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  • Thursday August 24, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, a variety of games, and a movie!

    A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine.

    The film runs 108 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday August 26, 2017
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    Maker Mornings
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    All Ages - Be Creative!

    We provide the supplies, ideas and space - families feel free to experiment in the making of fun projects.

    For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Monday August 28, 2017
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Lord of the Flies by William Golding.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    MOJO Jazz Jambalaya
    6:30 PM

    Ray Charles: His Music

    MOJO (Mystic Order of Jazz Obsessed) brings its Jazz Jambalaya to the Library.

    Enjoy an evening of live jazz, celebrating the music of Ray Charles with musicians, Sean Dietrich, Tom Latenser, Fred Domulot and Chuck Schwarz.

    Tickets can be purchased at the door; $10 for members, $15 for guests and $12 for students/Military with ID.

    For more information, go to www.mojojazz.org/.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday August 29, 2017
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday August 31, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, and a variety of games.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Friday September 1, 2017
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    Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Mr. Wayne from the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents lessons and projects fusing science and literature for preschool children.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday September 2, 2017
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    Reading PAWS
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Meet, Greet & Read!

    Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

    Learn all about the dogs and the services they provide the community.

    Practice your reading skills with a four-legged friend. 

    For more information, please call 208-7074 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday September 5, 2017
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday September 6, 2017
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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday September 7, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, and a variety of games.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday September 9, 2017
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    Maker Mornings
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    All Ages - Be Creative!

    We provide the supplies, ideas and space - families feel free to experiment in the making of fun projects.

    For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday September 12, 2017
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    Advanced Publisher
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Learn more about Microsoft Publisher 2007 to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and so much more!

    Publisher 101 is required before taking Advanced Publisher.

    Registration is required.

    For more information or to register for the workshop please call 208-7079.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday September 12, 2017 - Wednesday September 13, 2017
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    Starting a Small Business
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Two Day Workshop

    Starting a Small Business from Scratch is a two day workshop with Rick Zapata, Regional Extension Agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

    Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

    For more details on the workshop or to register, please email jsigler@mplonline.org or call 208-7078 or 208-7085.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday September 12, 2017
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday September 14, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Kids Studio - Ages 8 to 13
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Participants are invited to explore contemporary art and music through hands-on and minds-on activities that stimulate and deepen their understanding of art.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Basics of Word
    6:00 PM

    Basics of Word - The very basics of word processing with Microsoft Word.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    PolitiFact
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Fake News or Not?

    Fed up with fake news? Having trouble sorting out fact from fiction on the Internet, on cable TV or in Washington?

    Join editors and reporters from the Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking website PolitiFact to learn how they sort out fact from fiction on a daily basis. PolitiFact has published more than 13,500 fact-checks since its launch in 2007, rating claims by politicians and pundits on a scale of True to Pants on Fire false.

    In this 90-minute forum, you’ll learn more about PolitiFact’s process and history, get some tips on how you can fact-check the claims you see, and get a chance to ask fact-checkers anything that’s on your mind.

    Admission is free. For more information, please call 208-7097.

    This program is in partnership with the Mobile Public Library.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday September 16, 2017
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    Essential Oils for Everyday Use
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Saturday Conversations - Part 1

    Come meet Holly Moore, wellness advocate and essential oils expert, as she conducts a three–part series of discussions on how to safely, easily and effectively use essential oils in your everyday life. Today's topic is how to Detox Your Home, Detox Your Life. Following the presentations there will be a Q & A session.

    Join us September 23 for Essential Oils and Emotional Health;  and on September 30,  Support Your Family with Essential Oils

    Registration is encouraged. For more information or to register, please call 208-7082.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday September 19, 2017
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    Basics of Powerpoint
    9:30 AM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Job Hunting for Veterans
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Finding a Job

    Mark Brown, a Veterans Employment Representative with the Alabama Career Center, will discuss the following topics - Job Assessment, the Interview and the Resume.

    Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

    For more information or to register, email jsigler@mplonline.org or call 208-7078 or 208-7085.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Talk Like a Pirate Day!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

    Dress and talk like a pirate and get a free video rental at the checkout desk.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday September 20, 2017
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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Veterans Benefit Project
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Identifying & Understanding Your Benefits

    Andrew McNair will address several topics on identifying and receiving the benefits that help the Veterans to pay their living expenses.

    Andrew McNair is the President and Founder of the Veteran Benefit Project, a Non-Profit Organization, dedicated to helping veterans to get the benefits they deserve.

    Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

    For more information or to register, email jsigler@mplonline.org or call 208-7078 or 208-7085.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday September 21, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, and a variety of games.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday September 23, 2017
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    Essential Oils for Everyday Use
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Saturday Conversations - Part 2

    Come meet Holly Moore, wellness advocate and essential oils expert, as she conducts a three–part series of discussions on how to safely, easily and effectively use essential oils in your everyday life. Today's topic is Essential Oils and Emotional Health. Following the presentations there will be a Q & A session.

    Join us on September 30 for Support Your Family with Essential Oils

    Registration is encouraged. For more information or to register, please call 208-7082.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Game On!
    2:00 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Enjoy video games, ping pong and some of your favorite board games.

    For more information, please call 208-7570.

     


     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Monday September 25, 2017
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emma Orczy.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

     

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday September 26, 2017
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    Basics of Excel I
    9:30 AM

    The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part I.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday September 27, 2017
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    Basics of Excel II
    9:30 AM

    The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part II.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday September 28, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, a variety of games, and a movie!

    Derivative Disney fantasy about a high school for superheroes.

    The film runs 100 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday September 30, 2017
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    Essential Oils for Everyday Use
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Saturday Conversations - Part 3

    Come meet Holly Moore, wellness advocate and essential oils expert, as she conducts a three–part series of discussions on how to safely, easily and effectively use essential oils in your everyday life. Today's topic is Support Your Family with Essential Oils. Following the presentations there will be a Q & A session.

    Registration is encouraged. For more information or to register, please call 208-7082.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday October 3, 2017
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday October 4, 2017
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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday October 5, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, and a variety of games.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Friday October 6, 2017
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    Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Mr. Wayne from the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents lessons and projects fusing science and literature for preschool children.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday October 7, 2017
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    Mobile's Got Talent!
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Talent Show for All Ages

    Can you sing, dance, play a musical instrument, or recite poetry?  

    Sign up and showcase your talent!

    Judges will confer and the winners will be announced.

    For more information, please call the Ben May Main Library Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    Reading PAWS
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Meet, Greet & Read!

    Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

    Learn all about the dogs and the services they provide the community.

    Practice your reading skills with a four-legged friend. 

    For more information, please call 208-7074 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Sunday October 8, 2017
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    Afternoon of the Stars
    3:00 PM

    Meet the Cast of Cosi Fan Tutte

    Members of the cast of Mobile Opera's Cosi Fan Tutte will perform their favorite musical selections.

    Enjoy beautiful music and meet the stars over light refreshments following the performance. 

    Admission is free. For more information, please call 208-7097.

    The Mobile Opera will perform Cosi Fan Tutte at The Temple Downtown, 351 St Francis Street, October 20 at 8 p.m. and October 22 at 2:30 p.m. For more information go to http://www.mobileopera.org or call 251-432-6772.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday October 10, 2017
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    Publisher 101
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2007 to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and more!

    Basic computer, mouse and word processing skills are required.

    Registration is required.

    For more information or to register for the workshop please call 208-7079.

     

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    Self Defense
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Tips & Skills

    Corporal John C. Young with the Mobile Police Department will demonstrate the Strategic Self-Defense Grappling and Tactics system.

    It is a system incorporating striking and grappling skills developed by Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsui Black Belt Johnny Lee Smith.  

    Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

    For more information or to register, email jsigler@mplonline.org or call 208-7078 or 208-7085.

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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    Thursday October 12, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    Kids Studio - Ages 8 to 13
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Participants are invited to explore contemporary art and music through hands-on and minds-on activities that stimulate and deepen their understanding of art.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    Basics of Word
    6:00 PM

    Basics of Word - The very basics of word processing with Microsoft Word.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday October 17, 2017
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    Basics of Powerpoint
    9:30 AM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    Wednesday October 18, 2017
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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday October 19, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, and a variety of games.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday October 21, 2017
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    Maker Mornings
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    All Ages - Be Creative!

    We provide the supplies, ideas and space - families feel free to experiment in the making of fun projects.

    For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday October 24, 2017
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    Basics of Excel I
    9:30 AM

    The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part I.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday October 25, 2017
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    Basics of Excel II
    9:30 AM

    The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part II.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday October 26, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, a variety of games, and a movie!

    Scooby-Doo and his pals investigate strange happenings at Camp Little Moose, where campfire ghost stories have a tendency to come to life.

    The film runs 25 minutes and is NR.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Friday October 27, 2017
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    Spooky Movie Afternoon
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Hotel Transylvania

    A human unwittingly checks in at Dracula's five-star resort, where the guests are all monsters.

    It runs 91 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, contact the Ben May Main Library Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Monday October 30, 2017
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Dracula by Bram Stoker.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday October 31, 2017
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Halloween Fun @ the Library
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

    Put on your costumes and join us for crafts and Trick or Treating throughout the Library.

    Registration required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call the Ben May Main Library Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday November 1, 2017
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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday November 2, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, and a variety of games.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Friday November 3, 2017
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    Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Mr. Wayne from the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents lessons and projects fusing science and literature for preschool children.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday November 4, 2017
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    Maker Mornings
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    All Ages - Be Creative!

    We provide the supplies, ideas and space - families feel free to experiment in the making of fun projects.

    For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Reading PAWS
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Meet, Greet & Read!

    Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

    Learn all about the dogs and the services they provide the community.

    Practice your reading skills with a four-legged friend. 

    For more information, please call 208-7074 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday November 7, 2017
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    Advanced Publisher
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Learn more about Microsoft Publisher 2007 to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and so much more!

    Publisher 101 is required before taking Advanced Publisher.

    Registration is required.

    For more information or to register for the workshop please call 208-7079.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday November 9, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Kids Studio - Ages 8 to 13
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Participants are invited to explore contemporary art and music through hands-on and minds-on activities that stimulate and deepen their understanding of art.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Basics of Word
    6:00 PM

    Basics of Word - The very basics of word processing with Microsoft Word.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday November 14, 2017
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday November 15, 2017
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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday November 16, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    misc_none
    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, and a variety of games.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday November 18, 2017
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    Game On!
    2:00 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Enjoy video games, ping pong and some of your favorite board games.

    For more information, please call 208-7570.

     


     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday November 21, 2017
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    Basics of Powerpoint
    9:30 AM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Monday November 27, 2017
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday November 28, 2017
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    Basics of Excel I
    9:30 AM

    The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part I.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday November 29, 2017
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    Basics of Excel II
    9:30 AM

    The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part II.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday November 30, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    misc_none
    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, and a variety of games.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Friday December 1, 2017
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    Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Mr. Wayne from the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents lessons and projects fusing science and literature for preschool children.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday December 2, 2017
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    Maker Mornings
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    All Ages - Be Creative!

    We provide the supplies, ideas and space - families feel free to experiment in the making of fun projects.

    For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    misc_none
    Reading PAWS
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Meet, Greet & Read!

    Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

    Learn all about the dogs and the services they provide the community.

    Practice your reading skills with a four-legged friend. 

    For more information, please call 208-7074 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday December 5, 2017
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    Basics of Powerpoint
    9:30 AM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

    image c. Can Stock Photo

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday December 6, 2017
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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday December 7, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    misc_none
    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, and a variety of games.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday December 12, 2017
    misc_none
    Basics of Excel I
    9:30 AM

    The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part I.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    misc_none
    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

    For more information, call the children's department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

    image c. Can Stock Photo

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday December 13, 2017
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    Basics of Excel II
    9:30 AM

    The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part II.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday December 14, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    misc_none
    Kids Studio - Ages 8 to 13
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

    Participants are invited to explore contemporary art and music through hands-on and minds-on activities that stimulate and deepen their understanding of art.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    misc_none
    Basics of Word
    6:00 PM

    Basics of Word - The very basics of word processing with Microsoft Word.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Saturday December 16, 2017
    misc_none
    Game On!
    2:00 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Enjoy video games, ping pong and some of your favorite board games.

    For more information, please call 208-7570.

     


     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Monday December 18, 2017
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Siddhartha by Herman Hesse.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Tuesday December 19, 2017
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    Publisher 101
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2007 to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and more!

    Basic computer, mouse and word processing skills are required.

    Registration is required.

    For more information or to register for the workshop please call 208-7079.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Wednesday December 20, 2017
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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday December 21, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    The Polar Express
    10:00 AM

    All Aboard!

    Pick up a free ticket at the Children’s desk anytime December 1 – December 21.

    Wear your favorite Christmas PJs and join us for a showing of The Polar Express in our grand, old theater.

    “Melted Snow” and hot popcorn will be served.

    Groups must register. For more information or to register, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Friday December 22, 2017
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    Home Alone Party!
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Contest & Film

    Wear your favorite sweater and mittens and enjoy an ice cream party celebrating one of our favorite Holiday films, Home Alone.

    Prizes will be given for the most unique sweaters & mittens.

    Join us for a special screening of Home Alone at 3 pm.

    For more information, please call the Ben May Main Library Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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    Thursday December 28, 2017
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

    Enjoy crafts, play, and social time immediately following the program.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
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