Adult activities at local libraries in January

Friday, December 31, 2010

Richmond Beach Library.  Photo by Steven H. Robinson.
We are fortunate to live surrounded by libraries. All those books - and programs, too. The programs listed below are free and include computer classes, ESL sessions, and book discussion groups. They are different at each library. Don't forget that each library has a "Friends" group devoted to supporting the library and you are invited to participate.

Richmond Beach Library

Evening Book Discussion
Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Monday, January 3, 7pm

Talk Time
Tuesday, January 4, 11, 18 and 25, 4pm
Improve your speaking and listening skills in this English conversation group.

ESL Classes
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm
Saturdays, 10am-Noon
Please call the library for starting date of class.
Learn and practice daily English language skills including reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Please register.

Lake Forest Park Library

Computer Basics
Free beginner computer classes are available at the library, including using Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet Explorer.
Please call for information and registration.

Writer's Workshop with Frances Dayee
Thursday, January 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10am
Held in the Third Place Commons Meeting Room.
This series of workshops will help you learn to write for fun or for publication, find the right market and tantalize the editor.

Friends of the Lake Forest Park Library Meeting
Thursday, January 13, 7pm
Held at the Lake Forest Park City Hall Meeting Room

Shoreline Library

Citizenship Workshop
Tuesday, January 4, 11, 18 and 25, 7pm
Get free individualized help with all stages of the process for becoming a United States citizen, from completing the application forms to preparing for a successful interview.

Shoreline Library Book Discussion Group
City of Thieves: A Novel by David Benioff
Monday, January 10, 7pm

Talk Time
Mondays, 7-8:45pm
Wednesdays, 10am-Noon
A free English conversation group for newcomers to this country.

Computer Classes
Inquire at the Information Desk for dates and times.

SCORE Counseling
Volunteers from SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) are available by appointment to advise current and future small business owners.
Please call 206.362.7550 or stop by the Information Desk to make an appointment.

SHIBA Counseling
Volunteers from SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) will offer free individual counseling in English and Chinese.
Please call 206.362.7550 or stop by the Information Desk to make an appointment.

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