Calligraphy Demo & Lesson

February 27th at 6:00 p.m.
Steve Ingerson, instructor of calligraphy at Lincoln Land Community College, will give a demonstration of writing calligraphy and give a short lesson. Join us for some basic instruction, learn what materials to use, and have fun.

Calligraphy February 2018

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History with Benedictine University

Wednesday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m.
Catherine O’Connor will discuss historic preservation. She will speak about the ways historic buildings can be adapted and rehabbed for modern use and give examples of what the Springfield campus of Benedictine University has done.

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Writers’ Group

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Our Writers’ Group meets to discuss writing, review pieces, keep in community of other writers, and support each other in our writing journeys. We welcome writers of all levels of experience and genres to join us for critique of member’s pieces, writing exercises, and discussion.

Our next meeting will be on February 28 at 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Please email info@chathamlib.org for more information.

Visit our new website for more information at:
www.chathamwriters.group/

Computer Class – Facebook

Our Computer Classes are free and open to all adults. Registration is preferred; call the library at 483-2713 to register.

Saturday, February 24 at 10:00 a.m. we  will be learning the basics of the popular social media website Facebook. This class will go over the basics of using Facebook. We will also look at the privacy settings such as who can see your information and how to unfollow and block people.

Facebook Computer Class - February 2018

Craft Night

On Tuesday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m. Divya Paranji Srirama will teach us how to use coffee as paint! Divya, a local artist, will lead us in making a simple watercolor painting using only coffee.

Seating is limited and  registration is required so call the library at 483-2713 to register.

The library’s Craft Night is the third Tuesday of each month where we do a make – and – take project. This program is geared for adults (in High School or older).

 

Tuesday Evening Book Group

Join us on Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m. as we talk about The Gingerbread Man by gingerbread man 2Maggie Shayne.

The discovery of the bodies of two missing children in an abandoned house sends Detective Vincent O’Mally to a small town in upstate New York, where he meets Holly Newman, a young woman whose sister had been abducted and murdered years earlier, and becomes convinced that the earlier killing is linked to his own case.

Cyber Security Seminars

Tuesdays, January 23 and 30, 6:00 p.m.

Darrell Fortae, from Everlast Software, will present on staying secure in the digital age. On January 23, he’ll go over passwords, browsing the internet safely, encryption, biological authentication (like thumbprints), credit card skimmers, and identity theft.

On January 30, malware, mobile apps, digital signatures, wi-fi security, antivirus software, corporate spying, and deleting files securely will be discussed. Come for one or both sessions.

Cyber Security Seminars

 

Computer Class – Intro to Excel

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Our Computer Classes are free and open to all adults. Registration is preferred; call the library at 483-2713 to register.

Join us on Saturday, January 27 at 10:00 a.m. to learn the basics of Microsoft Excel. Excel is a spreadsheet program that allows you to easily store, organize, and manipulate data. In this introductory class we will learn the basics of Excel such as inserting text, AutoSum and AutoFill features, sorting data, and some shortcuts to make working with your spreadsheets easier.

Writers’ Group

 

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Our Writers’ Group meets to discuss writing, review pieces, keep in community of other writers, and support each other in our writing journeys. We welcome writers of all levels of experience and genres to join us for critique of member’s pieces, writing exercises, and discussion.

Our next meeting will be on January 24 at 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Please email info@chathamlib.org for more information.

Visit our new website for more information at:
www.chathamwriters.group/