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Basic Excel (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 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 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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Page Turner Adventures presents The Mixed-Up Fairytale

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 10:30am
Meet your favorite storybook characters in this fractured fairytale, including a 10-foot giant!
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Page Turner Adventures presents The Mixed-Up Fairytale

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 2:00pm
Meet your favorite storybook characters in this fractured fairytale, including a 10-foot giant!
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Summer STEAM: Mr. P's Just Art

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 4:00pm
Create your own one of a kind masterpiece! Ages 8-12 Register 6/8-6/21
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Summer STEAM: Mr. P's Just Art

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 6:30pm
Create your own one of a kind masterpiece! Ages 8-12. Register 6/8-6/21
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Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - 7:00pm
The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb * 444-7816
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Bring Your Own Baby: All About Baby

Friday, 23 June 2017 - 9:30am
Music, movement and interactive stories for little ones. Ages birth-24 months Space is limited, must register 6/16-6/22
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Bring Your Own Baby: All About Baby

Friday, 23 June 2017 - 10:30am
Music, movement and interactive stories for little ones. Ages birth-24 months Space is limited, must register 6/16-6/22
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Friday Night at the Movies - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Friday, 23 June 2017 - 6:30pm
Free admission and refreshments. PG-13, 133 minutes
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Write Club with Guest Speaker

Saturday, 24 June 2017 - 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.

FREE EVENT
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Kid Lit Coffee Break

Sunday, 25 June 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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Story Builders: Under the Sea

Monday, 26 June 2017 - 9:30am
Storytime for children under four
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Story Builders: Under the Sea

Monday, 26 June 2017 - 10:30am
Storytime for children under four
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Monday at the Movies: Ant-Man

Monday, 26 June 2017 - 2:00pm
June: Ant-⁠Man

Forced out of his own company by former protégé Darren Cross, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) recruits the talents of Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), a master thief just released from prison. Lang becomes Ant-Man, trained by Pym and armed with a suit that allows him to shrink in size, possess superhuman strength and control an army of ants. The miniature hero must use his new skills to prevent Cross, also known as Yellowjacket, from perfecting the same technology and using it as a weapon for evil.

118 minutes | Rated PG-13

FREE EVENT
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Monday at the Movies: Ant-Man

Monday, 26 June 2017 - 6:30pm
June: Ant-⁠Man

Forced out of his own company by former protégé Darren Cross, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) recruits the talents of Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), a master thief just released from prison. Lang becomes Ant-Man, trained by Pym and armed with a suit that allows him to shrink in size, possess superhuman strength and control an army of ants. The miniature hero must use his new skills to prevent Cross, also known as Yellowjacket, from perfecting the same technology and using it as a weapon for evil.

118 minutes | Rated PG-13

FREE EVENT
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Cupcake Wars

Monday, 26 June 2017 - 6:30pm
Compete in a timed cupcake decorating competition. We will provide the supplies to bring your book-themed cupcake designs to life. Register 6/12-6/25
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Basic PowerPoint (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 27 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

Tuesday, 27 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

Tuesday, 27 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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Madcap Puppets presents Monkey See, Monkey Do

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 - 6:30pm
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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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!

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 6:30pm
High energy comedy and unbelievable bubbles
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