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Social networking class at North Branch Area Library

New to Social Networking?  Want to get connected?  Then join us for one of our Basic Social Networking Classes including a brief introduction and demonstration of Skype, Twitter, LinkedIn followed by a more in-depth look into Facebook.

The 90-minute workshop at the North Branch Area Library will be held on Tuesday, January 24 at 10 a.m.  It is presented by East Central Regional Library as part of our Digital Immigrants II series teaching individuals new technology skills.  Limited seating is available and pre-registration is required.

You must pre-register by stopping by or calling the library at 651-674-8443 by Wednesday, Jan. 18.  Classes will take place on ECRL computers; there is no need to own a computer to participate.


Hot Reads for Cold Nights

Need a cure for those cold, winter blues? The North Branch Library invites all adults, 18 and older, to participate in their third annual Hot Reads for Cold Nights winter reading program. The program runs from January 9 to March 3. To participate, stop in the library beginning Jan. 9 and pick up a pack of Hot Reads for Cold Nights bookmarks.

Each bookmark will have a different subject listed on it. Read any book that fulfills that subject and turn your bookmark(s) in to the library each week for a chance to win a prize.

Prize drawings will be held each Monday from bookmarks turned in from the previous week, plus there will be a grand prize drawing for a Hot Reads for Cold Nights sweatshirt from all of the bookmarks turned in over the 8-week period.

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