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Monday, February 20, 2012
Herrick District #Library e-News - "Up from the Bottoms" Film and eReader Open Houses this week! #michlit
February 2012 Library Events
Herrick District Librarye-News
Join the Community Reading Project or visit our eReader Open House!
It's chilly outside but we're lighting the fire of knowledge with a host of stimulating programs.
Tuesday, February 21 at 7pm we'll be hosting author Jim Schaub, who will be showing the film "Up from the Bottoms : The Search for the American Dream" (58 minutes), as part of our Community Read Project. African American residents of Muskegon share their stories of migrating from the Old South during the war years and beyond. Enjoy some Q&A after the film. Find out more about the Community Reading Project.
February is TECH TIME at the Library! You can Get Your Gadget On at this fantastic line-up of programs:
eReader Open House
Drop in for cookies and eReader training. See our gadgets or bring your own. We'll be chatting about Kindle, Nook, iPad, Sony reader and more. Find out how to download free library books with your Herrick card. We'll be behind the reference desk--follow the balloons.
Monday, Feb 20 5-8pm
Tuesday Feb 21 9am-1pm
Thursday Feb 23 1-5pm
Saturday Feb 25 9am-1pm
Tech Tool Showcase Monday Feb 27 6:30-8pm
Chad Parker from Office Max brings a whole gadget gallery to the library with plenty of time for touching and feeling the latest devices!
eReader User's Group Tuesday Feb 28 noon-1pm
Come and share tips, tricks and more with other eReader users. Register here so we know you're coming!
iPad Beginner's Bootcamp Tuesday Feb 28 6:30-8pm
Bill Badran from Bandatech Solutions offers a starter class for new iPad owners. Bring yours and get your questions answered!
Our award-winning Great Decisions program is brought to you by the library and the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan, and co-sponsored by Friends of Herrick District Library.
This lunchtime program is a favorite and promises to challenge your mind as we have a conversation about today's hottest policy topics. Noon to 1:00 in the lower level auditorium. Bring a lunch!
February 22 Energy Geopolitics
February 29 Mexico : Crime, Drugs and Governance
March 7 Promoting Democracy: In America's Interest?
You've got tech questions, we've got answers, ebooks and more!
For more information, call the Reference Desk: 616.355.3720