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Programs and Events for Adults: East Library

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Tween (and Teen) Movie Night - The Lego Movie

When: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come enjoy a free movie in the East Teen Center! We are showing The Lego Movie (PG, 101 min). No registration required. For ages 9-18 only! Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by someone 12+ or have an adult in building.

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Join fellow knitters and crocheters for fellowship and fun. Open to all ages. No registration required.

Wig Out Wednesdays - Craft-o-Rama!

When: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Come to the East Teen Center every Wednesday during August and September for a different program. We will provide the supplies, including wigs to wear during the program!

Speak Spanish Level 3

When: Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Practice Spanish conversation and review grammar and language use with fellow Spanish learners

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Come join other teens and learn different stitches, patterns, and techniques! Feel free to bring your own supplies and knitting projects, but we will also have yarn and needles to use. For beginners to experts, ages 12-18 only.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in! This runs from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

We will not have AfterMath in the case of holidays or school weather closures.

Tween Twist Thursday

When: Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Tween Twist Thursday is for children 9-12 years old. Tween's can stop by the Children's Department at East Library anytime between 6:30-8:00 p.m. for a fun and fabulous activity!

Why detox ?

When: Thursday, September 04, 2014 - 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Learn about if detoxing would help you. How to protect yourself from the unwanted toxins we are all exposed to everyday- by Michelle Eads M.D. (Limited to first 40 people.)

East Chess Club--all ages!

When: Friday, September 05, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Join others and play chess. Learn new moves and meet new people. This club is for all ages. All skill levels welcome. No registration necessary. Questions? Call 531-6333 x1319

Bonfils Blood Center

When: Monday, September 08, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

East Library Community Blood Drive

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, September 08, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I

Learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language and practice your conversational skills. No registration required. For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 1371

East Creative Writing Group

When: Monday, September 08, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

This adult group meets to discuss creative fiction and non-fiction writing and poetry, to share ideas with other writers, to work on writing exercises and more. Please contact the East writing group facilitator at 531-6333 ext. 1303 if you are interested in getting your writing on the list for this month's feedback and discussion.

We look forward to working with you!

Library Explorers

When: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

Scribes and Bards

When: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Teen writers group for middle school students through college led by a published fantasy author

Knit One & Crochet Too

When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Join fellow knitters and crocheters for fellowship and fun. Open to all ages. No registration required.

Wig Out Wednesdays - Board Games

When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Come to the East Teen Center every Wednesday during August and September for a different program. We will provide the supplies, including wigs to wear during the program!

Library Explorers

When: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Rooms I & II

Programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Registration required. Please contact Delaina at ext. 1371 for more information.

Speak Spanish Level 3

When: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Practice Spanish conversation and review grammar and language use with fellow Spanish learners

Speak French

When: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice French. Some French language skills are recommended. For information, call 531-6333 x 1303.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring!

When: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in! This runs from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

We will not have AfterMath in the case of holidays or school weather closures.

TAB (Teen Advisory Board)

When: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Bring your voice, bring your friends, bring it on! Help plan and promote programs at the East Library. For more information call 531-6333, x1309.

Speak German

When: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

A conversation group for non-native speakers who wish to practice German. Some German language skills are recommended. For information, call 531-6333, x1315.

Homeschool Science Lab Orientation Meeting

When: Friday, September 12, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community/Conference Rooms I & II

Curious about the Homeschool Science Lab at East Library? Please plan on coming to our Orientation Meeting! You'll meet our volunteer and staff , see the equipment we have available, and find out what you can expect when you come to the Lab.

Learn Japanese

When: Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room I

Learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language and practice your conversational skills. No registration required. For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 1371.

ETC Movie Night - Captain America The Winter Soldier

When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Come enjoy a free movie in the East Teen Center! We are showing Captain America The Winter Soldier (PG-13, 136 min). No registration required. For ages 12-18 only! For PG-13 movies, 12-year-olds must be accompanied by someone 13 – 18.