Gifted and local author Shirley Hayden will read from her noted book The Women of Nelson. Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 6 p.m. The Women of Nelson is an easy to read,highly engaging and informative novel,which highlights the role of the Union Army played in the treatment of the women and children of the US Colored Troops housed at Camp Nelson during the Civil War.
Over 100 seniors are enrolled in the free computer classes for ages 55 and over. The classes are taught by ByteBack Computers at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library.The seniors are serious students. They bring their eagerness and willingness to master PC 1 and PC II for beginners.
Paula Young Shelton (second from right), daughter of Civil Rights activist and former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young, read from her newly published book, Child of the Civil Rights Movement, to students from John Bur
Circulation desk technicians Denise Barnes and Michael Price suggest the following “Good Reads”:Out of the Pocket, by Bill Konigsberg is a novel about a high school quarterback named Bobby. He’s a senior this year and his football team is on their way to winning the state championship.
Family Literacy WorkshopFamily Literacy Projects on a Budget®December 14, 2009, 4-6:30 p.m.Using children’s books, the National Children’s Museum will demonstrate extensive activities for family literacy programs on a budget. Using inexpensive, recycled and found items, program providers will create literacy activities for 99 cents or less per participant. In this workshop, each attendee will make tabletop activities, handmade books and fun things for families to do at home.