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The Camera in Your Smartphone
Monday, November 13, 1:00 p.m. O'Neill Room

It’s a camera, it’s a photo album, it’s a television - it’s your phone.
Learn about the apps, tips, tricks and limitations of iPhone and Android smartphones/tablets for pictures and video. This class will cover your smartphone or tablet’s camera, home and Cloud storage options, and adding pictures to email and messaging. Free to attend. Presented by C.T. Kruger. Registration begins October 23 at the library. Class size is limited to 20. Attendees must bring their own smartphone or tablet. 

The Essential P.T. Barnum
Tuesday, November 14, 7:00 p.m. O'Neill Room

Years before he revolutionized the circus, P.T. Barnum was the most famous man in the world. Author and magician William Pack reveals the amazing life of this famous showman, through storytelling and recreations of historical performances.

HEAR the life lessons that shaped this great American showman, MEET the extraordinary people that changed his life, and EXPERIENCE the wonders of his American museum with this free library program. No registration required. Suitable for teens and adults.


The Best Presents Aren't Things (Presented by Kathi Miller)
Wednesday, December 6, 7:00 p.m. O'Neill Room

Most people don’t need any more “stuff” in any category. So how do you give a gift that’s meaningful, personal, and memorable? No matter what your budget, you’ll gets lots of ideas for unique, practical, and earth-friendly gifts for all ages. Learn how to give gifts that are appreciated and not returned! Free to attend.

About the presenter: Kathi J. Miller has been an educator, mentor, and entrepreneur who combines her lifelong fascination with efficiency with an unrelenting determination to truly enjoy life. In her current business, The Clutter-Free Life, she speaks, teaches and writes about clutter-free living, sharing her stories and motivating others to de-clutter their homes, offices, and schedules. She is the author of two books, The Best Presents Aren’t Things and Clutter Coach Success Secrets. Kathi has been described as “knowledgeable, non-judgmental, and inspirational with a sense of humor.”

Duty, Honor, Country: The Life of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Thursday, February 8, 7:00 p.m. Community Room

Duty, Honor, Country. This is the West Point motto - a motto that graduate Dwight D. Eisenhower lived his entire life. From the small town of Abilene, Kansas, he became a soldier at West Point, a Five Star General, Columbia University President, and the 34th President of the United States. Eisenhower lived and died by this motto. He was a man who could charm you one minute and become a man of steel the next. He led nations to absolute victory on Normandy Beach and the eventual ending of World War II.

Historian Jim Gibbons returns to Elm Grove to present the life of the man known as “Ike” with this free library program. Registration for this program begins January 15. Space is limited.