Bemis Public Library – Nov. 2020

ADULT PROGRAMS

Senior Social Club—Thursdays in November 9:30–11:30 a.m.

Our Friday morning chats have moved to conference calls. You’ll have to provide your own coffee and pastries now, but we’re still going to connect with each other. You can join the call from a computer, smartphone, regular cell phone, or landline:

Computers & smartphones: click here to connect

Cell phones & Landlines: Call 1 (301) 715-8592. Enter Meeting ID 987 926 117 when prompted.

Virtual Art Workshop with the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art—Thursday, November 5, 2 p.m.*

Join BMoCA Educator Melinda Laz for a video presentation and interactive online workshop discussing BMoCA’s Fall 2020 exhibition, John Torreano: The Big Picture—Painting From The Universe.

With the universe as muse, Torreano created works that pull the audience into the mysteries and wonders of the cosmos aided by images from the Hubble Space Telescope.*Registration is required. Registered participants will be provided with art supplies to create their own project. Please click here or call the library at (303) 795-3961 to register.

Fiction Book Club: Friday, November 6, 1 p.m.

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

Click here for the book

Click here to join the discussion

Good4U Food on a Budget—Tuesday, November 10, 2 p.m.

Discover how to support your own and your family’s optimal health, without breaking the bank. Learn tips and tools for staying on track, using a meal planner, shopping and pantry list and more. Presented by Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage.

Computers & smartphones: click here to connect

Cell phones & Landlines: Call 1 (301) 715-8592. Enter Meeting ID 984 6342 1163 when prompted.

The History of Rock ‘n Roll with Active Minds—Monday, November 16, 2 p.m.

 Active Minds will return to the roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll and trace its history and cultural impact through the years.

Computers and smartphones: Join us for this webinar by clicking here to connect.

Cell phones & Landlines: Call 1-253-215-8782. Enter Meeting ID 817 2989 2099 # when prompted. Enter Password 538120 # when prompted.

Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, and Power of Attorney—Tuesday, November 17, 2 p.m.

Planning for disability and death can bring peace of mind, reduce burdens for loved ones and help leave a legacy instead of a mess. Learn about available tools including powers of attorney, advance medical directives, wills and trusts.

Computers & smartphones: click here to connect

Cell phones & Landlines: Call 1 (301) 715-8592. Enter Meeting ID 960 5065 0845 when prompted.

Nonfiction Book Club: Wednesday, November 18, 1 p.m.

Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc. How the Working Poor Became Big Business by Gary Rivlin

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Click here to join the discussion

NaNoWriMo Virtual Community Meeting – Tuesdays in November 6-7pm

Talk with other authors, get inspired, ask for help, and keep on working toward your goals! Remember to also check out our online NaNoWriMo portal for the community word count and lots of great tools https://bemis.libguides.com/nanowrimo. All ages welcome, no registration required, join through this link

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

Google Drive Basics 

Tuesday November 3, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 

Learn how to use several of the powerful tools located within your Gmail account. This class will cover creating a document using Google Docs, saving and sharing documents in Google Drive, as well as an overview of the other Google Drive apps.

Register here: https://bemislibrary.wufoo.com/forms/zstfcvp15anz1c/

Best Mobile Apps

Tuesday November 17, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 

Discover our favorite free mobile apps for everything from meditation to photography to workflow. Apps will be for both Apple and Android devices.  

Register here: https://bemislibrary.wufoo.com/forms/z1gtv5ke1vzrynz/

In Person One-on-One Tech Help 

Tuesdays & Wednesdays—See calendar for information and registration 

Sign up for a 45-minute individualized tech appointment with a librarian. Get help with smartphones and tablets. These appointments meet in person on The Teen Deck. You must have your own smartphone or tablet in order to attend these one-on-one sessions. Currently, we are not able to offer help with laptops. Note: Registration is required for one-on-one appointments.

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