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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
London has Fallen 2016; 100 Minutes; Focus Features.; Rated R Starring – Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart & Morgan Freeman Direcor – Babak Najafi After the British Prime Minister passes away under mysterious circumstances, his funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world. However, what starts out as the most protected event on Earth turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. Only three people ha…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Game On @ The Library
Do you love playing board games or video games? Come join us to see who has the most trivia stored in their head! Ages 12-18
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 1
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 6
@ 11 a.m.
Thursday Classic Movies at Columbus Library
Duel 1947; 90 Minutes; Universal Pictures.; Rated PG Starring – Dennis weaver, Jacqueline Scott & Eddie Firestone Director – Steven Spielberg A traveling businessman is menaced on the highway by a huge diesel truck. Although he can never see the psychopathic driver of the truck, he soon realizes that this guy is out to kill him!
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, October 6
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
6 weeks of coding with Teens. Learn how to build your own video game while competing against other libraries!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Fri, October 7
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Race 2016; 134 Minutes; Focus Features.; Rated PG-13 Starring – Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons & William Hurt Direcor – Stephen Hopkins Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Sat, October 8
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 12
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him. Wednesday, October 12th, 12:30pm - Episodes 1 & 2 Monday, October 17th, 12:30pm - Episodes 3 &…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 13
@ 11 a.m.
Thursday Classic Movies at Columbus Library
Dark Passage 1947; 106 Minutes; Warner Bros.; Not Rated Starring – Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall Director – Delmer Daves Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, October 13
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
6 weeks of coding with Teens. Learn how to build your own video game while competing against other libraries!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Fri, October 14
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
A Hologram for a King 2016; 97 Minutes; Lions Gate Films, Inc.; Rated R Starring – Tom Hanks Direcor – Tom Tykwer In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman named Alan Clay pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, October 14
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Arm Knitting
Teen Arm Knitting October 14 3 p.m.–4 p.m. Columbus Branch Children’s Room Teen Section Join us at the Columbus branch for an afternoon of artistic fun as we knit with our arms. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME All Public Library Programs are free of charge. Photo Credit: www.meetup.com
Columbus Library, Story RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Quick Tips for an Effective Resume
This interactive workshop provides simple, yet effective tips to boost the appeal of your resume. This course does not focus on formatting, but on targeting your resume using dynamic language to help get the job you want. Please bring a copy of your resume.
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
Sat, October 15
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 15
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Arm Knitting
Do you like to Knit? Have you ever Knitted with your arms? Want to try it out? Join the Columbus Branch as we knit Infinity Scarves using our arms. Saturday October 15, 2016 2pm-3pm Lower Level Commnunity Room **Note: Yarn will be provided **Note: If you have your own yarn, feel free to bring it with you.**
Columbus Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, October 15
@ 3 p.m.
Face and Hand Painting
Face and hand painting for kidsof all ages. All face paint is non-toxic, hypoallergenic, and water-soluble.
Columbus LibraryChildren
Mon, October 17
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 3 & 4
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him. Wednesday, October 12th, 12:30pm - Episodes 1 & 2 Monday, October 17th, 12:30pm - Episodes 3 &…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 17
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him.
Columbus Library
Carrasco Day Care
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 18
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 5 & 6
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him. Wednesday, October 12th, 12:30pm - Episodes 1 & 2 Monday, October 17th, 12:30pm - Episodes 3 &…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 18
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him.
Columbus Library
Carrasco Day Care
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 19
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 7 & 8
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him. Wednesday, October 12th, 12:30pm - Episodes 1 & 2 Monday, October 17th, 12:30pm - Episodes 3 &…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 19
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him.
Columbus Library
Carrasco Day Care
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 19
@ 5:30 p.m.
Columbus Library Book Discussion
Blood Will Out: The True Story of Murder, a Mystery and a Masquerade by Walter Kirn ANNOTATION: The true story of a young novelist who meets and befriends an eccentric, privileged New Yorker when he delivers a crippled hunting dog to him from an animal shelter, and later discovers that his friend was a serial imposter and brutal double-murderer. Please rerserve your copy at www.nypl.org or by contacting the Columbus Library.
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thu, October 20
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
6 weeks of coding with Teens. Learn how to build your own video game while competing against other libraries!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Fri, October 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Adult Open Mic
DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL, A RAP TO RECITE OR A TUNE TO SING? JOIN US ON FRIDAY October 21, 2016, at 3:30pm, FOR AN AFTERNOON OF OPEN MIC AT THE COLUMBUS BRANCH. Friday October 21, 2016 3:30pm-4:30pm Lower Level Community Room
Columbus Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, October 22
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 24
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 9 & 10
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him. Wednesday, October 12th, 12:30pm - Episodes 1 & 2 Monday, October 17th, 12:30pm - Episodes 3 &…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 24
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him.
Columbus Library
Carrasco Day Care
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 25
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 11 & 12
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him. Wednesday, October 12th, 12:30pm - Episodes 1 & 2 Monday, October 17th, 12:30pm - Episodes 3 &…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 25
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him.
Columbus Library
Carrasco Day Care
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 26
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Finale (Episode 13)
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him. Wednesday, October 12th, 12:30pm - Episodes 1 & 2 Monday, October 17th, 12:30pm - Episodes 3 &…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 26
@ 12:30 p.m.
House of Cards Screening: Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2
In anticipation of the upcoming election the Columbus Branch is screening the entire first season of House of Cards. House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him.
Columbus Library
Carrasco Day Care
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 26
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Photo Retouching
In this class you will use Photoshop to clean up and modify digital images. Learn how to minimize blemishes, use the clone stamp tool, alter backgrounds, recolor images, and more.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Open Mic
DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL, A RAP TO RECITE OR A TUNE TO SING? JOIN US ON Wednesday October 26 2016, at 4:30pm, FOR AN AFTERNOON OF OPEN MIC AT THE COLUMBUS BRANCH. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME Wendesday October 26, 2016 4:30p- 5:30pm Children's Room Story Room
Columbus Library, Story RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, October 27
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
6 weeks of coding with Teens. Learn how to build your own video game while competing against other libraries!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Fri, October 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Nail Your Job Interview
This interactive class covers all of the skills needed to have a great interview: from pre-interview preparation, to answering questions, and what to do after the interview. Please bring a copy of your resume.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Sat, October 29
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 1
@ 12 noon
ELECTION FILM FESTIVAL: MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON
Jefferson Smith is a small town idealist who answers the call to duty when he's unexpectedly named to fill a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. Determined to do some good, he sponsors a bill to create a national boy's camp, unaware it threatens to undermine a graft scheme sponsored by his home state's crooked political machine. Framed and threatened with expulsion, Jefferson takes to the Senate floor to prove his innocence. Starring – Jean Arthur, James Stewart, & Claude Rains Director – Fran…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, November 2
@ 12 noon
ELECTION FILM FESTIVAL: ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN
The story of the investigation of the Watergate break-in by two Washington Post reporters that drove a U.S. president from office. Based on the book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. Starring – Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Warden, & Martin Balsam Director – Alan J. Pakula 1976; Warner Brothers; 138 minutes; Rated PG
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 3
@ 12 noon
ELECTION FILM FESTIVAL: ALL THE KING'S MEN
This is the story of Willie Stark--rising from the mud of the back country--and his long climb to the top, followed by his longer drop to the bottom. Stark's career begins with running for county treasurer and losing. In his 2nd run for governor, Willie vows to give the people new hospitals, schools, roads -- and when he's elected, he delivers. But the more power he gets, the more corrupt he acts, until he's unrecognizable. Starring – Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, & John De…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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