Nov 08, 2010 Valerie Chism Uncategorized
The winds are getting brisker and thoughts are turning to home and family as the holidays approach. Get closer to your loved ones with programs to help you share photos online or explore your family tree.
Got tons of great digital photos but not sure how to share them? Sign up for Wired Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and we’ll teach you how to share them online. Be sure to bring your camera and USB connection or your photo CDs. These classes are held in the computer lab and you must call ahead to register.
Discover your homeland
Land records can help you trace your family’s travels. Genealogist Louise Creighton will offer personalized instruction on exploring land records for genealogical research at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 10. Registration is required.
Number one ladies detective agency
When it comes to solving mysteries, sometimes it takes a woman’s touch. Enjoy a gentle romp down dusty African roads as the group discusses “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency,” by Alexander McCall Smith at 10 a.m. Nov. 11. New members are always welcome.
Our first Job Club meeting will be at 1 p.m. Thursday Nov. 11 this month instead of the usual Friday time slot.
Rubber stamping and card making
Local artisan Missy Shipman will teach the art of rubber stamping and card making at 7 p.m. Thursday Nov. 11. Registration and a $15 materials fee are required.
BroadbandExpress Grant open house
Join us for the grand opening of our stimulus-funded Public Computer Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday Nov. 12. Meet local movers and shakers and see our new computers, new business center and new teaching technology.
You’ll want more than one of this month’s handy and handsome project – the Country Keeper basket. This month’s session will be at 10 a.m. Saturday Nov. 13. Registration is required and there is a $40 charge for the needed materials.
The family that plays together…
Drop in at 1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 13 to celebrate National Game Day with the new ScrabbleSlam and other great games before you make your family Christmas list.
Open Writers’ Group
Local writers meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and 30 to share progress.
The Fairy Job Mother may be over the top, but she’s right about one thing: the right presence on social network sites can improve your employment prospects. Get started by creating a Facebook account at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 17.
Open Mike night
Sing a song of thanksgiving for good food, friends and fellowship at our long running live entertainment program at 7 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 17. Performer sign-in begins at 6:30 p.m.
Jobseekers lifeline is shifting to Thursdays this month to accommodate the book sale and other special events, so please mark your calendars and update your Outlook. At 1 p.m. Thursday Nov. 18, we’ll discuss Networking over the Holidays.
BPL Friends present: Rediscovering the American Venus
Oswego County Historian Justin White will tell the poignant story of Audrey Munson, an artist’s model and silent film actress, who posed for some of New York City’s most famous sculptures at 10 a.m. Thursday Nov. 18. Suggested $1 donation for the library Friends group is requested.
Join us at 3:30 p.m. Thursday Nov. 18 and every third Thursday of the month for anime and a side of ramen.
Enjoy Thanksgiving-themed stories and crafts in our Story Room at 10 a.m. Friday Nov. 19. Pre-register at the circulation desk or call 635-5631. For ages 3 to 5 with caregiver.
Harry Potter movie warm-up marathon!
Join us from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Nov. 20 for Potter-theme fun and treats.
Bring your needlework, crochet or knitting and join others with projects to work on at 7 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 22.
Skype, Don’t Phone! – videoconference free on your computer. Learn how to do it at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 24.
TGIF Teen Drop-in
Experiment with sweet treats from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday Nov. 26.
Library fundraiser at Barnes & Noble
Join us all day Saturday Nov. 27 at Barnes & Noble in Clay to shop for gifts and support your local library at the same time.
Valerie Chism is the young adult librarian at Baldwinsville Public Library, located at 33 East Genesee St. in the village of Baldwinsville.