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Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:00pm
Third Wednesday of Every Month
Members Only; Free
Classes, Club Events
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 12:15pm
Smart Research, Smarter Investing
Members Only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/value-line-resource-center-smart-research-smarter-investing-registration-63693440796
Classes
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 11:00am
Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
Discover the history of you...
Classes, Club Events
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:15pm
 
An Ancestry workshop
Members only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/am-i-descended-from-royalty-or-farmers-an-ancestry-workshop-registration-63692268289
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Classes, Club Events
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:30am
Members $39, Public $49
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-mastering-the-art-of-letter-writing-elevates-your-fiction-talk-and-qa-registration-71112636811
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Classes, Club Events
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 1:30pm
Members $69, Public $79
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshop-your-query-letter-to-finally-get-an-agent-registration-71113714033
Classes
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, November 03, 2019 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 11:00am
Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
Classes, Club Events
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 11:00am
Second Thursday of Every Month
Members Only; Free
https://www.milibrary.org/content/schedule-tech-office-hour-session?date=November%2014%202019
Classes
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 4:00pm
Third Wednesday of Every Month
Members Only; Free
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Classes, Club Events
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 12:15pm
Financial Intelligence Pays Off
Members Only; Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/morningstar-investment-research-center-financial-intelligence-pays-off-registration-63693891143
Classes
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 11:00am
Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
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Classes, Club Events
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, December 08, 2019 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
Classes, Club Events
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 11:00am
Second Thursday of Every Month
Members Only; Free
https://www.milibrary.org/content/schedule-tech-office-hour-session?date=December%2012%202019
Classes
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 11:00am
Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
Classes, Club Events
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Third Wednesday of Every Month
Members Only; Free
Classes
Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 11:00am
Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, December 29, 2019 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
Classes
Saturday, January 04, 2020 - 11:00am
Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner
Members & Public Free
Classes
Sunday, January 05, 2020 - 11:00am
Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams
Members & Public Free
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Classes, Club Events
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 10:30am
Members $29, Public $39
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-legal-guide-to-book-publishing-registration-71119850387
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 12:00pm
Members $49, Public $59
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/create-a-professional-literary-resume-registration-68652155445
Classes, Club Events
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 10:30am
Members $59, Public $69
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-apply-for-creative-writing-grants-registration-68651986941
Classes
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Library Downloads Workshop: eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks

Third Wednesday of Every Month

The Mechanics' Institute offers thousands of digital titles that you can download to your computer, tablet, or smartphone from anywhere there's an internet connection. Bring your device to this hands-on workshop where you'll set up an account, have your questions answered, and get started downloading eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm

Value Line Resource Center

Smart Research, Smarter Investing

Learn about Value Line's ranking system for stocks, and how to access feature articles and analysts' commentaries.

Members Only; Free

Classes
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Free Chess Class for Beginning and Intermediate Kids (ages 6-18)

Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner

This class is designed for newer players looking to develop their skills and players with some playing experience looking to tune their skills and transition to scholastic tournaments.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

Am I descended from royalty or farmers?

An Ancestry workshop

Come dive into Ancestry Library Edition to find out where your ancestors really came from, what they did for a living, and much more.

Members only; Free

Classes
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

How Mastering the Art of Letter Writing Elevates Your Fiction -- Talk and Q&A

In this 2-hour talk, we'll examine pacing, conflict, setting, and discuss how you can use letters to gain insight into your characters.

Members $39
Public $49

Classes
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Workshop Your Query Letter to Finally Get an Agent

In this afternoon session, we'll dig deep into your agent query letters, helping you brainstorm your ideas in small group critique sessions along with instructor feedback.

Members $69
Public $79

Classes
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, November 03, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Free Chess Class for Beginning and Intermediate Kids (ages 6-18)

Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner

This class is designed for newer players looking to develop their skills and players with some playing experience looking to tune their skills and transition to scholastic tournaments.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Technology Office Hours

Second Thursday of Every Month

If you're looking for one-on-one help with a device, software, email, or a similar tech- or internet-related issue, librarians are happy to help! Reserve a 30-minute appointment to work with a librarian regarding devices and ebook readers, how to make the best use of the Library's online features, how to safely manage social media accounts, and more.

Members Only; Free

Classes
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Library Downloads Workshop: eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks

Third Wednesday of Every Month

The Mechanics' Institute offers thousands of digital titles that you can download to your computer, tablet, or smartphone from anywhere there's an internet connection. Bring your device to this hands-on workshop where you'll set up an account, have your questions answered, and get started downloading eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Financial Intelligence Pays Off

Morningstar provides investment research, analysis and recommendations for thousands of mutual funds and stocks.

Members Only; Free

Classes
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Free Chess Class for Beginning and Intermediate Kids (ages 6-18)

Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner

This class is designed for newer players looking to develop their skills and players with some playing experience looking to tune their skills and transition to scholastic tournaments.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 12:00pm

Medication Education and Safety for Seniors

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, December 08, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Technology Office Hours

Second Thursday of Every Month

If you're looking for one-on-one help with a device, software, email, or a similar tech- or internet-related issue, librarians are happy to help! Reserve a 30-minute appointment to work with a librarian regarding devices and ebook readers, how to make the best use of the Library's online features, how to safely manage social media accounts, and more.

Members Only; Free

Classes
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Free Chess Class for Beginning and Intermediate Kids (ages 6-18)

Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner

This class is designed for newer players looking to develop their skills and players with some playing experience looking to tune their skills and transition to scholastic tournaments.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Library Downloads Workshop: eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks

Third Wednesday of Every Month

The Mechanics' Institute offers thousands of digital titles that you can download to your computer, tablet, or smartphone from anywhere there's an internet connection. Bring your device to this hands-on workshop where you'll set up an account, have your questions answered, and get started downloading eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Free Chess Class for Beginning and Intermediate Kids (ages 6-18)

Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner

This class is designed for newer players looking to develop their skills and players with some playing experience looking to tune their skills and transition to scholastic tournaments.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, December 29, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, January 04, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Free Chess Class for Beginning and Intermediate Kids (ages 6-18)

Instructor: Coach Andy Trattner

This class is designed for newer players looking to develop their skills and players with some playing experience looking to tune their skills and transition to scholastic tournaments.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Sunday, January 05, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chess Class for Women

Taught by Lina Krubnik & Sophie Adams

The intimate class welcomes all beginner and intermediate levels — from not knowing how the pieces move to those who play casual chess with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to solve some puzzles/combinations, followed by a lecture (always something difference!) and last 30 minutes reserved for free play.

Members & Public Free
More information
No registration required.

Classes
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

A Legal Guide to Book Publishing

The Legal Guide to Book Publishing class covers the primary legal and business issues in modern book publishing. Learn what you need to know about mainstream, self-publishing, and e-book publishing.

Members $29
Public $39

Classes
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Create a Professional Literary Resume

Ready to elevate your writing career to the next level, but not sure how to present your background in an appropriately professional fashion?

Members $49
Public $59

Classes
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

How to Apply for Creative Writing Grants

This workshop is open to writers who are considering applications for--or wish to learn about--writing grants, fellowships, scholarships, or residencies. 

Members $59
Public $69