What's Happening in May 2015

@ St. Thomas Public Library

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May @ YOUR Library - See Below for Details

Adult Dept: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, Learning Series- Alternative Health, Movie Night featuring "Calvary," Book Clubs, Computer Skills Workshops, Free GALE Online Courses, Drop-in Tech Help, Create Make & Take

Children's & Teens' Dept: Teen Drop-In, 123-Read With Me, 'Tween Scene, Young Writers' Club, Arduino Day, Free Family Movie Night,

Other: Commemorative Book Launch, Library Closures
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Thursday, May 14, 2015 @ 6 PM

Free Admission | Carnegie Room | Rated 14+ | 102 minutes
Calvary Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly Movie HD

Computer Skills Workshops

Workshop #11: Computer Buying Guide
Saturday, April 11, 1-3 pm
Students will consider various options when it comes to buying a home computer. We will discuss the pros, cons, and cost differences between desktop, laptop, and tablet computers, and between Windows and Mac systems. We will explore hardware options, and learn how to ‘decode’ computer specification listings.

Workshop #5: Word Processing Basics
Tuesday, May 12, 10 AM - Noon

Students will be introduced to word processor functions, e.g., pagination, fonts and sizes, inserting graphic elements, printing, and keyboard shortcuts. We will create PDF files for publication and distribution.
Prerequisite: Workshop #2 - File Management Basics in the Windows Environment

Workshop #8: Downloading eBooks & Audiobooks
Thursday, May 12, 6-8 PM

Students will learn to navigate to the Ontario Download Service and use the search parameters to find specific content. We will set up applications to transfer eBooks and audioBooks to an external reader device.

Prerequisite: Workshop #4. Students must have a functioning email account..

Registration is required for these FREE workshops as space is limited. Call (519) 631-6050 ext. 8013, or visit the Adult Information Desk in person.

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Teen Drop-In

Delightful game nights, programs, workshops, and art projects for youth aged 12-19 years on the first Wednesday of the month.

Sharpie Tile Art
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
4-5 PM | Ingram Activity Centre | FREE! | Drop-in
You don't need to take "Art" in school. You don't need to have a bunch of "Fancy" paint supplies to become an abstract artist. All you need is a little imagination and a little assistance from the wonderful folks from the C&T Department! All materials are supplied. No registration is required. Just drop in any time between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.

Family Movie Night: The SpongeBob Movie - Sponge Out of Water

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
Friday, May 29, 2015 @ 6 PM

Free Admission | Carnegie Room | Rated PG | 92 minutes
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Official International Trailer #1 (2015) - Movie HD

Other Library News

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St. Thomas Public Library invites you to our 130th Anniversary Commemorative Book Launch Open House!

Monday, May 4, 2015
2 to 4 p.m. | Second Level, St. Thomas Public Library

Help us celebrate the wrap-up of our 130th anniversary! Our commemorative book is filled with pictures and personal stories from library customers telling why they love St. Thomas Public Library. Copies of the book will be available for $25.

Library Closure

Just a reminder that the library will be CLOSED on Monday, May 18 for Victoria Day. You can renew your material or place a hold online: http://www.stthomas.canlib.ca/ The drop-boxes will also be open for returns.

Contact Us!

Be sure to check out the library on:

Library Hours:
Monday to Friday - 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday - Closed