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Saturday February 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Book Publishing Master Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

All the information a prospective writer needs to get their manuscript published and distributed in both print and e-book formats. The course is aimed at both prospective writers who have never had a book published as well as more seasoned writers that have previously been published by a commercial publisher or have already tried to navigate the Self-Publishing landscape on their own.
    Instructor Jamie Watters set up his own publishing company in 2010. As an author, he has experience of working with a major publishing house and self-publishing his own work. He has 'hands-on' experience of every step in the publishing lifecyle and is keen to help other writers avoid the potential pitfalls so they can get published in print and eBook as economically, profitably and painlessly as possible. Registration required. Register online.

    Location: Main Library, Third Floor Board Room
   
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Local History and Genealogy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Explore local history resources and genealogy databases to find census, military, birth, and death records. Please register on line.

        There are 15 spaces available.
Monday February 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookends Book Group: Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bookends Book Group

Monday, February 27 from 4 to 5 p.m. at HBB

Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce Sidman and Rick Allen. 2017 Nutmeg Nominee. Grades 1 & 2. Registration required. Register online at fergusonlibrary.org/events/.

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday March 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM I Want to Be a Podcaster! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

I Want to Be a Podcaster!

Wednesdays, January 11, 18 & 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to create, maintain and profit from the art of podcasting. This 8-part course will cover all your questions, from the basics (What is a podcast?) to tools needed and even the process of getting your finished product up on the Internet. Instructor Mike Raub is a life-long broadcaster who got into podcasting more than 10 years ago. Register online.

January 11 - March 1st

    Location: Main Library Third Floor Technology Center
        There are 5 spaces available.
Saturday March 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Book Publishing Master Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

All the information a prospective writer needs to get their manuscript published and distributed in both print and e-book formats. The course is aimed at both prospective writers who have never had a book published as well as more seasoned writers that have previously been published by a commercial publisher or have already tried to navigate the Self-Publishing landscape on their own.
    Instructor Jamie Watters set up his own publishing company in 2010. As an author, he has experience of working with a major publishing house and self-publishing his own work. He has 'hands-on' experience of every step in the publishing lifecyle and is keen to help other writers avoid the potential pitfalls so they can get published in print and eBook as economically, profitably and painlessly as possible. Registration required. Register online.

    Location: Main Library, Third Floor Board Room
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Introduction to WordPress Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn the fundamentals of the popular WordPress web software and how to build a basic website. Find out how to create and organize content and modify how your site looks.  

        There are 17 spaces available.
Monday March 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Youth Makerspace: Leprechaun Trap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Create, discover and learn about STEAM-based activities in our Leprechaun Trap program.

For ages 9 to 12.

Registration required. Register online at fergusonlibrary.org/events/.

For more information, call 203 351-8294.

 

Generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library

 

        There are many spaces available.
Friday March 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Afterschool Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come and listen to stories and then create a theme-based craft.  For kids in Grades K to 3.

Registration required. Register online at fergusonlibrary.org/events/.

For more information, call 203 351-8294.

 

Generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library

        There are many spaces available.
Saturday March 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Book Publishing Master Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

All the information a prospective writer needs to get their manuscript published and distributed in both print and e-book formats. The course is aimed at both prospective writers who have never had a book published as well as more seasoned writers that have previously been published by a commercial publisher or have already tried to navigate the Self-Publishing landscape on their own.
    Instructor Jamie Watters set up his own publishing company in 2010. As an author, he has experience of working with a major publishing house and self-publishing his own work. He has 'hands-on' experience of every step in the publishing lifecyle and is keen to help other writers avoid the potential pitfalls so they can get published in print and eBook as economically, profitably and painlessly as possible. Registration required. Register online.

    Location: Main Library, Third Floor Board Room
   
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Basic MS Excel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to name worksheets, enter data and write formulas. Must be familiar with Windows. Register online.

This is part of a three class series.  You must take all three classes.

        There are 5 spaces available.
Monday March 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Make Your Own S.O.S. Bracelets! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basics of Morse Code and make your own S.O.S. bracelet!

Grades 6th-8th, Register online

        There are many spaces available.
Thursday March 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Makerspace: The Zine Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Zines are do-it-yourself magazines -- personalized publications that   tackle every possible subject in every possible way. (Art Music! Writing! Activism! Action figures! Whatever!) All you need is a point of   view, some basic tools, and the desire to say something in print. This  class will show you the world of zines and how to become a part of it.   Registration required.  Register online.

        There are many spaces available.
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Saturday March 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Book Publishing Master Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

All the information a prospective writer needs to get their manuscript published and distributed in both print and e-book formats. The course is aimed at both prospective writers who have never had a book published as well as more seasoned writers that have previously been published by a commercial publisher or have already tried to navigate the Self-Publishing landscape on their own.
    Instructor Jamie Watters set up his own publishing company in 2010. As an author, he has experience of working with a major publishing house and self-publishing his own work. He has 'hands-on' experience of every step in the publishing lifecyle and is keen to help other writers avoid the potential pitfalls so they can get published in print and eBook as economically, profitably and painlessly as possible. Registration required. Register online.

    Location: Main Library, Third Floor Board Room
   
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Intermediate MS Excel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Designed for those who know how to set up a basic spreadsheet and perform simple calculations and wish to expand that knowledge with keyboard shortcuts, templates and conditional formatting. Must be familiar with basic Excel, keyboard, and Windows. Register online.

        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Adult Makerspace: How Jewelry is Made Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Behind each ring, bracelet, earring and necklace you see sparkling from underneath our showcases lies a detailed plan. It starts as an idea and unfolds as lines are drawn, measurements taken and precise models of every facet are calculated. See how the art of creating one of a kind jewelry unfolds as one of R. Hollander’s master goldsmiths explains the intricacies of his trade.

                                          Registration required.  Please register online.

        There are 20 spaces available.
Monday March 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM High School Book Group: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

For Grades 9-12.  Register online and then come to the Harry Bennett Branch to pickup the book.

        There are many spaces available.
Friday March 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen Cooking Class: Get Healthy! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A hands-on nutrition and cooking class based on pizza!   For Grades 6-12.  Register online.

        There are many spaces available.
Saturday March 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Book Publishing Master Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    203 351-8221   
   

All the information a prospective writer needs to get their manuscript published and distributed in both print and e-book formats. The course is aimed at both prospective writers who have never had a book published as well as more seasoned writers that have previously been published by a commercial publisher or have already tried to navigate the Self-Publishing landscape on their own.
    Instructor Jamie Watters set up his own publishing company in 2010. As an author, he has experience of working with a major publishing house and self-publishing his own work. He has 'hands-on' experience of every step in the publishing lifecyle and is keen to help other writers avoid the potential pitfalls so they can get published in print and eBook as economically, profitably and painlessly as possible. Registration required. Register online.

    Location: Main Library, Third Floor Board Room
   
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Advanced MS Excel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Designed for those who know how to set up a basic spreadsheet and perform simple to intermediate calculations and wish to expand that knowledge by learning how to link worksheets, use macros, the goal seek feature, and basic pivot tables. Must be familiar with basic Excel, keyboard, and Windows. Register online.

 

        There are 5 spaces available.
Monday March 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookends Book Group: Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton

For Grades 1 and 2. 

Registration required.

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mock Interview Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A brief career-related presentation, followed by the mock interviews.

Register online.

For more information, call 203 351-8221 or 8222.

 

        There are many spaces available.
Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Microsoft Office Integrated Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The different parts of Microsoft’s Office Suite are useful on their own, but they can be even more powerful when used together. Learn how to combine Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to be more productive.  Register online.

        There are many spaces available.
Saturday April 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Art of Paper Cutting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this workshop with Jane Coco Cowles, you will be introduced to paper cutting - an art where you use scissors as your pencil to create form. We will discuss color palette, effective use of negative space and creating texture. Get ready to use your imagination and see that there is much more to paper cutting than just scissors and paste.

        There are many spaces available.
Monday April 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Youth Makerspace: STEAM-based activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Create, discover and learn about STEAM-based activities.

For ages 9 to 12.

Registration required. Register online at fergusonlibrary.org/events/.

For more information, call 203 351-8294.

 

Generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library

        There are many spaces available.
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Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Career Moves: Job Searching to Career Achieving Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to transform job searching into career achieving. We discuss the difference between job searching versus career achieving and develop a plan of action.

Register online at fergusonlibrary.org/event/.  For more information, call 203 351-8231.
 

This workshop is offered through the Goodwill Career Center and is generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library

        There are many spaces available.
Friday April 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Afterschool Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come and listen to stories and then create a theme-based craft.  For kids in Grades K to 3.

Registration required. Register online at fergusonlibrary.org/events/.

 

For more information, call 203 351-8294.

Generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library

        There are many spaces available.
Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookends Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Book discussion group for First and Second Graders.   Activities and snacks, too!

Registration required.

Generously funded by the Friends of the Ferguson Library

        There are many spaces available.
Friday May 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Afterschool Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come and listen to stories and then create a theme-based craft.  For kids in Grades K to 3.

Registration required. Register online at fergusonlibrary.org/events/.

For more information, call 203 351-8294.

Generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Career Moves: Money Management Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn strategies for saving money, budgeting tips, various banking account options, how to access your credit report and understand it.

Register online at fergusonlibrary.org/event/.  For more information, call 203 351-8231.

This workshop is offered through the Goodwill Career Center and is generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Career Moves: Job Search 50+ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Overcome any obstacles that you may face as a more mature candidate to secure employment. Learn ways to tweak your resume and answer challenging questions on your interview.

Register online at fergusonlibrary.org/event/.  For more information, call 203 351-8231.

This workshop is offered through the Goodwill Career Center and is generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library

        There are many spaces available.
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