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Friday 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm


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Adult Programs

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to insert charts into spreadsheets,validate formulas and functions, change chart types, and review Excel templates.

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Explains autofill, absolute addressing, NOW and IF functions, conditional formatting and data bars. Also explores pivot tables.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Civic Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on writing short stories.

  • Great Books
    Monday, January 18, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Join the newly reorganized monthly Great Books Discussion Group led by educator and scholar Robert Waterbury. Share stimulating discussions in a friendly, welcoming setting.

    The January reading is "Notes from Underground" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Copies will be available at the Reader Services desk one month before the discussion.

  • Book Discussion: A Man Called Ove
    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman.

    A grumpy old man who lost his wife and his job decides to end it all, but his attempts are constantly interrupted by his annoying neighbors.

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see

  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Discover the new Ancestry Library Edition and learn about the new features that will help you discover all the secrets of your ancestors. There will be hands-on practice during the last part of the class.

  • Board Meeting
    Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 7:30pm
    Civic Room

    Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, January 22, 2016 - 9:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Due to high demand, we are now offering TWO yoga sessions. Attend either the 9:30 session or the 11:00 session. Space in each session is limited to the first 50 people.

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.