09/19/2013 – Multiple free events from Facebook to Obamacare advice

  • Meg Wempe is available for the highly popular Tech
    Tuesdays and Thursdays sessions 10-noon Tuesdays and 3-5 p.m.
    Thursdays.  Join her for one-on-one
    informal help with your computer or tablet issues.
  • More formal sessions include Facebook Basics for
    Individuals on Friday, September 20 and Friday, September 27 from 10:30 –
    12:30 p.m. plus Skype Basics on Monday, September 23 and Wednesday,
    September 25 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. 
    These classes require registration. 
  • Next Wednesday, September 25 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    marks the start of a six-week Spanish class for all ages taught by Roberta
    Strickland.  The book used in class
    costs $8 and can be purchased at the library before classes start or at
    class start.  Registration is
    required.
  • A Connect for Health Colorado
    workshop next Thursday, September 26 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. will show you how
    to shop for health insurance in Colorado.  Renee Burch from San Juan Basin Health
    Department will explain your new insurance options under the Affordable
    Care Act (“Obamacare”) and discuss how to access the new online
    marketplace to compare and shop for individuals, families and small
    employers.  She’ll also answer your
    questions. This session is free and no registration required.

 

Free teen gaming

            Every
Tuesday from 4 – 5:30 p.m. (note new day and time) we host Teen Gaming (X-box,
Wii, board games and Pokemon Card Battles, and you are welcome to bring other trading
card battle games.  Snacks provided. 

 

Free teen Anime/Manga Club

            Join us on the
third Saturday of every month – including this Saturday, September 21 – from 11
a.m. – 2 p.m. for a variety of Japanese culture (crafts, movies, cosplay, etc.)
at the Anime/Manga Club.  Characters
welcomed.

 

Free art fun for kids

            Art Attack for
first-third grade youngsters takes place from 2 – 3 p.m. tomorrow (Friday,
September 20) and on the third Friday of every month.

 

Nonfiction

            “Estate Planning
Basics” tells you about estates, trusts, avoiding probate and planning for
incapacity – and comes with a website. 
“The Child Catchers” by Kathryn Joyce explores the widespread role of
conservative evangelicals in international adoption.  “My Lunches with Orson” edited by Peter
Biskind reveals with private candid conversations between Orson Welles and
director Henry Jaglom.  “The Loyal Union
Sampler” from Elm Creek Quilts shows you how to make a quilt like the ones made
to support Civil War soldiers.

 

Mysteries and suspense

            “I, Saul” by Jerry
B. Jenkins is told from the point of view of the disciple Luke, the apostle
Paul and a modern-day professor. 
“Declan’s Cross” by Carla Neggers is a romantic suspense story in the
series featuring FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan.  “Best Kept Secret” by Jeffrey Archer is the
third volume in the saga of the Clifton and Barrington families in England.       

 

Other fiction

            “The Daughters of
Mars” by Thomas Keneally, author of “Schindler’s List,” is the story of two
Australian sisters transformed by World War I. 
“The Returned” by Jason Mott explores faith and morality in this tale of
people’s loved ones returning from the beyond. 

                         

Thanks to our donors

        For books and materials this week, we thank Kay Beatty, Jan Brookshier, Bruce Dryburgh, Carmen Ferguson, Joan  Jessen, Susan Kanyer, Mark Kimmel, Julie Loar and Jim Mathison.

 

Quotable Quote

            “Walk as if you
are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Nanh, contemporary
Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist.

Website

 

            For more information on library
books, services and programs – and to reserve books, e-books, CDs and DVDs from
the comfort of your home – please visit our website at
http://pagosa.colibraries.org/.                

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