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March, 2011
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Reel Time

Reel Time Feature Film: Morning Glory

Morning Glory

Becky is a hard-working morning TV show producer, or at least she was until she got fired. She accepts a job and it proves to be more difficult than even she might be able to handle.
Rated: PG-13

6pm, Tues, Mar 8
Film Movement
Film Moement: Come Undone
Anna has everything she thought she could ever need, but when she meets Domenico, a handsome, married waiter, her neatly ordered world begins to fall apart.
NR (Not suitable for under 17
6pm, Thur, Mar 17 

 Preschool Story Time

Thursday, 10:00am


Wii Games with Zach

3:15-4:45, Tuesday

Mar 15 & 29 


Avalon Knitters - Mondays, 3:30


Creative Writing - Sat.,10-12, Mar 5, 19


Italian Culture Club - Wed. 3:30pm, Mar 9


Scrabble Club - Mon., 6-8pm, Mar 14 & 28

User Groups 

Mac Users:
The App Store
3/14, 6:15-7:45pm 
PC Users:
 5 Steps to Privacy on Facebook
3/21, 6:15-7:45pm

Capture a Moment in Time 

Portrait Art Workshop with Buddy Jacobs



Portrait Workshop

The workshop will begin with an understanding of the basic proportions and relationships of features of the adult human head. Study of individual features and practice putting parts together will also be covered. More information and a list of supplies required. 


Class size limited. Registration required.

Saturday, March 12 , 10am-4pm


Sport Your Green Thumb 

Garden Class

Garden Lecture: Seed Starting 101

Learn the basics of seed germination, types of seeds to start indoors, equipment needed, and money saving tips with Master Gardener Jennifer Sawyer. A hands on session will follow. 
Class size limited. Registration required.
Wednesday, March 23, 6:30-7:30pm

We'll Make You a Basket Case 

Basket Weaving With Laurie Schiffelbein


Basket Weaving

Have fun weaving a basket during this one-day workshop and create a useful work of art. Participants will take home a completed basket. Workshop is open to beginners and experienced basket weavers. When weaving, we wet our material so it is pliant and flexible. Please don't wear anything that cannot get wet. All materials are supplied by the instructor.


For ages 16 and up.

Class size limited. Registration required.
Saturday, March 26, 10am-4pm 

PC Computer Workshops  

PC Workshops

With Greg Foote


MS Office - Access & Outlook  
Mar 3, 10, 17 & 24 - 6-8pm
April - Power Point & Publisher 
Saturday School
From 11am - 1pm  
March 19 - Word & Excel
March 26 - Digital Photo & Video Editing 

Byte Me! 

Apple Computer Workshops with Harry Keyser

MAC Workshops

March is MAC ATTACK Month with a different workshop each week:

- Getting to Know Your MAC
- Keeping It Running
- iTunes
- Mail, Calendar and Address Book
Class size limited. Registration required. More information.
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - 5:30-7:30pm  

February's Kindle class has been rescheduled for 3/15,
6-7pm. Call to register.


Net Picks 


Pick the Brain: Five Step Process to Complete TV Elimination - A blog "covers anything related to self improvement. Any information that people can use to live more prosperous, satisfying lives is a potential article." Among the articles: "The Amazing Effects of a Weekend Without Television," "How to Write Something Worth Reading," "14 Ways to Procrastinate Productively", etc.


Smithsonian Wild - 201,000 camera trap images of birds and animals from around the world.


St. Patrick's Day Recipes - allrecipes.com, food.com and epicurious.com.


Spring Recipes - allrecipes.com, Martha Stewart and Taste of Home.


CommerceConnet - As part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, CommerceConnect works to support U.S. businesses by "cataloging government and nonprofit enterprise assistance resources; matching them to specific business needs; and streamlining access to the programs and services needed most."


A Century of Law Making for a New Nation - The Library of Congress' collection of U.S Congressional Documents and Debates spans from the Continental Congress in 1774 to the 43rd Congress in 1875, and they have been digitized for students, scholars, and the interested public.


Google Translate - 需要翻譯?Need a quick translation? Google Translate is a free translation service that provides instant translations between 57 different languages. It can translate words, sentences and web pages between any combination of the supported languages. To find the service, go to google.com, click on "more", and then "even "even more".


The Online Books Page - The U of Penn Library claims that Onlione Books now lists over 1 million free books on the Web, many of them classics! Search by author, title, subject, century, or just browse for fun.


Operation Photo Rescue - Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) is a volunteer network of professional photojournalists and amateur digital photographers, graphic designers, image restoration artists and others. OPR's mission is to repair photographs damaged by unforeseen circumstances such as house fires and natural disasters at no cost to the people who own them.


Getting it Of My Chest Time: Ten Misperceptions About Public Libraries - 'nuff said!.


Open Culture: The Best Free Cultural and Educational Media on the WebThe site offers free audiobooks, e-books, courses, language lessons, podcasts, and a blog to tell you all about interesting new offerings. Search or browse by category through its archives.


136 Discounts Just for Seniors - News You can Use Department - Here is an annotated list of discounts for the 60+ generation offered by restaurants, car rental agencies, hotels, airlines and Amtrak, clothing stores, grocery stores, phone service, and more.


How to Live 100 years - By Time Magazine.


SnagFilms - SnagFilms.com is a website where you can watch full-length documentary films for free, but is also a platform that lets you "snag" a film and put it anywhere on the web. With a library of over 1500 films, and rapidly growing, you're bound to find films that resonate with your interests 

Neat New Stuff I Found This Week 
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