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July 6, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Watertown Free Public Library
We have bags of project materials for teens (those entering grades 6-12 in the fall) throughout the summer! New bags are available for pickup at the Library beginning every Monday. Follow the link below to sign up for a bag.
July 6, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook.com/watertownfpl
Missing story time at the Library? Our Children's Department will be sharing stories and songs via Facebook Live! For families with children of all ages. Head to facebook.com/watertownfpl to tune in.
July 6, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM @ Facebook.com/watertownfpl
Join the Children's Department for a moment! We'll show you a quick craft, an easy at-home activity, or try to inspire your day another way. These brief demonstrations are on Facebook live, so be sure to follow us!
July 6, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
This is an open session to share your fiber arts projects and ask questions. Need help with that sewing project? Haven’t picked up your knitting needles in awhile? Get help or get started!
July 6, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
Let's learn how to build websites with HTML and CSS! Have you ever wondered how you can create your own online resume or create a website for your favorite project? Then it's time to get into HTML and CSS! Working with HTML and CSS, you'll learn to build a website from scratch and implement a layout with modern mechanisms such as Flexbox and Grid for mobile and desktop computers. Each session will last 90 minutes. Please have an up to date web browser and Zoom installed on your computer.
July 7, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Facebook.com/watertownfpl
July 7, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
Join us each Tuesday as we watch and read along with Willa Cather's classic novel My Antonia. We will watch a documentary on Willa Cather's life and how that influenced her writing. Then we will read the book in chunks and discuss weekly. My Antonia is Always Available on Overdrive and Libby as an EBook, so everyone can read along!
READING AND WATCH SCHEDULE
Tuesday, June 30th - Watch "Willa Cather: The Road is All" American Masters Episode from PBS prior to the first meeting (90 minutes, link to be sent out upon registration)
Tuesday, July 7th - Read My Antonia, beginning through The Shimerdas, Chapter XI
Tuesday, July 14th - Read My Antonia, The Shimerdas Chapter XII to The Hired Girls Chapter VI
Tuesday, July 21st - Read My Antonia, The Hired Girls Chapter VII to Lena Lingard Chapter III
Tuesday, July 28th - Read My Antonia, Lena Lingard Chapter IV through the end of book
July 7, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online via Zoom
This class is an introduction to the Fusion 360 3D modeling environment. We will deep dive into CAD best practices for creating design files, with tips and tricks for robust sketches, feature trees, and assemblies. We will also review the program’s other capabilities (Rendering, Animation, Generative Design, Electronics, Manufacturing, Simulation, and Drawings).
Fusion 360 is a CAD, CAM, and CAE software that is free for hobbyists. Please arrive with Fusion 360 already installed or create an Autodesk account to log in to Fusion 360 at your leisure. Get started here: https://www.autodesk.com/campaigns/fusion-360-for-hobbyists
July 8, 2020, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM @ Online via Zoom
The instructors from Groundworks Yoga are taking our weekly Community Yoga sessions online so you can continue your practice from home! Follow the link to "Join via Zoom" at 9:15 AM.
July 8, 2020, 12:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
Our Bakers have spoken: you want a challenge! This week we're making Rainbow Sprinkle Cake. We'll make two 8-inch rounds and frosting, but you'll need to frost your cake when it's cool. This recipe is available for free with your library card from the New York Times.
July 8, 2020, 3:30 PM @ Online via Zoom
Come join us to talk about some amazing ebooks and audiobooks! Sign up for hoopla, download the audiobook or ebook, and come meet with us to talk all about it. This program is recommended for those in grades 6-12. If you need more information or get stuck along the way please contact email@example.com.
July 8, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
Making signage to promote your stance is an art form. We'll discuss visibility, materials, and weatherproofing. We'll also cover how to modify signs for easy transport, safety, and lawn placement.
July 8, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
Join our monthly book group as they get together (by Zoom) for an informal book discussion of The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann. Please note: this group's standing meeting is the first Wednesday of the month, but was moved this month due to a scheduling conflict. See you on July 8th!
July 9, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Facebook.com/watertownfpl
July 9, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
This is a 7-week course (May 28 - July 9) for those who have basic computer skills but little or no experience in computer programming. You will gain insight into programming ideas and goals using the powerful Python programming language. You should plan to attend all 7 class sessions.
July 10, 2020, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM @ Online via Facebook Live
Trying to find a great book to read this summer? We will be reading the first chapter of some great books recommended for 5th to 7th graders. We hope you get hooked and want to read the rest! These books are available on hoopla and/or Overdrive. Even though WFPL is closed, your library card gives you instant access to the whole book, online.
July 10, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online via Zoom
Learn how to make a sturdy, tightly closing box out of cardboard! Perfect for keeping a book safe on the shelf, or holding a group of loose objects like a sewing kit. In the first of two classes, we will be learning how to make two inner trays that fit a book perfectly. If you would like to follow along at home, the material list is below:
- glue brush
- craft knife
- metal ruler