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All Events at Oro Valley in May (106 events)

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5/1/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Oro Valley
Program Room
Categories:
Adults
Writing Workshops

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Writers' Workshop

Interested in writing? Join us for an opportunity to discuss your project and discover creative writing techniques. Whether it is an essay, short story, novel, or a memoir for your grandchildren, we will discuss the joy of writing!

5/1/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 10:30am
Location:
Oro Valley
Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Storytime

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime is for all ages. It is an opportunity for parents to introduce their children to reading and language in a fun way.

5/1/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Computer Classroom
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes



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Introduction to Genealogy

Genealogy can be fun and rewarding. But there’s so much information on the Internet that you may be asking, "Where do I begin?" and "What will work for me?" This course is designed as an introduction to online genealogy to help you learn vocabulary, get organized and begin to sort through all the possibilities. You will go on to do your own research and make your own discoveries.

Session 1 of 2. To register, call 594-5580 starting Wednesday, April 17.

5/1/2013
Wednesday
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Program Room
Categories:
Adults
Games

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Bridge

Exercise your mind! Join us every Wednesday to play Bridge, an entertaining and challenging card game.

5/1/2013
Wednesday
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Computer Classroom
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
eBook, Audiobook & Digital Media Help

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Digital Downloads Help

Learn about free digital downloads and download eBooks, audiobooks and videos to your device.

Bring your library card, PIN, and device. One-on-one help and advice. One hour sessions.

To register, call 594-5580 starting Wednesday, April 17.

5/1/2013
Wednesday
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes


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Drop-in Computer Help

A computer instructor is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics. Topics include how to obtain a free email account, Microsoft Word, Internet browsing, the library catalog, library databases and more. Registration is not required.

5/2/2013
Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Computer Classroom
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
eBook, Audiobook & Digital Media Help

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Digital Downloads: iPad

Learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks and other digital media from OverDrive to your iPad. Bring your library card/PIN and iPad.

To register, call 594-5580 starting Thursday, April 18.

5/2/2013
Thursday
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Oro Valley
Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults

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Leading Ladies of Literature ~ Standing Up, Speaking Out, Making Their Voices Heard

Leading Ladies of Literature is presented by Marion Doane. Read and discuss a different selection each month. Readings are available at the Information Desk.

Excerpts from the works of favorite women authors ~ Readings by Marion Doane and Dr. Bill Fry.

5/2/2013
Thursday
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes


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Drop-in Computer Help

A computer instructor is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics. Topics include how to obtain a free email account, Microsoft Word, Internet browsing, the library catalog, library databases and more. Registration is not required.

5/2/2013
Thursday
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Program Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Health & Wellness

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Alzheimer's Caregiver Group

Are you a caregiver to someone who has Alzheimer's? Join us for support, education and discussion.

5/2/2013
Thursday
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Program Room
Categories:
Kids
Book Club
Arts & Crafts

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Crafty Readers

Join in the fun as we listen to and discuss a picture book and create a great craft related to the story! Call 594-5580 or drop in to register. This program is for kids ages 6 to 8.

The Toll Bridge Troll by Patricia Wolff.

5/2/2013
Thursday
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
TeenZone
Categories:
Adults
Homework Help
Kids
Teens

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Homework Help

Free tutoring is available on site for all ages. Subjects include math, science, social studies and writing.

Also available: Connect to online Homework Help (2–11 pm every day except major holidays).

Note: Homework Help on Wednesdays is for all levels of math only.

5/3/2013
Friday
10:30am - 11:00am
Location:
Oro Valley
Meeting Room
Categories:
Storytime

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Toddler Storytime

Designed for children 18- to 36-months-old. Parents/caregivers and children interact through stories, songs, and rhymes. Stories are kept short to fit the toddlers' short attention spans. Each Toddler storytime is 20 to 30 minutes long.

5/3/2013
Friday
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Program Room
Categories:
Adults
Teens
Games

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Chess Club

Make the smart move! Join us every Friday to play Chess. All chess players are welcome, including youth who are serious chess players.

5/4/2013
Saturday
10:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Study Room
Categories:
Business-SCORE

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SCORE Business Counseling

Free one-on-one counseling to small business owners or to anyone contemplating starting a new business, provided by SCORE counselors to America's small business executives. Get information about opening a small business, developing your business plan, financing alternatives, and much more.
Make a one-hour appointment by calling 520-505-3636. Other appointment alternatives are available based on need.

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