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Monday, July 9, 2012
Today & this week at Herrick District #Library @herricklibrary #michigan #michlit
Know to Grow Gardnening Group
Mondays, July 9, 16, & 30
Children's Activity Room
Share and learn gardening tips. The discussion will focus on a different topic each week:
Tonight - Insects & animals
July 16 - Composting
July 30 - Rain barrels*
*Meet in the Hazel B. Hayes Auditorium on the lower level on July 30. The Ottawa Conservation District will present information on rain barrels. Those present will be entered into a drawing for an unfinished rain barrel.
Master of the Month: Pollock
Saturday, July 14
Artist Cynthia Hagedorn will lead a brief lecture on Jackson Pollock followed by a workshop. Click here
Jackson Pollock was an American painter known for his experimentation in painting techniques and his abstract style. Learn about his life and times and then splash some paint with us! It's a great way to celebrate the USA! Age 14+ only please. Registration limited to 20.
Free Computer Software Training
Library users can view free tutorial videos covering various software programs free through Lynda.com. Lessons range from beginner to advanced. Click hereto access the library account using your barcode and pin.
Join us as Greg Lester Puppet Adventures presents an entertaining show for kids of all ages.
Destination Education:a Community Forum on Post-Secondary Education
Friday, July 13
6:30 - 8:45pm
Teens in 7th - 12th grade, their parents, and other community members interested in helping teens pursue further education are invited to attend this event. Learn about a new resource in town to help make post-secondary education financing possible. Sponsored by the Alliance for Cultural & Ethnic Harmony with support from the following groups:
- Herrick District Library
- City of Holland
- Latin Americans United for Progress
- Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance
- Center of African American Art & History
- Upward Bound (TRiO)
- Lakeshore Latino Outreach Center
- Juneteenth organization of Holland
Tech Programs Coming Up:
What's Your Pinterest?
Join us in the lower level computer lab of the main library for a lively workshop on organizing and sharing your virutal interests with the push of a pin, or rather, the click of a button.
- Wednesday, July 11, 9:30-11:00am
- Thursday, July 12, 2:00-3:30pm
- Saturday, July 14, 9:30-11:00am
Summer Tech Fun with flickr and YouTube
Learn how to share pictures and videos online as Timothy Haines takes you on a guided tour in the lower level computer lab of the main library.
- Monday, July 16, 6:00-7:30pm
- Tuesday, July 17, 9:30-11:00am
eBook User Groups
Learn about the wide variety of eBooks available, and how to access them on your eReader.
eBooks for Nooks
Tuesday, July 10, 12:00pm
eBooks for Kindles
Tuesday, July 17, 12:00pm
eBooks for iPads
Tuesday, July 24, 12:00pm
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