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TMCNet:  LIVE & LEARN [Columbia Daily Tribune (MO)]

[December 10, 2012]

LIVE & LEARN [Columbia Daily Tribune (MO)]

(Columbia Daily Tribune (MO) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 443-3161 or visit www.dbrl.org.



Design It with Publisher 1 to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow. Learn to design greeting cards, newsletters, calendars and more using Microsoft Publisher. Basic computer skills are required. Please register.

Mobile Tech Talk 3 to 4 p.m. tomorrow. If you're confused by mobile technology, join a discussion of some of the many devices available. Adults. Please register.

Drop-in Internet and Computer Assistance noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. During these unstructured sessions, use library computers to apply for a job, write a resume, set up an email account, get help navigating the Internet, study for a test with LearningExpress Library or sharpen your computer skills with self-guided tutorials. Choose from Keyboarding, Mouse, Basic Skills, Computer Basics, Files and Folders, Exploring the Web, Basic or Intermediate Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. For the tutorials, please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.

Checking Out Library E-books 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. or 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Learn how to use the library's OverDrive e-book service to read books on your e-reader or mobile device. Attend the first session if you have an Apple device, Android device, NOOK or other e-reader. If you use any variety of Kindle, attend the second session, and please be sure to register your Kindle with Amazon before the class. No matter what device you have, you will need your library card. Please register.

Skype for Beginners 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Learn how to set up Skype -- free software that allows you to make computer-to-computer video or voice calls to anywhere in the world and talk for free as long as you want. Basic computer knowledge and email account required. Please register.

Facebook Fundamentals 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Learn how to set up a Facebook profile and use some of its features such as adding photos, making notes and sharing news with others while maintaining your personal security. A basic understanding of the Internet and an email account are required. If you already use Facebook, know your log-in information. Please register.

Downloading Made Easy 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday. Learn how to download MP3 audio files, photos, software and updates for your Windows computer without exposing it to harmful viruses, adware or spyware. Bring a USB flash drive for saving files. Knowledge of working with Windows files and folders is helpful. Please register.

Southern Boone County Public Library, 117 E. Broadway in Ashland, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call (573) 657-7378 or visit www.dbrl.org.

Friends of the Southern Boone County Library Annual Meeting 6 p.m. tomorrow. Find out more about the library's Friends group. Author and Boone County Journal columnist Travis Naughton will kick off the evening with insights about his life in Southern Boone County. The Friends will have a short meeting after the presentation. Newcomers are welcome.

Callaway County Public Library, 710 Court St. in Fulton, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call (573) 642-7261 or visit www.dbrl.org.

Healthy Holiday Appetizers 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Community Health Educator Christine Breakfield of the Callaway County Health Department will discuss healthy eating strategies for the holidays and show you how to make Holiday Cucumber Cups and Fresh Bread With Herb Oil.

Self-Guided Computer Tutorials 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Learn at your own pace with these tutorials for beginners and intermediate users on the Windows operating system. An instructor will get you started and answer questions. Choose from Keyboarding, Mouse, Basic Skills, Computer Basics, Files and Folders, Exploring the Web, Basic or Intermediate Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. Please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library. Please register.

Daniel Boone Regional Library Bookmobile stops this week; call (800) 324-4806.

1:30 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Larry's AF Grocery Store in Sturgeon.

1:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Crane's Store warehouse in Williamsburg.

1:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lions Club Park in Harrisburg.

1:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Hallsville City Hall.

Birth Parent Support Group 5 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at the Center for Women's Ministry, 1900 N. Providence Road, Suite 210 (Kelly Plaza Building). It is a confidential and safe environment. The group facilitator is Kitty Spencer, who can be contacted at kitty.spencer@lovebasket.org or 424-5323.

CODA Codependence Anonymous, a 12-step recovery program whose goal is to maintain healthy relations, meets at 5 p.m. Sundays at the Center Project, 300 St. James St., Suite 104.

Services for Independent Living, 1401 Hathman Place, hosts the following courses on an ongoing basis. Learn more at www.silcolumbia.org.

In Columbia: New Freedom Support Group 1 to 2 p.m. every third Monday. This group provides individuals transitioning from nursing homes with an opportunity to share successes and challenges, learn strategies and resources and develop social networks.

Women's Group 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Vision Impairment and Blindness Exploration and Support (VIBES) 1 to 2:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Brain Injury Group 12:30 to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

20-Something Support Group meets the third Wednesday of each month at Columbia Public Library.

Parent Network 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month and 6 to 8 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Boone County Family Resources, 1209 E. Walnut St.

Wii Excellerate 6 to 8 p.m. the first and third Friday of each month.

In Audrain/Montgomery Counties: Mexico Disability Support Group 2:30 to 4 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Mexico SIL satellite office, 508 Muldrow St.

Mexico Community Awareness Group 1 to 2 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the Mexico office.

In Randolph County: Moberly Disability Support Group 2 to 3:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Moberly SIL satellite office, 1212 W. Highway 24.

Moberly Community Awareness Group 1 to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Moberly office.

Al-Anon meetings are held at the following locations on an ongoing basis: 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Missouri United Methodist Church, 204 S. Ninth St.; use Elm Street door.

8 p.m. Mondays at ODAAT Oasis, 2400 Business Loop 70 E.

7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church, 702 Wilkes Blvd.

8:15 p.m. Wednesdays at Broadway Christian Church, 2601 W. Broadway.

Noon Thursdays at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 914 West Blvd.

7:30 p.m. Fridays at Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church.

11 a.m. Saturdays at Fairview Road Church of Christ, 201 S. Fairview Road. Alateen will meet at the same time.

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