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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, August 31, 2015
3 p.m.MS Access 2010
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, September 14, 2015
3 p.m.Monday Film Club Screening at Columbus Library
SUNDAY, BLOODY SUNDAY (1970) 110 Min; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.; Rated R DIRECTOR: JOHN SCHLESINGER STARS: PETER FINCH, GLENDA JACKSON, MURRAY HEAD, PEGGY ASHCROFT, TONY BRITTON A Jewish doctor, Daniel Hirsh and a middle-aged woman, Alex Greville, are both having affairs with the same male artist, Bob Elkin. Watch the movie & discuss it, talk about your other favorite films, swap recommendations!
Columbus LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
5:30 p.m.Book Discussion @ Columbus - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak SYNOPSIS: Death tells the story of a young German girl, Liesel, whose book-stealing and story-telling talents during World War II help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors. Please rerserve your copy at www.nypl.org or by contacting the Columbus Library.
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, September 19, 2015
1 p.m.Getting to Know Your Mind, Body and Spirit
Take a journey with MetroPlus as we discuss practical tips on how to achieve a balance to your day to day living. Managing your health with your primary care physician, physical fitness, relaxation, and a nutritional intake of healthy foods will start you on your way to a full energetic life. Presented by Metro Plus - Gilda Gillim
Columbus LibraryAdults
Monday, September 28, 2015
3 p.m.Monday Film Club Screening at Columbus Library
DEAD MAN (1996) 120 Min; Miramax; Rated R DIRECTOR: JIM JARMUSCH STARS: JOHNNY DEPP, GARY FARMER, LANCE HENRIKSEN, MICHAEL WINCOTT, MILI AVITAL Mild-mannered accountant William Blake travels by railroad to Machine, a small town far out in the West, seeking a job. Instead, he finds a journey that just may end at his own grave. Watch the movie & discuss it, talk about your other favorite films, swap recommendations!
Columbus LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
4 p.m.Jumping Shaking Musical Story Making: Halloween
Halloween songs & stories! Children will learn the Miss Navida song, My Little Orange Pumpkin as well as sing familiar songs, shake rhythm instruments and jump & freeze into scary statues as Miss Navida plays the piano. We end with everyone helping to tell the story of The Littlest Pumpkin and creating a Haunted House soundscape. For children ages 5 and older. Limit to 25 participants.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, October 17, 2015
11 a.m.Free SAT Practice Test - Kaplan
Take a FREE four hour SAT practice test offered by Kaplan. For ages 15 to 18 years old. A Kaplan representative will not be on-hand to discuss the test results. A Kaplan representative will be available to discuss the test results on the phone once results have been returned to the students. Kaplan requires at least 25 students to register.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
5:30 p.m.Book Discussion @ Columbus - Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
Nora Webster by Colm Toibin SYNOPSIS: "From one of contemporary literature's bestselling, critically acclaimed and beloved authors, a magnificent new novel set in Ireland, about a fiercely compelling young widow and mother of four, navigating grief and fear, struggling for hope. Set in Wexford, Ireland, Colm Tóibín's superb seventh novel introduces the formidable, memorable and deeply moving Nora Webster. Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of h…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, November 14, 2015
11 a.m.College Essay Writing Workshop
Get that college essay on paper! Work with an ex-Princeton admissions officer and a Harvard Ed PhD. They'll share their expertise and you'll be on your way to pressing the send button. Presented by Carla Sinz and Caroline Moore. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, November 16, 2015
3 p.m.South African Storytelling and Mask Making
Watch a performance of King Lion's Gifts, Nelson Mandela's favorite story and then join us in making masks of theSouth African animals presented in the tale! For children ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages. Limit to 20 children, please register by phone or in-person.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
5:30 p.m. Book Discussion @ Columbus - A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra SYNOPSIS: A first novel by a Pushcart Prize-winning writer is set in a rural village in December 2004 Chechnya, where failed doctor Akhmed harbors the traumatized 8-year-old daughter of a father abducted by Russian forces and treats a series of wounded rebels and refugees while exploring the shared past that binds him to the child. (Baker and Taylor) Please rerserve your copy at www.nypl.org or by contacting the Columbus Library.
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
5:30 p.m. Book Discussion @ Columbus - Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes SYNOPSIS: "They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life--steady boyfriend, close family--who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident. Will has always lived a huge life--big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel--and now he's p…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers

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