Library Focus: Winter-spring story time signups underway

— Beginning Monday, Jan. 9, you may register your child for Winter-Spring Story Time, a program of stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts. Story Time sessions meet once a week from Jan. 24 through March 29; advance registration is required, call 635-5631 or stop by the Children’s desk. For full information on dates and times, visit bville.lib.ny.us under Children’s services.

Computer classes

These hands-on workshops are limited to 10 students and registration is required. Wired Wednesdays are designed for beginners and are all offered at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Topics include: Windows 7, Part I (Jan. 11); Windows 7, Part II (Jan. 18); and Learn about eBooks (Jan. 25). Intermediate to Advanced Classes include a four-week series on learning Open Office at 7 p.m. Thursdays (Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26). This useful Office Suite is a well-established free alternative to Microsoft Office suitable for running many small home businesses. The rest of the month’s classes include a full day session on MS PowerPoint 2007 Level I from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10; How to Get EBooks from the library at noon Friday, Jan. 13; and last but never least, How to Present Photos (with or without PowerPoint) at noon Friday, Jan. 20.

Find your family on the Internet

Seek and ye shall find - Genealogist Louise Creighton will teach you about online genealogical tools at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11. Registration required.

Mystery Readers’ Club

Part mystery, part thriller, “Save Me,” by Lisa Scottoline is an entirely intriguing read. Join the group at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, to share the fun.

Recovering jobs

Gather with other job hunters to help and support each other each at 1 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26. A librarian will be there to help with advice and information.

Rubber stamping and card making

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