Bemis Public Library – Nov. 2019
Adult/Teen Services Programming Staff, 303-795-3961
All Events at Bemis Public Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton, CO 80120
Musical Performance: Mark McQuery Trio-Saturday, November 2, 2 p.m.
Enjoy the acoustic guitar musical stylings of local band the Mark McQuery Trio at this Saturday afternoon concert.
Senior Book Club: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue –Monday, November 4, 2p.m.
Adult Gaming Night -Tuesday, November 5, 6-8 p.m.
Who says kids get to have all the fun? In this grown-ups only video game extravaganza enjoy your chance to play with the Playstation 4 VR and Nintendo Switch!
Bone Health-Wednesday, November 13, 2 p.m.
Bones are living tissue that respond to bone building care throughout life. Support lifelong bone health by knowing how to get all the nutrients your bones need. Presented by Charmaine Stockstill, Natural Health Coach, Natural Grocers.
Crafts for Grownups at the Library: Purely Ornamental- Sunday November 17, 2 p.m.
Space is limited, and registration is required. Please call 303-795-3961 to register, or register online at the library’s events calendar at www.littletongov.org.
Native Americans in Colorado with Active Minds-Monday, November 18, 2 p.m.
Join Active Minds as we tell the stories of the original inhabitants of Colorado. From Mesa Verde to the high plains, we will trace the civilizations of the Ute, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Pueblo and other tribes as we seek to understand Colorado’s Native American history and legacy.
Monday Evening Book Discussion Group: War & Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans- Monday, November 18, 7 p.m.
Books @ Buck: Little Britches by Ralph Moody-Thursday, November 21, 1p.m.
We’re partnering with South Suburban Parks & Recreation, to provide a book group at the Douglas H Buck Recreation Center! Join us for our next meeting on November 21. The discussion starts at 1 p.m., following the Thursday lunch hosted by the Buck Center. For information about the Thursday lunch, please call 303-730-4605. The Douglas H Buck Center is located at 2004 W. Powers Ave, Littleton, CO.
Books & Beer: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver- Thursday, November 21, 6 p.m.
We’re partnering with Blind Faith Brewing, a local business, to provide a new book group – at the brewery! Each month, we will read a nonfiction book about a social, economic, or historical topic, and then meet to drink great beer and have great discussions. Blind Faith Brewing is located at 2842 W. Bowles Ave, Littleton, CO 80120.
Movie Matinee: Yesterday (PG-13)- Saturday, November 23, 2 p.m.
A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. Free popcorn and lemonade.
All technology classes and open computer lab are offered from 9:30-11 a.m. unless otherwise noted. One-on-One Technology Help is available on Wednesdays by appointment only.
Computer and Device Training: Open Computer Lab
Get answers to all of your computer-related questions every Thursday morning from 9:30-11 a.m. in the library’s Computer Lab. Practice your computer skills and have a little one-on-one time with a computer class instructor. Bring your smartphone or tablet and receive individual help downloading ebooks and eaudiobooks to your device. No registration required.
Facebook Basics, Monday, November 4 (9:30-11 a.m.)
Facebook is a great way to stay in touch with friends and family. Learn the ins and outs of this social media platform as we discuss everything from changing your profile picture to managing your privacy settings. Note: registration required and class size limited to 10 people.
Prerequisites: Computer basics (familiarity with keyboard and mouse) and an email account (please contact the library if you need assistance creating an account)
Google Photos for Smartphones, Monday, November 11 (9:30-11 a.m.)
Never worry about what could happen to your cell phone’s photos once you learn how to use Google Photos. We will go over how to back up photos from your phone, how to organize files in albums, and how access your photos on a computer. Note: registration required and class size limited to 10 people.
Prerequisites: Gmail email address and a smartphone.
Downloading eBooks with Libby, Monday, November 18 (9:30-11 a.m.)
Are you traveling for the holidays, or just want to learn how to get library books to your phone or tablet? This is the class for you! We’ll go over how to download the “Libby, by Overdrive” app, how to connect Bemis Library, and then how to find and check out eBooks or eAudiobooks!
Prerequisites: Compatible device (compatible devices can be found here: https://help.libbyapp.com/6105.htm Libby is not currently supported by Kindle or Nook devices) and your library card number
One-on-One Technology Help–Wednesdays
Sign up for a 30-minute individualized tech appointment with a librarian to get assistance with anything from Smartphones and Tablets to signing up for an email address. Note: Registration is required for one-on-one appointments.
November 6 (9:30-11 a.m. & 1-3 p.m.), November 13 (9:30-11 a.m. & 1-3 p.m.), November 20 (9:30-11 a.m. only), November 27 (9:30-11 a.m. only)