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Mother Goose On the Loose!

Youth Services Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Storytime Room

An interactive storytime featuring simple books, rhymes, songs and movement. For ages Birth-3 years old with a caregiver. No registration required

Full STEAM Ahead: Little Bits Bubblebot

Youth Services Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Cafe

STEAM - Science & Technology interpreted through Engineering & the Arts, all based in Mathematical elements. Each session will explore a different aspect of STEAM Learning. June session: We'll use LittleBits to create Bubblebots. Weather permitting, we'll take outside to demonstrate.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Adult Program Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Monday, June 27, 2016 - All Day

Join WPPL for another summer of reading, programs, and prizes.

Makey Makey

Technology Training Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

During STEAM Week, Tuesday is Technology! All ages can have fun with the Makey Makey: a device that can turn anything conductive into a keyboard (such as fruits, vegetables, humans, water, metal objects, foil, conductive thread, coins, and Play-Doh!)

Make a "banana piano" or a human drum set; play Pac-Man with Play-Doh, Super Mario with a graphite pencil-drawn gamepad... the possibilities are endless!

Be sure to register in advance, as there are only 12 computers.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Adult Program Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Sunday, June 26, 2016 - All Day

Join WPPL for another summer of reading, programs, and prizes.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Adult Program Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - All Day

Join WPPL for another summer of reading, programs, and prizes.

iPad Skills Lab

Adult Program Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

If you need help with basic iPad skills, stop by the Computer Lab with your questions and your iPad. No registration required.

STEAM Pop-Up Museum!

Teen RSS Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Kick off STEAM Week with hands-on exhibits featuring arch building, programming a robot and more! Ticketed sessions will be hosted every hour, so please choose the session that works best for you. Limit of 6 free tickets per adult, available beginning July 11 in the Youth Department.

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion - "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins

Book Discussion feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Join us for a discussion of "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins. Copies of this book will be distributed at the November meeting. New members are always welcome!

Excel 2013 Basic Formulas and Functions

Technology Training Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Review SUM function. Practice using basic functions: SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, IF, COUNT, COUNTA and COUNTIF.

Teen Crafts: Duct Tape Picture Frames

Teen RSS Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Other

Bring out your creativity and kill some time in the Teen Department every Thursday throughout the summer for an afternoon of crafts. Drop in for a new creation each week!

Word 2013 Objects and Images

Technology Training Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Go beyond working with text and learn how to insert items into your Word document. Learn how to modify pictures, WordArt, text boxes, shapes, numbered and bulleted lists, symbols, cover pages, headers, footers, and tables.

Publisher 2013 Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn about the parts of the Publisher 2013 window. Insert and work with WordArt, pictures, text boxes, and designs in your publication. Apply backgrounds. Learn about drawing guides and baselines.

Maker Monday: Design 3D-Printable Objects

Technology Training Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to create objects on the computer you can later 3D print.

Part of the monthly Maker Mondays, a hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

Non-fiction book Discussion

Book Discussion feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough.

Mad 4 Manga

Teen RSS Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Do you love Manga, Anime, or Japanese culture? If you do, this club is for you! Each month we watch a different Anime series, talk about our favorite Manga. Sometimes we even throw in some crafts, trivia, or Japanese treats just for fun!

LEGO® Mindstorm® EV3

Teen RSS Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Teams will use STEM and 21st Century skills to build on sensors and program LEGO® Mindstorm® EV3 robots to master challenges torn from the pages of popular stories

Excel 2013 Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice entering text and numbers into cells. Change formatting and alignment of text and numbers inside cells. Learn how to insert, delete, and modify columns and rows. Begin working with formulas using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Introduction to the SUM function.

Teen Crafts: Zentangle Keychains and Coasters

Teen RSS Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Other

Bring out your creativity and kill some time in the Teen Department every Thursday throughout the summer for an afternoon of crafts. Drop in for a new creation each week!

Word 2013 Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 40 min 26 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to customize the Word 2013 Ribbons. Learn how to select text and do basic formatting. Learn how to set margins and line spacing. Practice using Spell Check, Copy, Cut, and Paste.