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Library Focus: Cozy up with activities at your library

— Summer programs are winding down as we head into the last gasp vacation season but they’re hardly over. There’s still plenty of time to pick up a new craft, master new computer skills or meet a new group of friends before those school bells start ringing.

Jobseekers’ Club

Work with other jobseekers and one of our librarians at 1 p.m. Thursdays to discover new leads, approaches and techniques.

Computers rule

This month’s computer classes will help you navigate some of the new possibilities. Protect your important information by learning how to handle your security online at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17. Take a fun break at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 19 to master the basics of homemade videos with computer editing. Save online at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24 as we teach you the basics of online shopping. Save even more Friday, Aug. 26 with a guided tour of our nifty new collection of free music downloads Freegal. Last, but never least, learn how to make your information more portable at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 31 as we teach you how to move files around.

Kids Reading wrap up

Our youngest readers will celebrate the official end of the summer reading season at 2 p.m. Aug. 15 with a One World, Many Stories party with Moreland the Magician.

Teen Reading wrap up

Party hearty with food and prizes for all teens enrolled in the Summer Reading Program. The event includes a grand prize drawing for those who read and shared book reviews, as well as food, fun, videos, tunes and a special visit from one of the drivers at Fulton Speedway at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15. You must be present at the party to win the grand prize of a $50 gift card.

Books for Breakfast

The group will discuss “One Amazing Thing,” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16. Refreshments will be served. New members are welcome.

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