Thursday, December 05, 2013

Central Library Presents: Adult and Family Programs, December 2013

Adult and Family Programs

Central Community Library
8601 Mathis Avenue, Manassas, Virginia

Adult Programs
Speaking of Spanish
Drop into Central's Community Room on Thursday afternoons, bring your lunch, and converse with others who are practicing their Spanish conversational skills.
Thursdays, December 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th, 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.

*Mystery Book Club:  "Rituals of the Season" by Margaret Maron
Monday, December 9, 7:00 p.m. No registration required.
Judge Deborah Knott, only days away from her wedding to Sheriff Deputy Dwight Bryant, investigates another murder.

*Science Fiction Book Discussion: "The Name of the Wind" by Patrick Rothfuss
Saturday, December 28, 2:30 p.m.  No registration is required.
"The Name of the Wind" is the riveting first-person narrative of a young man who grows to be the most notorious magician his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime- ridden city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, The Name of the Wind is a masterpiece that transports readers into the body and mind of a wizard.

*Central Reads Book Club:  "Learning to Swim" by Sara J. Henry
Wednesday, December 18, 1:00 p.m.  No registration required.
Witnessing a small boy being thrown into the middle of Lake Champlain, Troy Chance rescues the child only to discover that he had been kidnapped and is at the center of a bizarre and violent plot.
Holiday Craft
*Beaded Angel Ornament
Participants will make a beaded angel ornament, while listening to seasonal music and enjoying some holiday refreshments.
The program is free, and all supplies will be provided.
Registration is required; program is limited to 25 participants. Register online or at Central’s Information Desk.
 For Adults and Young Adults, ages 12 and up.
*Funded by Friends of Bull Run and Central Libraries

Computer Programs: Computer Connection @ Central

Space is limited and registration is required.  A $10.00 deposit is required to reserve a space in class.  This deposit will be returned at the end of class, or if the reservation is canceled at least 48 hours prior to class. Register at the library or by calling 703-361-8211.

The Computer Mouse:
Wednesdays, December 4, 9:00–10:30 a.m. Registration begins November 20, 2013.
 No online registration.

Learn how to use the computer mouse.

Searching the Internet

Wednesday December 11, 2013, 9:00–10:30 a.m. Registration begins November 20, 2013. No online registration.

A basic and introductory class to the internet and how to search it.

c) 2013 Prince William Public Library System 
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