Bessie K. Russell Branch Library

Film Showing: 'O'

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

O is a 2001 American drama film, and a loose modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's Othello.

Film Showing: Gnomeo and Juliet

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Gnomeo & Juliet is a British 2011 3D computer-animated family film based on William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The film was directed by Kelly Asbury, and the two main characters are voiced by James McAvoy and Emily Blunt

Film Showing: Warm Bodies

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Warm Bodies is a 2013 American paranormal romantic zombie comedy film based on Isaac Marion's novel of the same name. Directed and written by Jonathan Levine, the film stars Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Analeigh Tipton and John Malkovich

Russell Library Computer Class: Excel 1

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Microsoft Excel 2010 for beginners, including opening and closing documents; navigation; and selecting and manipulating columns, rows, and cells.

Russell Library Computer Class: Microsoft Word 1&2

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Microsoft Word 2010 for beginners, including opening and closing the program, navigating in the program, opening and closing documents, and selecting text.  Learn text formatting, paragraph formatting, page formatting, and beginner use of graphics.

Free. Registration required.

Russell Library Computer Class: Email Basics

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Learn the basics of sending and receiving messages and attachments, using an account you already have or one you can get for free.

Russell Readers Bookclub

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

After his triumphant novels The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini gifts us with a poignant story of love, loss, and recovery across several families and over several generations. Like an intricately woven tapestry, And the Mountains Echoed pulls us into the lives of disparate children, men, and women in Afghanistan, France, Greece, and California, showing us how the choices they and other make resonate over decades. A masterpiece; superlative early reviews.

Lovers of Lit Bookclub

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

From the bestselling author of The Know-It-All comes a fascinating and timely exploration of religion and the Bible. A.J. Jacobs chronicles his hilarious and thoughtful year spent obeying―as literally as possible―the tenets of the Bible.

Russell Readers Bookclub

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

William Shakespeare, the most celebrated poet in the English language, left behind nearly a million words of text, but his biography has long been a thicket of wild supposition arranged around scant facts. With a steady hand and his trademark wit, Bill Bryson sorts through this colorful muddle to reveal the man himself.

Lovers of Lit Bookclub

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

When the seventh child of the Peace family, named Perfect, turns eight, her mother Emma Jean tells her bewildered daughter, “You was born a boy. I made you a girl. But that ain’t what you was supposed to be. So, from now on, you gon’ be a boy. It’ll be a little strange at first, but you’ll get used to it, and this’ll be over after while.” From this point forward, his life becomes a bizarre kaleidoscope of events.

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