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LIBRARY COLUMN: Free August programs at Summerside Rotary Library

Rebecca Boulter, literacy and public services librarian at the Summerside Inspire Learning Centre, and a team of volunteers from the Friends of the Library and Rotary Club of Summerside were busy Wednesday getting ready for the new facility’s opening, Thursday.
Rebecca Boulter, literacy and public services librarian at the Summerside Inspire Learning Centre, and a team of volunteers from the Friends of the Library and Rotary Club of Summerside were busy Wednesday getting ready for the new facility’s opening, Thursday.

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – There are many free programs for children and adults at the library in August.

The TD Summer Reading Club continues with free weekly programs that encourage children to keep reading during the summer months. Programs for children in kindergarten to Grade 3 take place on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Programs for children in grades 4 to 6 take place on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Programs for preschoolers take place on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Teen programs are scheduled for Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. On Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. we will be holding all ages programs for the whole family.

We will be holding a special Reading Across the Country program for all ages on Friday, Aug. 11, at 10:30 a.m. The closing party for the club will take place on Saturday Aug. 19 at 11 a.m.

Join us Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 6:30 p.m. for another session in our free money management series with Anne Flynn. Debt management and repayment tips will be the topic of August’s session. This series will show you how to take control of your money and your life. This is a family friendly program.

We are pleased to partner with the East Prince Seniors’ Initiative (EPSI) to present a series of free beginner computer workshops.

Join us Friday July 28 at 10 a.m. for Facebook Theory. This first of two Facebook courses will cover the theory without use of computers. The session will cover settings, privacy and security, and will try to answer any questions you might have.

The second course will take place on Friday, Aug. 4 at 10 a.m. This hands-on session will help participants set up accounts, learn about friends, posting, chat, and posting photos. Join us on Thursday, Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. for an introduction to YouTube. This fun workshop will show you how to use YouTube to find music, videos, and more.

For more information about services and materials available from the Summerside Rotary Library please visit the library at 57 Central Street in the Inspire Learning Centre, check out our website www.library.pe.ca, check us out on Facebook, or call 902-436-7323.

 

- Rebecca Boulter is the literacy and public services librarian at the Summerside Rotary Library at the Inspire Learning Centre.

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