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In This Issue

  • Local Author Book Fair and other FREE events in Hillsborough and Carrboro
  • We Have Programs for All Ages and A New Online Calendar 
  • We're Going to the Mini-Con in Carrboro
  • Job Searching at 55+

Hillsborough Events

Explore Peru, Sept 14, 10:30 am. Main Library
Local Author Book Fair, Sept 28, 10a-4p, Main Library in Hillsborough

Sat, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Featuring Jill McCorkle, Steven Petrow, Anna Jean Mayhew, and David Menconi (2019 Piedmont Laureate) and Dee Stribling (Hillsborough Poet Laureate). 

Find out more at (copy and paste address in your browser)

Essential Oils 101, Sept 29, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Main Library

Carrboro Events

Bookclub at the Carrboro Branch, Sept 24, 6:30 pm
Puppet Show at Carrboro Branch, Sept 28, 10:30 a.m.

For Adults Who Need a Little Help Using a Computer

Free basic computer classes at the Cybrary



Keyboard and Mouse Practice | Sat, Sept.14, 10-11:30 a.m. 
This class is for anyone who would like to practice using a keyboard and mouse. We will go over the parts of the keyboard, as well as the different mouse buttons and types of clicks. We will also have time to practice using both the keyboard and mouse. 
Internet Basics | Sat, Sept. 21, 10-11:30 a.m.
This class will cover the basics of using the internet. Students will learn how to open a web browser, how to navigate to different sites, and how to search the web using a search engine. No previous experience with computers necessary! 
Email Basics | Sat, Sept. 28, 10-11:30 a.m. 
This class will help you set up an email account and learn how to use it. By the end of the class, you will know how to login, create and send emails, attach files to an email, and add people to your contacts list. 

Space is limited, so please call 919-918-7387 to register.

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Why Yes We Do Have Something for All Ages! 

- Skater Rollies | Main Library | Grades 3-5

- Classic Film Screening | Young Frankenstein | Main Library | Adults

- Teen Advisory Board Meeting  Main Library | Teens 

- Dig Deeper With Us Garden Series: Love the Lawn Main Library | Adults

- Gaming Tournament |  Main Library | Middle and High School Ages

- Self-Publishing Workshop with Emily Buehler | Main Library | All Ages

- Poetry for Everybody with Dee Stribling: Celebrating Latinidad |  Main Library | All Ages.

Check our calendar for complete information. 

Speaking of our calendar. The format is new, and you can sort events by age group. And because it's tied into our catalog, you can search for events while searching for materials. 

Sun, Sept. 29, 12-6 p.m.

midway mini-con, Sept 29 all day!

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Library Locations

Main Library | 137 W. Margaret Lane | Hillsborough, NC 27278 | 919.245.2525
Carrboro Branch | 900 Old Fayetteville Road | Chapel Hill, NC 27516 | 919.969.3006
Cybrary | 100 N. Greensboro Street | Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919.918.7387
Cedar Grove Library Station | 5800 N. Highway 86 | Hillsborough, NC 27278

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