Storytime Crew!Posted: January 26th, 2015
Lots of happy faces in the children’s department today! A new session of storytimes begins this week: Mondays at 11 a.m., Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Save on your cable TV bill!Posted: January 22nd, 2015
Learn how to use video-streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu and devices including Apple TV and Roku at a free program Monday, Feb. 2 at 6:30 p.m. We’ll also talk about the music-streaming services Spotify and Pandora. No need to register; we’ll meet in the Commons.
Learn Google Docs!Posted: January 20th, 2015
Don’t own Microsoft Office? Google has the answer! Google Docs let you create documents, spreadsheets and slide shows for free! No software to purchase or download. The best part — your work is readily available from any computer with Internet access. Learn how to use it a free, hands-on class in the computer lab Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 2 pm. Please create a Google account ahead of time and bring your user name and password to class. Sign up on the calendar or call 967-3798.
Author Talk!Posted: January 14th, 2015
Chef Bev Shaffer will stir up excitement for the Friends’ annual Chocolate Festival at a free program Sunday, Jan. 18 at 1:30 p.m. Shaffer wrote the “Ask Bev” column for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and several cookbooks including “Chocolate Desserts to Die For”. She’ll share her cooking experiences and tips from her books, and set the stage for the Chocolate Festival, which is Saturday, Feb. 7.
The festival, a Friends fundraiser held during Vermilion’s town-wide Ice A-Fair, is open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Buy tickets for 50 cents each and sample dozens of delicious chocolate dishes prepared by local cooks. Then vote for your favorite. Or if you like to cook, enter your best dish and compete for the title of Chocolate Champ! Shaffer’s talk is free and open to the public. No registration needed. For information about the Chocolate Festival and details about how to enter, click here or call 967-3798, ext. 13.
Hat Day Fun!Posted: January 12th, 2015
Kids in kindergarten through third grade can celebrate National Hat Day by making a stylish paper hat on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. Let us know you’re coming please so we can prepare. Call 967-3798 or sign up on the calendar. Hover over the program name to bring up the online registration screen.