Upcoming Events at the Newport News Public Library System

Join us for the following events, classes, and programs at your local Newport News library. All events are free and some events require registration (where listed).
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Mar. 2, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Mar. 9, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Mar. 16, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Mar. 23, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
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Midweek Matinees
Grissom Library
Thursday, Mar. 30, 2:00 P.M. (Thursdays at 2:00 P.M.)
Join us at Grissom Library on Thursday afternoons for a movie. All screenings will be movies based on books. There's more than The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter, and Twilight. Come see "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Admission," "Warm Bodies," and more! Popcorn will be provided. You are welcome to bring a drink. For patrons 17 years and up.
Grissom Adult Anime Club
Grissom Library
Monday, Jan. 23, 5:30 PM
We will be watching "Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma."

This is an 18 and up event. Please have ID.
Excel 201 - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course, students will learn the basic features of a Microsoft Excel workbook and how to create a spreadsheet. Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word
Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Creation of a spreadsheet, Inserting data, Renaming a spreadsheet, Insert/Delete Columns, Insert/Delete Rows,Selecting Text, and Saving a workbook
 
Excel 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 3p.m. - 5p.m.
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course, students will learn the basic features of a Microsoft Excel workbook and how to create a spreadsheet. Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word
Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Creation of a spreadsheet, Inserting data, Renaming a spreadsheet, Insert/Delete Columns, Insert/Delete Rows,Selecting Text, and Saving a workbook
 
Word 202: Templates, Fonts & Graphics - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.
or call 757-591-4858.
A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Word 201 using templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and inserting graphics in the Microsoft Word program.  Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word
Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Customized fonts on a document, Inserting graphics, and Adjustment of the page layout 
 
Facebook 102 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 3p.m. - 5p.m.
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course, students will learn the social interaction basic features with their already created Facebook accounts.  Prerequisites: Computer Basics. Must have an email and Facebook account established prior to class
Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class:  Sending and Receiving Messages, Using the Wall, Adding friends, Adjusting Settings, Applications/Games
 
Excel202: Formulas & Editing - Computer Class
Grissom Library
Thursday, Jan. 26, 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Excel201 using a templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and creating/editing formulas in the Microsoft Excel program.  Prerequisites: Excel 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Excel
Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Adjusting fonts, Page layouts, Creating Formulas, Editing Formulas, and Printing
 
PowerPoint 201 - Computer Class
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.
or call 757-591-4858.
A one session two hour course, students will learn create a slide show presentation.    Prerequisites: Computer Basic101 and Word 201.    Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Create a basic slideshow presentation, Insert pictures, Design slides, and use of slide transitions
 
Excel 202: Formulas & Editing - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Excel201 using a templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and creating/editing formulas in the Microsoft Excel program.  Prerequisites: Excel 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Excel
Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Adjusting fonts, Page layouts, Creating Formulas, Editing Formulas, and Printing
 
Computer Basics 101 - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Feb. 2, 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.
or call 757-247-8677.
A one session two hour course, students will concentrate on how to use the mouse properly, keyboard layout, and exploring Windows 7. Basic parts of the computer will be explained and adjusting the size of windows will be reviewed. Prerequisites: None   Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Using the mouse to click on Icons and open programs, Identify computer components (This is not a typing class)
 
Publisher 201 - Computer Class
South Morrison Family Education Center
Thursday, Feb. 2, 3p.m. - 5p.m.
or call 757-369-6810.
A one session two hour course introduces users to desktop publishing and basic features of Microsoft Publisher. Prerequisites: Computer Basic101 and Word 201.    Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Customized fonts, Inserting graphics, and Adjustment of the page layout

 
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