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Madcap Puppets presents Monkey See, Monkey Do

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 - 10:30am
Monkeys plan a zoo escape and learn a thing or two as they explore different habitats form around the world.
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Madcap Puppets presents Monkey See, Monkey Do

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 - 2:00pm
Monkeys plan a zoo escape and learn a thing or two as they explore different habitats from around the world.
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Basic Word (Part 2 of 2)

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 - 6:00pm
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 2 of 2)

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 10:00am
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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Madcap Puppets presents Monkey See, Monkey Do

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 10:30am
Monkeys plan a zoo escape and learn a thing or two as they explore different habitats from around the world.
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Madcap Puppets presents Monkey See, Monkey Do

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 2:00pm
Monkeys plan a zoo escape and learn a thing or two as they explore different habitats from around the world.
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LEGO

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 4:00pm
Build the ultimate LEGO structure. Ages 6-12 Register 6/15-6/28
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LEGO

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 6:30pm
Build the ultimate LEGO structure. Ages 6-12 Register 6/15-6/28
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Movers & Groovers: Green and Extreme

Friday, 30 June 2017 - 11:00am
Movement and music for ages 2 and up.
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Coffee & Espresso 101: Discussion & Tasting

Saturday, 1 July 2017 - 10:00am
Learn about coffee, espresso, different methods of brewing, coffee sustainability practices and more. Class is $10 and includes light snacks & drink tastings. Limited seating! Reserve your spot at 205-518-6264.

East 59 Cafe on the Plaza, 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm
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Microsoft Word: Crash Course!

Saturday, 1 July 2017 - 10:00am
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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Sunday NovelTea

Sunday, 2 July 2017 - 3:00pm
A new fiction book group!

For more information call 444-7820.
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CLOSED - Independence Day

Tuesday, 4 July 2017 (All day)
Holiday closing.
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The Story Ship presents “Diggory Digger’s Dino Show”

Wednesday, 5 July 2017 - 10:30am
STEAM Science show featuring prehistoric fun and interactive characters
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One-on-One Tech Help

Wednesday, 5 July 2017 - 2:00pm
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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The Story Ship presents “Diggory Digger’s Dino Show”

Wednesday, 5 July 2017 - 2:00pm
STEAM Science show featuring prehistoric fun and interactive characters
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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 6 July 2017 - 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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First Thursday Fiction Book Group

Thursday, 6 July 2017 - 10:00am
TBA
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The Story Ship presents “Diggory Digger’s Dino Show”

Thursday, 6 July 2017 - 10:30am
STEAM Science show featuring prehistoric fun and interactive characters
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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 6 July 2017 - 11:00am
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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The Story Ship presents “Diggory Digger’s Dino Show”

Thursday, 6 July 2017 - 2:00pm
STEAM Science show featuring prehistoric fun and interactive characters
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Family Movie Friday: Sing

Friday, 7 July 2017 - 10:30am
Bring the family and watch an animated flick on the Library Theatre big screen!
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 8 July 2017 - 1:00pm
Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider with us.

FREE EVENT!
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Young Artist Reception

Sunday, 9 July 2017 - 3:00pm
Celebrate our featured children's gallery artists. Refreshments served.
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Story Builders: On the Road

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 9:30am
Storytime for children under four
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Story Builders: On the Road

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 10:30am
Storytime for children under four
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A LEGO Brickumentary - documentary screening

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 2:00pm
Explore how LEGO bricks went from kids' toys to a global phenomenon beloved by collectors, artists, innovators and builders of all ages (2015, G, 93 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Helping Hands

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 3:00pm
Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Adults and teens. 444-7840
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A LEGO Brickumentary - documentary screening

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 6:30pm
Explore how LEGO bricks went from kids' toys to a global phenomenon beloved by collectors, artists, innovators and builders of all ages (2015, G, 93 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Breakout of the Hoover Library

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 6:30pm
Escape the library! You and your team will have 45 minutes to solve a series of riddles, decipher the clues and find they key to escape! Grades 7-12 Register 6/26-7/9
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Basic Word (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 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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BubbleMania!

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 10:30am
High energy comedy and unbelievable bubbles
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The A, B, C & Ds of Medicare

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 1:00pm
Get simple and straightforward answers at this workshop with Karen Haiflich. 444-7816
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BubbleMania!

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 2:00pm
High energy comedy and unbelievable bubbles
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BubbleMania!

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 6:30pm
High energy comedy and unbelievable bubbles
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No Reading Required: Celebrities and Brand Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 6:30pm
Read, watch or listen, then join us. 444-7816
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BubbleMania!

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 10:30am
High energy comedy and unbelievable bubbles
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BubbleMania!

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 2:00pm
High energy comedy and unbelievable bubbles
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One-on-One Tech Help

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 2:00pm
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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Basic Word (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 13 July 2017 - 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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BubbleMania!

Thursday, 13 July 2017 - 10:30am
High energy comedy and unbelievable bubbles
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BubbleMania!

Thursday, 13 July 2017 - 2:00pm
High energy comedy and unbelievable bubbles
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Summer STEAM: The Science Lady

Thursday, 13 July 2017 - 4:00pm
Building a Better World through science and Alabama inventors. Ages 8-12. Register 6/29-7/12
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Summer STEAM: The Science Lady

Thursday, 13 July 2017 - 6:30pm
Building a Better World through science and Alabama inventors. Ages 8-12 Register 6/29-7/12
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How to Find Grants

Saturday, 15 July 2017 - 10:30am
Learn how to use the Foundation Center Cooperative database to find grants for nonprofits and individuals. Reservations required. 444-7816
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Power Rangers

Saturday, 15 July 2017 - 10:30am
G0-GO Power Rangers! Crafts, games and snacks with a few of your favorite rangers. All Ages
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Insatiable Readers: Favorite Sports: Sweat or Strategy?

Saturday, 15 July 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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Mark Schantz

Sunday, 16 July 2017 - 2:30pm
Birmingham-Southern professor presents a mix of jazz, folk and classical guitar tunes.

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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Kid Lit Coffee Break

Sunday, 16 July 2017 - 3:00pm
Adults who love children's literature get a chance to relax and talk about books. Open to parents, teachers, librarians and the young at heart.
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Glue Gun Gang: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Fairy Jars

Sunday, 16 July 2017 - 3:00pm
Decorate jars with natural items, glitter and more to create whimsical fairy-theme lanterns. Adults only. Registration begins July 1 and is required. Call 444-7840 to register. FREE
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