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Library Events for August
Adult Services Events
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Tuesday, Aug 3, 2-4pm (Brighton Room)
Join Mark Mullinax, Genealogy and Local History Librarian, for some one-on-one help with your family history search.
Tips for the Over-50 Jobseeker
Wednesday, Aug 11, 7-8:30 pm (Room A/B)
From Patty Sudbay, counselor/instructor at Livingston County Michigan Works!, learn what you can do to counter stereotypes and make age a strength. Register now at 810-229-6571 ext.227.
Tuesday, Sept 14, 7-8:30pm (Room A/B)
Karen Trzcinski gets you started on the fulfilling pastime of tracing your family tree. Register now at 810-229-6571 ext.227.
Youth Services Events
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To register for Youth events, visit the Youth desk or call 810-229-6571, ext 223.
It's A Grand Day in the Garden
Thursday, Aug 5, 10:30-11:30am (Millie's Garden)
Share a special morning in the garden with your grandparents. Enjoy stories, snacks, and nature activities. Program cancelled if it rains. Register now. Ages 4-8.
Saturday, Aug 7, 10:30-11:30am (Room A/B)
Try your luck at the shark feeding frenzy. Make a shark hat and learn about these masters of the ocean. Free ticket required, available 30 minutes before event. Limited to 25 participants. Ages 7-8.
Hang Ten Saturdays for Preteens
Saturday, Aug 7, 1:30-4:00pm (Room A/B)
Fun events, contests, fashion shows, hula hooping, and crafts. Ages 9-12.
Help Me, Help My Child
Monday, Aug 9, 6:30-7:30pm (Room A/B)
Leave power struggles behind and turn conflict into cooperation. Presented by Dr. Mark Bowers, Licensed Pediatric Psychologist at Ann Arbor Child Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. Register now.
Dr. Stuart Brown
Wednesday, Sept 1, 6:30pm (Brighton Center for Performing Arts)
Learn how play shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul. More info at www.nifplay.org
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Thursday, Aug 12, 6-8 pm (Room A/B)
Great games for PS3 and Wii! Snacks and beverages provided. 6th-12th grade only.
Friday, Aug 20, 2-4pm (Room A/B)
Join us for a viewing of The Last Song, starring Miley Cyrus. Rated PG, this movie is open to teens ages 11-18. No registration is necessary and popcorn and beverages will be provided!
Teen Advisory Board
Thursday, Aug 26, 6:30-7:30pm (Conference Room)
Are you interested in planning fabulous teen programs and choosing books, DVDs & music for the library collection? Apply at brightonlibrary.info/teens/tab.html or call 810-229-6571 ext.213.
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All computer classes are held in Room A/B. To register, call 810-229-6571, ext 227. Registrations will not be accepted before 10am on the date listed.
Introduction to Email
Thursday, August 5, 1-3pm
Sign up for a free email account and learn how to use it. Registration begins 7/22.
Microsoft Word 2007
Mondays, August 9 & 23, 10am-Noon (Two Part Class)
Registration begins 7/26.
Securing your Computer
Wednesday, August 11, 3-5pm
Learn how to protect your computer from hackers, viruses, identity theft and other risks. Registration begins 7/28.
Microsoft Excel 2007
Wednesdays, August 11 & 25, 10am-Noon (Two Part Class)
Registration begins 7/28.
Thursday, Aug 19, 6:30-8:30pm
Learn what's new and how to get the most from Windows 7.
Social Networking for Beginners
Thursday, Aug 26, 1-3pm
Social networking sites are an easy and free way to stay in touch with friends and family. We will look at several popular social networking sites and discuss ways to stay safe online. Registration begins 8/12.
Tuesday, Aug 31, 6:30- 8:30pm
Learn how to make your own home movies with Windows 7.