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  • This Calendar of Events includes library-sponsored events and public meetings that are held in library meeting rooms. For information about reserving a library meeting room, please see our Meeting Rooms page.
  • Community meetings are subject to change without notice.
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All Events at Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr on Week 2 Of October (24 events)

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10/6/2012
Saturday
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Computer Classes
Summer Reading
Teens

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Video Production

CreateIT - Think IT. Make IT. Do IT. New technology and media classes for teens. Want to make the next big viral video or learn how to make a short film? Then join the CreateIT class this fall at Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. library to check out a variety of ways video is used to inform, entertain and persuade the public. You will have the opportunity to shoot and edit your own short videos and films with the help of career professionals! This free class runs for four weeks and starts Saturday, October 27, from 10am-12pm. If you can't make the first one, jump in anytime. Call 594-5200 for more information.

Registration for this event is required. Register for this event online

10/6/2012
Saturday
10:30am
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Family
Kids
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.

10/6/2012
Saturday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Kids
Science & Nature
Teens

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Family Fun Storytime - Science Saturdays

Join us the first Saturday of each month for a free science program! This is a fun, interactive science-oriented program for all ages. With a different topic every month, you’re sure to find something you’ll love.

Come join the fun! For more information call Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Branch Library @ 520-594-5200

Wonderful World of Bats! Explore the exciting night life of bats, their intriguing adaptations, and the important roles they play in the environment. We also discuss current threats to bat populations

10/9/2012
Tuesday
9:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes


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Meet the Computer

Never tried a computer before? In this course you will get to meet the computer, the keyboard and the mouse, and you will learn what they are and how to use them. No experience is necessary for you to take this relaxed, fun class.
Note: If you have never used a computer before, this is an excellent class to take before Introduction to Computers.

Registration required. Registration begins September 25, 2012. Please call 520-594-5200 to register.

10/9/2012
Tuesday
11:00am - 2:00pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
Job Help

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Drop-in Job Help

Our Job Help Hub Instructor is available to answer questions you might have on a wide variety of job search topics. Topics include resume writing, online job searching, e-mail accounts, completing online job applications, interviewing, and basic computer skills.

An individual can sign up for a ˝-hour one-on-one session during drop-in job help; stop in or call the library at 594-5255.

10/9/2012
Tuesday
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
eBook, Audiobook & Digital Media Help

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Digital Download Help

Do you need help downloading that digital book? We can help! Call 520-594-5200 to make an appointment for one-on-one help.

10/9/2012
Tuesday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Family
Kids
Storytime

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Babytime

Designed for babies up to 18 months of age. At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

10/9/2012
Tuesday
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Adults

GED Prep
Literacy

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Free GED Preparation and Tutoring

At this drop-in session, get help from our tutors to get started preparing for the GED at your own pace. All classes are taught by Pima County Public Library tutors with Adult Education Certification, and will be taught in English. Students ages 16 and older can attend classes.

Please note that children cannot attend these classes. Parents must make their own child care arrangements for children under age 8.

Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr. Registration is not required.

10/10/2012
Wednesday
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Adults

English Language Classes

Spanish/Español

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English Language Classes / Clases de Inglés

Literacy Volunteers of Tucson and the library are offering a free program to adults who want to learn how to speak, read, and write English.

Call 520-594-5200 to inquire. You may be placed on an interest list


La biblioteca y Literacy Volunteers of Tucson ofrecerán un programa gratis para adultos que quieren aprender como hablar, leer y escribir inglés. Plaza limitada.

Se atenderán por orden de llegada. Favor de llamar al 520-594-5200 para más información.

10/10/2012
Wednesday
10:00am - 1:00pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes
Job Help

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Drop-in Job Help

Our Job Help Hub Instructor is available to answer questions you might have on a wide variety of job search topics. Topics include resume writing, online job searching, e-mail accounts, completing online job applications, interviewing, and basic computer skills.

An individual can sign up for a ˝-hour one-on-one session during drop-in job help; stop in or call the library at 594-5255.

10/10/2012
Wednesday
10:30am
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Kids
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.

10/10/2012
Wednesday
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Community Meeting

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Marana Chamber of Commerce

Community Meeting. This is not a library sponsored event and is subject to change without notice.

10/10/2012
Wednesday
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Community Meeting

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Marana Chamber of Commerce

Community Meeting. This is not a library sponsored event and is subject to change without notice.

10/10/2012
Wednesday
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Teens

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Hey teens, come tell your favorite scary story in the dark! Have a free snack while you listen, and hold the flashlight while you spin a tale. Bring a friend!

10/11/2012
Thursday
9:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes


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Introduction to Microsoft Excel

This course teaches Microsoft Excel basics. Excel is a spreadsheet program that helps you manage mathematical information. It is frequently used in today’s workplace.

Once you begin to understand the basics, you will find it is an easy and fun application to use. For example, you can use Excel to budget your personal finances and keep track of your investments. You can also use Excel to follow loan repayments, compare different mortgages, create invoices and more.

Prior experience with the computer and an understanding of the Windows operating system is recommended.

This is part 1 of a 3 part class.
Basic keyboarding, mouse and internet skills required. Registration begins September 27, 2012. Call 594-5200 to register.

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