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Lego Mindstorm Club
Main Library
Sunday, Nov. 2, 2:00pm-4:00pm
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Join us to build, program, and command a Lego Mindstorm
4:30-6:30 Sunday November 2
Held in the Teen Room
*ages 12-18*
 



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Anime Club!
Main Library
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2:00-4:00pm
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Join us to watch and discuss popular Anime titles!
Saturday November 8 from 2-4pm in the TEEN ROOM
For ages 12-18years
 



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Editing Digital Holiday Photos
Main Library
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 10:00am-12:00pm
Registration required, begins Nov 1.
Learn basic digital photograph terminology, uploading and downloading, editing tips and tricks and explore the free online photo editor PicMonkey. This class will be geared to helping you create photographs you can use to make your own festive holiday cards.  Be sure to bring your digital camera and connector, or a USB or CD with photographs so that you have something to practice with during the class.
 



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Creating Holiday Photo Cards
Main Library
Thursday, Nov. 13, 10:00am-12:00pm
Registration required, begins Nov 1.
Learn how to create eye-catching holiday cards with your own digital photos using Microsoft Word. Please be sure to bring your digital camera and connector, or a flash drive or CD containing your photograph so you’ll have something to practice with during the class.  *Prerequisite:  “Editing Digital Photos” or the equivalent skills.
 



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Thursday Night Movie
Thursday Night Movie
Main Library
Thursday, Nov. 13, 6:00 pm
Gary Cooper stars as one of Tennessee's most famous war heroes.  Alvin York was from Fentress County, Tennessee, grew up poot and had some problems with alcohol.  After straighetning himself out, he registed for the draft in 1917.  Although he was a pacifist and troubled by the war, he chose to fight and become the most decorated soldier in U. S. history.  Gary Cooper starred in this biographical film and earned an Oscar for his portrayal.

This movie is 134 minutes long and is unrated, but was released in 1941.   Call us at 615-595-1243 to learn more about the movie.


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Teen Chess Club
Main Library
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2:00-4:00pm
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Join us for Teen Chess Club
Saturday, November 15
2:00-4:00pm
*ages 12-18*



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Teen Artists Club
Main Library
Monday, Nov. 17, 4:00-5:00pm
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Join us for our Teen Artists Club
Bring your materials, create your artwork, and display it in the Teen Room!
Monday, November 17
4:00-5:00pm
In the Teen Room
*ages 12-18*
 



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Author James Knight
Author James Knight discusses the Battle of Nashville and Hood’s Tennessee Campaign
Main Library
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 6:00 p.m.
November 30th marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin. Just two short weeks later, on December 15, 1864, yet another decisive battle was raged by Confederate General John Bell Hood in Nashville, Tennessee.  Why did Hood choose to fight again?  What was there to gain?

Join author and historian James Knight as he discusses the Battle of Nashville and Hood's Tennessee Campaign on November 18th at 6 p.m., in the Main Library Meeting Room.

Mr. Knight is a Williamson County resident and author of several books.  His current book is titled Hood's Tennessee Campaign: the Desperate Venture of a Desperate Man. 


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Drowning in Paper?
Drowning in Paper? Organizing and Taming the Paper Explosion
Main Library
Thursday, Nov. 20, 6:30 pm
 
Are we truly becoming a "paperless" society?  While the idea may be catching on, most of us are still struggling with the volume of paperwork that comes into our homes.  Join Sara Skillen, Professional Organizer and owner of SkillSet Organizing, for an informative and entertaining program on the best methods for getting the mountains of paper under control - whether from work, school, snail mail or even our own buying habits.  Learn what to keep (and how to keep it) and what to toss as Sara takes you step by step through the various types of paper clutter.  She will also talk about some of the ways technology can make assist in clutter busting.
 
 


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Teen Advisory Group
Main Library
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2:00-4:00pm
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Want to help the Teen department? Select books, dvds, audiobooks, and video games for the collection? Work on special projects including social media and teen programs?
Join us for our Teen Advisory Group meeting
Saturday, November 22
2:00-4:00pm
In the Teen Room
*ages 12-18*



Game On!
Main Library
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 4:30-5:30pm
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Join us for Wii Gaming on Tuesday, November 4
4:30-5:30pm
Teen Room
*ages 12-18*
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Knitting Club @ Nolensville
Nolensville
Friday, Nov. 7, 3:00 p.m. (Every Friday at 3:00 p.m. in the library's meeting room)
Come be a member of our weekly knitting group. Members of the group are at all skill levels of knitting, and help each other with new stitches, new projects, and encouragement.  New members are always welcome.
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Life at Tumblr
Main Library
Thursday, Nov. 13, 4:00-5:00pm
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Join us as we skype with a Tumblr rep all the way from NYC!
Learn about what it's like to work at Tumblr and much  more!
Thursday, November 13
4:00-5:00pm
In the Teen Room
*ages 12-18*
 
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Thursday Night Movie
Thursday Night Movie
Main Library
Thursday, Nov. 13, 6:00 pm

Alvin York was from Fentress County, Tennessee, grew up poor and had some problems with alcohol.  After straighetning himself out, he registed for the draft in 1917.  Although he was a pacifist and troubled by the war, he chose to fight and become the most decorated soldier in U. S. history.  Gary Cooper stars in this biographical film and earned an Oscar for his portrayal. 

This movie is 134 minutes long and is unrated, but was released in 1941.   Call us at 615-595-1243 to learn more about the movie.
 
 

 

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Introduction to Ancestry.com
Main Library
Friday, Nov. 14, 10:00am-11:30am
Registration required, begins Nov 1.
Ancestry.com is one of the most powerful and user friendly genealogy tools available, and patrons can access Ancestry free with a WCPL card within the library!  This introduction will discover the basics of using Ancestry.com to search through census records, death certificates, family trees, and more to find your ancestors; as well as a few tips and tricks to help get more accurate results from your searches!  
 
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Knitting Club @ Nolensville
Nolensville
Friday, Nov. 14, 3:00 p.m. (Every Friday at 3:00 p.m. in the library's meeting room)
Come be a member of our weekly knitting group. Members of the group are at all skill levels of knitting, and help each other with new stitches, new projects, and encouragement.  New members are always welcome.
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Introduction to Microsoft Word I
Main Library
Monday, Nov. 17, 10:00am-12:00pm
Registration required, begins Nov 1.

This class is for people with limited experience using word processing software. Participants will become familiar with the Word 2010 Ribbon, learn the basic MS Word tools, how to type, save and print documents, basic formatting commands and how to cut and paste text. This is not a typing or keyboarding class. *Prerequisites: “Introduction to the Computer” or the equivalent skills.

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Literary Ladies Book Club
Main Library
Monday, Nov. 17, 6:00 pm
Our November book is The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. This book has been described as the best mystery ever written.  Come join us and see what you think...
We meet on the third Monday at 6:00 in the Board Room on the second floor of the Franklin branch.
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Introduction to Microsoft Word II
Main Library
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 10:00am-12:00pm
Registration required, begins Nov 1.

This class is for people with some experience using word processing software. Participants will learn how to insert clip art, create lists, make columns, format paragraphs and create tables. This is not a typing or keyboarding class. *Prerequisites: “Introduction to MS Word I” or the equivalent skills.

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Kids Paining Club @ Nolensville
Nolensville
Thursday, Nov. 20, 4:00 p.m. (Third Thursdays each month at 4:00 p.m.)
Bring your children to the library after school for a fun event. We'll gather together kids from Nolensville each month after school on the third Thursday to learn painting tips techniques in a fun atmosphere with Samantha from Nolensville's Coffee and Canvas. All supplies are provided while they last, and everyone will have their own masterpiece to take home.
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