Library Corner

Posted 2/10/19

Library Corner Week of Feb 10 - 16, 2019

Genealogical Research Series - DNA and Genealogy

Merle Ilgenfritz will be discussing different types of DNA tests available, and how the information …

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Library Corner Week of Feb 10 - 16, 2019

Genealogical Research Series - DNA and Genealogy
Merle Ilgenfritz will be discussing different types of DNA tests available, and how the information can be useful in genealogy. The series will meet Sunday in the History Branch Parlor, from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Google and Gmail
Learn the basics of using Google and Gmail for free! Join us Monday from 9 to 11 a.m.

WiggleWorms is a baby program that targets children 2 years of age and under. Babies with their guardians will be listening to stories, rolling and bouncing, waddling and toddling to music including classical and multicultural, all for the purpose of developing motor and social skills. Happens Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room.

Teen Zone Gaming
Join us Monday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Teen Zone for drop-in Wii and XBox gaming in the Teen Zone! Ages 13-17. We'll have Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more! You may bring an E-rated multiplayer game to share. Email for more information. 
Looking for a fun way to get in shape?  Join us for free classes offered at 8 a.m
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Google Sheets
Join us Tuesday  from 9 to 11 a.m. for a free class that will teach you the basis of using this free spreadsheet program.

Southeastern Writers Alliance
SWA is a group designed to help members create and complete writing projects through sharing, critiquing and collaborating. Our goal is to help and  to inspire our members to reach  their goals of having a successful published work. Open to all aspiring or published writers. Meets Tuesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Carmichael Room.

Storytelling Guild
Come to the Cleveland Storytelling Guild meeting and hear wonderful storytelling ... even practice telling your own tales! Meets Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

Google Docs
Come to this free class on Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. and learn the basic functions of working with Google Docs.

Participating tweens (age 6-12), like engineers, will work together through the creative process of thinking, building, testing — and doing it again! — to build a fun-simple machine. Please reserve your space by calling 423-472-2163 ext. 124, or stop by the Children's Library desk. The TEAM MACHINE. Meets on Tuesdays, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

FOLA Book and Coffee
Join us in the History Branch Parlor this Friday at 10 a.m. for coffee and a book review. This month, Joel Huffstetler will review "The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush" by Jon Meacham.

Preschool Story Time
Lively story time for ages 3 to 5 years with crafts, music and stories. Meets in the Community Room Friday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Mid-day Build
All ages are welcome to a Lego building event. Meets Friday  at 12:15 p.m. in the Community 
Room. Come build with us!

VITA Tax Assistance
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited-English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. No appointment is needed for this drop-in service. Please bring: Photo ID of taxpayer and spouse (if filing jointly). Bring Social Security cards for dependents.  If possible, bring your 2017 tax filing. Meets Saturdays through April 14 in the Carmichael Room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pokémon Club
Join us for Pokémon battles, trading and just plain fun. Please feel free to bring you cards. This club is for ages 7-12, and boys and girls are welcomed. Meets Saturday in the Storytime Room from 11 a.m. to noon.

Family Story Time
Join us for fun stories for the whole family with craft activities. Meets in the Community Room Saturday from 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Law Library
If you need to research a legal issue, the library has a Law Library located in the Reference Department on the second floor. We have a complete library of Tennessee State Statutes available for use. Check it out on your next visit!

Collectible Books
Stop by the display of antique and collectible books on the main floor lobby the next time you visit the library. A book is provided for silent auction bids if you are interested in purchasing.

The Book Nook
Don’t forget to stop by the Book Nook the next time you visit the library!  Friends of the Library Association operates and maintains the Nook, where you can find gently used fiction and non-fiction books at bargain prices.  Science Fiction, Mystery and Fantasy sections have all been recently added to the FOLA  collection.  Each month  special sales are  displayed on the table in the Book Nook area. An assortment of books dealing with Romance, Love and Valentines will be on sale for the month of February.The Book Nook is located near the General Fiction department on the first floor.

Upcoming Events
FOLA Quilt Turning
The Friends of the Library Association will be presenting a Quilt Turning at Museum Center at Five Points, in cooperation with the museum’s Quilt Month on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This Museum Center/FOLA event will be a fun-filled day listening to the “stories” behind the different quilts that are displayed on an antique bed.  Each quilt will be raised up as it is being talked about; then turned down for the next one to be spoken about. There will also be music, storytelling and a barber shop quartet. Admission is $5 at the door.


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