Angry birds is also an option for older kids or adults.
There is an initiative to complete one hour of free coding lessons in order to raise the level of somputer science fluency for kids. There is a push to teach computer science in the classroom to ensure that children are getting the best chance possible to succeed. Please visit CODE.org to sign up and try a lesson today!
An event in autumn by Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson. Fans of Mankell's Swedish detective, Kurt Wallander, will enjoy this story set just before Wallander's final case.
The teacher wars: a history of America's most embattled profession by Dana Goldstein. Everyone has an opinion about America's public schools and the responsibility of its' teachers. Would you be surprised to learn teachers have been similarly embattled for nearly two centuries?
A share in death by Deborah Crombie. This is the first in Crombie's long running Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James series. It's been on my To Read list for awhile and I thought it's time had come. Nominated for an Agatha Award.
The upgrade to cables and switches in our main network facility will allow us to monitor and address network issues more efficiently, minimizing future interruptions and downtime for patrons and staff. Thank you for your patience.
with Microsoft Excel 2010.
Registration required. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.
Join us Friday August 22 10:00 am.
The emedia link on our website offers numerous options to
get eLectrified for the summer. You can earn a Connect Your Summer eLectrified badge by reading a
book, swiping through a magazine, downloading music or streaming TV shows and
movies, all on your device and free through one of our emedia subscriptions. Each app operates on the Kindle Fire, the iPad/iPhone and any Android device (other devices may vary). Take a moment and sign-up for:
hoopla (TV, movies, music, audiobooks)
Overdrive (eBooks and audiobooks)
Get eLectrified today!
The Artist's Toolkit: Visual Elements and Principles
Cosmos. Episode I [videodisc]: a personal journey by Cosmos Studios
A brief history of time [videodisc] by directed by Errol Morris
400 years of the telescope [videodisc]: a journey of science, technology and thought by producer and director, Kris Koenig
The inexplicable universe [videodisc]: unsolved mysteries by Neil deGrasse Tyson
The universe. The complete season five [videodisc] by produced by Flight 33 Productions for History Television Network productions
Kidpreneur offers an environment for learning skills in coding, robotics, web design and more that is taught by top practitioners with real-world experience. By providing a space that encourages entrepreneurship, mentoring young thinkers, and collaboration, Kidpreneur cultivates a community of like-minded kids united by common goals, similar interests, and the occassional gaming challenges.
Parents and kids grades 4-8 (for 2014-15) are welcome and encouraged to attend an information and demonstration session about FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge. East Middle School robotics teams and student built robots will be available for demonstration.
FIRST – For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is designed to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders. It combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology.
Come and learn how you can participate in these FIRST fun and educational activities.
Event Information: Thursday, June 12 from 6:30-8:30 PM, Community Room
NOTE: Support will be available only for photo editing applications installed on the library's public computers (such as MS Office, Paint and Paint.net, but NOT Photoshop or Photoshop Elements) or programs and services accessible from the internet. Come prepared to start or continue your own digital photo project. If you’re starting with printed snapshots, bring them with you. If you have digital photos, bring them on a portable device such as a USB drive or a camera memory card (such as an SD card).
On Wednesday, July 30, 6:30-8 PM, discover lesser-known features built right into your iPhone as well as several apps that can do some pretty amazing and useful things. This program is appropriate for users of the iPhone 4 or later models (running iOS 7 or 7.1) Join us for this fun and informative class and earn a Geek Out Badge!
(NOTE: Android-based phones will not be covered during the session.)
- Devices and how they are used in the classroom
- Chromebook use and trouble shooting
- Google Apps for Education, including resources for help
- Digital Citizenship-- what parents need to know about online safety, passwords and more
- Q and A time-- ask the experts