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Title
Date
Monday, April 21, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 21, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Let's Speak English is an opportunity to practice speaking with ESOL trained volunteers.
Location
Downstairs Meeting Room
Library
Lane Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 21, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
For children ages 2-6 and their families. Young children will learn a variety of skills: rhyming, identifying sounds and letters, asking questions and repeating sentences while participating in stories, rhymes, songs and extension activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment in Literature Test (KRAL). Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Kelsey Swindler conducts this workshop that focuses on all aspects of book publishing--from traditional publishing to self-publishing, and everything in between.

Kelsey Swindler is the marketing and business development lead at Orange Frazer

Press, an independent publisher in Wilmington, Ohio. Kelsey is a graduate of

Wittenberg University, where she received her B.A. in English Literature, and

the University of Denver, where she received a certificate in publishing from the

Publishing Institute. She loves her hardcovers and e-books equally and keeps a

watchful eye on the publishing industry. Kelsey blogs about book publishing at

orangefrazercustombooks.com/blog, and you can also follower her on Twitter at

@kelseyswindler.

Location
Friends Theater
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment in Literature Test (KRAL). Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join Ann Shifflet for a look at the innovative and expressive paintings and prints of Goya, the genius of the Spanish art world in the 19th century. Ms. Shifflet will show Goya as an artist who was ahead of his time and and explain how his work influenced later artists.

Ann Shifflet is an instructor at the Columbus College of Art and Design in the History of Art and Design Department. Her areas of interest include Art, Design and Culture, History of Modern Design, 19th Century Art, Romanticism in Art, Northern Renaissance Art and Zombies in Literature, Legend and Film. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Rochester and M.A. in Art History from the University of South Carolina.
Location
Friends Theater
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Lynne Olson, celebrated author of Citizens of London, Those Angry Days and more will present a talk at the UAPL titled "Racing Against Time: Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Fight to Save Britain in World War II." Her 45 minute talk will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing. A fundraising reception will be held at 5:30 at the home of Greg and Robin Comfort. Tickets are $10 for the talk, and $25 for the reception. Please visit www.ualibrary.org and click the Author Visit link on the front page to purchase your tickets.
Location
Friends Theater
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Lynne Olson, celebrated author of Citizens of London, Those Angry Days and more will present a talk at the UAPL titled "Racing Against Time: Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Fight to Save Britain in World War II." Her 45 minute talk will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing. A fundraising reception will be held at 5:30 at the home of Greg and Robin Comfort. Tickets are $10 for the talk, and $25 for the reception. Please visit www.ualibrary.org and click the Author Visit link on the front page to purchase your tickets.
Location
Friends Theater
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Let's Speak English is an opportunity to practice speaking with ESOL trained volunteers.
Location
Downstairs Meeting Room
Library
Lane Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
For children ages 2-6 and their families. Young children will learn a variety of skills: rhyming, identifying sounds and letters, asking questions and repeating sentences while participating in stories, rhymes, songs and extension activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment in Literature Test (KRAL). Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment in Literature Test (KRAL). Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
At first glance, it’s hard to imagine two artists more different than Burns and Guthrie, separated by centuries, cultures and continents. Burns is a literary icon, Scotland’s Bard. Guthrie is the Dust Bowl Troubadour, his songs crafted in hobo camps, picket lines, and migrant trails. But look at the men behind the myths, and the similarities are striking; from how they lived to how they wrote, their rambling hearts to their populist passions. Burns and Guthrie are more popular than ever––and the reasons reveal two very kindred spirits. With songs, conversation and revealing stories, author, journalist and musician Scott Alarik explores their lives and legacies.

For the past 25 years, Scott Alarik has been arguably the most prolific and influential folk music writer in the country. He covered folk for the Boston Globe, contributed regularly to public radio, including seven years as correspondent for the national news show Here and Now, and wrote for many national magazines, including Sing Out, Billboard, and Performing Songwriter. From 1991-97, he was editor and principal writer for the New England Folk Almanac. The author of several books, Alarik is a popular presenter about folk music around the country.
Location
Friends Theater
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 05, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Let's Speak English is an opportunity to practice speaking with ESOL trained volunteers.
Location
Downstairs Meeting Room
Library
Lane Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join George Levert, Emmy-Award winning producer at WOSU Public Media, for a screening of WOSU's award winning series Columbus Neighborhoods. This week we'll be exploring the history and culture of the King-Lincoln neighborhood.
Location
Friends Theater
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Children and caregivers - join us for stories, building and fun! Each month we'll read a story for inspiration, then the building will begin with our LEGO and LEGO Duplo blocks. Please note children will not be able to keep their creations.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 12, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Let's Speak English is an opportunity to practice speaking with ESOL trained volunteers.
Location
Downstairs Meeting Room
Library
Lane Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The author of "Fourth Down And Out," the first in a series of books about a Columbus-based private detective, discusses how researching and writing the book pushed him to discover new sights, stories and surprises about Ohio’s capital. Join Andrew Welsh-Huggins for a discussion of the process that he went through to write his novel and his exploration of Columbus.

Andrew Welsh-Huggins is a Legal Affairs reporter for The Associated Press in Columbus, and the author of books on the death penalty and terrorism in addition to Fourth Down And Out. He previously worked at newspapers in Youngstown, Bloomington, Ind., and Providence, Rhode Island. He is a graduate of Kenyon College.
Location
Friends Theater
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Are you tired of begging loans from the First Local Bank of Mom or Dad? Do you feel like no one really treats you like the young adult that you are? This class will show you a step-by-step system for moving money into your life. This is a fast-paced class with simple exercises to help you become a money magnet as well as a money manager for life.
Location
Friends Theater
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Travel back in time to the 1860's at the Lane Road Library for a night with President Lincoln. Long time Lincoln presenter, Robert Brugler, will be presenting as Lincoln himself, giving those who attend an inside look at how the 16th President of the United States lived history.
Location
Downstairs Meeting Room
Library
Lane Road Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 16, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Learn aboute the works of America's first major school of artists. Looking at the works of Thomas Cole, Frederick Edwin Church and others, we will discuss how they related to the European art world of the 19th century and how the Hudson River School artists created a look that was also unique to the American spirit.

Ann Shifflet is an instructor at the Columbus College of Art and Design in the History of Art and Design Department. Her areas of interest include Art, Design and Culture, History of Modern Design, 19th Century Art, Romanticism in Art, Northern Renaissance Art and Zombies in Literature, Legend and Film. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Rochester and M.A. in Art History from the University of South Carolina.
Location
Friends Theater
Library
Tremont Road - Main Library

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