Seniors Events

May 25 - 31, 2016

Wednesday, May 25

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part I

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part I 10:00am

Computer Classes

Interested in learning how to create professional looking documents? Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic two-part word processing...

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
Savvy Caregiver Workshop: The Basics of Alzheimer's

Savvy Caregiver Workshop: The Basics of... 10:00am

Health and Fitness

The Savvy Caregiver is a series of ten educational workshops designed to provide caregivers with information, resources, and support on a variety of...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
AARP Foundation Experience Corps

AARP Foundation Experience Corps 11:00am

Experience Corps is an award winning AARP Foundation literacy program that helps struggling students become great readers. We use highly trained volunteers,...

Herring Run Branch  
Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer... 12:30pm

Computer Classes

Course content: In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to...

Walbrook Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
SeniorTec

SeniorTec 12:30pm

Computer Classes

Course content: You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Learn basic mouse and keyboard...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Open Chess

Open Chess 3:00pm

Gaming

Drop-in and play -- beginners to advanced.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Northwood Book Club

Northwood Book Club 6:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Balm by Dolen Perkins-Valdez. The Civil War has ended, and Madge, Sadie, and Hemp have each come to Chicago in search of a new life. Born...

Northwood Branch, Meeting Room  
B'More Prepared!

B'More Prepared! 6:30pm

Health and Fitness

Bridget Wright of the Baltimore Office of Health Preparedness and Response will talk about coping with emergencies in the City. She will discuss keeping in...

Canton Branch, Meeting Room  

Thursday, May 26

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II 10:00am

Computer Classes

Interested in learning how to create professional looking documents? Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic two-part word processing...

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
Silver Angels

Silver Angels 10:30am

Seniors from the Belair-Edison community meet for a variety of programs.

Herring Run Branch  
Open Chess

Open Chess 3:00pm

Gaming

Drop-in and play -- beginners to advanced.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Book Bites

Book Bites 5:30pm

Sample and create recipes inspired by books. Limited to 10 participants; please call 410-396-1580 to register.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer... 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course content: In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to...

Walbrook Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 6:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. This is an epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of WWII. As the war progresses,...

Hampden Branch  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 6:30pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee.

Govans Branch  
Colour My World

Colour My World 6:30pm

Arts and Crafts

A coloring session for relaxation and stress relief. Coloring pages willl be provided.

Light Street Branch  

Friday, May 27

SeniorTEC: Computer Basics

SeniorTEC: Computer Basics 10:00am

Computer Classes

For ages 55 and older - five classes, 2 hours per class. Learn basic mouse and keyboard skills, create an email account, and learn basic word processing skills.

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training - 2nd Floor  
Open Chess

Open Chess 3:00pm

Gaming

Drop-in and play -- beginners to advanced.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
LEGOvans Fridays

LEGOvans Fridays 3:30pm

After School Activities, Gaming

Bring your imagination and create with LEGOS. Build something big, something small, something new or something tall...

Govans Branch  

Saturday, May 28

Microsoft Word 2010 - Graphics

Microsoft Word 2010 - Graphics 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course content: using Word, learn to insert pictures, ClipArt, shapes and SmartArt graphics. Use WordArt to insert decorative text. Class prerequisite...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Resume Rescue

Resume Rescue 10:00am

Jobs and Careers

Brush up your resume working one-on-one with a librarian. One hour appointments only. Call 410-396-0946 to make an appointment.

Edmondson Avenue Branch, Adult Department  
Rollin' Reels at Roland Park:  Going My Way

Rollin' Reels at Roland Park: Going My Way 10:30am

Films

Bing Crosby in his Oscar-winning role as Father Chuck O'Malley in Going My Way. The feature will run continuously throughout the day. Snacks permitted! It...

Roland Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Get Fit at Your Library

Get Fit at Your Library 11:00am

Health and Fitness

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Herring Run Branch  
Discoveries... America:  Geographical Virtual Roadtrip USA

Discoveries... America: Geographical Virtual... 2:00pm

Travel through the States with us: visit California, May 14, and Minnesota, May 28. Each "Discoveries...America" travelogue features one of the 50 states....

Hampden Branch  

Tuesday, May 31

Lawyer in the Library: One-on-One Consultations

Lawyer in the Library: One-on-One Consultations 1:00pm

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid give one-on-one legal services.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Story Room  
Spanish for Seniors

Spanish for Seniors 1:00pm

En Espanol

Impress your friends with your ability to use conversational words and phrases in Spanish. We will practice pronunciation and also learn some grammar. We...

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Open Chess

Open Chess 3:00pm

Gaming

Drop-in and play -- beginners to advanced.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Chess Time

Chess Time 3:30pm

After School Activities

Learn and/or play chess with friends or others in the branch. Boards are provided.

Govans Branch  
Get Fit at Your Library

Get Fit at Your Library 5:00pm

Health and Fitness

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Herring Run Branch  
Microsoft Excel 2010

Microsoft Excel 2010 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course content: A two-part class. Learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells; sort,...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Veterans Benefits Information Workshop

Veterans Benefits Information Workshop 5:30pm

Health and Fitness

For veterans and spouses of veterans. Topics to be discussed: healthcare options; educational benefits; homeownership programs; small business resources;...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Writing Outside the Fence

Writing Outside the Fence 6:00pm

An evening of readings by students from the free community writing workshop at the Reentry Center at the Northwest Career Center.

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden, Night Room  

May 25 - 31, 2016

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