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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 28 March 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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The Secret Life of Pets

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 10:30am
Come watch a movie on the big screen! Refreshments served
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The Secret Life of Pets

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 2:00pm
Come watch a movie on the big screen! Refreshments served
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Teen Movie Night Out

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 4:00pm
Join the Teens Department for a showing of Power Rangers at Patton Creek Carmike! We provide admission for teens. Space is limited, must register to attend. Register 3/13-3/27 Ages 14-18
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Party Animals

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 10:30am
Join your favorite pets straight out of their books. Clifford, Pete the Cat and Snoopy come to life to play games and make crafts.
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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Thursday, 30 March 2017 - 9:00am
Bring your second favorite stuffed animal on Thursday, March 30 and leave it overnight for a stuffed animal sleepover. See what mischief your animal gets into overnight. Photos posted on library’s Facebook and Instagram. Stuffed animals can be picked up on Friday, March 31 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Dogs vs. Cats Storytime Showdown

Thursday, 30 March 2017 - 10:30am
Which furry friend is really the best? Fun stories, playful rhymes, an action-packed mini-movie and snacks will help you decide.
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Pet Craft Palooza

Thursday, 30 March 2017 - 2:00pm
Pamper your favorite stuffed animal as we make them a cool craft.
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English Conversation Club

Thursday, 30 March 2017 - 6:30pm
Informal conversation practice for speakers of other native languages.
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Xylouris White

Friday, 31 March 2017 - 8:00pm
Born into a family of legendary musicians from the island of Crete in Greece, George Xylouris plays the Cretan lute and sings with centuries of musical history coursing through his veins. He’s joined by Australian drummer Jim White, who has plied his trade with everyone from the Dirty Three to PJ Harvey to Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Cat Power. Their ancient and modern worlds converge to create a music that is at once otherworldly and instantly familiar.

Tickets: $12.50
hooverlibrary.org/gt11 or 205-444-7888
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Coffee & Espresso 101: Discussion & Tasting

Saturday, 1 April 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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D-I-Y Credit Repair in Five Parts

Saturday, 1 April 2017 - 10:30am
Session 3: Your Credit Report; Homework: Execute credit strategy
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Sunday NovelTea

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

For more information call 444-7820.
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Together with Twos - Zany Zoo

Monday, 3 April 2017 - 9:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. space is limited, register each week.
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Friends of the Library Meeting Membership Coffee

Monday, 3 April 2017 - 9:45am
Stop by for refreshments, learn about the Friends activities and join
or renew your membership. The public is welcome. 444-7840
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Together with Twos - Zany Zoo

Monday, 3 April 2017 - 10:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. space is limited, register each week.
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Story Lab: Rainy Day Play

Monday, 3 April 2017 - 4:00pm
Listen, laugh and learn! One story prompts lots of hands-on activites designed for 3 to 8-year-olds.
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Mother Goose: Silly Goose

Tuesday, 4 April 2017 - 9:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Early Birds: Just Ducky

Tuesday, 4 April 2017 - 10:00am
Stories, songs and fingerplays for birth to 12 months. Space is limited, register each week.
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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 4 April 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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Mother Goose: Silly Goose

Tuesday, 4 April 2017 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: Technology - Stop Motion Animation

Tuesday, 4 April 2017 - 4:00pm
Use Stick Bots and Lego figures to create your own stop motion video. Ages 7-11.
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Rockin' Tots: Yummy Yummy in My Tummy

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Rockin' Tots: Yummy Yummy in My Tummy

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Basic Excel (Part 1 of 2)

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 - 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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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 6 April 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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ExploraStory : All About Me

Thursday, 6 April 2017 - 10:30am
Weekly exploration includes stories, songs and hands-on activities. Ages 3 and up
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English Conversation Club

Thursday, 6 April 2017 - 6:30pm
Informal conversation practice for speakers of other native languages.
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PJ Storytime: Fairly Fine Fairy Tales

Thursday, 6 April 2017 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack.
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Movers and Shakers - Hippity Hoppity!

Friday, 7 April 2017 - 11:00am
Children with their caregivers engage in movement, music and creative story exploration to build school readiness and early literacy. Space is limited, must register. Ages 3 & 4
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Trolls Kidz Kitchen

Saturday, 8 April 2017 - 10:30am
Whip up some colorful treats inspired by our hair-raising friends.
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 8 April 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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One-on-One Tech Help

Saturday, 8 April 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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B. Snipes

Sunday, 9 April 2017 - 2:30pm
Drawing upon a range of influences from folk to indie rock, his music feels as once nostalgic and new.

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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Young Artist Reception

Sunday, 9 April 2017 - 3:00pm
Celebrate our featured children's gallery artists. Refreshments served.
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Together with Twos - Hippity Hop

Monday, 10 April 2017 - 9:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. space is limited, register each week.
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Together with Twos - Hippity Hop

Monday, 10 April 2017 - 10:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. space is limited, register each week.
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Disneynature African Cats - documentary screening

Monday, 10 April 2017 - 2:00pm
Big cats in the African savanna are followed as they teach their young about survival in the wild (2011, G, 89 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Helping Hands

Monday, 10 April 2017 - 3:00pm
Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Adults and teens. 444-7840
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Story Lab:Here a Chick, There a Chick

Monday, 10 April 2017 - 4:00pm
Listen, laugh and learn! One story prompts lots of hands-on activites designed for 3 to 8-year-olds.
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Disneynature African Cats - documentary screening

Monday, 10 April 2017 - 6:30pm
Big cats in the African savanna are followed as they teach their young about survival in the wild (2011, G, 89 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Reader's Cafe: Upper Elementary Book Club

Monday, 10 April 2017 - 6:30pm
April's Menu: Books to Movies
Reader’s Café serves up books from a different genre each month. Pick a book from a chosen genre, read it, then meet and discuss. Space is limited, must register.
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Mother Goose: Bunny Hop

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 9:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Early Birds: Bunny Hop

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 10:00am
Stories, songs and fingerplays for birth to 12 months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Basic Word (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 11 April 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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Mother Goose: Bunny Hop

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Raging Readers: Middle School Book Club

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 6:30pm
Middle school is tough, but book club is fun! Meet with others to discuss different titles each month.
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Glue Gun Gang: Scenes from Literature Marshmallow Peep Workshop

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 6:30pm
BYOP (Bring Your Own Peeps!) to create a diorama for our
National Library Week contest. Adults only. Registration begins April 1 and is required. 444-7840

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Spanish Conversation Club

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 7:00pm
Adults (17+) are invited to practice their Spanish and celebrate the culture. All fluency levels are welcome.
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Rockin' Tots: Bunny Tales

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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