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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Williamson County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 2:00-3:00
Curious about fight scenes in books and movies? Want to learn a little yourself? Join a 3rd degree black belt from Elite Martial Arts and practice beginner-friendly self-defense and traditional weapon techniques in a fun, safe seminar designed just for teens!

*PERMISSION SLIP REQUIRED* email eholt@williamson-tn.org , or stop by the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor to get your permission slip
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What’s All Thi
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Interested in living life gluten free?  Want to know more about Gluten Free Foods? 

Carol Ann Baily, Chair of the Nashville/Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Celiac Support Association, will explain why there are so many gluten-free products on the market today. She will tell why those products are vital to people dealing with Celiac, an auto-immune disease that reacts to the presence of gluten, as well as to those with non-celiac gluten sensitivity. This program will inform you about the varied symptoms of Celiac disease and the necessity to follow a gluten-free diet in order to remain healthy. She will discuss how to share a gluten-free kitchen and how to enjoy gluten-free dining out.
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Raw Foods - Demonstr
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 11, 3:30 p.m.
Susan Zumback is back showing us (and letting us taste) how good and easy raw foods can be.  This program is for kids who want to learn to eat better.  And for the parents who will be assisting them in this new way of eating.

Susan is a raw food coach who creates delicious meals with a blender, and more!  Let us know if you're coming by registering.  
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Thursday, Jun. 16, 5:30-6:30
Meet ventriloquist Jill Thatcher in this Teens Only ventriloquism workshop! You will get the inside scoop on how to be a ventriloquist, complete with tips and tricks and one on one practice with Jill. Plus you’ll get to meet a whole new cast of puppets!
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 25, 11:00-4:00
AXIS & ALLIES Game Day 11:00-4:00, Saturday, June 25 It’s 1942, and the world is at war! YOU are in command. Will you build infantry or tanks? Submarines or aircraft carriers? Bombers or battleships? Marshall your forces on land, at sea, and in the air, and see if you have what it takes to achieve victory in this classic board game of strategy and war.
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Geocaching and Orien
Main Library
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Lon Maxwell will explain the basics orienteering and talk about competitive and long distance orienteering. He'll also give ideas to get the family, including kids, involved. He is a Cub Scout leader and orieteering enthusiast, and has been participating in orienteering events since 1989, including a 50 mile event across central Ohio..  He also teaches orienteering to Cubs at the Natchez Trace District day camp.

 
Main Library
Friday, May. 27, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

**Cancelled due to lack of registrants.**

This class covers creating an individual profile, the newsfeed, networking, privacy settings, creating an avatar, navigation, applications and status updates.

All Library programs are free and open to the public. Call the Library at 615-595-1243 or email ref@williamson-tn.org if you have questions or want to cancel a registration. Please note that classes with less than 8 registered to attend will be canceled.

Main Library
Tuesday, May. 31, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Do you have a public speaking engagement or presentation? Learn how you can use PowerPoint to enhance it. This class will show participants the basics in creating a PowerPoint slide show, from changing the slide background and colors to adding clip art and sounds. *Prerequisites: “Introduction to the Computer” or equivalent skills; experience with Microsoft Word is preferred.

All Library programs are free and open to the public. Call the Library at 615-595-1243 or email ref@williamson-tn.org if you have questions or want to cancel a registration. Please note that classes with less than 8 registered to attend will be canceled.

Writer’s Criti
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 4, 10:30 a.m.
The Writers' Critique Group is held at the Main Library on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10:30 am until noon to provide adult authors with serious, courteous critique of their work. The Critique Group will meet on Saturday, June 3 and 17 at 10:30 am. These meetings are not held in the Meeting Room. Ask at the Circulation Desk for location.
Main Library
Thursday, Jun. 16, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Publisher is a software program used to create a variety of promotional materials, such as brochures, invitations and business cards. We will identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Publisher program. Participants will create and format text boxes; insert WordArt and other graphics; and design a flier and business card. We’ll look at the other design templates as time permits and finish by learning how to print and save your creations.

 All Library programs are free and open to the public. Call the Library at 615-595-1243 or email ref@williamson-tn.org if you have questions or want to cancel a registration. Please note that classes with less than 8 registered to attend will be canceled.

Writer’s Criti
Main Library
Saturday, Jun. 18, 10:30 a.m.
The Writers' Critique Group is held at the Main Library on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10:30 am until noon to provide adult authors with serious, courteous critique of their work. The Critique Group will meet on Saturday, June 3 and 17 at 10:30 am. These meetings are not held in the Meeting Room. Ask at the Circulation Desk for location.
Fairview
Saturday, Jun. 18, 2 PM
Coloring Group
(ages 13 & up)
Supplies provided
Main Library
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

This class is an introduction to Excel for those with little or no experience using spreadsheets. Participants will create a basic spreadsheet, perform simple formatting (alignment, numbers, font style, and size), sort, print, and save a spreadsheet. *Prerequisites: “Introduction to the Computer” or equivalent skills; experience with Microsoft Word is preferred. 

All Library programs are free and open to the public. Call the Library at 615-595-1243 or email ref@williamson-tn.org if you have questions or want to cancel a registration. Please note that classes with less than 8 registered to attend will be canceled.

Fairview
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 6 PM
Fairview Bike Club Meeting
Main Library
Thursday, Jun. 23, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

This class is for participants with some experience with basic spreadsheets. This class offers an introduction to simple formulas as well as cell references. *Prerequisites: “Introduction to MS Excel I” or equivalent skills; experience with Microsoft Word is preferred.

All Library programs are free and open to the public. Call the Library at 615-595-1243 or email ref@williamson-tn.org if you have questions or want to cancel a registration. Please note that classes with less than 8 registered to attend will be canceled.

Main Library
Monday, Jun. 27, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Thousands of eBooks can be borrowed from the library with the READS database app for FREE! Library staff will introduce you to the free OverDrive Media Console app and show you how to download and use it. Bring your tablet or smart phone and your library card.

All Library programs are free and open to the public. Call the Library at 615-595-1243 or email ref@williamson-tn.org if you have questions or want to cancel a registration. Please note that classes with less than 8 registered to attend will be canceled.

Writer’s Criti
Main Library
Saturday, Jul. 2, 10:30 a.m.
The Writers' Critique Group is held at the Main Library on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10:30 am until noon to provide adult authors with serious, courteous critique of their work. The Critique Group will meet on Saturday, July 2 and 16 at 10:30 am. These meetings are not held in the Meeting Room. Ask at the Circulation Desk for location.
Writer’s Criti
Main Library
Saturday, Jul. 16, 10:30 a.m.
The Writers' Critique Group is held at the Main Library on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10:30 am until noon to provide adult authors with serious, courteous critique of their work. The Critique Group will meet on Saturday, July 2 and 16 at 10:30 am. These meetings are not held in the Meeting Room. Ask at the Circulation Desk for location.
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