Fall programs for adults, tooPublished 11:51am Friday, September 14, 2012
In addition to all of our wonderful children’s programs, the Fergus Falls Public Library has a wide array of fall programs for adults. Check out everything that you can do at the library this fall.
Library programs are free, and unless otherwise mentioned are sponsored by the Friends of the Fergus Falls Public Library. You can support the library by joining the Friends for just $10 a year. Call 739-9387 or look on our website at www.fergusfalls.lib.mn.us for more information. You can also visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fergusfallspubliclibrary or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/FergusLibrary.
All of the general events are funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund. These programs are sponsored by Fergus Falls Public Library and Viking Library System.
• Saturday, Sept. 29, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Bus Trip to Minnesota History Center Dakota Family Day and optional tours of “Minnesota’s Greatest Generation” and “1934: A New Deal for Artists.” Registration is required, call 739-9387.
• Monday Oct. 22, 2 to 3 p.m.
Dollar-a-Day Boys: A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps Hilarious stories and foot tapping songs make this look at the 1930′s Federal Works Program a must see experience.
• Thursday, Oct. 25, 1-2:30 p.m.
“Camp Forgotten” and the CCC in Otter Tail County Learn about the local impact of the Civilian Conservation Corps and watch the documentary “Camp Forgotten.”
All classes are from 6 to 7 p.m.
• Tuesday Sept. 18: Internet Privacy. Learn how to protect your identity online and create strong passwords.
• Tuesday Sept. 25: Pinterest. Organize all the cool stuff you find online in a visually-appealing digital bulletin board. Great for recipes, crafts, home decor, and much more.
• Tuesday Oct. 16: Smartphone One Stop Shopping. Learn what smartphones are and how they work. Phone representatives will be available.
• Wednesday Nov. 14: Tablet Computers. Find out what a tablet is, how you can use it, and how different tablets compare.
• Thursday Dec. 6: eReaders. Learn what eReaders are, how to use them, and how different brands compare.
Library Book Club
Meets on the second Monday of the month, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Join us for a lively discussion of the month’s book. Snacks are provided.
• Oct. 8: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
• Nov. 5: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, first Monday of the month.
• Dec. 10: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Watch movies inspired by great books. Treats will be served.
• Thursday, Sept. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m.: Julie and Julia; PG-13, 2 hours. Treat: Bruschetta. Inspired by “Julie & Julia” by Julie Powell.
• Thursday, Oct. 18, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: We Bought a Zoo
PG, 2 hours. Treat: Fruit and Veggies. Inspired by “We Bought a Zoo” by Benjamin Mee.
Katelyn Edds is the reference and adult services librarian