Writers’ Group

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 November 15 at 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. This meeting has been moved up a week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Please email info@chathamlib.org for more information.

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

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Beginning Genealogy Series – Using DNA

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The Beginning Genealogy Series consists of 3 parts, each designed to get you started in your genealogical research. Come to one or all, whatever best fits your schedule.

The third session, Using DNA in Genealogy Research, will be Monday, November 13 at 6:00 p.m.

Linda McCall, co-chair of our Friends of Genealogy group, will discuss the types of DNA testing that can be done, companies that do the testing, and how to use the results for research.

 

Beginning Genealogy Series – Computers & the Internet

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The Beginning Genealogy Series consists of 3 parts, each designed to get you started in your genealogical research. Come to one or all, whatever best fits your schedule.

The second session, Computers, the Internet, and Genealogy, will be Monday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m.

Ron Hallberg will present on advantages and disadvantages to the internet for genealogy research, as well as helpful research websites and software to use in your research.

 

Bitcoin Explained

Have you ever wanted to know what Bitcoin is and how it works?

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Join us Tuesday, November 7 at 6:00 p.m.

Darrell Fortae, of Everlast Software, will discuss the concepts of Bitcoin, and present a high level technical overview. Blockchain, encryption, mining, and public/private keys are just a few of the topics that will be discussed. You will also be able to get any of your questions answered in regards to Bitcoin.

Computer Class – Microsoft Word

Saturdays, November 4 and 11 at 9:30 a.m.

Anne Godman will teach the basics of using Microsoft Word. The tips and topics discussed in this class will also be helpful when composing emails. Bring any questions you may have. This series is in two parts and would be most beneficial if you attended both. However, come to as many as your schedule allows.

Our Computer Classes are free and open to all adults. Registration is preferred so our teacher can know how many to plan for. Call the library at 483-2713 to register.

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Let’s Talk Legacy – Long Term Care

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Please join Julie Hale Miller of Country Financial and Maureen Williams of Strategic Hourglass Solutions for an informative and interactive discussion on the costs of growing old and optional ways to afford living longer.     

This program will be held Thursday, November 2 at 10:00 a.m. Seating is limited so please call the library at 483-2713 to reserve your seat.

Game Night

Looking for a fun new game to learn in time for holiday gatherings? Well, you’re in luck! Join us for Game Nights the first Wednesday of every month from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The library has many fun games we would love to teach you because nothing brings a family
together more than some friendly competition.

Join us Wednesday, November 1 at 6:00 p.m.

Due to the complex nature of our games, Game Nights are for ages 10 and up only.

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Beginning Genealogy Series – Basic Genealogy

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The Beginning Genealogy Series consists of 3 parts, each designed to get you started in your genealogical research. Come to one or all, whatever best fits your schedule.

The first session, Basic Genealogy, will be Monday, October 30 at 6:00 p.m.

Ron Hallberg, co-chair of our Friends of Genealogy group, will be sharing information on basic genealogy searching. He will discuss the types of records you will encounter, the traditional sources for information, as well as storing and presenting your information.

 

Writers’ Group

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The library’s Writers’ Group welcomes writers of all levels of experience and working in any genre to attend our meetings. Please email info@chathamlib.org for more information or to be added to the group’s email list. We meet on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s conference room.

Our next meeting is Wednesday, October 25, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Two members will volunteer to bring pieces to be read and be critiqued by the group.

Visit our new website at: www.chathamwriters.group/

Let’s Talk Legacy – The Talk of a Lifetime

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Please join Paula Staab Polk of Staab Polk Memorial Home and Maureen Williams of
Strategic Hourglass Solutions for an informative and interaction discussion on funeral arrangements and creating a permanent memorial of you and your life by having The Talk of a Lifetime.

This program will be on Thursday, October 26, at 10:00 a.m. Seating is limited so please call the library at 483-2713 to register.