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Bailey Cove Science Fiction - Foundation

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. Only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future-a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire-both scientists and scholars-and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the Galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for future generations. He calls his sanctuary the Foundation.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction - Canticle for Leibowitz

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

In the depths of the Utah desert, long after the Flame Deluge has scoured the earth clean, a monk of the Order of Saint Leibowitz has made a miraculous discovery: holy relics from the life of the great saint himself, including the blessed blueprint, the sacred shopping list, and the hallowed shrine of the Fallout Shelter.

Author Julie Williams discusses her new book Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

We are pleased to welcome author and Samford University journalism professor Julie Williams, who will be discussing her exciting new book, Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, AL. Please join us to hear about Williams' intriguing account of uncovering the history of the nation's first flight school, founded by the Wrights in Montgomery 100 years ago.  

Bailey Cove Morning - Kennedy's Brain

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Convinced that her beloved twenty-eight-year-old son was killed in spite of a police ruling that he committed suicide, archaeologist Louise Cantor travels throughout the world in search of answers, an endeavor marked by additional murders, dangerous secrets, and sobering truths about the African AIDS epidemic. This discussion will also be the Book Club holiday potluck with a Swedish theme. Mankell is a Swedish author, and Monday, December 13, is St. Lucy's Day. Bring your favorite Swedish treat!

Bailey Cove Morning - Postmistress

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

The stories of a small Cape Cod postmistress and an American radio reporter stationed in London collide on the eve of the United States's entrance into
World War II, a meeting that is shaped by a broken promise to deliver a letter.

Bailey Cove Morning - Three Cups of Tea

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Traces how the author, having been rescued and resuscitated by Himalayan villagers after a failed attempt to climb K2, worked to build schools that
would benefit the young girls who were forbidden an education by Taliban restrictions.

Windows 2

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Friday, July 30, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

 The second part of a two part beginner’s computer class on how to get around on the Windows XP operating system, clean up and defrag your hard drive, and other more advanced windows operations.

Windows 1

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Friday, July 23, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

 The first part of a two part beginner’s computer class on how to get around on the Windows XP operating system, clean up and defrag your hard drive, and other more advanced windows operations.

Access

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Friday, July 16, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

 A class on how to use the Microsoft Access 2003 database management software. 

Basic Excel

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

 A class on how to use basic functions in the spreadsheet program, Microsoft Office Excel. 

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