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Second Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 8:30 pm Quench your thirst for beer and knowledge and join our nonfiction book group at Verboten Brewing. No purchase required, non-alcoholic drinks available. Dec 8  Just kids by Patti Smith Winner of National Book Award It was the summer Coltrane died, the summer of love and riots, and the summer when a chance encounter in Brooklyn led two young people on a path of art, devotion, and initiation. Patti Smith would evolve as a poet and performer, and Robert Mapplethorpe would direct his highly provocative style toward photography. Bound in innocence and enthusiasm, they…

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BuzzWords

Second Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 8:30 pm Quench your thirst for beer and knowledge and join our nonfiction book group at Verboten Brewing. No purchase required, non-alcoholic drinks available. Nov 10  The Secret Token by Andrew Lawler In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina. Chartered by Queen Elizabeth I, their colony was to establish England’s first foothold in the New World. But when the colony’s leader, John White, returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his settlers were nowhere to be found. They left behind only a single clue–a “secret…

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BuzzWords

Second Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 8:30 pm Quench your thirst for beer and knowledge and join our nonfiction book group at Verboten Brewing. No purchase required, non-alcoholic drinks available. Oct 13  Factfulness  by Hans Rosling When asked simple questions about global trends―what percentage of the world’s population live in poverty; why the world’s population is increasing; how many girls finish school―we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers. In Factfulness, Professor of International Health Hans Rosling, together with his two long-time collaborators, Anna and…

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Money Matters Series: Financial Survival Skills

Life happens, and when setbacks occur, it can have a big impact on your finances.  We’ll discuss actions you can take to financially prepare for (and get through) job loss, divorce, medical emergency, or other challenges that arise.

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BuzzWords

Second Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 8:30 pm Quench your thirst for beer and knowledge and join our nonfiction book group at Verboten Brewing. No purchase required, non-alcoholic drinks available. Sept 8  The Cooking Gene by Michael W Twitty A renowned culinary historian offers a fresh perspective on our most divisive cultural issue, race, in this illuminating memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture that traces his ancestry—both black and white—through food, from Africa to America and slavery to freedom. As he takes us through his ancestral culinary history, Twitty suggests that healing may come from embracing the discomfort of the…

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Excel 101 (Online)

Learn professional spreadsheet software Microsoft Excel virtually with Digital Workshop Center and Loveland Public Library. Microsoft Excel 101 This class is available virtually using Zoom meetings! Attendees will access the virtual classroom by clicking the provided link to the Zoom meeting. Access is free; participants are able to participate using video, audio, chatting, and raising their hand. Video and audio not required; participants can observe or utilize chat function to ask questions. Learn the fundamental tools for navigating and editing spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel! In Excel 101, we will explore the powerful features of the Excel environment and learn the…

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Excel 101 (Online)

Learn professional spreadsheet software Microsoft Excel virtually with Digital Workshop Center and Loveland Public Library.

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Poetry of Witness and Response – a Workshop (online)

The Workshop is full. You can add your name to the waitlist by clicking here, and if space opens up, we will let you know.  Nelson Mandela said, “Poetry cannot block a bullet or still a sjambok [whip], but it can bear witness to brutality—thereby cultivating a flower in a graveyard . . .” Throughout history, poets have felt a moral or ethical—or simply a personal—imperative to bear witness in their poetry to social and political acts of injustice.  Such poetic witnessing has always been difficult and continues to be so today. What strategies can help us write passionate, powerful…

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Poetry Reading by Evan Oakley (online)

Join local poet Evan Oakley and the Loveland Poet Laureate for an evening of online poetry. Get to the poetry reading by going to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83966907228 or Go to https://zoom.us/,  click on “Join a meeting” and enter the meeting ID – 839 6690 7228 Need some help using Zoom if you never have before? Video tutorial  Written instructions with images/text   You might also enjoy: Poetry of Witness and Response; an online poetry workshop featuring the Loveland Poet Laureate, Veronica Patterson. Click here for more information and to register!

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Just Mercy: Film Discussion

Wednesday, June 17 – 7:00PM (mst) In conjunction with our Black History Film Series and this summer’s learning program We All Have a Tale to Tell, the Library extends an invitation to our community to discuss Just Mercy, a film based on the true story and bestselling memoirs of Equal Justice Initiative lawyer Bryan Stevenson. Given the events of the past several weeks, join us for a conversation about the film and how it relates to issues experienced in the lives of African Americans in the United States. In preparation for the discussion, please watch the film beforehand. The film…

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Grab & Go Service Starting Monday June 29th Click here for more information