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Adult Classes & Events

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. First come, first served. (3.5 hr.)

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 02, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Memoirs: Bits & Pieces of Your Life

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 06, 1:30 pm
Transform writing into a fun experience with facilitator Marjorie Most. Group meets independently in the library on Tue, Mar 20, 1:30 pm. (90 min.) Preregister.

Discover Axis 360

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 10:30 am
Learn how to access and download e-books and audiobooks from Axis 360. (60 min.) Preregister.

Writers LIVE! Presents: Brit Bennett

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 07, 6:30 pm
Brit Bennett discusses her New York Times best-selling debut, “The Mothers.” Books available for purchase; a book signing will follow. (90 min.) Preregistration begins Wed, Feb 21, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2018.

Consumer Reports Online for Free!

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 10:30 am
Need help with your shopping? Not sure what to buy? Use Consumer Reports online to find product ratings and reviews. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Sunday Cinema

Gardens Branch
Sun, Mar 11, 2:00 pm
"Victoria & Abdul." ©Focus Features. (112 min.) PG-13 Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 13, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Transparent Language Online

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 10:30 am
Learn a second, or third language, using this simple and fun language learning service. (60 min.) Preregister.

Adult Book Discussion: "The Light in the Ruins,” by Chris Bohjalian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
Led by Donna Gruber Adair. Sign up and borrow the book. (90 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 16, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 10:30 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

E-Book Assistance: One-On-One

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 11:00 am
Call to book a time with staff and learn to borrow e-books free from the library. Bring your compatible e-reader, laptop, tablet or mobile device. (30 min.)

Socrates Café

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 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.

Online Learning: Lynda.com

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 10:30 am
Learn about the many self-paced video tutorials for Microsoft Office, video and sound editing, business, computer programming, and more using Lynda.com. Bring your library card. (60 min.) Preregister.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 23, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

Music by Laible Blu

Gardens Branch
Sun, Mar 25, 2:00 pm
Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Preregister.

hoopla: Movies, TV Shows, Music & Audiobooks

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 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.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 27, 12:30 pm
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.

AARP Tax Help

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 30, 11:00 am
AARP volunteers will provide individualized help to taxpayers with low and moderate incomes, giving special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring current tax documents and last year's completed tax returns. (3.5 hr.) First come, first served.
Children's Classes & Events

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Feb 24, 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. (60 min.) Preregister.

Sticky Sticker Art

Gardens Branch
Mon, Feb 26, 3:00 pm
Create your own collage with stickers. (30 min.) Preregister.

Reading Buddies

Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 27, 4:30 pm
Children work once a week with a teen to read together and play literacy games. Grades K-5. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Wed, Feb 28, 5:00 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.

Chess Buffs

Gardens Branch
Sun, Mar 04, 2:00 pm
Play with other chess buffs for a game or two. Ages 8-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Peeps® Shrinky Dinks®

Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 05, 3:00 pm
Get ready for spring and make a Peeps® pin, magnet or charm using this incredible shrinking plastic. We'll also make Peeps® s'mores! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Sensory Stations

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 08, 11:00 am
Little ones practice sensory play to promote learning and improve motor skills. There will be five stations for your toddler to explore. Ages 13-23 mos. (30 min.) Preregister.

Toddler Art

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 10:30 am
Get artsy in our fun and creative toddler art class. Dress to get messy. Ages 1-3. Limit 20. (30 min.) Preregister.

Having Fun at the Beach With Ms. Dez

Gardens Branch
Fri, Mar 09, 3:15 pm
Meet the chummy sea creatures that give treasured life lessons like self-control and how not to be such a crab. Ages 3-6. (45 min.) Preregister.

LEGO® Bricks & More

Gardens Branch
Sat, Mar 10, 10:30 am
Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks available. Ages 1-10. Limit 40. (60 min.) Preregister.

Dominoes

Gardens Branch
Mon, Mar 12, 3:00 pm
Learn the game and play. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Kids Code

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 14, 3:00 pm
Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming by building and running a computer program using Scratch®, developed by MIT. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Gardens Branch
Tue, Mar 20, 2:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Kids Code

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 21, 3:00 pm
Learn the fundamental concepts of computer programming by building and running a computer program using Scratch®, developed by MIT. Ages 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Gardens Branch
Sat, Mar 24, 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, Mar 26, 3:00 pm
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by coloring. Materials provided. All ages. (60 min.) Preregister.

Art in the Style of ... Pablo Picasso

Gardens Branch
Wed, Mar 28, 2:00 pm
This series will introduce you to famous artists and their works. Create your own artwork in the individual artist's style. Ages 10-17. (45 min.) Preregister.
Teen Classes & Events

Get Giphy With It

Gardens Branch
Thu, Mar 22, 5:00 pm
Create your very own GIF, and settle the great debate on the proper pronunciation. Bring your own flash drive with pictures you would like to use saved on it. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.