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Posted on: December 21, 2019

ESL Conversation Class at the South Garland Branch Library

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The Nicholson Memorial Library System will introduce ESL conversation classes beginning Jan. 8. The class will meet weekly and will be geared toward improving general English skills in a casual setting. Attendees may practice their conversation skills in ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Adult Book Club: Before We Were Yours at the South Garland Library

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Library staff and attendees will discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate and enjoy light refreshments. 

6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20. South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

No registration is required to attend book club.   ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Senior Social Hour: Jerry Barlow, Celtic Guitar Player and Storyteller at the Central Library

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Mr. Barlow is a guitarist who performs Celtic music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Britain. He uses fingerstyle techniques that imitate instruments, like the harp, bagpipes, and fiddle, for which the music was originally written. He is also a storytel...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Adult Craft Workshop: African-Inspired Picture Frames at the South Garland Branch Library

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Mud cloth designs consist of simple motifs that have specific meanings. Participants may choose from a selection of provided motifs. 

2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29South Garland Branch Library Registration opens Saturday, Feb. 15972-205-3931

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Cook the Book Mediterranean-style at the South Garland Branch Library

Book jacket for America's Test Kitchen Complete Mediterranean Cookbook

In order to register for the event, Cook the Book participants will choose a recipe from The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen and register your dish at the South Garland Branch Library Reference Desk.  Partici...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Friday the Thirteenth Trivia Event at Rosalind Coffee

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Participants can sign up in teams of up to four at the Central Library beginning Friday, Feb. 28. Teams may also register at Rosalind Coffee the evening of the event. Each team member must be aged 12 or older. Each team will have three minutes to confer a...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Adult Craft Workshop: Painted Vases at the South Garland Branch Library

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2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 14South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931Registration opens Saturday, Feb. 29

Each crafting workshop features a unique craft project or art piece. All supplies are provided by the library. Registration is required to attend and ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Intro to Microsoft Excel at the Central Library

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Become familiar with Microsoft Excel. Attendees will learn how to open, create, edit, and save new spreadsheets; understand the functions of the ribbon and important tabs; format cells; and use formulas.

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Senior Social Hour presents Tribute Artist Sherrill Douglas at the Central Library

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Renowned tribute artist Sherrill Douglas will perform her show “Superstars Tribute." A singer and performer for most of her life, Sherrill Douglas is known as the “Voice of Many Faces” and performs tributes to Loretta Ly...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Adult Book Club at the South Garland Branch Library

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Library staff and attendees will discuss Lilac Girls by Martha Kelly and enjoy light refreshments. 

6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 19South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

No registration is required to attend book club. Please be aware that photogr...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Internet for Beginners at the Central Library

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10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 21Central Library972-205-2501Registration opens Saturday, March 7 

Registration required, limited to 10 participants. Participation is free and open to library card holders with accounts in good standing.  

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