Sunday, November 7, 2010

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS NOVEMBER 8-14

Hope everyone remembered to change their clocks back one hour.

ADULT SERVICES:
IDES is back on Monday, November 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for the monthly workshop Effective Resumes, Interviewing & Job Search Techniques. This is an opportunity for anyone looking for employment to get advice on writing resumes, on looking for a job in the best places, and on making a good impression in an interview (there will even be time to participate in a mock interview). Register online.

The Computer Class on Internet Basics on Wednesday, November 10, at 9:15 a.m., is almost full. Learn about toolbars, urls, and basic navigation. Register online.

At 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, Dr. Carey Dachman will present a program on Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis. Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis will be covered as well as advice on living with these conditions. Register online.

From 12:30 to 4:30 on two consecutive Fridays, November 12 and 19, AARP representatives will conduct the program Driver Training. This class is for drivers aged 50 and up and will review driving skills and techniques. There is a fee of $14 ($12 for AARP members). This class might have a reduction effect on insurance premiums--check with your carrier. Call Jill Derkits for more information.

It's the second Friday of the month on November 12 and once again time for Got Game?. Patrons 12 and up are welcome to come in after-hours, from 7-10 p.m., to play solo or as a team on Wii, Playstation, and PCs. Children under 17 must have written permission. Refreshments will be available. Register online.

It's National Gaming Day @ Your Library on Saturday, November 13. Board games will be available for gaming opportunities, as well as the usual electronic games that can be played in the Media Room.

YOUTH SERVICES:
Children in grades K to 8 are invited to participate in a Chess Tournament on Saturday, November 13, at 1:30 p.m. It is not restricted to only those who took the classes; all are welcome. Register online.

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