Sunday, October 10, 2010

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS OCTOBER11-17

ADULT SERVICES:
The monthly workshop for anyone unemployed who needs help in job searching, IDES's Effective Resumes, Interviewing & Job Search Techniques, is this Monday, October 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A chance to do a mock interview with a critique is part of the class. Register online.

Watch Iron Man 2, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlet Johansson, on the "Big Screen" in the Large Meeting Room on Monday, October 11, at 7 p.m. No tickets are needed. Rated PG-13.

Join a bus trip, Autumn at Royal Oak, on Thursday, October 14. At Royal Oak Farm Orchard (near Harvard), ride in a tractor-pulled wagon through the apple orchards, shop at the Country Market, Apple Barn and Bakery (donuts, cider), and enjoy lunch at the Country Kitchen Restaurant. Tickets--$57--can be purchased at the Circulation Desk.

YOUTH SERVICES:
On Columbus Day, October 11, there will be two performances of Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles--11 a.m. and 1 p.m.--in Kids Korner. No tickets are needed, though Elk Grove residents will have preference as seating is limited. Preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult.

On Friday, October 15, the animated film How to Train Your Dragon will be shown in Kids Korner at 4 p.m. Rated PG. Attendees may bring a snack to enjoy during the movie.

The first of three Saturday classes of Chess Instruction for children in grades 5-8 begins on October 16. Beginners will meet at 1 p.m.--register online. More experienced players can attend Strategies and Beyond at 2:15 p.m. Register online. There will also be a Tournament on November 13 at 1:30 p.m. open to anyone in grades k-8, not just those who take the classes. Register online.

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