Library Focus: Make the most of your time with library’s help

— A month of school is already in the rear view mirror and Halloween is dead ahead. Time is fleeting folks and we’re here to help you make the most of your time and money with free books, eBooks, audio books, music, movies and programs for all ages.

Pulling Threads

The group meets twice this month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 5 and 19, to work on personal projects.

Absolute beginnings

This month’s Wired Wednesday offerings (held at 1:30 p.m.) include: Buying a Computer Oct. 5; What’s on the Web? Oct. 12; Who Can You Believe Online? Oct. 19; and The Library Online for Beginners Oct. 26. Each class has a limit of 10 and registration is required.

Crime and punishment

Join us at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, when former Central New Yorker Dennis Griffin visits to discuss his series of nonfiction titles on policing the mob in “Las Vegas: The Battle for Las Vegas,” “Cullotta” and, most recently, “Surviving the Mob.” Books will be available for sale and signing.

Grab a lifeline

Gather with job hunters and a librarian mentor to help and support each other at 1 p.m. every Thursday.

Protecting your identity

Society’s move to online records has made identity theft much easier, but computers aren’t the only problem. Protecting your identity should be a top priority. Protect yourself by signing up for this session at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6.

Building communities with Facebook

Facebook is more than a personal bulletin board. Find out how it can be used to build and manage your club, congregation or interest group with Facebook for Clubs, Church, etc. at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Classes are limited to 10 and registration is required.

Pizza and pumpkins

Each month we offer a new craft, game or project for kids from third through sixth grade. This month, we’ll add a few pumpkins to the mix. Join us at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, for free pizza, fun and games.

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