Capitol View
Neighborhood Library


Mavis Beacon Monday's Typing Clinic

Monday, November 11, 2019, 2:00 pm

In this 1.5 hour session, you will engage in self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career.  Seats are limited to 10 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 10 workstations. Required skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives:
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PreSchool Story Time

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
sewing machine

Sewing 101

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 1:00 pm

Learn or build on a new skill.  Develop the basics of how to operate a sewing machine and create your own masterpieces. Recommended for adults. 
Capitol View Computer Lab

SAT Test Prep Sessions

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 4:00 pm

The SAT is on Saturday, Dec. 7! Come join us for SAT online practice tests that will help you prepare for the real thing. Arrive promptly to complete your practice test and learn about library resources to help you improve your scores. Ten seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each week we will do a different section of the test. Sessions will take place in the Capitol View Library Computer Lab.
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Make It!

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 4:00 pm

Create a different project with us every week as we explore arts, crafts, music, science & technology. Dive into maker and create projects such as musical instruments, computer programming games, paper helicopters, balloon racing cars and more! Recommended for children ages 6 and up & families.  

Techy Tuesday's

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 7:00 pm

Come and learn how to utilize the functionality of your many devices, including cellphones, tablets, laptops, Kindles and eBooks, etc.  You will be assisted on a first-come, first-served basis, and helped one-on-one by the class instructor.
Baby and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 
Mid Day Movies

Mid-Day Movies

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:00 pm

Unwind with friends and join us for an afternoon movie.  Participate and vote each week for the movie to be shown the following week.   Recommended for adults and seniors.
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Art on the Fly

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 4:00 pm

Are you ready to be creative? If so, join us as we explore different aspirations and adventures in Art on the Fly! During the program we want to inspire your confidence, while being creative. We will use different forms of art and craft techniques to bring out your creative side. Build and share new ways to bring out your own creativity. Don't forget to bring a friend! See you soon. Recommended for teens.
Octopus and Turtle dancing

Music & Movement

Friday, November 15, 2019, 1:30 pm

Dance, sing & play instruments with your friends at the library!  Move along to the beats during this dynamic and interactive program that builds early literacy skills.   Recommended for children and caregivers.