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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.
  • Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The Pima County Public Library endeavors to ensure that all persons with special needs have access to Library facilities and resources. Persons with special needs may request reasonable accommodation by contacting the individual branch, or the Community Relations Manager at 594-5600.

All Events on September 18th (107 events)

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9/18/2013
Wednesday
8:30am - 10:00am
Location:
Murphy-Wilmot
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes



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Basics to E-mail

Learn the mouse, keyboard, buttons, scrollbars; how to open, navigate, and close programs; and gain an understanding of computer terms. Then learn how to surf the Internet, the basics of Microsoft Word, and how to create an email account.

Class 8 of 10. Introduction to the Internet. Registration is required prior to the first class. Please call 594-5420 to register. Space is limited.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
8:30am - 10:00am
Location:
Miller-Golf Links
Categories:
Adults
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.

Part 1 of 2. Register at the library or by calling 594-5355. Registration for September classes starts August 20.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
8:30am - 10:00am
Location:
Dusenberry-River
Categories:
Adults
Computer Classes


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Keeping Email Organized

Set up a free electronic webmail account and type and send e-mails. Mouse and keyboard skills or completion of the Getting Acquainted with the Computer class required.

Session 1 of 2.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 10:00am
Location:
El Pueblo
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes

Spanish/Español

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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.

Part 2 of a 5 week class. Call (520) 594-5250 to register.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 10:30am
Location:
Mission
Categories:
Adults

English Language Classes

Literacy
Spanish/Español

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English Language Classes / Clases de inglés

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

Call 520-594-5325 to inquire. You may be placed on an interest list.

La biblioteca y Literacy Volunteers of Tucson, a program of Literacy Connects 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 520-594-5325 para más información.

9/18/2013
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!

9/18/2013
Wednesday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Martha Cooper
Categories:
Adults

GED Prep
Literacy

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Free GED/HSE Preparation and Tutoring

At this drop-in session, get help from our tutors to get started preparing for the GED/HSE 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.

Martha Cooper Branch Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave. Registration is not required.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
9:30am
Location:
Murphy-Wilmot
Small Meeting Room
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.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
9:30am
Location:
Joyner-Green Valley
Categories:
Kids
Preschool
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. tories are kept short to fit the toddlers' short attention spans. Each Toddler storytime is 20 to 30 minutes long.
Hora de Cuentos de Niños. Esta Hora de Cuentos es diseñada para los niños de 18-36 meses de edad, y corre por 20-30 minutos. Este programa es presentado en inglés.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
9:30am - 11:00am
Location:
Sam Lena-South Tucson
Categories:
Preschool
Spanish/Español

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Stay and Play/Grupo de Juego

Learn how playing with your child can promote healthy cognitive and emotional development. Our playgroup includes songs, games and play that promote language acquisition, social/emotional skills, motor skills, and intellectual growth. Children ages 8 months to 4 years and their parents or caregivers are invited to come play! A certified child development specialist from The Parent Connection will be available to answer questions.
Presented by The Parent Connection. This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) program.


El aprender como jugar con su hijo puede promover un desarrollo cognitivo y emocional adecuado y saludable. Nuestro grupo de juego incluye canciones y juegos que promueven la adquisición de lenguaje, habilidades sociales/emocionales, habilidades motoras y crecimiento intelectual. ¡Invitamos a niños de 8 meses a 4 años y a sus padres a que vengan a jugar! Una especialista certificada en el desarrollo de niños de The Parent Connection estará disponible para contestar sus preguntas.
Presentado por The Parent Connection. Este es un programa bilingüe (Inglés/Español).

9/18/2013
Wednesday
9:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Flowing Wells
Ellie Towne Community Center
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes



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Getting Acquainted with the Computer

Never tried a computer before? Wondering what all the excitement is about? Take this class to learn a bit about computers. This is a hands-on class that will acquaint you with a computer for the first time.

Class 1 of 2

9/18/2013
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.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Bookmobile
Categories:
Adults
Kids
Family

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Visit the Bookmobile

Visit the Bookmobile at San Fernando School #35, Sasabe (District 3) on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Eckstrom-Columbus
Categories:
Family
Preschool

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Stay and Play

Presented by The Parent Connection

Learn how playing with your child can promote healthy cognitive and emotional development. Our playgroup includes songs, games and play that promote language acquisition, social/emotional skills, motor skills, and intellectual growth.

Children ages 8 months to 4 years and their parents or caregivers are invited to come play! A certified child development specialist from The Parent Connection will be available to answer questions.

9/18/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Sahuarita
Categories:
Adults
Computer Classes


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Keeping Your Email Organized

You’ve been using email for some time now, but things are getting messy. How do you get all your email organized? And how do you deal with all that annoying junk mail? This class teaches you helpful email skills, including how to use your email address book and junk mail filters.

Registration required. Register at the Sahuarita library or call (520) 594-5490.

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