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Adult Classes & Events

Latin American Classical Music on Viola

Música clásica de Latinoamérica en viola
Gardens Branch
Sun, Sep 24, 2:30 pm
Domingo, 24 de septiembre, 2:30 pm
Mexican violist David Pedraza performs classical music by Latin American composers. (60 min.) Preregister.
El violista mexicano David Pedraza interpreta música clásica de compositores latinoamericanos. Se requiere registrarse.
(60 min.) Preregister.

"Based on Actual Events" Films

Gardens Branch
Thu, Sep 28, 2:30 pm
"Land of Mine." ©‎Sony Pictures Classics. (100 min.) In German with English subtitles. Watch two recent World War II movies based on actual events, covering both rescue and retribution. R

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 04, 2:30 pm
Le Concert, C'est Moi ̶ The Concert is Me. A Born Pianist. Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 05, 10:30 am
Learn about the many self-paced video tutorials for Microsoft Office, video and sound editing, business, computer programming, and much more using Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

SCORE: Introduction to Business Ownership

Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 07, 10:30 am
Find out what it takes to be successful: the risks, rewards, obstacles and myths about business ownership, and the legal requirements for launching a business in Florida. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
"Incendies." ©Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. (130 min.) In French with English subtitles. R Preregister.

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 10:30 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 11:00 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn how to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 11, 2:30 pm
Revelation. Transcendence. Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 10:30 am
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Learn how to use Consumer Reports Online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister.

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 1:30 pm
Facilitator Marjorie Most makes writing a fun experience by showing you how to write about the "bits and pieces of your life." (90 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 2:30 pm
Weimar. The Music of Weimar. Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 18, 6:30 pm
Marji Chapman, from the Society of Philosophical Inquiry, leads a discussion group for amateur philosophers on a variety of group chosen topics. (90 min.) Preregister.

Freegal: Downloadable Music

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 10:30 am
Learn more about the service that lets you download music for free using your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 2:30 pm
Rome. A Life Well Lived. Great Masters: Liszt - His Life and Music. (90 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

PressReader

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 26, 10:30 am
Learn how to read newspapers and magazines online using PressReader. (60 min.) Preregister.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 31, 10:30 am
Discover hoopla, a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks from anywhere you have an internet connection. Free with your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Mon, Sep 25, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Sep 05 - Oct 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.)

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Wed, Sep 27, 4:00 pm
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be! Bring your Gameboy, DS, deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 03, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Oct 03 - 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Class for Beginners

Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 08, 2:00 pm
Grasp the basics of chess and polish your skills. Led by library staff. Ages 8-17. (30 min.) Preregister.

Kids Chess Club

Gardens Branch
Sun, Oct 08, 2:30 pm
Challenge other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and perfect your own skills. Ages 8-17. (30 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 10, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Oct 03 - 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Story Salsa With Liz Mangual

Gardens Branch
Thu, Oct 12, 3:15 pm
Weaving together a rich tapestry of bilingual stories, Liz Mangual will enchant and delight listeners of all ages with her signature style of interactive storytelling. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Teasing Isn’t Nice!

Gardens Branch
Fri, Oct 13, 3:15 pm
Special guest, Ms. Dez, has stories, songs and movement activities about the power of words and how they affect the entire kingdom. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 14, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Mon, Oct 16, 3:15 pm
Learn the game and play it! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 17, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Oct 03 - 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Fri, Oct 20, 4:00 pm
Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts! If you like collectible card games, this is your place to be! Bring your Game Boy, DS, deck, box or binder. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and gain insights into constructing a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant, and published author. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Mon, Oct 23, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with fall-themed coloring pages. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Oct 24, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Oct 03 - 24. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Bingo!

Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 25, 3:15 pm
Play the classic game with a holiday twist, where candy bingo markers and prizes add to the fun! Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Halloween Extravaganza!

Gardens Branch
Fri, Oct 27, 3:15 pm
Costume parade, bingo fun, and a witchy craft! Little ones will need parent's help with craft. Ages 2-13. (45 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

Be a Reading Buddy

Gardens Branch
Tue, Sep 26, 4:30 pm
Assist children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn community service hours for school. Pick up your application at the children's services desk. Meet on Tuesdays, Sep 05 - Oct 24. Grades 6-12. (45 min.) Preregister.