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Learning Express

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Sponsored by the Alabama Public Library Service, this database contains more than 300 interactive online practice tests for school and career goals; requires basic internet experience

Keyboarding I

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Using Letter Chase Typing Tutor to introduce you to basic keyboarding skills.

Alabama Virtual Library

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, April 5, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

A description of each AVL resource and how to use it. Prerequisites: Basic Internet

Email

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 2, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Learn the basics of emailing, sending and receiving messages, attachments, change settings with your existing account or sign up for free email.

Keyboarding III

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 1, 2010 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Use Letter Chase Typing Tutor and work with advanced exercises to increase typing accuracy and speed

Basic Internet

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 1, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

For those just starting on the Web. Prerequisites: Basic PC Skills

Bailey Cove Evening Book Club

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Bailey Cove Evening Book Club will discuss "The Diaries of Adam and Eve and other stories" by Mark Twain.

Plumbing the Depths of Mark Twain

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Another great lecture by Dr. Jennifer Garlen! Mark Twain is best remembered today as a humorist, but his tone as a writer changed his perspective darkened over the course of his life. Dr. Jennifer Garlen will discuss the darker side of Twain in works like A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Mysterious Stranger, "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" and more.

Madison Public Library - Literary Giants Book Club

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, April 26, 2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Discussion of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain.

"Headwaters: A Journey on Alabama Rivers" Presentation and Book Signing by Beth Maynor Young

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Photographer Beth Maynor Young will give a presentation on her new book, Headwaters: A Journey on Alabama Rivers. Ms. Young is an accomplished conservation photographer who has spent much of her life chronicling the natural beauty and remnant wild places of the contemporary South. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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