Events

Dec
11
Wed
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:15 pm

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.

Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Mount Carmel United Methodist Church
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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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.
Dec
12
Thu
Baby ABCs @ Nest Partnership
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:15 pm

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.

Dec
13
Fri
Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Springfield Art Museum
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

taichi

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!
Fresh Food Fridays @ Springfield Dream Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come by the Dream Center between 10 and 1 to snag some fresh fruit and veggies for your family!

Northview Center Book Discussion @ Northview Center
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Northview Center Book Discussion @ Northview Center | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For senior adults at the Northview Center, 301 E. Talmage St. Join us at the Northview Center in Doling Park for this library-sponsored book group just for seniors. Call 865-1340.

September: “To the Bright Edge of the World,” by Eowyn Ivey.

October: “The Winter People” by Jennifer McMahon.

November: “Every Note Played” by Lisa Genova.

Teen Friday Nights @ Library Station
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Teen Friday Nights @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For grades 6-12 in the Frisco Room. If it’s Friday night, there’s something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in weekly for games, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided. Call 865-1340.

Dec
14
Sat
Art Exploration @ Library Station
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art Exploration @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For families with children in grades K-6 in the Story Hour Room. Come and create using your imagination and a range of artistic styles and mediums. Materials will be provided. Learn about radial symmetry by weaving on recycled CDs. Call 865-1340.

Dec
15
Sun
Sunday Make ‘n’ Play @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

For age 3-grade 4. Don’t have time for storytime during the week? Drop in for a hands-on, interactive experience with a maker, play and art focus. We’ll provide multiple activity stations and fun read-alouds. Be prepared to make new friends, get messy and have family fun! Call 883-1974.