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Video Editing Night: iMovie

Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Learn how to edit your home videos using iMovie editing software available in the Digital Media Lab. You will learn basic editing techniques, video and sound effects, and more. A beginning level class.

Memoir Writing

Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

What's your story? Your life experience is the story that only you can tell. You don't have to be a polished writer to chronicle the story for all time! Examples of successful memoirs are discussed as well as techniques for organizing your thoughts and putting them on paper.
Cost-$60. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
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Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Clase de computación

Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

¿Nunca antes ha usado una computadora? ¿Siente que los términos de computación están escritos en otro idioma? Ven a la biblioteca y aprende acerca de conceptos básicos de computación. La clase es básica pero también puedes asistir si ya has usando la computadora y quieres aprender más.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter Baby Booktime

Friday, February 26, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver.
Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play featuring age-appropriate toys and time for socialization.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, February 26, 2016 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

Attendees will take part in lively discussions on Spanish literature, focusing on the works of notable authors. Conversations will be mostly in Spanish, but non-native speakers are welcome. Currently discussing "Crónica de una muerte anunciada" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

¡Impresora 3D en acción!

Friday, February 26, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

¿Estas interesado en saber cómo funciona la impresora 3D de la Biblioteca? Ven a la Biblioteca y aprende como utilizar programas de diseño tridimensional para crear tus propios modelos 3D. La clase comenzará con una demostración de impresión 3D y después hablaremos acerca de cómo empezar a diseñar modelos tridimensionales.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Library Scouts: 3D Printcraft

Saturday, February 27, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:30am

We're launching a new program called Library Scouts! Library Scouts will follow "Trails" to earn badges. On each Trail, they must:
LEARN about or EXPLORE the topic,
MAKE or DO something related to the topic, and then
TEACH OR SHARE what they've learned or made with someone else.

This Spring, we're offering three pilot Trails for kids to follow and earn their badges. Hike over to the Library for an Orienteering session and learn more about the Library Scouts and get started on the 3D Printcraft Trail. Learn to use software to create your own 3D printed design!

Ages 6-14.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, February 27, 2016 -
10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level of the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, February 27, 2016 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us any time during the session. There will be a chess expert there to help you whether you are a beginner or an advanced player.
THERE WILL BE NO CHESS ON JANUARY 9th DUE TO THE iREAD KICK OFF

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

Library Scouts: Bookcraft

Saturday, February 27, 2016 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm

We're launching a new program called Library Scouts! Library Scouts will follow "Trails" to earn badges. On each Trail, they must:
LEARN about or EXPLORE the topic,
MAKE or DO something related to the topic, and then
TEACH OR SHARE what they've learned or made with someone else.

This Spring, we're offering three pilot Trails for kids to follow and earn their badges. Hike over to the Library for an Orienteering session and learn more about the Library Scouts and get started on the Bookcraft Trail. Turn an ordinary book into something extraordinary using scissors, glue, pencils, and your imagination!

Ages 6-14

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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