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    Adult Programs
     

    R.E.A.D.S. Workshop – learn how to use the Regional Ebooks and Audiobook Download System with your library card.

    Computer Basics Workshop – Introduces you to the basic functions and use of the computer with hands-on experience.

     

    Children's Programs

    Preschool Story Time -  Mondays at 10:15 am and 11:00 am.  Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to join us for stories and activities.

    Baby and Me - Wednesdays at 10:15 am and 11:00 am. Children 2 and under, and their caregivers, dance and play together with us.

    Reading Paws - will resume in December 2013.  Paddy O'Hara, the reading therapy rabbit, will be happy to hear children read to her in the children's library.

    Afterschool Action Discovery Club -  Tuesdays at 4:00 pm.  Elementary school children will participate in arts, crafts, and even experiments.

    ABC Club - Tuesdays at 10:30 am.  Pre-registration is required for this three month class.  We discuss two letters each week, read a story and participate in a craft.  Our next session will begin in January. 

    Homeschool Book Adventures - Mondays at 4:45 pm.  Each month we have activities and discussion centered on one book.

    Lego Club - Saturdays 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm.  Children who love to create with Legos are invited to attend.

    Family Fun! - Saturdays at 1:30 pm.  We host games, crafts and events for the whole family.

    You can find out more by visiting the Children's Corner or pick up a monthly newsletter.


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    Programs for Teens

    All students age 12 to 17 are invited to participate in our teen programs.

    Activities take place on Thursday evening in the Teen Room on the second floor.

    Writer's Club - Teens who like to write can meet with others and share their ideas on the first Thursday of the month.

    Book Club -  Join us on the 3rd Thursday of the month to discuss the current Teen Pick.  The discussions are informal with the focal point centering on the likes and dislikes they found within the selection.

    Animeshon' Nite - Japanese Manga, or comics, have become very popular among teens.  Teens who enjoy this genre gather in the Teen room on the second Thursday of the month and enjoy a movie or spend time drawing their own manga.

    Teen Library Council (TLC) - Usually meets on the last Thursday of the month and is made up of teen volunteers who are interested in shaping how the teen programs are run at this library.  They give opinions on book selection, programming, and more.  If interested in joining, just attend one of the meetings. 

    Find more information by visiting the Teen Topics website.

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    Book Clubs and Movie Club

    The Library Book Club

    The group reads the same book and meet to discuss it on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in the large meeting room on the first floor.

    The Unbook Club

    Meetings will be held the fourth Monday of the month from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the quiet reading room on the second floor.  Each month there will be a discussion of different genres.
     

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    Other Events

    Used Book Sale -- The Hendersonville Library Friends host two book sales a year. They are held in the Spring and December. Many titles, magazines, audios, and videos are offered for sale at great prices.

    Summer Reading Program --This is an annual event that takes place at the library. Activities are open to children, teens and adults. You may register to participate in the reading programs for your age group to win various prizes. Registration begins on June 1st. There will be several story times and activities with special guests. Check the calendar for more information.

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    Other Services

    Computer and Internet use with printing capabilities.  There are 24 computers in the computer lab, 4 in the youth room on the second floor and 2 in the children's area for parents with small children, and 1 on the first floor for handicap access. 

    Access to public wireless Internet is available on both floors of the building.

    Public Use Copy Machines for making copies and scanning documents.

    A.W.E. Early Literacy Stations - There are 6 digital learning centers in the children's department with educational software for children ages 2-8 years old.

    Exam Proctoring --The library is happy to offer exam proctoring services, by appointment with ample notice.
    Appointments can be made at the Reference Desk.

    T.W.R.A. Boating Exams can be administered in the computer lab by appointment only.  Patrons will need to present their permit before taking the exam.

    Rosetta Stone Language Software -- Interested in learning a language? The library has Rosetta Stone software for English, Spanish (Latin America) and French. You may call to schedule an appointment or stop by the Reference Desk.

    Winway Resume Software is available on two computers in the lab.  It will help you write, format, and audit your resume. Please make a reservation at the Reference Desk to use Winway.

    Community Meeting Room is available by appointment only for non-profit and civic organizations.

    Study Rooms of various sizes can be reserved at the Reference Desk.

    Digital Magnifier Station for the visually impaired is located on the first floor behind the stairs.

    Tax forms are available from January through the end of April. 

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