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Adult Programs

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Monday, June 22, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

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

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Monday, June 22, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

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

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    For adults. Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried CAD software; meet the printer and get started with basic software.

  • Books on Tap: The Sound of Things Falling
    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Mike Hominick leads a discussion of "The Sound of Things Falling" by Juan Gabriel Vasquez.

    A newspaper article stirs Antonio Yammara's memory back to his experiences during Colombia's drug wars. Recalling how his friend was murdered, Antonio begins to investigate and comes to understand how much of his life has been shaped by the country's violent past.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    A discussion of Zionism and the history of Israel. For today's topics see

  • Up for Discussion: The Power of Habit
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Civic Room

    Combining current brain research and stories from personal life and business, "The Power of Habit" by Charles Duhigg shows how habits form and how they can be changed.

    Lauren Schifferdecker, MA LPC, of Blue Life Coaching will be on hand to offer professional insight on how changing your habits can improve life for you and your family. Discussion moderated by Mary Munday.

    Copies of the books will be available at the Reader Services desk one month before the discussion.

  • DIY Etched Drinking Glass
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Ages 16 and up. We’ll show you how to chemically etch a design onto a drinking glass! Materials provided.