Friday, June 15, 2012

Juggling Day @ the Library

Special Youth Activities

Juggling Day:  Join Library Director, Dave Mixdorf, will dazzle young patrons with the art of juggling on Saturday June 16th at 12:30pm as part of World Juggling Day.  World Juggling Day is held on the Saturday closest to June 17th - the day the IJA was founded in 1947. 

Mad Science:  Our annual Mad Science program will be held on Thursday June 21st at 10:30am.  Children love to see science come alive during this presentation.

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

For many, letter writing is a lost art.  On Monday night June 18th at 6:30pm, we will hold a book discussion entitled The Lost Art of Letter Writing.  Letters can be humorous, serious or any other level of emotions in between.  During this evening we will discuss many of the books of letter collections available at the library. 

Classic Movie and Discussion

Psycho is the classic thriller movie.  A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer's client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.   We will discuss Psycho on Tuesday June 19th at 7pm.

Technology Classes

June 18 at 5pm Microsoft Word 3: We have learned all about saving, new documents, text editing, cut and paste and much more. In this class you will learn bullets, undo/redo, setting margins, page numbers, page breaks, headers/footers and print preview and printing your document.

June 18 at 6pm Learn Your Library Web Page: Learn everything that you have available on the library web page. How to renew books, how to search for jobs, find out important information, what books your favorite author has written. All this information will be revealed and more.

June 19 at 5:30pm Job and Career Accelerator:  Are you looking for a job? Need help updating your resume? Then this is your class. Learn how to use this library database to search and apply for jobs in the United States. This program allows you to create a resume and cover letters that are adapted to the job you want to pursue.

June 20 at 11am Microsoft Excel 3: If you need to insert a chart into an Excel worksheet, this class will teach you how. We will also talk about page breaks and printing your document.

June 20 at 1pm E-book Readers: Covers what an e-Book reader is and provides hands on demonstration of some of the different kinds. Also teaches how to use Overdrive, a way to get e-Books through the Library. We repeat the class at 6pm.

June 20 at 2pm Facebook for Your Business: This class will help you get up to speed on how to create, use and maintain a Facebook page of for your own business.

June21 at 5pm Setting Up an Email Account:  If you never have had an email account this is the class for you. Learn about the different free email service that is very easy to sign-up for and use.

Keep South Sioux City Clean!  Keep South Sioux City Green!  Help keep South Sioux City free of the plastic bags that can clutter homes and wind up in streets and gardens.  Each family in the community is allowed stop by and pick up one shopping bag per family.  These are great for groceries, as well as hundreds of other purposes.  Pick up your shopping bag and help keep South Sioux City clean.

Living in 1887

Since this is the 125th anniversary of the city of South Sioux City, I would like to introduce writers that were adults in 1887, who have books that live on today.

Lewis Carroll was born Charles Dodgson in 1832.  He was a mathematician and logician, as well as an author of children’s stories.  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is his most famous work, available at the library.

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