ADULT PROGRAMS STATESBORO LIBRARY

AUGUST 2016

AUGUST 2016 - ADULT PROGRAMS @ the Statesboro Bulloch County Public Library, 124 S. Main St.

BASIC COMPUTER CLASS

Join Belinda Dickey, the library’s new IT Coordinator on scheduled Mondays @ 11:00 am and Tuesdays @ 6:00 pm for a free hands-on lesson on how to use a computer. Class topics include computer basics, internet basics, introduction to email, files and folders, Microsoft Word basics, and Microsoft Excel basics.

WHEN: Mondays at 11:00 a.m.

August 1st - Computer Basics

August 8th - Internet Basics

August 15th - Introduction to Email

August 22nd - Files and Folders

August 29th - Microsoft Word Basics


Tuesday @ 6:00 p.m.

August 2nd is computer basics

August 9th - Internet Basics

August 16th - Introduction to Email

August 23rd - Files and Folders

August 30th - Microsoft Word Basics

WHERE: 2nd Floor Computer Lab


MOVIE SERIES: WEDNESDAY WESTERNS – BANDIDAS

In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town. With Penélope Cruz, Salma Hayek, and Steve Zahn. (2006) Rated PG-13, 1h 33min.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday August 3

WHERE: Community Room


FREE READ BOOK CLUB

Looking for your next great read? Know of any good books that others may be interested in? This is the book club for you! Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday August 4

WHERE: Community Room


FAMILY FUNDAY: BACK TO SCHOOL BACKPACK

Start the school year off with a spiffy new backpack with decorations that say you! Come by and decorate a brand new backpack for ‘Back to School!’ Children must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver.

WHEN: 2:00 p.m. Saturday August 6

WHERE: Community Room


GENEALOGY ORGANIZATION TIPS

Lillian Wingate, Genealogy and Local History Coordinator will show the group step by step how to organize a family research project demonstrating the basic supplies needed. Sign up in the Genealogy Department.***Please bring a 3”ring binder, 5 tabbed dividers, clear sleeves that go into the binder, and assorted writing implements. This is a two part series:

WHEN: 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 9 and 23rd.

WHERE: Community Room


MOVIE SERIES: WEDNESDAY WESTERNS – TWO MULES FOR SISTER SARA

Nun Sara is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan, who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed. With Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, & Manolo Fábregas. (1970) Rated M, 1h 56min.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday August 10

WHERE: Community Room


ADULT COLORING CLASS – STEAMPUNK

Coloring isn’t just for kids! It can also help improve concentration and stress levels. Bring your colored pencils and get ready to have some fun! Steampunk is this month’s theme!

WHEN: 6:00 p.m. Thursday August 11

WHERE: Community Room


HOW TO: ANCESTRY.COM

Genealogy and Local History Coordinator, Lillian Wingate will review how to use the ancestry.com website in its updated format and will show the difference between the Library version and the paid subscription. Sign up required.

WHEN: 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 13

WHERE: 2nd Floor Computer Lab


SENIOR SOCIAL SPECIAL: CHAIR YOGA

Calling all senior citizens for a special program just for you! Enjoy some delicious refreshments, delightful conversations, and, this month we are introducing a fun session of Chair Yoga with Inge Spencer from Yoga on Vine in Statesboro!. So wear something comfortable and bring along a bottle of water.

WHEN: 1:00 p.m. Monday August 15

WHERE: Community Room


HOW TO USE YOUR CELL PHONE/TABLET

Jonathan Hill from AT&T will share some tips and tell us how to use that mysterious cell phone or tablet that’s giving you a quandary.

WHEN: 6:00 p.m. Tuesday August 16

WHERE: Community Room


MOVIE SERIES: WEDNESDAY WESTERNS – BUFFALO SOLDIERS

Fact based story about the all-black US Cavalry Troop H which protected the Western territories in post-Civil War times. The story focuses on the troop’s attempts to capture an Apache warrior named Vittorio who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. With Lamont Bentley, Tom Bower, Timothy Busfield and Danny Glover. (1997) Rated G, 1h 40min.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday August 17

WHERE: Community Room


MOVIE SERIES: WEDNESDAY WESTERNS – SILVERADO

A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town. With Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, and Kevin Costner (1985) Rated PG-13, 2h 13min.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday August 24

WHERE: Community Room


ADULT CARDS – CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY

In a word – irreverent, Cards Against Humanity the game is simple. Each round, one player asks a question from a black card, and everyone else answers with their funniest white card. Adults only.

WHEN: 6:00 p.m. Thursday August 25

WHERE: Community Room


FAMILY FUNDAY: MANGO: Go Hawaiian!!

Have fun learning a new language with Mango, a powerful and fun to use online system where you'll learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. Grass skirts anyone?

WHEN: 2:00 p.m. Saturday August 27

WHERE: Community Room


MOVIE SERIES: WEDNESDAY WESTERNS – UNFORGIVEN

Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man. With Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, and Morgan Freeman. (1992) Rated R, 2h 11min.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday August 31

WHERE: Community Room


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