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SPECIAL EVENTS AT THE LIBRARY 

In addition to regularly-scheduled clubs and computer classes, Richardson Public Library offers special events to educate and entertain adults.  Past topics have included the Richardson Reads One Book program, art and photography shows, adult storytelling, and special lectures on history and genealogy.  In addition, the annual Friends of the Richardson Library book sale is held twice each year.  Check our Calendar of Events for a list of upcoming happenings. 


Computing_SpEvts (002)COMPUTING 101 with WINDOWS 10

Lay the foundation for your computing skills with this beginner-level course.

Friday, October 18
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
BASEMENT TRAINING ROOM

For ADULTS and TEENS; REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
A valid Richardson Public Library Card is required for registration.
Laptops available, or bring your own.
Please call 972-744-4359 to register starting September 25.


LionDance_SpEvtsRicochet 19 at the Library!

CHIN WOO LION DANCE SHOW

Presented in partnership with the city-wide art event, Ricochet, hosted by the Arts Incubator of Richardson (AIR)

Saturday, October 19
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
FOUNTAIN PLAZA - OUTSIDE THE LIBRARY

All ages welcome - Registration not required.
For more information, please call 972-744-4350 or go to www.artsincubatorrichardson.org 


GoogleProd_SpEvts (002)GET TECH SAVVY:  GET GOING WITH GOOGLE

Google DOCS, Google SHEETS & Google SLIDES

An introduction to creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations, and how to share these with your family and coworkers.

Saturday, October 19
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
BASEMENT TRAINING ROOM

For ADULTS and TEENS; Laptops provided or bring your own.  
Bring your Google login info.
Registration and valid Richardson Public Library Card required.
Call 972-744-4359 to register starting September 25.


InstagramSpEvtsINSTAGRAM FOR BEGINNERS

Learn the basics of this popular photo-sharing app.  Bring your smartphone or tablet with the Instagram app installed - Participants need a Facebook account or email address.

Friday, October 11
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
BASEMENT TRAINING ROOM

For ADULTS and TEENS; Registration and a valid Richardson Public Library Card required.  Call 972-744-4359 to register starting September 25.


LibraryHist_SpEvtsLUNCHTIME LECTURE: HISTORY of the RICHARDSON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Facilitated by Local History Librarian, Stacey Davis
Panel discussion and Q&A on the history of Richardson Library, with the Library's past and present directors:  Julianne Lovelace; Jane Merz; Steve Benson; and Susan Allison.

Tuesday, October 22
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
BASEMENT PROGRAM ROOM

For ADULTS and TEENS; Registration not required.
You are welcome to bring your lunch!
Call 972-744-4376 for more information.


MEDICARE AND YOUMedicare_Fall2019_SpEvts

Presented by Scott Teagle
New to Medicare? This workshop covers in detail the four Parts of Medicare:  A, B, C, and D.  Gain a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, election periods, enrollment penalties, the differences between original Medicare and Medicare Advantage (Part C), Prescription Drug (Part D), and the donut hole.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
BASEMENT PROGRAM ROOM

For ADULTS; Registration not required.
Call 972-744-4376 for more information.


BOOSTING WELLNESS with ESSENTIAL OILSEssOils_SpEvts

Presented by Kerry Gibson
Hands-on workshop learning about the history and benefits of using essential oils.  Participants will leave with several products they've created.

Saturday, November 2
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
BASEMENT PROGRAM ROOM

For ADULTS and TEENS; all supplies provided.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED; Register, starting October 7, by calling 972-744-4376.


MEDICARE AND YOUMedicare_Fall2019_SpEvts

Presented by Scott Teagle
New to Medicare? This workshop covers in detail the four Parts of Medicare:  A, B, C, and D.  Gain a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, election periods, enrollment penalties, the differences between original Medicare and Medicare Advantage (Part C), Prescription Drug (Part D), and the donut hole.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7
6:30 P.m. - 7:30 p.m.
BASEMENT PROGRAM ROOM

For ADULTS; Registration not required.
Call 972-744-4376 for more information.