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Downtown and Business
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Saturday Silver Screen Film Club: "Draft Day"

Saturday, December 27, 2014  
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: DVD 110 minutes

Reading Social Book Group

Monday, December 29, 2014  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Mingle with good books and neighbors each month. Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. This month's selection is And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, December 30, 2014  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


The Reel Story

Tuesday, January 6, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Let's Speak English

Friday, January 9, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Celebrate: Snowflake Party

Saturday, January 10, 2015  
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: We'll hear a wintry story, sing some songs, make snowflakes, drink hot chocolate, maybe even have ice cream. Registration is required, please click to description for details.

Gadget Lab

Saturday, January 10, 2015  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Drop in on our Gadget Lab to talk with a member of our Techsperts team of tech-savvy librarians to learn how to download and stream free eBooks, eAudio, eVideo, movies, television shows, digital magazines, music and more.

Skills for Success: Career Cruising : Brought to you by the Job & Career Education Center

Monday, January 12, 2015  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Interested in finding the career path that best matches your dreams and goals? Career Cruising is a database that allows you to take assessment tests, explore different careers and much more.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, January 13, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Second Wednesday Meditation Group

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Whether you’re a seasoned meditator or just a beginner, join us for a meditation practice session on the second Wednesday of the month.

Let's Speak English

Friday, January 16, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


The Reel Story

Tuesday, January 20, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Smithfield Critics Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, January 21, 2015  
12:00 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Let's Speak English

Friday, January 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Carnegie Library Books and Buttons at the Cultural Trust's Gallery Crawl: We supply the materials, you supply the creativity!

Friday, January 23, 2015 | Other Dates  
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Cultural District

Summary: Make a button! We supply the materials, you supply the creativity. Want books? We have them, cheap!

STEM Imagination Builders: Block Party

Saturday, January 24, 2015  
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Imagine, design, construct! We'll have Lego blocks, Duplo blocks, and soft blocks. You can build to your heart’s content! This is a family program for children ages 6 months to grade 5. No registration required.

Skills for Success: Gmail and Google Drive Basics: Brought to you by the Job & Career Education Center

Monday, January 26, 2015  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Gmail is a powerful email service. This class will introduce you to the basics of using Gmail, including composing and sending emails, labeling emails and more!

Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love

Tuesday, January 27, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Let's Speak English

Friday, January 30, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Pre-Black History Month 2015 Opening Event

Saturday, January 31, 2015  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: February is a fantastic time to recognize and celebrate the lives and contributions of African Americans.

Skills for Success: Online Job Searching: Brought to you by the Job & Career Education Center

Monday, February 2, 2015  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: This class will help you set up a plan for your online job search, introduce you to major job search websites and provide you with insight into the online application process.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, February 3, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Black History Month: Resources for Black Business Success

Thursday, February 5, 2015  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Are you an African American interested in starting or growing your business?

Let's Speak English

Friday, February 6, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Black History Month: "Fruitvale Station"

Saturday, February 7, 2015  
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: The true story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident and his experiences on the last day of his life, before he was fatally shot by BART Police in the early morning hours of New Year's Day 2009.

Skills for Success: Interviewing Basics: Brought to you by the Job & Career Education Center

Monday, February 9, 2015  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: This class will introduce you to the basics of interviewing, including preparation, answering common questions, body language and dressing for success.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, February 10, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Second Wednesday Meditation Group

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | Other Dates  
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: Whether you’re a seasoned meditator or just a beginner, join us for a meditation practice session on the second Wednesday of the month.

Let's Speak English

Friday, February 13, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Skills for Success: Learn LinkedIn: Brought to you by the Job & Career Education Center

Monday, February 16, 2015  
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business

Summary: This small class will introduce you to the basic functions of the career networking service LinkedIn.

The Reel Story

Tuesday, February 17, 2015  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Let's Speak English

Friday, February 20, 2015 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Directions to this location: Downtown & Business