You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. For adults.
Join Becky for an exciting program all about hydrangeas. Becky will share her wealth of information about the types and care of these lovely bloomers. Becky’s programs are always informative and a fun addition to the Learn To Grow In the Garden Series.
Did you know that most insects are either harmless or even beneficial? In this class you will learn about common backyard insects, tips to attract beneficial insects, and tips to control harmful insects using Integrated Pest management strategies.
Tired of daffodils, tulips and crocus? Learn about more unusual bulbs like Snake’s Head Iris, Guinea Hen Flower, Schubertii Allium and more
Does your garden need a kick start for next spring? Come join Brenda as she gives tips on mulching, pruning, composting and more to put your garden to bed for the winter.
Facilitated by Correne Craig. The class chooses their book, which is read aloud during class time, with open discussion. Everyone is welcome to join the discussion at any time! No purchase necessary to participate.
Enjoy a time of stretching, breathing, aligning, and relaxing. Facilitated by Kathy Duncan and Lee Chappell.
For grades 6-12, Midtown Carnegie Branch upstairs meeting room. Explore your skills, interests, values and the world of work to help you make informed education, career and life decisions, and develop your knowledge of personal finance. Presented by Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks.
For grades 4-8. Bring your own bricks or use ours and create with other master builders.
Learn Yang Style Tai Chi from Shifu, M. Dee Ogilvy, who began practicing Tai Chi 25 years ago at Duke University. Dee currently teaches in Missouri State University’s Wellness program and runs her own Tai Chi program called, White Metal Rabbit Taijiquan. Find out more at springfieldtaichi.wordpress.com
- Great for adults of any age and physical fitness level.
- Requires no special equipment.
- Relaxed, composed flowing movements that combine strength with gentleness.
- Beginners are welcome!