Written by:Monika SeymourSaturday, January 23, 2010
Computer classes for beginners are being offered again at the Victoria Avenue
Library. These are geared mainly for adult beginners and class size is limited
to 6 participants. The classes take place in our fully equipped Computer
Training Lab and each participant will have their own work station. The cost is
$10 (tax included) and payment must be made at registration. Currently the
topics on offer are: Computer Basics & Windows; Word processing basics:
Introduction to email; Introduction to Internet; Word processing 2; and Windows
2. Currently the two hour sessions are scheduled for Monday or Tuesday
evenings. Please check the website for more details or call the library for
The Big Screen Tuesday feature next week, January 26th, is based on the Maurice
Sendak children’s classic; Where the Wild Things are. Max, a rambunctious yet
sensitive little boy is sent to bed without his supper, and creates his own
world-a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures that crown Max as their
ruler. He promises to create a place where everyone will be happy, but soon
finds it is not so easy. The presentation begins at 7pm in the LaMarsh Room and
stars Forest Whitaker, Catherine Keener, and Paul Dano as Max. Director Spike
Jonze has created a thoughtful adaptation for the big screen. The film is rated
Got the January blahs?
Thursday January 28th, Family Story time returns with the monthly theme based
presentation of stories and fun for the entire family. Snowy Blowy Story time
begins at 6:30pm, for an hour at the Victoria Avenue Library. It’s a program
that all ages can interact and take part in together. A small craft activity is
included. We ask you to register in advance. For a toony, the whole family may
join in. This is one of the ways the public library promotes family literacy.
We love snow…
On Saturday January 30th, children aged 6 and up are invited to the Victoria
Avenue Library Saturday craft at 10:30am or 2pm. We will be creating snowman
centrepieces. Registration in person, online or by phone is required in advance
for all programs. Registration is also open for the February craft activities
at all locations.
While you are here, be sure and view the Olympic displays in the library. Only
20 days to go until the Games begin, and we are ready.
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