Please check the library website for more fun and interesting programs.
Learn to Use OverDrive to Download a KindleeBook
January 2 and 16, 2013
At 2:00 pm in the meeting room at Fruitville Library
Learn to use the library’s OverDrive platform to download a kindle eBook. The class will focus on the OverDrive platform. Learn how to find ebook titles and how to check them out.
The class will not cover the operation of individual devices. No registration required.
WWII Victory Gardens at Fruitville Public Library
February 20, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.
This program will by presented by Stacy Spriggs of the Cooperative Extension Service.
Victory gardens, also called war gardens were vegetable, fruit and herb gardens planted at private residences and public parks in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Germany during World War I and World War II. These gardens in addition to supplementing the nation’s food supply were also considered a civil “morale booster” — in that gardeners could feel empowered by their contribution of labor and rewarded by the produce grown.
This program is part of several programs being presented as part of the One Book One Community selection, Unbroken, by
Computer Classes at Fruitville Library
Classes are lecture style, last approximately one hour and are held in the Meeting Room of the Fruitville Public Library. For
more information and to register for any of these classes, stop by the Reference Desk or call 861-2518
January 9, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.. Introduction to Computers January 23, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. Introductionto Windows February 13, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. Computer Organization
February 27, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. Introduction to Using the Internet
Dr. Ken Erb returns again this year, with some wonderful Travelogue Programs.
January 15, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Fruitville Meeting Room. Travelogue with Dr. Ken Erb: Brazil: Rio, Colonial Cities and Iguazu Falls
This slide-illustrated travelogue will take us on an armchair visit to this very diverse and exciting country, including the vibrant, bustling city of Rio de Janeiro, the colonial cities, stimulated by the Brazil gold rush of the 18th century, and in the north of the country we find magnificent Iguazu Falls.
From the perspective of a traveler, photographer, botanist and gardener, Ken Erb describes each place’s geography, history, culture, architecture, agriculture, daily life, and natural scenery.
Join us for this fascinating experience of Brazil. No registration necessary.
February 19, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Ghana: Landscapes, History, and Culture
Come experience Ghana. You will see vestiges of colonial times such as the remains of forts built to secure coastal areas claimed by European powers. Observe aspects of the daily lives of the people: their villages, countryside homes, roadside stands, crops and animals.
Join us for this visit to Ghana. No registration necessary.