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October – November 2014

Oct
1
Wed
Book Discussion Group @ Main Library
Oct 1 @ 6:30 PM – Oct 1 @ 8:00 PM

Falling To Earth by Kate Southwood.

March 18, 1925. The day begins as any other rainy, spring day in the small settlement of Marah, Illinois. But the town lies directly in the path of the worst tornado in US history, which will descend without warning midday and leave the community in ruins. By nightfall, hundreds will be homeless and hundreds more will lie in the streets, dead or grievously injured. Only one man, Paul Graves, will still have everything he started the day with –– his family, his home, and his business, all miraculously intact.

Copies of the book are available at the library.

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Oct
2
Thu
Book a Librarian @ Main Library
Oct 2 @ 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Schedule an individual appointment with a Librarian to learn basic computer skills or get research help, such as:

– using a mouse, keyboard and other computer features
– signing up for an e-mail account
– using Microsoft Office
– internet searching
– library database searching
– social networking; Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
– downloading e-books, e-audiobooks and music

– help with resumes and cover letters

½  hour appointments

Thursdays 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

September 4 and 18

October 2 and 16

Registration required. Please call the Reference Desk at 937-382-2417 x 26.

We have laptops available or you may bring your own device.

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Oct
5
Sun
Sunday Speaker Series @ Main Library
Oct 5 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

This month, Ken Blendeau, Certified Financial Services Professional and Certified Financial Crimes Investigator will speak from 2:00-3:30pm at the Main Library about fraud trends.

If you are interested in this event or any other Second Sunday Speakers, please fill out this form!

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Sunday, September 14 (Yes/No)

Sunday, October 5 (Yes/No)

Sunday, November 9 (Yes/No)

Let us know if there are other topics you would like to see discussed at the library!

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Oct
6
Mon
Internet 101 Class @ Main Library
Oct 6 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Learn how to search for information on the World Wide Web.  This is a hands-on class teaching beginning internet skills.  Experience with a keyboard and mouse is necessary for this class.

Classes are limited to 8 students.  Registration is required.  937-382-2417 x 26 or sign up at the Reference Desk.

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Oct
14
Tue
Millennial Book Club @ Main Library
Oct 14 @ 7:00 PM – Oct 14 @ 8:00 PM

The October 14 book for discussion is Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War by Tony Horwitz.

The Millennial Book Club is geared towards people in their 20’s or 30’s who are looking for a group of people to discuss books with. We meet the second Tuesday of the month at 7pm in the Board Room at the Main Library.

If you’re interested, please click here to fill out our survey!

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Oct
16
Thu
Book a Librarian @ Main Library
Oct 16 @ 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Schedule an individual appointment with a Librarian to learn basic computer skills or get research help, such as:

– using a mouse, keyboard and other computer features
– signing up for an e-mail account
– using Microsoft Office
– internet searching
– library database searching
– social networking; Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
– downloading e-books, e-audiobooks and music

– help with resumes and cover letters

½  hour appointments

Thursdays 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

September 4 and 18

October 2 and 16

Registration required. Please call the Reference Desk at 937-382-2417 x 26.

We have laptops available or you may bring your own device.

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Oct
25
Sat
Red Cross Adult & Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED @ Main Library/Kirk Room
Oct 25 @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

These courses consist of an online learning and a classroom skills session. Online learning must be completed prior to attending the classroom skills session.

To register for a class or find another class in your area, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcross.org/take-a-class.  Advance registration required.

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Pondering the Paranormal @ Main Library
Oct 25 @ 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Join us at the Main Library for our annual ghostly event! There will be a presentation by OOPS investigators, a tour and history of the library, and small group mini-investigations.

Presentation and tour open to up to 50 people. The investigation portion of the program on Halloween Night will be limited to the first 15 people to register.

Doors open at 8:00pm. Please use Library Avenue entrance. This event is open to Adults and Teens, 15 and older. Space is limited, please pre-register by calling 937-382-2417 x26.

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Oct
31
Fri
Pondering the Paranormal @ Main Library
Oct 31 @ 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Join us at the Main Library for our annual ghostly event! There will be a presentation by OOPS investigators, a tour and history of the library, and small group mini-investigations.

Presentation and tour open to up to 50 people. The investigation portion of the program on Halloween Night will be limited to the first 15 people to register.

Doors open at 8:00pm. Please use Library Avenue entrance. This event is open to Adults and Teens, 15 and older. Space is limited, please pre-register by calling 937-382-2417 x26.

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Nov
3
Mon
Email Class @ Main Library
Nov 3 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Learn the basics of email, how to check and send email, how to add an attachment, how to organize email, and protect yourself from unwanted email.  Experience with a keyboard and mouse is necessary for this class.

Classes are limited to 8 students.  Registration is required.  937-382-2417 or sign up at the Reference Desk.

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