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Classes & Events for All Ages

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Note: Due to system upgrades, events in May will temporarily not appear. To view all scheduled activities in May, please download the May 2018 Issue of Happenings.


E.g., 2018-04-21
E.g., 2018-04-21
Adult Classes & Events

"Let It Go"

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 24, 11:00 am
Using the principles of Peter Walsh's book, “Let It Go,” Kathy Andio, professional organizer, will discuss downsizing. She will provide tips on the best way to sort through a lifetime's worth of accumulated possessions. (60 min.) Preregister.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 25, 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.

E-Magazines: RBdigital & Flipster

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 26, 10:30 am
Learn how to read magazines online for free using RBdigital or Flipster and your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

Money Smart Month 2018: Investment Basics

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 26, 11:00 am
Join representatives from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to learn about investing basics. Topics will include saving and investing, how to invest wisely, the resources available to become an educated investor, as well as tips to avoid investment fraud. The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy provides a variety of services and tools to address the problems and questions you may face as an investor. (60 min.) Preregister.
Children's Classes & Events

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Apr 21, 10:30 am
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.


Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 23, 3:00 pm
Learn the game and play it. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Money Smart: Piggy Bank Adventures

Gardens Branch
Tue, Apr 24, 3:30 pm
Learn and "earn" some money smart tips. We'll complete fun tasks and earn make believe money to decorate a piggy bank. Grades K-3. (45 min.) Preregister.

Love Painting

Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 25, 3:15 pm
Create a beautiful canvas expressing love, no talent required. Dress to get messy. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Watercolor Painting

Gardens Branch
Fri, Apr 27, 3:15 pm
Create colorful and unique works of art with our watercolors. Dress to get messy. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Sat, Apr 28, 10:30 am
Get artsy in our fun and creative toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. Space is limited. (30 min.) Preregister.

Balloon Twisting 101

Gardens Branch
Sun, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Learn the basics of balloon twisting and make a balloon animal and more! Loud popping sounds will occur. Ages 9 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Keep Calm & Color

Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 30, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

Money Smart: Cell Phone Savvy

Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 26, 5:00 pm
Use money smart tips in order to pick the right cellphone and plan. We'll think critically and weigh the pros and cons with a choose-your-own adventure style game. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister.