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Tahoe-Truckee Lib Loop: Brush up on your digital skills

Anne Greenwood

TAHOE-TRUCKEE — Kings Beach Public Library offers computer classes on a weekly basis. The classes are free and are for all levels.

On the first Friday of each month from 6-7 p.m., we offer “Computer Basics in Spanish (Clases de Computación)”with the savvy and bilingual Kelsey Poole.

On the second Thursday from 2-3 p.m., Carl LeBlanc of Tahoe Tech Group, facilitates a Q-and-A class. Bring your pressing computer questions to an expert!

The third Thursday from 2-3 p.m., we host Larry and Candy Dowdle who facilitate a ‘Get to know your iPhone” class.

Most iPhone users vastly underuse their phones. This class is full of tips and tricks to fully utilize your iPhone.

On the fourth Thursday from 2-3 p.m., Doug Greenwood of Alpensoftware teaches a formatted class with a different topic each month. September’s topic is ‘Fun with Facebook.”

Make time to expand your mind!, and visit the Kings BEacj Lobrary at 301 Secline Street, or call 530-546-2021.

Upcoming regional library events

Incline Village Library:

Thursday, Sept. 17, 11:15-11:45 a.m.: Toddler Time. Stories, puppets, music and movement for children 6 months to 3 years. Siblings welcome!

Friday, Sept. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.: READbox Noche de cine Cinderella- Este mes la película de READbox es “Cinderella.” ¡Lee el libro y únete con nosotros a ver la película! Las palomitas de maíz serán servidas. Te sugerimos que traigas tu almohada, una cobija y algo para beber.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 4-4:45 p.m.: Family Story Time. Children of all ages are welcome at story time. Join us for stories, songs, games, and crafts!

Truckee Public Library:

September is National Library Card Month: Local merchants are helping celebrate. The Bookshelf at Hooligan Rocks and Wild Cherries Coffee House are both giving a 5 percent discount on purchases to anyone who shows their library card, for the whole month of September.

Saturday, Sept. 26, 10:30-11 a.m.: Spanish Story Times resume, for the whole family, with story reader Reyna Sanchez-Lopez. Come to hear bilingual stories, songs and rhymes.

Sierra Nevada College:

Sept. 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m.: Introduction to the writings of Isabel Allende. With June Sylvester Saraceno leading an hour long session on Allesd’s work, style and themes.

Saturday, Sept. 19, 4-6 p.m.: Isabel Allende at the 2015 Tahoe Forum. She has lectured internationally on the subject of empowerment, as well as Latin American and world politics, writing and the creative process, and spirituality. Currently sold-out, but to be waitlisted visit: http://www.sierranevada.edu.

Anne Greenwood is Branch Manager at the Kings Beach Public Library.

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