Adult

The Orphan Train Riders

Date: 
Wed, 03/23/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

From 1854 to 1929 an estimated 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, and homeless children were placed throughout the United States and Canada during the Orphan Train Movement.

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Buying on eBay

Date: 
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Do you know of others who enjoy searching eBay for bargains on popular or had-to-find items?  Learn from an eBay "PowerSeller" how to buy successfully.  Topics will include:

  • registering as a new eBay customer
  • how to search for the item you want
  • pricing and bidding strategies
  • checking the reputation of sellers
  • using eBay feedback
  • secure payments
  • tracking your bids and purchases
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Home Staging: Package Your Home to Sell

Date: 
Tue, 01/26/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Today's homeowner has to pull out all the stops to prepare their home for sale in this competitive market!  This workshop will help you understand how to create the perfect package with professional insight as well as tried-and-true home staging solutions.  You only get one chance to make a good first impression!

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Race: The Power of Illusion Episode III: The House We Live In - Film & Discussion

Date: 
Tue, 02/23/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Episode III - The House We Live In

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Race: The Power of Illusion Episode II: The Story We Tell - Film & Discussion

Date: 
Tue, 02/16/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Episode II - The Story We Tell

It's true that race has always been with us, right?  Wrong.  Ancient peoples stigmatized "others" on the grounds of language, custom, class and especially religion, but they did not sort people according to physical differences.  It turns out that the concept of race is a recent invention, only a few hundred years old, and the history and evolution of the idea are deeply tied to the development of the U.S.

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Race: The Power of Illusion Episode I: The Difference Between Us - Film & Discussion

Date: 
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Join us for a 3-part discussion with Beverly Braxton to explore the concept of race, how it has shaped our lives, and how the United States has evolved as a racialized society. Using the 3-part documentary film Race - The Power of an Illusion as our guide, we will explore the myths and realities of race in our society, with the goal of expanding our understanding.

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Family Movie Musical Theatre

Date: 
Fri, 02/19/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Come watch the movie and then learn the dance moves!  Unateresa Gormely will teach the Irish dance sets of Darby O'Gill.  Suitable for all ages! 

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Irish Ceili Dancing

Date: 
Fri, 03/04/2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

A ceili ("kay-lee") is a traditional Irish gathering for fun, fellowship, and laughs (or "craic," as the Irish might say.)  Traditional ceili dances were enjoyed at house parties and corner road gatherings in the rural countrysides and are still danced in Ireland.  The bonfire, haymaker's jig, Siege of Ennis, fairy reel and other dances are very easy to learn. These traditional country folk dances  have a follow-the-leader pattern that new dancers can learn on their first attempt -- so come and join us for an evening of fun!

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Self Scapes Community Art Show Reception

Date: 
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
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St. James Camera Club Reception

Date: 
Sat, 02/06/2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Meet the photographers responsible for the photographs exhibited in the "Where We Live" show currently on exhibit on the Lower Level of the Library.  Refreshments will be served.

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