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Game On!
Main Library
Tuesday, Sep. 2, 4:30pm
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Join us for Wii Gaming after school from 4:30-5:30pm

In the TEEN ROOM on the 2nd floor

Preferred ages 11-18yrs

*there will be snacks*



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Chess Club
Main Library
Saturday, Sep. 6, 2:00-4:00pm
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Calling all CHESS players!
Join us for our monthly Chess Club!
2-4pm in our Teen Room on the 2nd Floor
ALL skill levels are welcome!

* Preferred ages 11-18yrs *



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Brushbots!
Main Library
Thursday, Sep. 11, 4:30pm-6:30pm
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Join us from 4:30-6:30 and learn how to make a brushbot!
This event will be on the 2nd floor in our Teen Room
**please note: this program is LIMITED to 16 participants**

*there will be snacks*



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Teen Movie Afternoon!
Main Library
Thursday, Sep. 18, 3:30pm-5:30pm
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Kick back and relax in our 2nd floor Teen Room and watch an awesome movie about a girl named Tris & a guy named Four

This movie is filled with action, adventure & romance!

* Preferred ages 11-18yrs *

3:30-5:30pm

*there will be snacks*


 



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Teen Movie Afternoon
Main Library
Saturday, Sep. 20, 2:00pm-4:00pm
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Kick back and relax in our 2nd floor Teen Room and watch an awesome movie about a girl named Tris & a guy named Four

This movie is filled with action, adventure & romance!

* Preferred ages 11-18yrs *

** This is the SAME MOVIE we showed on Thursday 9/18 although feel free to come again, it's THAT awesome! **

3:30-5:30pm

*there will be snacks*
 



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Banned Books & Button Making!
Main Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 4:30pm-6:30pm
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Celebrate Banned Books Week with us and come make a button with a quote from your favorite banned book!

* Preferred ages 11-18yrs *

 



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Lego Mindstorms
Main Library
Thursday, Sep. 25, 4;30pm-6:30pm
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Join us in the 2nd floor Teen Room and learn how to build, program, and control a Lego Mindstorm robot!!
4:30-6:30pm
* Preferred ages 11-18yrs *
 



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Teen Advisory Group
Main Library
Saturday, Sep. 27, 2:00pm-4:00pm
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Want to help us plan programs, select books, dvds, and video games?
Want to make new friends & work on special projects, doing things that you love!?
Join our Teen Advisory Group!
2:00-4:00pm in our Teen Room on the 2nd floor!

* Preferred ages 11-18yrs *

(there will be snacks)


 



R.E.A.D.S. eBooks: eREADER 101
Main Library
Friday, Aug. 29, 10:00am-12:00pm
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There are thousands of eBooks available for you to borrow from the library through our R.E.A.D.S database for FREE!  Library staff will introduce you to R.E.A.D.S. and show you how to download books to your Kindle, Paperwhite, Nook or other eReader.  Be sure to bring your eReader if you have one.
 
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Facebook Profiles 101
Main Library
Saturday, Aug. 30, 10:00am-12:00pm
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This class covers creating an individual profile, the newsfeed, networking, privacy settings, creating an avatar, navigation, applications and status updates.

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Career Development Program: “Twenty Questions, Or How to Manage Your Relationships with Your Bosses”
Main Library
Saturday, Aug. 30, 1:00-2:30
Career Development P

“Twenty Questions, Or How to Manage Your Relationships with Your Bosses” is a free management fundamentals seminar led by Sal Cannata. This program is for people who want to become better managers or who want to become better able to manage their careers.

At the end of this module you will be able to define and manage the relationships with your bosses. You will be able to:

  • Improve the good times.
  • Understand and work through the bad times.
  • Make the best decisions for your company and for yourself.
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Introduction to Microsoft Word I
Main Library
Monday, Sep. 8, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Registration required, begins Sep 2.

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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Thursday Night Movie
Main Library
Thursday, Sep. 11, 6:00 pm
Thursday Night Movie
Oskar is a nine-year old young boy, trying to come to grips with the loss of his father on 9/11.  He searches New York City, in almost a scavenger hunt way, for a lock that fits a specific key that he found in his father's things.  This is a journey to find himself and reconnect with his father.  Sandra Bullock stars as Oskar's mother.  Based on the book with the same name, this movie also stars Tom Hanks in flashbacks.

This movie is 129 minutes long and is rated PG-13.  Please visit http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0477302/?ref_=nv_sr_1 for more details. Call us at 615-595-1243 to learn more about the movie.
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Introduction to Ancestry.com
Main Library
Friday, Sep. 12, 10:00am-11:30am
Registration required, begins Sep 2.

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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R.E.A.D.S. eBooks APP 101
Main Library
Friday, Sep. 12, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Registration required, begins Sep 2.

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.

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Introduction to Microsoft Word II
Main Library
Monday, Sep. 15, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Registration required, begins Sep 2.

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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Literary Ladies Book Club
Main Library
Monday, Sep. 15, 6:00 pm
For September, our book is And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini.  It is rather long, so we advise everyone to start early! 
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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Diving Into Databases
Main Library
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Registration required, begins Sep 2.

Your Williamson County Public Library card allows you online access to magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, job searching tools, genealogy databases, and more. Come and investigate how our library databases can assist you with your personal research, business, and academic information needs.

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel Basics I
Main Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Registration required, begins Sep 2.

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.

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel Basics II
Main Library
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Registration required, begins Sep 2.

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.

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