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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
5:30 p.m.Book Discussion @ Columbus - A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens SYNOPSIS: Presents Dickens' classic novel of love, courage, and sacrifice set against the cataclysmic events of the French Revolution. (Baker & Taylor) Please rerserve your copy at www.nypl.org or by contacting the Columbus Library.
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thursday, December 18, 2014
10 a.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Movies at Columbus Library
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn (1942) 101 Minutes; Universal Pictures; Not Rated Starring – Bing Crosby, Marjorie Reynolds & Fred Astaire Director – Mark Sandrich A song and dance man leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. A former partner joins him and the two find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady.
Columbus LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Spa Time
Need an afternoon to pamper yourself? Want to make a gift for someone special? Learn how to make your own bath salts, lip balms, shower scrubs and more in this scent-ual workshop. All materials will be provided. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Picture Book Storytime
A Librarian will share classic stories and new picture books. Recommended ages 3 and up
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, December 19, 2014
1 p.m.Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Million Dollar Arm (2014) 124 Minutes; Walt Disney Pictures; Rated PG Starring – Jon Hamm Director – Craig Gillespie JB Bernstein is a once-successful sports agent who may have to close his business. To save it, he comes up with an idea so radical it just might work. Setting off for Mumbai, JB stages a televised nationwide competition called "Million dollar arm" where two young finalists emerge as winners. JB brings them back to the US with a goal: get them signed as pitchers to a m…
Columbus LibraryAdults
3:45 p.m.Afterschool Cartoons
Because you can’t have school without afterschool cartoons! Come and laugh along to the adventures of Bugs Bunny, Tom & Jerry, Wile E. Coyote and all the rest! For ages 3-12
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:45 p.m.Afterschool Cartoons
Because you can’t have school without afterschool cartoons! Come and laugh along to the adventures of Bugs Bunny, Tom & Jerry, Wile E. Coyote and all the rest! For ages 3-12
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, December 22, 2014
10 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Bilingual Birdies - French
This Fall Bilingual Birdies takes you on a journey to honor the changing colors of the leaves, celebrate different fruits for the harvest, explore the sun and the moon, and learn about various modes of transportation in Spanish, French or Mandarin! Bilingual musicians teach theme-related vocabulary through live music, dance, and engaging puppetry! Recommended for children of all ages.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
12 noonOpen Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
10:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
For ages 3 to 5 years. A librarian shares favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Friday, December 26, 2014
1 p.m.Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Edge Of Tomorrow (2014) 113 Minutes; Warner Bros.; Rated PG - 13 Starring – Tom Cruise & Emily Blunt Director – Doug Liman In a near future, an alien race has hit the Earth in an unbeatable assault. Major William Cage has never seen a day of combat, but is dropped into a suicide mission and killed within minutes. Cage now finds himself thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same day over and over, fighting and dying each time. With each "life", Cage learns more fig…
Columbus LibraryAdults
3:45 p.m.Afterschool Cartoons
Because you can’t have school without afterschool cartoons! Come and laugh along to the adventures of Bugs Bunny, Tom & Jerry, Wile E. Coyote and all the rest! For ages 3-12
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:45 p.m.Drop-in Gaming
Come to the Children’s program room to explore sports, adventure and fantasy games on our Wii and Xbox consoles — or, if you’re not “plugged in”, challenge a friend in one of our classic board games! For ages 5-12.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, December 29, 2014
10 a.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Bilingual Birdies - French
This Fall Bilingual Birdies takes you on a journey to honor the changing colors of the leaves, celebrate different fruits for the harvest, explore the sun and the moon, and learn about various modes of transportation in Spanish, French or Mandarin! Bilingual musicians teach theme-related vocabulary through live music, dance, and engaging puppetry! Recommended for children of all ages.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
12 noonOpen Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
10 a.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
For ages 3 to 5 years. A librarian shares favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Monday, January 5, 2015
10 a.m. Microsoft Word 2010 for Advanced
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonOpen Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noon Photoshop for Beginners
A two-hour crash course in the basics of using Photoshop. Topics covered include layers, fixing blemishes, combining images, and exporting images for a variety of uses.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
2:30 p.m.MS Publisher 2010 for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Buttons, Buttons, Everywhere!
Youngsters will create collage artworks with buttons of all sizes and colors. They can draw or trace a design of their choice and proceed to fill it in with a variety of buttons, followed by adding a decorative border. Presented by Jeannette Ornstein for children ages 6 and older.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, January 10, 2015
1 p.m.Made @NYPL presents How to Scrapbook with Desiree
Are you a scrapbooking beginner or looking for new ideas and themes. Scrapbooking is all your personal style and photos. There is no right or wrong way to scrapbook. You can choose to layout your photos anyway you would like, but if you need some direction and ideas for a balanced layout, this workshop can get you started. Participants will be introduced to basic terms such as cardstock, themes, titles, journaling, pictures, and embellishments. Participants will create their first layouts. Pre…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Monday, January 12, 2015
10 a.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noon MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
1:30 p.m. Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m. MS Excel 2010 for Advanced
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, January 15, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, January 16, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
10 a.m.Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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