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Beginner’s Chinese Calligraphy Workshop Saturday, Jan. 30, 2:00pm
How to Use the Library Catalog Tuesday, Jan. 26, 3:00pm
Learn how to access your library account via the library catalog. You will also learn how to search for materials, place holds, and create lists to find items at a later date. Registration required.
Sister Aimee: The Story of Aimee Semple McPherson Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7:00pm
Barry Bradford discusses the many puzzles in the life of Aimee Semple McPherson, the first radio evangelist in America, known for her looks, charisma, & mysterious kidnapping. Registration required.
Guided Meditation & Chair Yoga Thursday, Jan. 28, 11:30am
Join instructor Isabel Raci, C-IAYT, online for a gentle session of guided meditation and chair yoga. Registration required.
Great Books The Art of War by Sun Tzu Saturday, Jan. 30, 10:00am
Join us each month for a discussion of a different work of literature or history. This month’s book is The Art of War by Sun Tzu. Registration required.
In this class, Jojo Liu will teach you the art of traditional Chinese calligraphy: how to hold a brush, write basic strokes, and write standing. Materials provided; see website for details. Registration required.
Is the Book Always Better Than the Movie?
Monday, Feb. 1, 7:00pm
At long last, get the answer to the age old question, “Is the book always better than the movie?” (Spoiler—no, it isn’t!) Registration required.
Senior Connections The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd
Friday, Feb. 12, 10:30am
Join us for our monthly book discussion February’s book is The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd. Registration required.
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Online YOUTH Programs
Dance Party Storytime
For babies under 24 months. Register. Cuddle up with your little one for gentle bounces, rhymes, and stories with Ms. Shelby.
Recommended for ages 6 and under. Get moving with Ms. Katie at this active storytime and dance party! Register to receive a Zoom link.
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 10:00am
Saturday, Jan. 30, 10:00am
Let It Snow Storytime Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10:00am
Recommended for age 3-5 years. Register. Celebrate the snowy skies with stories, songs, and rhymes. Mr. Joel will demonstrate a snowflake craft with simple household materials!
Online Teen Programs
How to Pay for College Without Going Broke
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 6:30pm
Explore the complex world of financial aid. Get tips, and learn strategies for lowering your Expected Family Contribution, which will increase your financial aid eligibility. Registration required.
Practice Test Saturday, Feb. 6, 12:00pm
Grades 9-12. Register. Preparing for the ACT or SAT test? Take a VIRTUAL free practice test, from C2 Education at home. Please check the Events Calendar for more details.
Teen Writing Contest Jan. 4 â€“ Feb. 28
Attention teen writers! The Fremont Public Library is hosting a teen writing contest! The contest is open to teens in grades 6-12. Winning submissions will be featured on our website, and winners will receive a $25 gift card of their choice. Please check our Teen webpage for more details.