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September 2017

English as a Second Language Class

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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Paws to Read with Cricket

September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2017

The Children’s Library, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Cricket is a sweet, adorable dog who loves stories and loves to be read to. Cricket will be at the Children’s Library on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm during September. Can't read? Show Cricket the pictures and tell your own story!

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Tech Class with Paul: Social Media

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Facebook and Twitter are the most publicized social media, but there is Instagram and Snapchat and more. In this class tech expert Paul Zimmerman will give an overview of the current landscape.

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Tech Office Hours with Paul

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join tech expert Paul Zimmerman for one-on-one technology tutorials in the Reference Room Learning Commons.

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Poetry & Prose: Readings by Dana Levin & Sebastian Matthews

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Writers Dana Levin and Sebastian Matthews read from their recent collections of poetry and memoir.  Dana Levin’s fourth book is Banana Palace (Copper Canyon Press, 2016). Previous collections include In the Surgical Theatre, Wedding Day, and Sky Burial, which The New Yorker called “utterly her own and utterly riveting.” Recent poetry and essays have appeared in Best American Poetry 2015, The New York Times, Poem-a-day, Boston Review, and Poetry. Levin is a grateful recipient of honors from the National Endowment for the Arts, PEN, the Witter Bynner Foundation and the Library of Congress, as well as the Whiting and Guggenheim Foundations. A teacher of poetry for twenty-five years, Levin serves as Distinguished Writer in Residence at Maryville University in St. Louis. For links to poems, essays, interviews, and events, see http://www.danalevinpoet.com/ Sebastian Matthews is the author of a memoir, In My Father’s Footsteps, and two books of poetry, We Generous and Miracle Day. A new hybrid collection of poetry and prose, Beginner’s Guide to a Head-on Collision, comes out with Red Hen Press in the fall of 2017. In conjunction with Woolly Press, Matthews is currently serially publishing The Life & Times of American Crow, a “collage novel in 11 chapbooks.” Learn more at sebastianmatthews.com or americancrowgraphicnovel.com.

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“Learn to Google Effectively”

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Come and learn some new tips to help you search Google more effectively. Buffy McDonald and Brad McLane will teach this “Learn to Google Effectively” class. 

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Drop-In: Straws & Connectors

September 30
The Children’s Library, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Come create in the Children's Library! We'll have Straws and Connectors for creative building and play. Drop-in anytime today during open library hours (10:00 am - 6:00 pm).

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October 2017

English as a Second Language Class

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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An Evening with Daniel Benaim

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This program is presented in partnership with the Boise Committee on Foreign Relations. Daniel Benaim is a senior fellow at American Progress, researching U.S. policy in the Middle East, as well as a visiting lecturer at New York University. Previously, he served as a Middle East policy adviser and foreign policy speechwriter at the White House, the Department of State, and the U.S. Senate. He was also an international affairs fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Until June 2015, he was foreign policy speechwriter and Middle East adviser to former Vice President Joe Biden, traveling with the vice president to 25 countries. Before that, he wrote speeches for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Deputy Secretaries Bill Burns and Tom Nides and served as a member of Secretary Clinton’s policy planning staff covering Egypt. Benaim also has been a professional staff member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, chief speechwriter to former Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), and a detailee to the National Security Council staff. Additionally, he designed and taught a graduate speechwriting course at George Washington University. Benaim’s writings on behalf of government officials have appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Foreign Affairs. Publications under his own name include the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, and The American Prospect. He received his M.A. in law and diplomacy from The Fletcher School and his B.A. in English literature from Yale University. He is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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English as a Second Language Class

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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Genealogy Workshop

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

This basic research class will allow you to research your family tree with Donna Voyles, the director of the Family History Center in Hailey. If you have questions call Buffy at 726-3493 ext. 110. 

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English as a Second Language Class

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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English as a Second Language Class

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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English as a Second Language Class

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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November 2017

English as a Second Language Class

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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Genealogy Workshop

November 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

This basic research class will allow you to research your family tree with Donna Voyles, the director of the Family History Center in Hailey. If you have questions call Buffy at 726-3493 ext. 110. 

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English as a Second Language Class

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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English as a Second Language Class

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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December 2017

Genealogy Workshop

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

This basic research class will allow you to research your family tree with Donna Voyles, the director of the Family History Center in Hailey. If you have questions call Buffy at 726-3493 ext. 110. 

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