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Job Search Strategies
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Harmony Library, Large Meeting Room (H)

This workshop will help you understand today's job market and the best practices for job searching in Northern Colorado. At the end of this workshop, you will have the knowledge and tools to execute a strategic job search that is effective and most likely to get you the results you desire.

Kevin Cook - Views and Vistas series: Searching for Life in Colorado
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room Combo

2018 Views and Vistas Nature Series description: Searching for Life One at a Time Within Life’s diversity a pattern of relatedness becomes apparent. But whether we speak of mollusks or mammals or wildflowers, some families have a single species living in Colorado. To look for them makes each a destination to be sought and engaged one at a time.

Thriving at Work: Steps You Can Take to Bring Greater Ease into Your Life!
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Harmony Library, Large Meeting Room (H)

Steps you can take to bring greater ease, joy, and personal satisfaction into your life! Workplace stress is a real issue in our community! As a career counselor, part of my focus is to help people learn to create ways of working that are sustainable. We cannot relegate self-care to evenings and weekends and expect to thrive. This workshop focuses on helping people make health and well-being a priority throughout the day...regardless of their work setting. This workshop is for those who are ready to take their health and well-being into their own hands. Come learn with others and create your own "thriving at work" plan.

Anime Club
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Council Tree Library, Large Meeting Room (C)

Teens gather together after school to watch anime favorites, chat about manga, and munch on yummy snacks! Our Tuesday meetings at Council Tree Library are for teens in grades 6-12.

Designing 3D Models with Tinkercad Beyond Basics - for Teens & Adults
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

In this "Beyond" class, you will learn more advanced design skills with Tinkercad in order to create more functional and complex designs. Learn to edit existing files, create more functional objects, use advanced "shape generators", and discover how to alter aspects of your model in order to ensure the best 3D printed outcome. Completion of Tinkercad Basics class highly recommended. Please have valid Tinkercad account prior to class. If you have any questions about creating an account, please arrive 15-20 minutes early for assistance. For teens and adults ages 12 and up. For ages under 12, please attend Tinkercad for Kids.s Register Online

International Night - Bahrain Through Photos
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room Combo

Please join Kholood Al Gasra for a short journey in photography through the Middle East, specifically the little island of Bahrain. Food, culture, music, and other interesting aspects will be covered, with a question-and-answer section at the end of the presentation. Kholood is an ambitious, adventurous and bilingual graduate student, pursuing a Master's degree in Computer Information Systems as a Fulbright Scholar. Join us Tuesday November 13, 2018, 7-9 pm at the Old Town Library (one time only)

Intercambio
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Presented by La Familia, this is an adult English as a Second Language learning program. For more information go to: https://thefamilycenterfc.org/adult-education-programs/ or call La Familia at (970) 221-1615

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

Forthcoming

Book Club for Mortals
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room Combo

Join us in book discussions about the end of life journey. November title: When Breath Becomes Air by Kalanithi. Ten complimentary copies available at the Old Town Library on the 15th day of the previous month. One copy per person. While supplies last.

Finding Grants Using the Foundation Center Database
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Learn how to search the Foundation Center Database for grants with Nonprofit Resources Librarian, Sarah Scobey. There will be time at the end of this class to start your own search.

Dollars + Sense = ???
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Harmony Library, Large Meeting Room (H)

The money decisions we make often are not logical or in our own best interest. Join us for a look at the psychology behind our money behaviors and get a glimpse into the weird world of our relationship to money, spending, and the social/emotional side of our finances. Money Matter Series

Still Coming Home: Conversations about the Experience of War
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 1

"When Safe Spaces Don't Feel Safe Anymore" Fort Collins-based veteran and writer Laura Mahal reads her writing from the anthology "Still Coming Home." The reading will be followed by a facilitated discussion with Laura and other community members about the experience of war and the challenges of returning to civilian life. Copies of the anthology will be provided. Presented by Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book in collaboration with Denver Veteran Writers Workshop.

Larimer County Genealogical Society 1 on 1 Assistance
Thursday, November 15, 2018
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

One-on-one family history research and genealogy assistance provided by Larimer County Genealogical Society volunteers. No sign-up required!

Conversations in English
Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 2

Speak, listen, connect, and learn. Conversations build community at Old Town Library. “Conversations in English” offers a friendly, informal setting for English language learners to practice their English and connect with others. A volunteer facilitator, who is a native-English speaker, guides conversations on relevant, every day topics like family, work, school, sports, and daily life. Participants can also suggest topics to discuss. For adults. All levels of experience and ability are welcome. No registration is required. Drop by and bring a friend!

Excel Beyond Basics
Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Harmony Library, Computer Lab

Excel is a spreadsheet program used for automating calculations, creating charts, forms, and more. Go beyond the basics in this 2-hour class. Computer Comfort and the Excel Basics class is strongly recommended before taking this class. No registration required. Questions? Please call the Answer Center at 970-221-6740.

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Friday, November 16, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

Forthcoming

Drop-In Coding Club for Tweens
Friday, November 16, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Storytime Room

Come hang out, mess around and geek out with your computer or ours and code on your favorite sites such as Scratch. Create music videos, games or whatever you want in a group or on your own. No coding experience required.

Intermediate Genealogy: Part Two
Saturday, November 17, 2018
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Harmony Library, Large Meeting Room (H)

Now that you’ve looked at basic records such as the census and vital records, are you wondering what to do next? Intermediate Genealogy will help you advance beyond these basic records as you learn how to access and use land records, tax records, probate records and more. You’ll also gain familiarity with those tricky terms that can confuse novice genealogists, like intestate, administrator, grantee, and grantor. This free, three-hour class may provide just the clues you’ve been looking for in your family history quest.

Colorado Name Change Clinic
Saturday, November 17, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 1

Learn how to file your name change petition in Colorado, as well as update your gender marker! The workshop will be led by an attorney who can answer your questions and guide you through the process. Denver Fingerprinting will also be on-hand to facilitate the required FBI/CBI background checks, which greatly speeds up the process. This workshop is free to attend, but we kindly ask you RSVP at emma.shinn@namechangeproject.org for this event so we can anticipate the attendance and prepare accordingly. Sponsored by CSU Pride, NOCO Equality, Eclectic, SPLASH and PFLAG of Northern Colorado.

Game Day @ Your Library
Sunday, November 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 1

Do you like to play games? Have you wanted to play a game but couldn't find a partner? Have a group and no place to play? Join us for Game Day @ Your Library. Play a board or card game from our collection (Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, Munchkin Fu! and many more!) or bring a favorite from home. RPG groups there is room for you too! Players of all ages and abilities are welcome.

NaNoWriMo Write-In
Sunday, November 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 2

Getting a late start and afraid you won't catch up? Need a little motivation to get past the halfway point? Come to the library and get rid of the guilt monkey on your back! To propel you along, participate in word wars: small, friendly competitions to see who can write more words in a given time. Creative help available when needed. Enjoy drinks from Everyday Joe's Coffee House.

Intercambio
Monday, November 19, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Presented by La Familia, this is an adult English as a Second Language learning program. For more information go to: https://thefamilycenterfc.org/adult-education-programs/ or call La Familia at (970) 221-1615.

SummitStone Health Resource Hours
Monday, November 19, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

SummitStone/PATH certified case workers provide free drop-in "resource hours" in Study Room F. These resource hours are not exclusive to homeless individuals; SummitStone/PATH staff will meet with anyone to provide appropriate referrals to other community agencies if they do not meet the PATH program criteria.

CANCELLED: Memory Cafe
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Harmony Library, Large Meeting Room (H)

Memory Cafés are social gatherings for people with mild to moderate cognitive impairment AND their care partners who want to remain engaged with others traveling the dementia journey. Memory Cafés show that there is a lot of joyful living to do even when dementia is part of the journey. Join us for reminiscing, games, inspiration, laughter, music, and snacks.

Antarctic Lecture: Ocean Legacy
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room Combo

Ocean Legacy: Inspiring Marine Conservation in the Ross Sea, Antartica and Beyond. John B. Weller, an internationally acclaimed photographer, filmmaker and author, invites you to journey above and below the ice in Antarctica. He will explain how his efforts to protect the Ross Sea, Antarctica inspired a global coalition of organizations, scientists, diplomats and more than a million people, and helped entrain world leaders from the White House to the Kremlin. Weller’s photographs of the Ross Sea became the face of Antarctic conservation efforts worldwide. Twelve years of work came to fruition in 2016 when diplomats from 24 countries and the EU adopted the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area – the first large-scale international marine protected area and the largest MPA in the world.

Intercambio
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Presented by La Familia, this is an adult English as a Second Language learning program. For more information go to: https://thefamilycenterfc.org/adult-education-programs/ or call La Familia at (970) 221-1615

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

Forthcoming

Outreach Fort Collins Open Hours
Friday, November 23, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

Forthcoming

NaNoWriMo Mad Dash to the Finish Write-In
Sunday, November 25, 2018
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room 2

50k or Bust! With less than a week to go, you may need some extra motivation. Maybe you just need to get out of the house, clear of the blinking cursor on the screen, away from the chores that need doing. Break out! Come to the library, write by hand, and ignore those dishes! How about a Box of Doom challenge? Or a couple of word wars with your fellow writers to get you to the finish line? Don't give up, the month isn't over yet. Refreshments provided by Everyday Joe's Coffee House.

Animal Afternoon
Sunday, November 25, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Harmony Library, Large Meeting Room (H)

Join Larimer Animal People Partnership volunteers and their special story-loving critters. Enjoy good books and the opportunity to read to friendly animals. For children in grades K-5. 40-60 minutes.

Intercambio
Monday, November 26, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Old Town Library, Study Room A

Presented by La Familia, this is an adult English as a Second Language learning program. For more information go to: https://thefamilycenterfc.org/adult-education-programs/ or call La Familia at (970) 221-1615.

SummitStone Health Resource Hours
Monday, November 26, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Old Town Library, Study Room F

SummitStone/PATH certified case workers provide free drop-in "resource hours" in Study Room F. These resource hours are not exclusive to homeless individuals; SummitStone/PATH staff will meet with anyone to provide appropriate referrals to other community agencies if they do not meet the PATH program criteria.

Old Town Book Club
Monday, November 26, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Old Town Library, Large Meeting Room Combo

Please join us for the Old Town Library Book Club discussion of "Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening" by Manal al-Sharif. Free and open to the public.



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