Library News January 30, 2014

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 02:09 PM.

The Franklin County Public Library is gearing up for another busy month in February. Along with our regularly scheduled yoga classes, story times and computer classes, we’re looking forward to a number of other activities.

The Area Agency on Aging for North Florida will be at the Eastpoint Branch on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. SHINE counselors will be on hand to assist patrons individually with their Medicare questions. Information will be available on the Emergency Home Energy Assistance for Elderly Program for seniors with delinquent utility bills. The agency will also doing free hearing checks and distributing free amplified telephones for the hard of hearing.

Computer with Carly will be Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Eastpoint Branch and Thursday, Feb. 20 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Carrabelle Branch. Bring your questions for one-on-one computer assistance.

In addition, Carly will be offering a two hour MS Office Excel class at each branch library. The Excel class will run from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the Eastpoint Branch and 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Carrabelle Branch. You must have your own laptop computer to participate. If interested, please stop by and sign up for a spot in one of the Excel classes.

 We have a new program starting up at the library in February! “The Vault,” a program for youths who age 8-12, will be starting up at the Eastpoint Branch on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. and at the Carrabelle Branch at 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Programming will range from literature discussions to movies, games and all kinds of art projects. Encourage your kids to come and join the fun.

For the younger children, Mommy & Me Story time will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday mornings at the Carrabelle Branch starting in February. You can also join us at 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoons for Mommy & Me at the Eastpoint Branch.

 Bring the family in and join us for Game Days at the Carrabelle Branch on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and at the Eastpoint Branch on Saturday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.



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