Introduction To iMac
This course will offer students an opportunity to become more familiar with using an iMac / Apple computer. They will learn some of the basic components of the iMac computer and what makes an Apple computer different from a PC. Students will also learn to operate the mouse and keyboard and will learn iMac terminology. Through hands-on exercises, students will explore sample programs and gain familiarity with the basic layout and of the iMac. This class is designed for beginning computer users.
Classes are FREE but we do ask that you call (903) 237-1354 or stop in and register in advance. Also, if you sign-up for a class and cannot make it, please be considerate and call and cancel with us so that we may give your spot to someone else. We hate turning away people, as many of our classes do fill up!
Calling all Warriors fans! Join us Wednesday, March 13th at 2:00 PM in the Moeschle Room for a pawsome program all about the cats and their clans! We'll be doing a reading from the series and will also create our own feline Warrior character and make a paper bag puppet of it! Don’t miss out on all the wonderful Warrior fun!
This program is based off of the Warriors series of books by Erin Hunter. The popular books are about several “clans” of warrior cats who battle and have adventures. For more info on the series check out their official website: http://www.warriorcats.com/warriorshell.html
Teens- tired of using random things to mark your stopping point while reading? Do the paper bookmarks lose your place or fall apart to quickly?
Join us Friday, March 15th for our Spring Break Bookmark Workshop!
We'll provide the supplies- just come to the Moeschle Room at 3:00 PM and get ready to have some fun! Bring a friend and share the creativity!
See ya there!
Louise Penny's novel Still Life is the topic of discussion for February's Book Club. The meeting will take place at the Library on Thursday, February 28th at 6:30 PM.
Come join us for a lively discussion as we share our love of books and reading!
For more information on the Book Club, please email Chris at: firstname.lastname@example.org call Joyce at 903-261-3061. Everyone is welcome, whether you have read the book or not!
Library to Host Lock-in for Genealogists
Friday, February 15th, gather your research materials and head for the Longview Public Library's Genealogy/Local History Department for a night of undisturbed research from 6:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight. The doors will be locked at 6:00pm, so be sure to be in the library before then or you'll get locked out of all the fun!
The library computers will be available for free access to the Footnote database of millions of military records, Dawes Rolls and other important records. Use Ancestry and the Heritage Quest database of Census, Revolutionary War Pension Records, the Freedman's Bank, PERSI and thousands of family history books. Search Newsbank Historical Newspapers database that has complete newspapers dating back to the 1600's! The list goes on and on and on.
You may also bring your own laptop and use the library's WiFi. Regretfully, Footnote and Ancestry are only accessible on the library computers.
Snacks & drinks will be allowed.
For more information, please call Ms. Linda Laminack at 903-237-1359.
If you're too young for Summer Reading Club, you're perfect for Spring Reading Club! This wonderful program will help get your child (under the age of 5) ready for reading. There are 8 activities to complete with your child in the month of March. You can also earn fun prizes just for participating each week!
There's no need to register- just pick up your form on Friday, March 1st when Spring Reading Club kicks off. Stop by the Children's Department for more information.
Super Saturday has changed to Terrific Thursday!
He's back! Le Tourneau University’s Dr. Steve Ball is coming back for another energetic, electrifying science program! This time around, we'll be exploring induction through his program Electromagnetic Magic!
Join us February 28th at 7:00 PM in the Moeschle Room. This program is appropriate for kids ages 5-12. Don't miss out- it’s gonna be a great time!
Our Broughton Branch Library is hosting an event to celebrate the National African American Read-In. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 20th at 7:00 PM. It will be an evening of readings authored by African Americans.
Come gather with other members of our community as we continue to celebrate Black History Month. Everyone is welcome!
Our Broughton Branch Library is located inside the Broughton Recreation Center, located at 801 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. in Longview. The Branch is normally open Monday through Thursday from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM but will stay open later for this event.
For more information contact Miss Nita at 903-237-1326.
"When you wish upon a star..."
We're having a star party & you're invited! Come on out to the Library on Tuesday, February 19th as we turn our eyes to the sky. It's the night of a New Moon and, with the help of LeTourneau University students and Physics Professor Dr. Steve Ball, we'll be able to view through several different telescopes! We should also be able to see the Moon, Jupiter and its moons, as well as the Pleiades, a star cluster- weather permitting, of course!
We'll be outside, starting about 7:00 PM, so please dress appropriately for the temperatures outside. This event will be fun for the whole family and hopefully the weather will cooperate! :)
Get a new eReader, tablet, or smartphone for the Holidays? Did you know that you can check out Library books for free? The Library offers OverDrive where patrons can check out and download free eBooks and eAudiobooks onto various devices.
We can help you get started with your fun new gadget or possibly fix problems you've been encountering! Come into the Library on Tuesday, January 15th at 7:00 PM. Simply bring your device and our friendly, knowledgeable staff will sit down with you and help you get up and running with OverDrive!
We'll be in the Moeschle Room from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM so come on in and ask away! *You will need your valid Library card number and the password associated with the card! If you don't remember or have the password, come see our Access Services desk so they can reset that for you.
Can’t make it to the class? You can also pick up step-by-step instructions for OverDrive for Kindle, NOOK, iPad/iPod/iPhone, PC & Mac computers, and Android tablets and smartphones at the Front Desk of the Library. We will also be putting them up on our website within the next few weeks!
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