desktop and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus, toolbars and icons.

The class includes a demonstration of the basic features of the Windows operating system , along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and toolbars. The class includes step-by-step instruction on how to create, delete and rename folders and files.
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Mother Goose: Jingle Bells

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Holiday Gift Workshop

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 4:30pm
Make fun gifts for your friends and family. Registration begins November 25. Grades 1-3
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Spanish Conversation Club

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 7:00pm
Spanish speakers of all levels are invited to practice the language and learn about the culture.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Let It Snow

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Let It Snow

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - Seasons Greetings

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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Basic Excel (Part 1 of 2)

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 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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Introduction to the Internet

Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 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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Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brun

Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 10:00am
Jon us as we discuss TELL THE WOLVES I'M HOME by Carol Rifka Brun.

1987. There’s only one person who has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus, and that’s her uncle, the renowned painter Finn Weiss. Shy at school and distant from her older sister, June can only be herself in Finn’s company; he is her godfather, confidant, and best friend. So when he dies, far too young, of a mysterious illness her mother can barely speak about, June’s world is turned upside down.
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Storytime Live - Happy Holidays

Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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PJ Storytime: Happy Holidays

Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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The Library Theatre 2014-2015 Season

Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 8:00pm
This show is part of The Library Theatre's 2014-2015 season.
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The Library Theatre 2014-2015 Season

Friday, 12 December 2014 - 8:00pm
This show is part of The Library Theatre's 2014-2015 season.
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 3:00pm
Finish old projects before the new year! Come and knit, crochet or embroider with your fellow hobbyists!

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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This Just In!

Monday, 15 December 2014 - 6:30pm
A new-books book club for grades 4-6! Which of the latest are really the greatest? Read a book published in the last six months. Meet and make a commercial to spread the word.
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Basic Word (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 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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Christmas Spectacular: Trouble in Toyland

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:30pm
Join us for a special presentation from "That Puppet Guy," followed by a visit from Saint Nick. Refreshments served. All ages
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Coffee, Cocoa and Conversations

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 9:30am
Enjoy light refreshments at our book group open house. Meet the book group leaders, see next year's selections and maybe discover a group you'd like to attend. 444-7840
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Basic Excel (Part 2 of 2)

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 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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Basic Word (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 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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Old Fashioned Rhythm Band

Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 6:30pm
Holiday favorites played Dixieland jazz style by Chuck King (trumpet), Jason Bailey (banjo) and Tom Dameron (tuba).
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Open Lab: Computer Help

Saturday, 20 December 2014 - 2:00pm
This is an open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. No sign-up is neccessary, and walk-ins are encouraged. The class is free of charge.
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Monday at the Movies: Elf

Monday, 22 December 2014 - 2:00pm
This hilarious Christmas film tells the tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later Buddy learns he is not really an elf and goes on a journey to New York City to find his true identity.

97 minutes - (2003) - PG

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY THEATRE
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Monday at the Movies: Elf

Monday, 22 December 2014 - 6:30pm
This hilarious Christmas film tells the tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later Buddy learns he is not really an elf and goes on a journey to New York City to find his true identity.

97 minutes - (2003) - PG

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY THEATRE
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CLOSED - Christmas

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 6:00pm
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CLOSED - Christmas

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 (All day)
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CLOSED - Christmas

Thursday, 25 December 2014 (All day)
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Excel: Crash Course!

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 - 10:00am
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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