Coliseum Branch Library Programs for August
840 Coliseum Boulevard
There will be no Story Time at the Coliseum Branch Library during the month of August. We hope to see you September 7, 2017 at 10:00 am.
Parent Pre-school Activity Center
Every three weeks we will have a new activity to enhance the five senses and further develop
your child’s thought processes. This is an activity where parent and child explore together.
Fun With Ukuleles
August 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm
Come to a ukulele jam, beginners are welcome.
There will be no Lego League during the month of August.
We hope to see you September 12 and 26 at 4:00 pm for our new Lego season.
Adult Arts and Crafts
August 2, 2017
Today we will make decorative candleholders utilizing tissue paper. You will not need to bring any materials.
August 1, 8, 15 and 22
We will be concentrating on Microsoft Word during the month of August.
Pre-registration is required.
Genealogical Research – Ancestry Library Edition
August 3, 10, 17, and the 24
10:00 – 12:00
Each Thursday (except 5th) in August you can register for a 45 minute appointment with our volunteer who will guide you in how to get started with Ancestry or your next steps. You must pre-register to assure our volunteer will be available to assist. 271-7005
August 16, 2017
Robert Negro, a retired federal criminal investigator in the Drug Enforcement Administration, will be presenting a program on Fraud Protection.
August 17, 2017
Do you have something you can teach, or would you like to learn how to do something? We still have looms and yarn, so bring your knitting needles and crochet hooks. Also, bring any projects you are working on that you would like to share.
Total Solar Eclipse Watch
August 21, 2017
1:00 – 3:00 pm
We will have information about the total solar eclipse available to interested patrons on August 18 and 21. The times specified for our viewing area are for August 21 with the eclipse beginning at 12:03, with maximum viewing at 1:34, and ending at 3:00 pm.
Tai Chi Class
A Tai Chi class will be coming September 11, 18, 25, and October 2 from 10:00 – 11:00 am. This will be a 4-week introduction to Tai Chi taught by Jim Caldwell. You will need to come by to pre-register and complete a waiver form before attending any of these classes.
Adult Book Clubs
Southern Charms Book Club
August 10, 2017
Today we will discuss the book, “Citizens Creek”, by Lalita Tademy, a story of the first black chief of the Creek Indian nation and his granddaughter, who sustains his legacy of courage. Then, we will receive our book for September titled, “In the Name of the Family”, by Sarah Dunant. This is a story of the final years of the House of Borgia during Renaissance Italy.
Eastbrook Mystery Book Club
August 24, 2017
“The mistress of high tension” (The New Yorker) and undisputed Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us another New York Times bestselling novel that USA TODAY calls “her page-turning best” about a killer who targets lonely women on cruise ships, a masterful combination of page-turning suspense and classic mystery. http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43342.You_Belong_To_Me